BF Joy, LLC Gas Foreman in Hyattsville, Maryland

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Employment Assessment Questionnaire

Job Description (This job description does not constitute a contract of any kind)

Title: Gas Foreman

Reports To: Division Manager

Status: Regular, Full Time, Non-exempt

Primary Function: Supervise and coordinate the work of crew leaders making sure jobs are completed on budget and on time in a safe and profitable manner.

Testing Requirements: For the Gas Division there is OQ Testing required during the application process and throughout your career working in the gas division.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Productivity and Safety – 70%

  • Consistently meet the labor, time and other budgetary time goals of each project for which you are assigned. (MFM)

  • Work on the job site, primarily on the key accountabilities described below; however, provide labor assistance and operate machinery as needed.

  • Lead with a safety mindset and maintain safety as a top priority in all facets of your work and supervisory responsibilities.

  • Utilize and apply strong knowledge of shoring and trench safety.

  • Plan ahead, stay organized and plan for the next morning each day.

  • Keep track of the plans, sites, materials, and everything needed to “stay ahead of the job.”

  • Shoot grades, layouts/read blueprints

  • Conducts daily Safe Production Plan (SPP) and weekly toolbox talks with crew

  • Leadership and Management – 25%

  • Provide strong management skills at all levels and people involved with projects.

  • Supervise the team and subcontractors on the job.

  • Use a “player coach” approach to teach, motivate, and develop crew, as well as promote and implement Lean Six Sigma ideas and methodology, maintaining safety at all times.

  • Provide fair and consistent reward and discipline. Complete yearly performance reviews in a timely manner.

  • Relationship Management and Communication – 5%

  • Recognize various leadership styles and communicate appropriately with diplomacy to all internal and external people tied to the project.

  • Foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Attend all mandatory company meetings and timely relay information to crews.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Educational and experience requirements include:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent

  • Combination of technical training and/or experience

  • Required minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience in similar construction technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures

  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervise groups essential.

  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.

TESTING REQUIRMENTS:

  • Testing is required for all employees in the gas division due to the danger of the job. Washington Gas requires all employees in the gas division to have a certain number of OQ’s for each position.

  • Foreman are required to have passed 47 OQ tests

  • Testing is required during the candidate’s application process. Applicant must test on the first Wednesday or Third Friday of every month.

  • All of the OQ testing is in English. Due to the dangers of working with natural gas, BF Joy is not legally allowed to provide a translator for anyone taking the OQ tests.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited, lifting materials and equipment (up to 70 pounds unassisted), standing, climbing, walking, or using hands to operate/handle tools.

BENEFITS WE OFFER:

  • A competitive base rate to commensurate with experience

  • Paid Time Off: Vacation and Holidays

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance(s)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401(k)

  • Professional development opportunities