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General Foreman, Large Job

Company: MGE Underground, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Company SummaryMGE is a utility infrastructure contractor serving investor-owned and public utilities throughout California from its headquarters in Paso Robles and satellite offices throughout the state. - Our mission is to be the leading provider of innovative construction solutions for our clients, providing the best value in support of their growing utility and infrastructure requirements. - Job SummaryThe General Foreman - Large Job, is a working foreman responsible for providing field supervision over crews involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of underground electric distribution conduits and sub-structures. This role will work closely with Project Managers and Field crews to ensure work is executed in a safe, high-quality, and timely manner. Job site visits will be required with the continuous development of crews in mind. Meeting customers' and clients' expectations will play a very important role in this position. The Foreman serves as the front-line Safety Officer for the site/project and is directly responsible for the Safety of his/her crew. -Compensation & Benefits:The pay range for -General Foreman, Large Job -based in the -San Jose -area is $70.80 -per hour. This position's weekly work hours average from 40-55 hours per week. - -Anytime worked over 8 hours and/or on Saturday or Sunday is paid at double time.In addition to the hourly rate, this role will receive $100 - $150 per day for subsistence.Benefits:

  • Competitive medical, dental, hearing, and vision plans through LINECO
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Member Assistance Program (MAP)/ Mental Health services
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefits and enhanced Term Life Insurance program
  • NEAP Pension Plan
  • 9 company holidays (unpaid)
  • Weekly Pay
  • Annual IncreaseDuties and Responsibilities.
    • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery, and personnel.Delegate individual responsibilities and projects to crew members, Foreman, and sub-contractors.Partner with necessary departments to recruit, hire, train/mentor and manage employees.Plan and provide adequate resources and staffing to meet schedules, laws, regulations, best practices, and safety needs.Partner with Project Management to ensure projects are on time and on budget and make adjustments as needed by developing and managing project budgets and quality standards for all sites.Communicate with job Foreman, client, and PM department to coordinate project status, project scheduling, and changes that need to be made. Review daily timecards to ensure there are no errors and make corrections. Provide on-site field training, coaching, and mentoring to crew members and participate when necessary. Issue disciplinary action notices, and counseling notices and coordinate one-to-one meetings with employees. Visit job sites daily to complete pre-fielding tasks (USA tickets, check dependencies), job walks, observations, and on-site supervision for crews. Report safety incidents and partner with the Safety & Health department on incident investigations. Conduct daily safety meetings and participate in other meetings throughout the week (such as Foreman call, Level 10 management meeting, etc.)Ensure crews and job sites are up to safety standards to minimize hazards to crew members, employees, sub-contractors, and the public. Emphasizing safe use of tools, machinery, and equipment while providing training on safety gear, helmets, and procedures.
    • Plan and execute decision-making around equipment, materials, manpower, time, and subcontractors.Perform other job-related duties as requested by your supervisor. -Other DutiesPlease 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.Qualifications and Skills/Abilities
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a concise, professional, and timely manner.Knowledge and understanding of how to read and interpret general and subcontract documents, redline drawings/plans and specifications, as well as construction means, methods, and materials.Ability to build strong, positive working relationships and solve conflict when necessary with customers and all levels of employment. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Strong leadership skills with the ability to be able to effectively delegate tasks to reporting managers, subcontractors, construction workers, and potential new clients.
      • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and take initiative.
      • Knowledge of underground, dry, and wet utilities. -
      • Familiarity with Government Code Section 4216 and OSHA standards and regulations
      • Required: Successful candidates must pass the following pre-employment requirements prior to beginning employment: drug screen and background check. Background checks include, but are not limited to, Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Motor Vehicle Records, Personal and Professional References, and Criminal History.Education and Experience
        • Minimum 5 years of underground civil project experience.
        • Preferred: Experience and knowledge as a General Foreman
        • PG&E Electrical Distribution Experience.
        • Experiencing managing large crews with up to 10+ employees.
        • Preferred: 5+ years of experience managing multiple crews for large underground Public Works contracts. -
        • First Aid/CPR Certified.
        • Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent -Physical Requirements The physical requirements 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 these essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, employees must be able to regularly sit or stand, movement to include, but not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders up to 12" feet, reaching above/below shoulder, crouching, carrying, pushing, and pulling a maximum of 40 pounds.Affirmative Action/EEO StatementMGE Underground, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Powered by JazzHR

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