The Heritage Group
  • Milestone Contractors, L.P.
  • Terre Haute, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Milestone Contractors is a fully integrated highway, heavy construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, and site-development general contractor providing construction services throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.

But, we are so much more than that - we are family.

We have built a culture that believes in the value of every person. We all come from different backgrounds and upbringings, many from different races, religions, political beliefs, identities, and ethnicities. We have respect for one another and place a priority on the physical and psychological safety of our team.

As a member of The Heritage Group family, we are always seeking opportunity and growth. As our parent company celebrates its 90th anniversary, so we also honor our past. We acknowledge and celebrate where we came from, the hard work it took to get us here, and individual successes that have benefitted our larger group today. In 1994, many individual companies came together to become one unified Milestone. Like our history, the Indiana construction companies under The Heritage Group are reaching a new milestone in 2021: the unification of Walsh & Kelly, Inc., Wabash Valley Asphalt, and Milestone Contractors.

We are currently have a Superintendent in our Wabash Valley/Terre Haute location.

Position Summary

Manages multiple construction projects in asphalt paving; maintaining the highest levels of safety and meeting or exceeding company and customer quality standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages total construction project to meet design, budget and scheduling specifications
    • Coordinates work with other contractors
    • Interfaces with client representatives
    • Authorizes and approves project personnel transactions, purchase requisitions, field design change requests
    • Facilitates collaboration between Estimating, Project Control, scheduling and other internal departments to keep project on track
    • Analyzes project plan, cost performance, weather conditions and equipment availability
    • Ensures resource availability
    • Provides weekly schedule updates
  • Plans, coordinates and supervises onsite
    • Provides day to day direction to field staff
    • Manages project labor, including hiring, disciplining and firing
    • Provides technical assistance as needed
    • Assists project management with project procedures, working documents and standards
    • Ensures all onsite personnel comply with required project, safety, OSHA procedures and work rules
    • Resolves conflicts and labor relations issues; understands contract agreements with regard to scheduling and assigning work
    • Manages performance of employees; ensures that work meets customer and company expectations for quality and technical specifications
  • Communicates effectively
    • Advises project manager or senior managers of problems, potential problems, schedule difficulties
    • Shares information about work plan with subordinates, peers, subcontractors
    • Collaborates with project control, estimating, schedule and equipment to keep project on schedule
    • Facilitates collaboration among work crews
  • Promotes and maintains safe work environment.
    • Exhibits safe work behaviors; evaluates work area for hazards; eliminates or controls hazards
    • Wears all prescribed PPE
    • Leads daily safety huddles and safety training; follows safe work plans
    • Ensures subordinate employees are following safe work plan and exhibiting safe behaviors

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years' experience supervising a field construction crew
  • 3-5 years experience managing asphalt paving construction projects from start to finish, including pre-bid analysis, customer/owner management, production planning and job execution

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Prior experience in heavy highway construction

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must adhere to drug free workplace and union substance abuse testing requirements
  • If required to drive a company vehicle, must have or be able to obtain valid, state driver's license and meet company driver requirements

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable) Must be authorized to work in the United States, as verified through E-Verify. Some job sites may require additional criminal background testing.

Milestone Contractors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability veterans status or housing status.

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