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Underground Foreman

Company: MGE Underground, Inc.
Location: Redding
Posted on: March 19, 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 SummaryAs the Underground Foreman you are responsible to recognize, assess and control potentially hazardous situations in addition to maintaining the safety of the crews by giving direction regarding procedures, road safety, trench safety and general oversight to help maximize productivity and efficiency. You will be working primarily with the installation of dry utilities, power, conduit, substructures, and concrete.Compensation & Benefits: The pay range for the Underground Foreman -based in the Redding -area starts at $55.00 per hour and can increase to $64.40 depending on experience. 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. This position will require traveling. -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 ResponsibilitiesSupervise all operations and perform daily field inspections to ensure that all construction operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications.Provide on the job training for employees working under your direction on construction practices and methods to ensure a safe and productive work environment.Assign daily production to in-house and subcontract laborers and crews.Requisition, assign and track materials needed for the daily operations.Resolve complaints with property owners in areas where our personnel are working.Review daily production reports, material usage sheets, keep track of work hours, complete and maintain accurate "as-build maps" for areas built.Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supply delivery, and personnel.Review and approve employee time sheets.Coordinate with Fleet Manager for equipment needs.Complete Daily field reports and job task analysis forms.Conduct Safety meetings and provide feedback to management.Attend weekly tool-box talks and all other company safety meetings.Report accidents, incidents, injuries immediately.Mentor, manage and train employees.Report project status to supervisors and officials regularly.Supervise the layout, assembly, and installation of duct and vault systems.Utilize heavy equipment and trucking to excavate, install, and complete projects.Operate backhoes, loaders, excavators, asphalt rollers, and other heavy equipment with both CAT or -DEERE controls.Responsible for safe work environment and comply with state, federal, OSHA and VCI safety standards.Qualifications and ExperienceRequired: -Minimum of 3 years overseeing the jobsite operations of a 5+ person crew.Backhoe and horizontal drill experience around utilities.Willingness to work shifts as assigned, including daily overtime when necessary.Hard working, strong work ethic.Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors.Strong organization, people, and time management skills.Able to lead jobs and laborers safely and timely.Detail-oriented - quality and precision focused.Competitive and growth oriented.Team Oriented - cooperative and collaborative.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, Criminal History.EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent.Physical RequirementsThe 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.Extended standing, walking, sitting, bending, climbing.Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.Sitting for long periods of time in moving, vibrating, jerking, or stationery machinery.Repetitive motion from operating hand and foot controls of the equipment.Working in loud or noisy environments.Ability to perform repetitive motions.Ability to lift, push, pull, or carry loads (not greater than 50 pounds), individually at a time.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision.Employee is required to drive a motor vehicle and -travel to various locations.Must be able to access and navigate job sites and construction areas.Must be able to work in all weather conditions.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

Keywords: MGE Underground, Inc., Redding , Underground Foreman, Other , Redding, California

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