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Underground Utility Foreman

Company: Jobot
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join our growing team! We are a premier civil contracting company propelled by teamwork, integrity, innovation and hard work.This Jobot Job is hosted by: Michael DuffyAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 per yearA bit about us:We are a leader in Eastern Iowa in every stage of Site Development. While some refuse to step out of their comfort zone, we embrace challenging infrastructure projects to push ourselves to become better in the safest way possible. As we quickly grow, we put a strong emphasis on developing team members personally and professionally through comprehensive and supportive training.The Underground Utility Foreman is responsible for supervising a crew of operators in the excavation of underground utilities by performing the following duties below. Experience with excavation projects is required. A Class A CDL license is highly preferred. Experience with sewer, water, or wastewater excavation projects is highly preferred.Why join us?

  • Excellent benefits!
  • Outstanding workplace culture!
  • Room for advancement in a growing organization!Job DetailsEssential Functions:1.Coordinate and direct the installation of Storm, Sanitary Sewer and Water lines and associated activities.2.Supervise and coordinate daily activities of 6 or more craft workers and prioritizes work.3.Organizes, supervises, leads and trains crew members to complete projects within established guidelines and time frames; on time and under budget.4.Reads and follows plans, material lists and guidelines and applies necessary timelines.5.Operates heavy equipment of various sizes and weights used in road, site, or highway construction and excavation.6.Monitors quality control of work in place by operators.7.Implement better methods of production in all aspects of your job.8.Assist in schedule development and effectively budget time to adhere to schedule.9.Identifying potential change orders.10.Monitor labor reporting, job cost reviews and prepare two week look-ahead.11.Efficiently communicates with the Project Manager any delays, and/or emergencies at the job site; works with PM to resolve issues to comply with budget and schedule.12.Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and provide required reports. Any defects or needed repairs should be reported to the shop foreman; cleans equipment.13.Conduct jobsite orientation and train and mentor new workers.14.Instruct and train employees and ensure the safety of the workers.15.Properly follows all state and federal agencies safety procedures; brings problems to the attention of the project manager, safety director or HR manager. 16.Promotes and complies with all company safety policies and procedures, including crewmember discipline and documentation. 17.Maintain certifications required by all state and federal agencies and company safety programs.18.Enforces all client-required safety policies and procedures. 19.Conduct weekly safety meetings, and attend cost/job reviews.20.Daily reporting of time, progress and materials used thru electronic reporting; significant project facts, events, and conditions must be reported.21.Maintain professional attitude with owners, inspectors, public and company personal.Competencies:1.Safety2.Quality3.Respect4.Trust 5.Job Knowledge6.Problem Resolution7.Customer Focus8.Reliability9.Communication10.Initiative11.Team Work12.Staff Management13.Employee Development14.Delegation15.Leadership16.Decision Making & JudgementSupervisory Responsibility:This position directly supervises up to 6 or more craft workers. . Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions. Physical Demands: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.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift 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. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a full-time position: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.Travel:Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.Required Education and Experience:1.High School diploma or GED2.Must have 5+ yrs. experience in laying storm, sanitary or water main pipe. Minimum five (5) years' experience in the installation of water, sanitary and storm piping3.Must have a valid driver's license 4.Proficient at reading blue prints 5.Proficient in one or more relevant craft areas6.Ability to motivate workers, lead by example and communicate effectively7.Ability to compute basic numbers, read scales and use simple fractions.8.Ability to work well under pressure and within project timelines.Preferred Education and Experience:1.Experience in Microsoft Office, Email Communications and Electronic time card is a plus2.Knowledge of the construction industryAAP/EEO Statement :We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran or other protected group status. Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Cedar Rapids , Underground Utility Foreman, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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