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 safety protocols are followed, and PPE, tools, and equipment are used consistently. Daily & weekly safety meetings/briefings are occurring.
  • Before beginning work, a pre-construction safety plan is developed with the management team. Promoting a safety culture at Kerr is the priority.
  • Ensure that all of our crews provide quality workmanship. Systematic internal checks and QC processes are used and double-checked.
  • Ensuring that Kerr Core Values are implemented and adhered to.
  • Administers prime contracts, subcontracts, and paving truck fleet, including communications, document control, change management, payments, budget updates, review of the performance of direct reports, and schedule management.
  • Accountable for the profitable and timely execution of all projects assigned.
  • Ensures daily job records and project documents are current and accurate.
  • Resolve contract issues and conflicts promptly with the project owner, suppliers, subcontractors, and other parties.
  • Daily job costing of crew activities and trucking



  • Must have a valid license and clean driving record.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience managing asphalt paving contracts for public works and private owners for various job types, including site work, highway, road, utilities, airport, etc.
  • Work experience on ODOT and WSDOT paving projects is preferred.
  • A BS in Construction Management or equivalent job experience.
  • Experience using project management software systems such as HCSS Heavy Job, electronic document control systems and file storage, and project scheduling using MS Project, SureTrak, P6, or similar CPM software.
  • Experience effectively and timely resolving contract disputes and managing changes.
  • Experience managing multiple paving projects of various sizes and an annual aggregate of $20M to $25M or more.
  • Experience with plant mix operations, pit, and aggregate production.
  • Experience with quality management, including plant production and field placing testing, smoothness, Intelligent Compaction


  • Competitive Salary
  • Community Involvement
  • Team Building Events
  • Annual Company Events
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k

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

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