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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.


  • 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.


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.


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.


  • 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