The role of the Foreman is to oversee either CIPP crew or video assessment crew and manage their assigned jobs from start to finish. The Foreman handles everything from initial estimate, to scheduling and time tracking, to customer relations and billing. When on a job site, the Foreman oversees the work and may assist the crew with a variety of tasks including preparing equipment and materials, physical labor and excavation work, and performing video assessments and Cured-In-Place-Pipelining (CIPP) installations. The duties and responsibilities of the Foreman are described below.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Represent TPR with professionalism and integrity. Assure customer expectations are met or exceeded in a manner that maximizes profitability without compromising safety or quality standards.
- Proactively manage all members of the crew to ensure successful assessments, cleanings, repairs and rehabilitation of sewer, drain and conduit pipes.
- Report to the Project Manager the status of jobs, including an account of daily hours for the crew, and communicate both positive and negative feedback.
- Evaluate new projects and estimate the material, equipment and workers needed.
- Provide written proposals, field invoices and reports to clients and collect payments.
- Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of workers.
- Ensure the project runs smoothly and is completed on time and within budget.
- Safely drive various vehicles (box vans, trucks with trailers, etc.) to haul crews and equipment.
- Order materials, supplies and equipment needed for jobs.
- Train new employees. Learn new equipment and teach employees how to use it.
- Oversee the setup of traffic controls, safety equipment, and CIPP equipment at the job site.
- Operate construction equipment including cameras, hydro jetters, robotic cutters, and CIPP equipment.
- Ensure the site is left clean and that all equipment and tools are brought back from the job site.
- Ensure that employees comply with all government and corporate safety procedures.
Skills and Specifications
- Capable of giving clear instructions and training others.
- Excellent leadership and time-management skills.
- Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
- Ability to operate a variety of simple and complex tools and equipment.
- Proficient with computers and able to create and send professional correspondence.
- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (especially Excel, Outlook and Word).
Education and Qualifications
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- More than 4 years of experience working in an outdoor construction environment.
- Experience with Cured-In-Place Pipelining (C.I.P.P.) is a plus.
- Must be certified to work in confined spaces.
- Ability to work overtime and out of town.
- Ability to perform physically demanding tasks and lift over 50 lbs.
- First Aid, CPR, confined space entry and competent person training.
- NASCO PACP, MACP, LACP, certified.
- Certifications for lateral connections, sectional, lateral liners and mainline CIPP.
- Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test, D.O.T. physical and driver’s license check for past 36 months without any suspensions or major traffic violations (D.O.T. requirements).
- Per diem compensation or travel reimbursement.
- Medical, dental and vision insurance.
- Paid time off, sick leave and holidays.
- Annual employee celebration.
- Uniforms and company branded merchandise.
- LifeLock (identity theft protection)