Overview

Job Overview:

Coordinates with all electrical journeyman and apprentices under his/her direction. Responsible for the development of all journeymen, apprentices and material handlers in the electrical construction of projects under his charge.

Take direction from the Superintendent or Project Manager and then be able to delegate those duties to all others.

The role of a General Foreman is to assist the Superintendent in providing leadership, direction and supervision of craft workers; to provide coordination in order that crafts work in a safe and productive manner.

They plan, forecast and coordinate deliverables in line with quality, cost, specifications and industry standards.

This person is to have a full working knowledge of their craft sector, to be aware of industry/legislative changes, safety protocols, relevant certifications (for personnel or equipment).

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints.
  • Respond to all types of electrical emergencies that may occur.
  • Directs and leads the work of others.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and safe condition. Complies with company and OSHA safety policies and regulations as well as NFPA70E
  • Must be well-versed in electrical codes and theory.
  • Reports job progress and issues to management regularly, accurately and objectively.
  • Be able to distinguish colors.
  • Knowledge of certain procedures such as LOTO, etc.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Plan and coordinate labor requirements.
  • Evaluating performance against schedule.
  • Closing out Punch list items as allocated.
  • Advising Superintendent of any issues, impacts, risks or potential costs (financial or time).
  • Creating, maintaining and updating short range look ahead.
  • Maintain and monitor company and project specific HSE plans, ensuring awareness and compliance is asserted.
  • Liaise, coordinate and supervise subcontractors, ensuring they conform to site operations, safety specifics and project requirements.
  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines.
  • Monitors and reports on cost and man-hour budgets.

Basic Qualifications:

  • NCCER or equivalent certification with relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 48 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline, with minimum of 12 months experience at Foreman level.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation.
  • Experience in forecasting and planning of project requirements: equipment, materials, etc.
  • Experience in creating short range look ahead for Foreman to execute.
  • Experience in monitoring cost and man-hour budgets.
  • Experience in executing the requirements and monitoring of the project deliverables.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Perform a variety of duties which may change often.
  • Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately.
  • See detail in objects or drawings as 3-dimensional objects.
  • Work at heights without fear.
  • Degree qualified in Construction or related topic beneficial but not required.
  • Basic understanding of IT systems, including: Email, MS Office (Excel), etc.
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in executing, monitoring and updating of construction schedules.
  • Experience in adhering to, monitoring and implementing project HSE policies.
  • Must supply own tools appropriate for basic tasks.

Other Details:

If applicable to the project, etc.

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

StandingFWalkingOSittingOPushing70 ft-lbPulling70 ft-lbClimbingFBalancingFBendingOStoopingOKneelingOCrouchingOCrawlingOReachingCHandlingCFingeringCFeelingCVisionCHearingC

Lifting (lbs)

 

Carrying (lbs)

 0-10F0-10F10-25F10-25F25-50O25-50O

 

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutionsfrom the wellhead to the storage tankto transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

Job Overview: Coordinates with all electrical journeyman and apprentices under his/her direction. Responsible for the development of all journeymen, apprentices and material handlers in the electrical construction of projects under his charge.Take direction from the Superintendent or Project Manager and then be able to delegate those duties to all others.The role of a Lead General Foreman is to assist the Superintendent in providing leadership, direction and supervision of craft workers; to provide coordination in order that crafts work in a safe and productive manner. They plan, forecast and coordinate deliverables in line with quality, cost, specifications and industry standards.This person is to have a full working knowledge of their craft sector, to be aware of industry/legislative changes, safety protocols, relevant certifications (for personnel or equipment).Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints.
  • Respond to all types of electrical emergencies that may occur.
  • Directs and leads the work of others.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and safe condition. Complies with company and OSHA safety policies and regulations as well as NFPA70E
  • Must be well-versed in electrical codes and theory.
  • Reports job progress and issues to management regularly, accurately and objectively.
  • Studies and understands electrical, architectural, structural and mechanical plans. Plans well in advance how to avoid space conflicts with the other trades.
  • Must be able to work from all type of ladders.
  • Be able to distinguish colors.
  • Knowledge of certain procedures such as LOTO, etc.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Plan and coordinate labor requirements.
  • Evaluating performance against schedule.
  • Closing out Punch list items as allocated.
  • Advising Superintendent of any issues, impacts, risks or potential costs (financial or time).
  • Creating, maintaining and updating short range look ahead.
  • Maintain and monitor company and project specific HSE plans, ensuring awareness and compliance is asserted.
  • Liaise, coordinate and supervise subcontractors, ensuring they conform to site operations, safety specifics and project requirements.
  • Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines.
  • Monitors and reports on cost and man-hour budgets. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • NCCER or equivalent certification with relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 48 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline, with minimum of 12 months experience at Foreman level.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation.
  • Experience in forecasting and planning of project requirements: equipment, materials, etc.
  • Experience in creating short range look ahead for Foreman to execute.
  • Experience in monitoring cost and man-hour budgets.
  • Experience in executing the requirements and monitoring of the project deliverables.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked.
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Perform a variety of duties which may change often.
  • Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately.
  • See detail in objects or drawings as 3-dimensional objects.
  • Work at heights without fear.
  • Degree qualified in Construction or related topic beneficial but not required.
  • Basic understanding of IT systems, including: Email, MS Office (Excel), etc.
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in executing, monitoring and updating of construction schedules.
  • Experience in adhering to, monitoring and implementing project HSE policies.
  • Must supply own tools appropriate for basic tasks. 

Other Details:If applicable to the project, etc.Physical Requirements:NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)StandingFWalkingOSittingOPushing70 ft-lbPulling70 ft-lbClimbingFBalancingFBendingOStoopingOKneelingOCrouchingOCrawlingOReachingCHandlingCFingeringCFeelingCVisionCHearingCLifting (lbs)Carrying (lbs)0-10F0-10F10-25F10-25F25-50O25-50OCompany Overview:

Required Qualifications

  • None

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