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Foreman – Insulation

October 01, 2021

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Foreman’s position involves administrative, supervisory, and operational responsibilities in managing day-to-day operations, maintenance, repairs, and replacement activities for building insulation. This position is considered a working Foreman and is expected to direct and assist the employees in their daily tasks and activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall responsibility for crew safety, performance, productivity, and work quality for assigned projects.
  • Collaborate with General Foreman and Project Manager to coordinate project startup, execution, and close out.
  • Review and understand the project budget, contract documents, plans, and building codes governing the work.
  • Use project schedule, look‐ahead schedules, manpower forecasts, and project specifications to provide optimum scheduling of material, manpower, crew mix, and resources.
  • Ensure the proper coordination of work and complete work safely within the budget and schedule.
  • Responsible for implementation, enforcement of and compliance with all aspects of California Drywall Health and Safety program, including the IIPP and Code of Safe Work Practices, as well as any other specific programs, policies and procedures deemed necessary for the health and safety of employees working at construction project sites.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections of job sites to maintain compliance with the company’s IIPP, Code of Safe Work Practices, Cal/OSHA and other regulatory safety requirements.
  • Manage and assign crews’ activities to achieve maximized productivity while maintaining California Drywall standards of quality, performance, and workplace safety.
  • Inspect and manage quality assurance / quality control of the work performed by crews.
  • Identify, communicate, and help to resolve production delays, changes, deficiencies, or other problems as they arise with General Foreman.
  • Hold regular safety meetings on-site in accordance with company policies.
  • Provide accounting of time spent on tasks in accordance with company accounting policy.
  • Prepare, review, distribute, and maintain all required documentation and reports, i.e. daily and weekly progress of work, changes in work that differ from the contract documents, etc.
  • Adhere to all California Drywall, Federal, State, and Local regulations, policies, and procedures as well as contract codes.
  • Report all accidents, injuries, and near misses to Safety Department and Director of General Foremen.
  • Use available technology to perform job tasks efficiently.
  • Ensure the proper safety equipment, materials and tools are onsite to perform required work.
  • Responsible for all day-to-day maintenance on all vehicles/equipment/tools issued to the crew and communicating the need for routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Manage in a professional manner, to be a role model for crew members, and challenge and motivate all crews to achieve excellence.
  • Monitor attendance and review time entries, and report into time reporting system.
  • Assist with hiring; handle employee relations matters; complete performance evaluations, etc.
  • Conduct all business in a professional, positive, and ethical manner with all trades, clients, contractors, vendors, and co-workers maximize effectiveness, efficiency, and profit of the company.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • 3+ years of experience as Foreman – insulation division.
  • 3+ years of experience supervising construction crews.
  • Completion of a certified apprentice program.
  • Certified in: OSHA 30, NEWPs, forklifts, commissioning test equipment.
  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Valid driver’s license and DMV printout.
  • Drug testing clearance.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Proven experience as a construction Foreman.
  • Experience in construction and maintenance of commercial and/or industrial facilities.
  • Knowledge of scheduling, material lead times, product, and installation durations.
  • Skilled visual inspector; possesses a keen eye to identify non-compliance with policies, regulations, or standards and ability to suggest solutions for deficiencies or problems.
  • Ability to plan/follow schedules, set milestones, and work with urgency to achieve goals.
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings, specifications, and diagrams.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment, and OSH guidelines.
  • Excellent communication to provide instructions and training to workers.
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills – effectively builds consensus and works with others to achieve desired results and objectives.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Excellent time management, prioritizing, follow-up skills. Experience with multi-tasking.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • The ability to solve math problems quickly and accurately.
  • Physical demands:
    • Ability to be on your feet for several hours at a time, standing, and walking to observe operations.
    • Climbing/Mobility
    • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing 50 lbs.
    • Manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, physical fitness, and a good sense of balance are important.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Jobsites / Warehouse / Office work environment with exposure to different noises, dust, temperature, etc.
  • Travel is required to different job sites on a daily basis.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Report to General Foreman

California Drywall provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as our exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive Benefits package – Medical, Dental, Vision with 100% coverage for employee and dependents.
  • HSA Employer Contribution.
  • Retirement plan with discretionary up to 50% match.
  • Paid vacation/sick/Holidays.
  • Competitive pay delivered weekly.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • 125 Plan FSA Dependent Care.
  • Employee Wellness Program (EAP).
  • Life Insurance and Long Term Disability.
  • Travel Assistant and Commuter Benefits.
  • First Class Health & Safety Program.
  • Ongoing On-the-Job Training.
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