Established in 1988, Kerr Contractors is a leading heavy civil general contractor and construction management firm headquartered in Woodburn, Oregon. Kerr Contractors is recognized as one of the most technically advanced earth-moving, road-building, and underground utilities contractors in the region. Our business is founded on trusting relationships, excellent service, workmanship with enduring character, and meeting or exceeding customer expectations every time. We have staked our reputation on our ability to deliver each of these.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the work is safely and productively executed timely on one or more projects with multiple crews and activities.
  • Supervise one or more foremen and their crews, performing grading, utilities, traffic control, etc.
  • Coordinate daily with the project manager, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, inspectors, and owner’s representatives.
  • Ensure quality requirements for each task, including compaction, alignment, grade, pressure testing, etc.
  • Accountability for project safety performance, financial performance, and daily job costing.
  • Ability to teach others and help grow the team.


  • Must have a valid license and clean driving record.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience supervising multiple crews on grading projects and related machinery tasks for mass earthwork, site work, road, and highway construction.
  • Experience with utility projects, including gravity and pressure pipes, storm, water, sanitary sewer, and dry utility systems.
  • Experience coordinating and scheduling subcontractors, material deliveries, testing, and sampling.
  • Experience with various shoring procedures and systems, including trench shields, hydraulic shores, sheet piling, soldier piles and lagging, sloping and benching, training, and certification as a competent person.
  • Reading and understanding plans, contract provisions, and grade stakes.


  • Salary Range Starting $100K Depending on Experience 
  • Community Involvement
  • Team Building Events
  • Annual Company Events
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k
  • Paid Holidays

As an equal opportunity employer, Kerr Contractors will hire without consideration of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Kerr Contractors also enforces a zero-tolerance drug policy.


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Phone: 971-216-0050

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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