Electrical Foreman - New Construction in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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Job Description

$1,000 sign-on bonus for qualified individuals

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: Electrical Foreman

Reports to: Trade Manager

Summary/Objective:

Manages day-to-day operations of crews on assigned electrical projects. Provides guidance and direction to crews in meeting the budgets and schedule dates on each project. Ensures job quality and customer satisfaction is maintained at every stage of the project. Strong relationship building skills with clients, customers, and vendors to cultivate a positive work environment. In addition to supervisory responsibility, this position is that of a working foreman, responsible for directly performing a wide range of skilled construction tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans for and supervises field crew and electrical activities - includes determining method of construction, manpower levels, daily footage installed, material quantities, and documenting actual hours worked
  • Coordinates assigned work with work of different trades, company departments, or other contractors while maintaining schedule and production
  • Directs on-site team to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications, and schedule
  • Responsible for performing a wide range of skilled construction tasks
  • Serves as liaison with other departments (i.e., Material Control, Purchasing, Quality Control, testing, and Engineering) to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, etc., support craft activities and project schedule
  • Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods
  • Assists in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.)
  • Monitors craft compliance with project safety program requirements; document and ensure corrective measures are implemented
  • Strong equipment setting capabilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes

Required:

  • 4+ years electrical experience in commercial construction; or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Ability to successfully supervise a team of 5+ workers on a day to day basis
  • Extensive knowledge of all types of electrical codes and standards associated with electrical work
  • Demonstrated planning and scheduling experience 
  • Previous knowledge of man hour reports, job cost reports, and workface planning
  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control, and ability to control and supervise large groups
  • Strong ability to create prefab drawings, shop tickets, and QC VDC drawings
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, reading, interpreting and working to:
    • Design drawings (isometric and orthographic), design guides, specifications
    • Support Drawings and specifications
    • Contract documents and site coordination of subcontractors
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to construction team, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail, and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available, and have the means to report to multiple job sites as assigned, to include working varying schedules that may require extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays) and require client-specific safety standards
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold, and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus

Travel:

  • May require travel (typically not overnight)

Preferred:

  • 8+ years of experience supervising in a commercial electrical construction environment as an electrical foreman
  • OSHA 30 certified
  • First Aid/ CPR certified
  • Prior military experience 

Benefits:

Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  


At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.

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