Boilermaker Foreman

  • LPR
  • Berwick, PA, United States
  • Apr 24, 2017

Job Description

 

The foreman has the function of supervising work crews and coordinating their materials and equipment requirements for each assigned project.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The Foreman directly supervises a crew of LPR Construction workers. The crew size varies by the type and size of the job, and the magnitude of work to be done.
• At certain times, the Foreman may be in charge of a job site and report directly to a Project Mgr.
• Assign tasks to members of the crew.
• Establish and maintain positive, long-term relationships with customers.
• Determine and direct how phases of work will be accomplished.
• Participate in an employee's annual performance evaluation and give direct one on one feedback and coaching to team members about their skills and performance. Set clear performance goals/expectations for team and each member.
• Communicate and coordinate with other Foreman at the job site to ensure optimal work flow/Quality and safety.
• Responsible for the safety of LPR personnel assigned to him/her. Identify, notify of and resolve any risks that are inherent in the construction of the project striving for proactive and intentional leadership in zero injury safety culture.
• Responsible for the quality of the work done by her/his crew by adhering to LPR Quality plans and designs to meet or exceed the quality control plan.
• Reporting quantities used in her/his area of responsibility as assigned by GF/Superintendent.
• Training apprentices assigned to his/her crew.
• Motivating the crew to maintain productivity levels, leading by example in a positive manner.
• See that crew and foreman adhere to all LPR policies and procedures, at all times.
• Maintaining efficient construction review of design to identify optimum balance between schedule, cost, quality, function and aesthetics. Participate in implementing effective schedule changes.
• Checking work for proper completion, maintaining LPR highest standards.
• Thorough, timely and effective input of data that relates field operations into project files, logs, records including payroll time entry.
• Documenting and reporting the transfer of tools, personnel, to include employee termination paperwork if directed to do so by GF/Superintendent.
• Help GF/Superintendent have satisfactory tool/equipment audits by properly managing LPR furnished materials and equipment.
• The Foreman has the authority to write up any LPR Construction employee for Safety/performance violations at the immediate job site.
• Planning, coordinating and scheduling equipment needed for work area of responsibility.
• Foreman may perform labor in completing crew tasks i.e. welding, installing bolts, layout, unload trucks, operating heavy equipment such as forklifts, aerial lifts, etc.
• Performing other duties as assigned by the GF.
• Report all accidents to the GF and Safety Dept. within one hour after necessary EMS steps have been taken to care for injured worker, or secure job site for continued safety.
• Training objectives as established by GF and Training Manager are accomplished with in given perimeters and time lines.

CORE COMPETENCIES
• Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
• Accurate - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
• Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
• Ambition - The drive to achieve personal advancement.
• Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
• Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
• Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Business Acumen – Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
• Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
• Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
• Conflict Resolution – Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
• Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
• Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
• Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
• Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
• Enthusiastic - Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.
• Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
• Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
• Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
• Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
• Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
• Motivation - Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
• Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
• Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
• Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
• Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
• Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
• Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
• Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
• Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION
• 5-7 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN CRAFT SUPERVISION.
• NCCER certification for craft.