Ames Construction

Bridge Carpenter Foreman - Midwest - Burnsville

Burnsville, MN

Job Description

Bridge Carpenter Foreman - Midwest

Posted: Friday, 12/22/2023

Company Overview

Ames Construction – A full-service heavy civil and industrial general contractor and a proven self-performer that completes projects safely, on time, and within budget. Ames is a family owned company deeply rooted in a strong work ethic committed to building relationships founded on honesty, performance, and mutual trust. For nearly 60 years we have served diverse clientele throughout the United States and Canada, with project work in many market segments, including mines, railroads, power plants, roads, bridges, dams, renewables and hydro facilities. Our continued growth offers exciting and challenging opportunities. By joining the Ames family, you will be working with the industry’s best talent for a nationally recognized top 75 general contractor.


This position will ensure construction complies with specifications and contractual requirements, and assist in preparing and executing work plans and material and equipment requirements. Seeking an individual who is hard working, highly organized, great work ethic, detail oriented and looking to excel in a dynamic environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Instill Safety as a top priority
  • Provides on-site supervision and direction to crew members
  • Familiar with project specifications and ability to understand plans
  • Establish and adjust work sequences to meet schedule, using knowledge of capacities of equipment and assigned personnel
  • Ensure crew time cards are filled out and submitted weekly
  • Fill out daily foreman reports
  • Analyze and resolve issues that may arise unexpectedly
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Experience, Education & Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years as a foreman/supervisor in the highway heavy civil construction
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards and practices
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to work with tools and equipment such as, power and non-power tools
  • Frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb and periodically lift up to 50lbs
  • Positive attitude and possess excellent motivational skills
  • Time management, multitasking, and prioritization are crucial
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies

Working Conditions

  • Location – Burnsville, MN
  • Construction Site Environment – Physical ability to stand, walk, crawl, bend, reach and climb. Exposed to high noise levels.

Ability to pass a Pre-employment drug test is required

Ames Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Ames Construction At A Glance

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