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ELECTRICAL FOREMAN

Classification: Non-Exempt  Status: Full-Time Reports to: Division Manager

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary/Objective

The Electrical Foreman is considered a distinguished field leader in directing, monitoring and ensuring both the efficient execution of work activities and the quality of work performed by each craft worker and journeyman in its perspective field.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure all construction phases of assigned scope of work are completed in a timely manner by each sub-contractor, craft worker and craft worker it oversees.
  • Responds to requests for proposals and Prebid Walk through as needed, daily task.
  • Performs a quality and accurate take off/estimates of the work on their own using templates available to them. Completing proposals and send to customers. Larger bids can be sent to Estimating as needed.
  • Provide a manpower planning schedule and monitor throughout projects.
  • Refers all requests for extra work to the Division Manager. Obtains written work orders authorized by the owner or General Contractor paying for the work. Keeps accurate records of all material, labor and equipment used on change orders.
  • Respond to Emergency Calls and coordinate needed manpower during Normal and Off Hours, as needed to complete required work. May require PNM Coordination and various documents.
  • Maintains a daily log tracking progress and delays and/or constraints.
  • Expected to provide input on developing project schedules along with managing the project schedule with Division Manager.
  • Expected to perform work activities to the extent that it does not interfere with its ability to manage work output.
  • Provide effective leadership and team building.
  • Measure and affect productivity of workers in the field.
  • Identify time and materials needed to perform a work task.
  • Communicate information to an Estimator/Service Manager in a concise manner.
  • Read, understand and apply the work scope from the drawings.
  • Properly organize and motivate craft workers under its supervision.
  • Conduct/supervise inspection activities on its assigned job.
  • Write status reports as requested by the Division Manager.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts on the job.
  • Prioritize work activities to maximize efficiency while minimizing costs.
  • Physically perform work without compromising the efforts of others.
  • Responsible to maintain a safe and healthful workplace/job site.
  • Take prompt action to correct hazardous conditions.
  • When needed – STOP the job due to unsafe work conditions and work with management to resolve issues to work may continue.
  • Work with customer to ensure B&D meets their expectations.
  • Completes daily required paper work to include time sheet reviews, work completed logs, and invoices from vendors. Other documents as issued by Division Manager.

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of the Safety Plan and Safety Procedures.
  • Proven track record for accomplishing construction work activities.
  • Working knowledge of construction phases.
  • Work task recognition and applying good judgment.
  • Advanced knowledge of general construction, especially electrical/mechanical systems.


Abilities:

  • Ability to complete required work with little or no assistance on daily basis.
  • Ability to delegate work tasks to appropriate members of the workforce.
  • Ability to effectively utilize all construction tools, including technology in construction.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate personality conflicts on the work site.
  • Ability to communicate to a diverse workforce.
  • Ability to listen to feedback given by managers on timelines and deliverables.
  • Ability to adjust to unforeseen variables.
  • Ability to recognize job site hazards and mitigate these hazards.

Skills

Scheduling

Cost Estimates

Budgeting

Discretion/Decision Making

Organization

Critical Thinking

Complex Problem Solving

Projections/Forecasting

Advising People

Collaboration/Teamwork

Time Management

Delegating

Communication Proficiency

Multi-Tasking

Attention to Detail

Self-Motivated

Writing Clearly and Concisely

Defining Problems

Training

 

Active Listening

Able to Work Under Pressure

Running Meetings

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position may involve supervision of each applicable craft worker and/or journeyman.

Direct Report

Reports directly to the Division Manager.

Work Environment

Exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites, the noise level at job sites may be loud. The Electrical Foreman regularly works in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity.  When working inside an office setting, the noise level is less frequent exposure to high noise levels.

Physical Demands

Spend long hours standing and walking. The Electrical Foreman lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects, using computers and long hours in intense concentration using vision.

Sitting 5%

Walking 50%

Standing 50%

Lifting 2%

Pulling/Pushing 3%

Climbing 0%

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full-Time 40 hours. May require more than 40 hours per week depending on department/project needs and deadline objectives. Monday through Friday and occasional work on weekends depending on time sensitive deadlines.

Travel

Frequent travel to project sites and other business office locations.

Education and Experience

  • Completion of an apprenticeship program in primary trade (required).
  • OSHA 10 (required) within 60 days from DOH.
  • Continuing or higher education, industry specific certifications and coursework (preferred).
  • Current in CPR/FA/AED
  • Experience - Minimum 7 years in construction trades.

Proficiency Computer/Machine

Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word and Power point – Advanced user

Internet – Advanced user

Viewpoint Software

IPAD – Intermediate user

Phone/fax/copier/scanner/calculator

Security Clearance

None required.

AAP/EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all 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. Additional duties and responsibilities may apply. 


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time