Black & Veatch Foreman- Drilled Pier in Garner, North Carolina
Foreman- Drilled Pier
Business Line:Corporate Const/Procurement
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction service
Overland Contracting is seeking a Civil Foreman, specializing in drilled pier methods, that with the assist and lead in the installation of drilled pier foundations. Previous experience working as a journeyman and supervisor in the installation of drilled pier foundations to include the different methods of installation such as casings and the slurry method. Heavy travel will be required.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Overland Contracting is seeking a Civil Foreman, specializing in drilled pier methods, that with the assist and lead in the installation of drilled pier foundations.
• Be able to perform all of the principal duties and accountability of craft workers under his/her supervision. • Lead and support all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. No job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved. • Have an understanding of the scheduling, material control and unit man‐hour performance reporting. Become familiar with the Field Progress Management System (FPMS). • Be able to create and execute a one week schedule. • Be able to set and execute crew goals based on the project unit rates. • Review crew's timecards for correct hours and phase coding. • Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor. Participate in investigation process as needed. Review accidents and the causes with employees. • Lead, complete, and sign off on daily pre‐job safety planning in the appropriate format. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or mitigate hazards. Assure all crew members understand, participate, and sign all pre‐job safety planning tools at start and end of shift. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back‐up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Understand, support, implement, and follow lockout/tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training. • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to other employees and supervisor's suggestions, complaints, problems, safety concerns and recommendations, evaluate each and then devise and implement a plan of action based on that evaluation. Consult with supervisor and if needed HR on any issues. • Coordinate and communicate work with other crafts and co‐workers on the job. As requested by project supervision manage other crafts when needed. • Provide on‐the‐job training to those individuals under his/her supervision. • Train/teach safety practices, policies and procedures related to an employee's assigned tasks. • Perform task planning to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects of that work assigned. • Plan and communicate with supervisor to assure that an adequate supply of tools, materials and equipment are available. • Gain a complete understanding of the scope of work and the related parts of the project. Develop a thorough understanding of the project plans, specifications and schedule as they relate to that portion of the work assigned. • Conduct tool box meetings and communicate safety concerns, work scope, plans and schedules to the crews. • Participate in quantity report collection as needed on a daily/weekly basis.
Heavy travel required, covering multiple markets
Previous experience working as a journeyman and supervisor Carpenter, Cement Finisher, Reinforced Ironworker or similar craft, and a strong working knowledge of the civil / concrete crafts. Experience in erection of all types of concrete structures. Must All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Previous experience working as a journeyman or supervisor in the installation of drilled pier foundations.
Knowledge of different methods of installation such as casings and the slurry method desired. Experience in operations of various drill rigs such as LoDril, Texoma and Watson.
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