The Underground Foreman is a skilled supervisor who is responsible for working side by side with the crew they are leading as well as supporting the administrative functionality of the work. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience as an underground foreman with skills including but not limiting to, trenching, foundations, concrete work, conduit installation. Asphalt work is a plus. Class A Drivers license is a plus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Must be able to operate a mini excavator with drill attachment and jack hammer attachment.
- Must be able to operate Skid Steer with multiple attachments
- Must be able to tow equipment trailers
- Manage project schedules and update supervisor on any roadblocks, changes, or hardships in the way of completion.
- Ensure that employees have tools, equipment, and material needed for the job
- Ensure tools are brought back from job sites.
- Give clear directions to workers as to what needs to be done to avoid repetitive mistakes by the crews.
- Make sure the safety precautions are up to date and they are always being followed.
- Train the employees and help expand their skills and working knowledge.
- Underground Foreman should have good managerial skills, communication skills, and be approachable.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Five years as a working foreman with underground experience.
- Previous supervisory experience and running a crew is required.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- Must possess a Valid California Driver’s License with less than 3 points
- Class A Drivers License is a plus.
- Basic computer skills, ability to learn company software programs
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong references, high ethical standards, and good human relations skills
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Problem Solving– Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions.
- Technical Skills– Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
- Customer Service– Responds promptly to customer needs.
- Organizational Support– Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
- Professionalism– Approaches others in a tactful manner.
- Quality– Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
- Quantity– Completes work in timely manner.
- Attendance/Punctuality– Is consistently at work and on time.
- Dependability– Follows instructions, responds to management direction.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Service Order Processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.