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Foundation Pier Drilling Operator/Foreman

LA-Hackberry, LA-Hammond, MS-Vicksburg, TX-Virtual, Virtual-US

Req#: 33639BR

Date published: 7-Feb-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Power

Business Plan: SUB

Level: 003

Primary Purpose:
Direct and supervise the planning, lay‐out, material storage, maintenance, and inspections of concrete finishing of concrete structures in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards. Plan and coordinate the efforts of the lead men and craft workers under his/her supervision and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly and efficiently.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be able to perform all of the principal duties and accountabilities of craft workers under his/her supervision. • Lead and support all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. No job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved. • Have an understanding of the scheduling, material control and unit man‐hour performance reporting. Become familiar with the Field Progress Management System (FPMS). • May be required to create and execute a one week schedule. • Be able to set and execute crew goals based on the project unit rates. • Maybe required to review crew's timecards for correct hours and phase coding. • Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor. Participate in investigation process as needed. Review accidents and the causes with employees. • Lead, complete, and sign off on daily pre‐job safety planning in the appropriate format. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or mitigate hazards. Assure all crew members understand, participate, and sign all pre‐job safety planning tools at start and end of shift. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back‐up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Understand, support, implement, and follow lockout/tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training. • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to other employees and supervisor's suggestions, complaints, problems, safety concerns and recommendations, evaluate each and then devise and implement a plan of action based on that evaluation. Consult with supervisor and if needed HR on any issues. • Coordinate and communicate work with other crafts and co‐workers on the job. As requested by project supervision, manage other crafts when needed. • Provide on‐the‐job training to those individuals under his/her supervision. • Train/teach safety practices, policies and procedures related to an employee's assigned tasks. • Perform task planning to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects of that work assigned. • Plan and communicate with supervisor to assure that an adequate supply of tools, materials and equipment are available. • Gain a complete understanding of the scope of work and the related parts of the project. Develop a thorough understanding of the project plans, specifications and schedule as they relate to that portion of the work assigned. • Conduct tool box meetings and communicate safety concerns, work scope, plans and schedules to the crews. • Participate in quantity report collection as needed on a daily/weekly basis. • Assure employees produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards. • Read and understand plans and specifications in blueprints, sketches, or plans to prepare project layout. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications. Assure crew plans, lay‐out, diagram, install and/or repair structures in accordance with those plans and specifications. • Inspect subordinate's work for compliance with the, contract plans, specifications, and industry standards. Ensure that correct construction procedures are followed during installation. Point out deficiencies, explain them, and take corrective action needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
Should have previous experience as a foreman or drill rig operator in the installation of drilled pier foundations. Should have knowledge of different methods of foundation installations such as using temporary casing, slurry method, and rock excavation. Experience operating various drill rigs similar to LoDril, Texoma and Watson. Be able to operate an electronic theodolite transit and a grade level. Must set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality, and productivity for the members of his/her crew. Must have leadership abilities and organizational skills including but not limited to the ability to train employees in the foundation installation process. Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
One or more of the following certifications: • NCCER Concrete Finishing • NCCER Carpenter • NCCER Reinforcing Ironwork • NCCER Rigger • NCCER Scaffolding

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