Contracting Foreman

Job Description

Wright Brothers Contracting is currently seeking a foreman for supervision of job site staff in its civil construction projects. This is a traveling position.

General Description

The Foreman helps promote an environment in which safety, environmental, and health concerns are top priority and ensures all work is completed on time and in compliance with project plans.

Key Activities and Position Responsibilities

Safety

  • As the first line of compliance of the Company Safety Program, the Foreman will observe the behaviors of his crew and make immediate corrections, when needed.
  • Perform daily site inspections to insure that safety standards are met.  Make corrections as required.
  • Conduct daily pre-job briefings and safety meetings, and address how daily tasks are to be carried out.
  • Lead and complete Tool Box Talks.
  • Perform a JSA before any new tasks are undertaken.
  • Handle onsite incidents and emergencies in a proactive manner.
  • Make sure that work sites are cleaned and cleared of any hazardous materials prior to the beginning of a construction project.

General Responsibilities

  • Accept the duties of performing and completing tasks as assigned by a Superintendent, Project Engineer, or Project Manager.
  • Complete assignments efficiently and provide a quality product for the Company’s clients.
  • Create a team of workers that perform well together.
  • Understand the job specifications.
  • Monitor daily construction procedures to ensure that proper quality is maintained and that schedules are being followed.

Project Reporting

  • Submit daily project progress information, as required, for recording keeping, including:
    • Time Cards
    • Cost coding of activities
    • Labor
    • Equipment records
    • Weather conditions
    • Notes of the day’s actions
    • In place quantities of materials

Resource Management

  • Interact directly with all members of the field crew.
  • Handle creation of job duties and delegate tasks to construction workers.
  • Create and monitor schedules for each workers skill and competency level. Provide safety and operational training for workers, as required.
  • Make an assessment of each workers skill and competency level.  Provide safety and operational training for workers, as required. 
  • Ensure accuracy of work orders prior to handling them out and make sure that time efficiency is taken into account.
  • Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew, everything is in proper order, and properly maintained.
  • Perform inspections to ensure that the crew’s performance is up to established standards.
  • Ensure that all materials, supplies, tools, and equipment are procured in a time efficient manner.
  • Understand and monitor the activities of subcontractors.

Project Controls

  • Discuss procurement needs with the project superintendent or manager.
  • Understand the use of purchase orders.
  • Ensure that any significant information is communicated to the project superintendent or manager.
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with owners, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Attend project meetings as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years construction experience in civil construction and scaffold erection.
  • Must be a scaffold competent person.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • OSHA 10, OSHA 30 and TWIC card are a plus.

Benefits

  • Following a standard 90-day probationary period, you may be eligible for benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision and 401k.
  • We typically offer better than industry average wages. Wages are based on experience.
  • We offer short and long term disability
  • This position offers a work vehicle and all tools needed to perform (smart phone, tablet, etc.)

Wright Brothers is a drug-free workplace, so all potential new hires must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and physical. Wright Brothers is an Equal-opportunity employer. As such, we encourage ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS regardless of race, color, religion, sex, parental status, national origin, age, political affiliation, or military service to apply.

An E-Verify Employer.