Foreman

Scope of Work:  Managing of other electricians to ensure proper, effective and safe installations. Leader of 5-25 Journeymen and Apprentice electricians. Delegating of tasks and responsibilities to crew members.

Responsibilities: Ability to perform all tasks of a journeyman electrician.  Day to day material/supplies ordering, scheduling and organization. Promoting company policies and jobsite safety. Coordinate projects and maintain schedules with their assigned project managers to ensure timely work completion.  Coordination with other jobsite trades and general contractor superintendents.

  • Experience in commercial, industrial and residential electrical construction
  • Install feeders
  • Wire and conduit sizing
  • Switchgear and device install & termination
  • Layout and preparation for installation
  • Calculate basic mathematical problems
  • Underground layout and rough-in work
  • Troubleshooting motors & controls
  • Work with apprentices; train and mentor apprentices
  • Document problems and prepare reports
  • Read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Practical application of electrical theory and the National Electrical Code
  • Work on fire alarm systems & other low voltage systems (access control, cameras, nurse call, telephone entry systems, etc.)
  • Work on energized circuits and equipment with company management approval as outlined in Company safety policies when needed
  • Read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Securing and retrieval of tools and materials from storage areas to complete their assigned tasks
  • Promote and maintain safety standards
  • Arrange and coordinate safety meetings.

Job Requirements:

  • Current, valid, driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Current Journeyman, completed accredited apprentice program
  • High School Graduate, or equivalent G.E.D. certificate
  • Has at least 5 years of previous electrical work experience
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Understanding of electrical theory and the National Electrical Code
  • Proficient with code calculations
  • Minimize errors
  • Quick problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Time & team management skills
  • Previous experience working on fire alarm systems & other low voltage systems (access control, cameras, nurse call, telephone entry systems, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience of using power tools, saws, threaders, wire tuggers, hydraulic benders and knockout punches
  • Can read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Practices and comprehends safe work procedures per Company policy and OSHA Standards
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail; detail oriented
  • Dependable, resourceful and reliable
  • Responsible for providing own hand tools and power tools

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, push, pull and reach overhead
  • Lift up to 51 pounds
  • Climb and work on ladders (all types)
  • Completing overhead work for full-day assignments
  • Capable of digging trenches, either by use of hand tools or power equipment
  • Possess good vision (normal or corrected)
  • Able to operate two handed tools (cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, etc.)

Working Conditions:

  • Work in all elements, depending on job location, time of year (heat, cold, rain, snow)
  • May be exposed to heights; must be comfortable with heights
  • Operate company vehicles; maintain in good working condition
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: DC / Baltimore

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