HEI Civil is a full-service civil construction company. We offer a full range of construction services, including heavy civil highway construction, commercial, residential, oil field, site development, dams and reservoirs, parks, and golf courses. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Utilities Foreman with experience in civil construction to join our team. Reporting to the General Superintendent, the Utilities Foreman is responsible for safe operations at the job site. The Utilities Foreman examines the job site requirements; plans and delegates the necessary work according to priority. Coordinates daily activities to ensure short and long term goals are achieved as scheduled.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Utilities Foreman include, but are not limited to:
1. Safety – a. Conduct daily safety meetings with the crew. b. Ensure that all tasks are done in a safe and efficient manner. c. Require adherence to OSHA regulations as well as HEI safety policy. d. Provide the employees with the proper safety equipment for the task being performed.
2. Planning – a. Prepare and plan labor, equipment, materials and subcontractors at least 3 days ahead of time. b. Weekly email to Project Manager, General Superintendent, Financial Officer and Operations Manager with a two week look ahead of your project regarding labor, equipment, materials, subs, permits and inspections needed. c. Assist with projections and buy into in with BID or identify concerns – take pride beating budget. d. Understand the contract and job specifications, and how the company gets paid.
3. Management of Site – a. HEI Civil Crew i. Ensure that materials, equipment and subcontractors are lined out to maximize production ii. Set daily production goals for your crew iii. Communicate to the crew what the final product is iv. Urgency – if the job is not going in the right direction, step in and get it back on track. Communicate, communicate, communicate any problem
v. Communicate and coordinate with the Maintenance Supervisor any equipment problem or repair needed vi. Notify General Superintendent, Field Operations Manager and PM when a problem affecting budget is identified b. General Contractor – i. Dictate and facilitate project sequence and schedule – become the general even if we are the subcontractor ii. Identify additional scope items and productions impacts
4. Heavy Job – a. Track costs on a daily basis by utilizing the job analysis and work plan feature. b. Input employees’ hours daily. c. Attach a minimum of 3 pictures every day of work performed and completed. d. Ensure Office personnel and Project Managers are getting the right information in a timely manner.
5. Client Relations – a. Manage Client with professionalism, courtesy and respect. b. Attend meetings with client when necessary. c. Communicate with General Contractor and HEI personnel daily. d. Act like every dollar is coming out of your pocket – Treat the company like it is yours.
6. Project Documentation – a. Meet with Project Manager every week i. Discuss projections with PM ii. Percentage completed on each phase iii. Over or under budget on each phase code iv. Buy in and execute
b. Update as-built weekly, including GPS shots on plans
c. Procure test reports, I.E. compaction, clear water, etc.
d. Procure survey cut sheets
e. Procure inspection sign-offs
f. Complete closeout checklists
g. Accident/Incident reporting – Safety compliance – Locates, tool box talks, trench logs, etc.
h. All invoice and paperwork to be turned in not later than E.O.D. Monday
i. Verify quantities with General Contractor and subcontractors daily as they sign our form
7. Deadlines – a. Take pride in meeting all deadlines and schedules i. Projections ii. Return phone calls and emails iii. Productions iv. Project schedules b. Be realistic; don’t take on so much responsibility that will make you fail. c. Ask for help. Your fail, is our fail. d. Extra work order tickets and recap tickets must be signed daily.
8. Other Duties as Assigned Qualifications:
• High school diploma/GED required
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the heavy civil construction industry
• Understanding of construction principles and procedures
• Knowledge of all OSHA and safety requirements
• Ability to travel within the State of Colorado
• Strong leadership skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly preferred
• Excellent organization and planning skills
• Valid Driver’s license
• Comfortable working in high-stress environment with extreme weather fluctuations
Job Type: Exempt, Full-time
Salary: $80,000 to $95,000
Based on Experience Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k