Walbec Group



Payne + Dolan


Waukesha, WI

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Grading Supervisor

Payne and Dolan | Waukesha, WI
Full Time | Salary

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P+D Inc. a Walbec Group Company

Southeast, WI

Are you looking for an exciting career in road, highway, and bridge construction? P+D Inc. of the Walbec Group has a place for hard working, loyal, and driven people like you. Come work with us as a Grading Supervisor and enjoy a family-focused, progressive culture, and work with an industry leading company in heavy road and highway construction.

The Company:

The Walbec Group of companies is currently in its third generation of family leadership producing high-quality construction materials and delivering unparalleled professional design, engineering, and construction services.

  • Recently named a Milwaukee Business Journal 2020 & 2021 Best Place to Work.
  • Associated with many exciting state, municipal, federal, and commercial projects. Check out our website for a complete list of interesting projects. walbecgroup.com
  • Proud Partner of the Green Bay Packers.

The Position:

Under the direction of the operation manager, the grading supervisor is responsible for efficient grading personnel scheduling, overseeing grading equipment needs and repair, and reinforcement of continuous quality improvement in the areas of fine grading, rough grading, and excavation.


  • Help manage the daily grading operations in assigned area(s)
  • Monitor job planning and execution to maximize production, quality & safety goals
  • Acts as safety leader for field operations
  • Primary conductor and coach of the crews for success program and involved in foreman and crew evaluation processes
  • Prioritizes and coordinates with repair shop manager, foreman, and mechanics on repair and maintenance of grading, excavation and related support equipment. Reviews repair methods, costs, etc.
  • Train foremen and crew members using quality manual and training, adhering to best practices guidelines
  • Understand, to an expert level, the machine operations and automation operations of grading equipment being utilized on jobs, has knowledge of GPS and works to implement GPS as applicable
  • Troubleshoot and understand how to correct quality issues related to fine grading for asphalt paving, rough grading and excavation, aggregate properties job layout, material yield, etc.
  • Responsible to understand and consult on drainage and water removal, culvert systems, retention ponds, etc. and evaluating new grading and excavation equipment specifications and directly involved in equipment purchases
  • Has a strong knowledge of Wisconsin DOT specifications for soils and compaction, safety and CMV operation
  • Provides company with continuous improvement analysis of grading operations
  • Understands how to read state and municipal plans and lay-out projects prior to work being done
  • Act as consultant for the operation and area management as well as purchasing on any grading equipment acquisitions
  • Interact and work well with external and internal customers by showing leadership and acting professional at all times
  • Assists as needed in training of foremen and project managers as well as field crew personnel
  • Carry a positive attitude and personal appearance, demonstrate proper work ethic and dedication to job, set good example

The Benefits:

Team members at the Walbec Group are offered competitive pay and benefits that align with our values while supporting good health and a balanced life now and into the future. Additionally, we offer a range of opportunities for professional development and career growth that help us all to be successful.

We have the usual suspects like dental, vision, life, flex, EAP, PTO and holidays, but our favorites are the "no premium medical plan" and HRA contribution (with participation in wellness initiatives), company paid STD and LTD, 401k & profit sharing with company contribution and lastly, robust Walbec training.

The Location:

  • Projects will vary by location throughout the Southeast WI local area, or the state, so reliable transportation and/or a willingness to travel to any job site is required as needed.

The Candidate:

  • A high ethical standard for personal and business conduct
  • Self-directed and motivated; able to manage multiple conflicting and changing priorities
  • Minimum of 10 years at the field level laying out jobs, excavating, grading and compacting surfaces for paving
  • Experience as a foreman
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, consulting, conflict management, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
  • Working knowledge of CMV guidelines and regulations
  • Able to be trusted with confidential information and observe anti-trust laws and regulations

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent wages and benefits packages.
  • Job security-we are an essential company providing infrastructure services, and you are an essential employee.
  • Growth opportunities working alongside and learning from experienced industry professionals.
  • Be involved in innovative, cool projects throughout the local area and the state.
  • Family-oriented, supportive culture.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

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