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BF Joy, LLC Foreman in Hyattsville, Maryland

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Title: Underground Utility Foreman

Reports To: Superintendent

Status: Regular, Full Time, Non-exempt

Primary Function: Supervise and coordinate the work of crew leaders making sure jobs are completed on budget and on time in a safe and profitable manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, diagram and lay-out work. Ensure project specific needs are acquired prior to work starting.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the project plans, specifications and schedules as they relate to that portion of the work assigned. Review with crews throughout the project to ensure proper execution.

  • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered. Take corrective actions as needed.

  • Inspect work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and take any corrective action needed.

  • Track and capture quantities completed on the project and review for accuracy.

  • Identify safety hazards and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.

  • Perform task planning to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects of that work assigned.

  • Gain a complete understanding of the scope of work and the related parts of the project.

  • Plan and coordinate purchasing of materials needed to assure that an adequate supply of tools, materials and equipment are available.

  • Monitor quality of work and assure that correct construction procedures are followed and that work is in compliance with the plans and specifications.

  • Prepare crew's time cards for correct hours and cost coding.

  • Prepare and monitor the progress of the work accomplished relative to the Short Interval Schedule.

  • Provide on-the-job training and mentoring to crew members.

  • Monitor productivity rates and review with crew.

  • Manage crew to ensure productivity requirements are maintained or exceeded.

  • Ensure that equipment is correctly operated and maintained.

  • Have a working knowledge of scheduling, material control, unit man hour performance.

  • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards to prevent re-work.

  • Perform other job specific duties as requested by supervisor.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Educational and experience requirements include:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent

  • Combination of technical training and/or experience

  • Required minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience in similar construction technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures

  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervise groups essential.

  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited, lifting materials and equipment (up to 70 pounds unassisted), standing, climbing, walking, or using hands to operate/handle tools.

BENEFITS WE OFFER:

  • A competitive base rate to commensurate with experience

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation and Holidays

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance(s)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401(k)

  • Professional development opportunities

    Keywords: foreman, underground, utility, pipe, conduit, water, sewer, storm drain

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