Concrete Foreman Forewoman
Nehring Construction
Des Moines, IA US
Posted ago
Nehring Construction

Do you love the Concrete Business?

Are you a concrete pro who is tired of outworking everyone around you and not earning what you are worth?

Do you love what you do but are questioning your future with your current employer because the work load has slowed down?

Are you tired of the travel and would love the opportunity to not only lead a team but to work close to home?

Are you looking for the right career fit, where you can do what you do best and one where the owners provide the resources you need?

If you take the initiative to get things done, love doing things right the first time and are looking for a career, not just a job, then look no further. We have the opportunity you’ve been looking for! 

We’re Nehring Construction. We’re young, innovative and we are growing. We work year-round and give our people the resources they need to do what they do best. We are looking for an experienced concrete foreman to grow with us. Is that you?

Last year our foreman earned $70,000 - $90,000. 

Position Type: Full Time 

Employee Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K match, PTO, cell phone allowance


Do you want things done right the first time?

Are you able to adjust your focus based on workload and get your team to respond accordingly? 

Are you flexible enough to turn on a dime when projects change? 

Do you love solving problems but know when to call for assistance? 

Are you patient with customers and subs but persistent enough to push a job through to completion?

If this describes you, then contact us today!

  • You have a high sense of urgency for results and put pressure on yourself and others to reach a successful solution while maintaining an optimistic attitude. 
  • You have experience jumping into the middle of a project-in-process, accept control and responsibility, get people on board, and make decisions quickly.
  • You do not make excuses and will expect the same of your team.
  • You want things done and done right the first time.

If you have a “whatever it takes” attitude, come join Nehring Construction in providing the top-notch concrete service our customers deserve.  



  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Four years of concrete experience, Management related experience a plus
  • Exhibit an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the concrete business
  • Ability to read, interpret, and train others on reading blueprints
  • Technical aptitude with knowledge of local codes and an ability to use resources at hand to find solutions
  • Excellent leadership skills to enhance team productivity and standards of work produced
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and strong conflict management skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized with the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments
  • Possess a strong personal desire for improvement; and the desire to motivate crew to be better tomorrow than they are today
  • Have a clean, neat and professional appearance; a top performer who can instill pride of workmanship in himself and in others
  • Ability and willingness to work non-standard schedule: evenings and Saturdays as/if required especially in high season

Other Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License and Insurable
  • Must be able to lift 80 pounds
  • Must have own hand tools
  • Mechanical ability
  • Fluent both visually and verbally in English – Spanish speaking a plus
$24 - $26 per hour, based on experience
About Nehring Construction

Nehring Construction is a family business that has been operating in the Central Iowa region since 2004 and we build a variety of projects from footings and foundations, formed walls, slabs on grades, slabs on decks, sidewalks, patios and paving of all types. This gives us a wide variety of experience that enables us to anticipate problems before they become issues.

We have a proven track record of excellence and pride ourselves on delivering on-time and on-budget!

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