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Gas Foreman

Underground Construction Co. Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 17, 2022.

Foreman are responsible for the organization and supervision of the safe daily operations of utility construction projects.  Foreman manage construction activities to ensure company procedures are followed safely and includes physically demanding work. While daily responsibilities can vary depending on the project, some of the most common tasks include: identifying and addressing problems as they arise, supervising and coordinating crew members, and/or keeping employees and the project on schedule, etc. 

 

Mears Pipeline, A Quanta Services Company

At Mears Pipeline., we believe in developing and retaining the best people in the industry and providing the best value services to our customers in the natural gas and electric industries.  We take pride in developing the infrastructure of our country by connecting people and resources.  As an industry leader over the last 65 years, we have built our reputation as a premier provider of services with a solid track record of performance, integrity and – above all – a commitment to safety, quality, and our people.

 

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).  

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead members of a field crew to demonstrate safe and efficient construction practices and equipment use.
  • Direct the work of onsite crew members as specified by Project Management.
  • Train field crews in the correct way to perform tasks and continually check on their progress.
  • Give feedback on the crew’s performance and suggest ways to improve.
  • Address issues with crew members promptly and report rule violations immediately to Project Management.
  • Serve as a first line communicator to field staff, communicating company information to crews while supporting and advancing company values and standards.
  • Support crew members in their career endeavors, recommending employees for promotion and/or advancement.
  • Communicate job requirements to crew before beginning work emphasizing special needs of clients.
  • Follow all safety and work conduct rules and ensure that staff is doing the same.
  • Keep informed of Company news and developments and communicate same to staff.
  • Promote the safe and efficient use of equipment, trucks and trailers, advancing a culture of safety at all times.
  • Maintain a safe work site by instructing crews how to use tools and equipment, how to handle materials and what safety equipment is necessary when performing tasks.
  • Report any injuries or property damage immediately to Project Management.
  • Other duties as assigned or needed.

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry related experience in gas pipeline construction strongly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of how to read and interpret general and subcontract documents, drawings and specifications, as well as construction means, methods and materials
  • Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Thorough understanding of OSHA requirements and safe working practices
  • Ability to work with customers to develop and maintain long-term relationships
  • Computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license

Environmental and Physical Demands

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly
  • Sitting or standing up to 8 hours in a day
  • The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces
  • The ability to respond to dangerous situations
  • The ability to safely climb ladders while carrying 40 pounds
  • The ability to work in extreme weather
  • The ability to wear personal protective gear correctly most of the day

This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or represent specific duties of any one incumbent.  The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.