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Utility Foreman

Pioneer Civil - Wildcat
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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  • Job Code
    UTILI01204

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Wildcat has the ability to self-perform many types of civil construction including earthwork and site prep, concrete and asphalt paving, civil and structural concrete, rock excavation, piling and sheet piling, sub-grade stabilization, and water/waste-water treatment facilities. We also have a tremendous amount of experience with all underground utilities including sanitary sewer, water, storm sewer, and main electrical distribution.


The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants.


JOB DESCRIPTION

The Foreman will be responsible for supervising and coordinating activities for a utility crew on varying heavy civil construction projects.

ACTIVITIES/TASKS/SCOPE

  • Lead by example that safety is the number one priority.

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of work crews engaged in activities relating to placement of wet underground utilities, such as laying and connecting pipe for water, sewer, and storm.

  • Ensure efficiency and quality work relating to installation of storm drain systems, fresh water systems, and sewer systems

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule activities with other crews and contractors on a project

  • Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements and procedure planning

  • Inspect work progress, equipment or construction sites to verify safety, quality and specifications are met

  • Locate, measure and mark site locations or placement of structures or equipment

  • Coordinate work activities with other construction project activities

  • Confer with superintendent or technical personnel, other departments or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities

  • Assist workers engaged in construction activities, using hand tools or other equipment

  • Train and develop crew members as deemed necessary

  • Maintain good customer relations by acting in a professional and courteous manner

  • Ability to proficiently operate excavator, front bucket loaders, fork lift and skid steer.

  • Other duties as assigned

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

  • Safety

  • Quality

  • Production

COMPETENCIES

  • Safety Oriented

  • Read Survey and Calculating Grade

  • Reading Plans

  • Leading Others

  • Work Standards

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Initiating Action

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Managing Work (Time Management)

  • Communication

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Must have a clean driving record

  • 5 years of quality experience in heavy civil construction specifically working on underground utilities

  • 2-3 years of experience in managing and leading a team

CERTIFICATION/OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Calculating grade, Cuts / Fills

  • Judgement and decision making

  • Critical thinking

  • Reading comprehension

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Logical reasoning

  • Time management

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to effectively verbally communicate

  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)

  • Work outside in varying weather conditions

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.







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Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01

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