This role will report to the Superintendent and is responsible for ensuring that everything goes smoothly at a construction site. They are responsible for being the point of contact between the construction workers and superintendents.
Hold daily huddles
Internal manpower management
Monitor subtrade quality of work and direct corrective actions where required
Ensure all field crews are working with current information
Organize and oversee all inspections and testing
Be a leader in safety culture by reviewing site hazards daily, promoting education/awareness on safety policies/procedures, holding weekly toolbox meetings, maintaining site cleanliness, identifying proper training of staff and subtrades, and hosting and attending monthly OHC meetings.
Perform cost control including PO/paperwork (solicit pricing) and equipment/tool allocation (renting vs. purchasing
Be a mentor/leader for employees and promote Wright Construction culture and values
Perform other related duties as assigned
Customer Focus – is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect
Timely decision making – Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision
Directing others – is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator
Ethics and Values – Adheres to an appropriate (for the setting) and effective set of core values and beliefs during both good times and bad; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he preaches
Functional/technical skills – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
Planning – accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results
Problem solving – uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
Drive for Results – can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results
Building Effective Teams – Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and team spirit in his team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team
Time Management – uses time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.
High school diploma preferred.
3 years’ experience in a Foreman capacity required.
Journeyperson ticket or proof of enrollment in Apprenticeship preferred, however, an equivalent amount of experience or education will be considered.
Experience in commercial, industrial, and/or institutional construction is an asset
Valid driver’s license and own vehicle preferred.
Willingness to travel is an asset but not required.
Prior equipment experience is considered an asset.
Ability to read blueprints and specifications for building
Ability to work with little supervision and as part of a team
Knowledge of all phases of building construction
Knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools
Knowledge of building materials
General computer, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
The following skills are required: Time management; Safety conscious; Creative thinking; Problem solving; Dependability and accountability; Decision making; Planning and organizing; Mathematical reasoning; Coaching and mentoring; Effective communication.