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At Thompson Concrete, we believe our employees are the cornerstone of our success and we are always searching for the best and brightest to join our team. Whether you are a seasoned professional, about to graduate from college, or looking for your first career, we want to hear from you! In addition to competitive hourly rates and salaries, we offer full benefits and offer raises based on performance.

Concrete Foreman/Crew Lead

Commercial Division

Columbus, Ohio

Core Commitments:

The Concrete Foreman/Crew Lead will practice the following Core Commitments for

Thompson Concrete.

  • Work together with and lead the team

  • Follow Values, Vision and Mission

  • Develop, Coach and Teach Others

  • Assist the development of the plan with Field engineer and Superintendent and Project Manager

  • Willingness to learn and develop

  • Willingness to receive training

  • Be a Role Model 

  • Communicate (Be a problem solver)

  • Respect employees, clients, and community

  • Treat co-workers fairly and with the fundamental respect that everyone deserves in the workplace

  • Be cost conscious of Time, Material, and Equipment

  • Remain current with technology and training


  • Lead Crew in performing duties assigned by Superintendent/Project Manager 

  • Monitor Performance of Crew and make corrective measures when needed to achieve production goals

  • Understanding and navigation of drawings

  • Set Forms (Bulk Heads, Wall Forms, columns, piers, structural decks, and scaffolding system.  With multiple different types of lumber)

  • Understanding of Plumb, Level, and Straight

  • Take care of tools 

  • Operate equipment/tools (Skid Steer, Telehandler, Saws, Impacts, Drills, etc.)

  • Elevation Control (Laser, Builder’s Level)

  • Layout Knowledge (Pull tape from Hubs/Laths)

  • Knowledge of hand tools

  • Share knowledge with Crew in each respective area to continue development of team 

  • “Train Your Replacement” (Robert Sykes)

  • Have Morning Huddle Daily


The Concrete Foreman/Crew Lead will possess the knowledge, skill, and/or ability in the following areas essential to perform the functions of the position.  

Education and/or Experience

  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings

  • Knowledge of construction build sequence of the work

  • Valid driver’s license or State ID

  • Reliable transportation

  • Knows how to lead people and drive results for the overall project success.

  • 3 years related experience or training

  • Equipment certifications (Thompson will train if necessary)

  • 30 hour OSHA certification (Thompson will train if necessary)

Language / Communication Skills

  • Good Listening Skills.

  • Willing to Learn

  • Effective communication with team members

  • Have an idea or solution if a problem arises

Mathematical Skills

  • Math (Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide)

  • Be able to read a tape measure 

  • Convert tenths to inches

  • Ability to use Fractions and Percentages

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to effectively present information to your Superintendent or Project Manager

  • Be a coach to your crew


  • Able to work 5 to 6 days a week

  • Expect early start times and long days (Times will vary from job to job)

  • Be on time daily

Physical Demands

  • Properly lift objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Push and pull heavy objects

  • Work in strenuous conditions with minimal breaks

  • Ability to work at Various heights

  • Work with multiple types of tool

Work Environment

  • Work involves exposure to outside weather conditions and concrete, dirt, dust, fumes, and/or loud noise levels.

  • Be aware of surrounding operations

Tools Requirements/Clothing Attire

  • Cloths with no large holes and no cut off shirts

  • Rubber Boots

  • Sturdy Leather work boots

  • Tape Measure

  • Hammer

  • Utility Knife

  • Pliers

  • Square

  • Chalk line

  • 6” level

  • Tool Belt (capable of holding screws, nails, hammer, pliers, tape measure, utility knife, Square, Chalk line.)


  • Safety at all times (Hard Hats, Safety Glasses, High Vise at all times)

  • Sets example by following safety guidelines including but not limited to wearing PPE on jobs, staying aware of surroundings, etc. 

  • Attends and participates in Tool Box Talks and provides input for Safety Task Analysis

  • Complies with proper safety procedures

  • See something say something 


  • CPR and First Aid Certification

  • 30 hour OSHA

  • Approved career related training

  • Rigging/Hoisting, Crane Certificate

  • Special equipment certificates (Thompson will provide training if needed)

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