Scaffold Foreman - Corpus Christi
Company: Brock
Location: Corpus Christi , TX
Category: Skilled & Trades, Management, Construction, Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 8/5/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of 6-15 construction trades workers and their helpers.

 

Foremen generally perform close supervisory work, and on small jobs may also perform the general management and administrative duties of a superintendent.

 

Foremen are expected to engage in the same construction trades work as the workers they supervise as the need arises. In general, the Foreman should have a minimum of 5 years experience in the craft. The Forman will typically report to the General Foreman or Superintendent.

 

A General Foreman is defined as a person possessing a minimum of seven (7) years experience in his related field. The General Foreman shall receive his directives from the Superintendent. His responsibilities shall be the same as the Foreman’s plus shall be capable of managing/coordinating multiple projects; shall be fully responsible for successful completion of all field activities; shall also be responsible to ensure that planning and documentation for safety, production and quality are performed as required for multiple projects.

In some cases, typically single-craft sites, a General Forman may act in the role of Superintendent In these cases, the General Foreman will be required to administer typical site reporting and governance using computer and administrative skills.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performs pre-job safety planning (Job Hazard Analysis) for each work order and ensures that Contractor employees adhere to all safety rules.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with Contractor Specifications and/or as directed by the Contractor’s Representative.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of construction trades workers.
  • Directs the loading, unloading and storage of all materials and equipment at the job site.
  • Assures that all equipment on the job site is in safe and efficient working condition.
  • Performs Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) (including inspection and documentation) of the work throughout all phases of the project.
  • Orders equipment and supplies as needed and maintain An adequate number of tools in the field to perform the job.
  • Keeps up-to-date, accurate time records, daily QC/work reports, and ensuring that man-hours, materials and quantities are properly reported per the Contractor Specifications.
  • Protects the Contractor’s facilities, equipment and machinery.
  • Conducts crew safety meetings on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Enforces the applicable Contractor’s Safety Procedures, OSHA, state, local and/or Contractor’s safety requirements.
  • Assures that the proper equipment is being used for the specified tasks.
  • Uses inspection equipment such as: wet and dry film thickness gauges, profile gauge, psychrometer, humidity and dew point charts, coating and surface thermometers, levels, tools to measure level of contaminants, etc.
  • Assigns work to employees, using material and worker requirements data.
  • Confers with staff and worker to ensure production and personnel problems are resolved.
  • Suggests and initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, and hires.
  • Analyzes and resolves worker problems and recommends motivational plans.
  • Examines and inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Estimates material and worker requirements to complete job.
  • Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements.
  • Analyzes and plans installation and construction of equipment and structures.
  • Locates, measures, and marks location and placement of structures and equipment.
  • Records information, such as personnel, production, and operational data, on specified forms and reports.
  • Trains workers in construction methods and operation of equipment.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods and equipment performance to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Assists workers engaged in construction activities, using hand tools and equipment.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Work for 8 hours at a time in an environment where temperatures may reach from 0 to 140 degrees, both indoors and outdoors in the sun.
  • Work in an environment in which vibrations and noise are moderate to severe and noise level may require the wearing of hearing protection devices.
  • Work in confined spaces for 4-7 hours per day; stand or walk for long periods.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding at extreme heights.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds often and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Maintain footing on surfaces which are sometimes slippery.
  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors. Hear well (naturally or with hearing aid).
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and feel objects; and coordinate well the use of hands or fingers and eyes.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS/SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Administration and Management -- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Personnel and Human Resources -- Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates -- Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
ADDRESS:

Corpus Christi, TX
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