Share this Job

Position Summary

Branch Civil is searching for a dependable, conscientious Pipe Foreman to join our well-established, growing company.  The Foreman works with the Superintendents and Project Managers to coordinate pipeline operations and oversee pipe crew. The Pipe Foreman will supervise the lay out, installation and assembly of pipe projects.  As the liaison between workers and supervisors, the Pipe Foreman is the key person in charge of overseeing the completion of the project and must be able to see the “big picture” at all times.  The foreman must be aware of materials expenses, permits and other regulations, as well as employee safety.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Ensures crew maintains professional relations with Owner, Engineer, and other members of the team.
  • Builds job by plans and specifications as directed by supervisor.
  • Supervises the lay out, assembly and installation of various sizes and types of utility pipe. 
  • Prior to commencing work activities, develops and executes an effective plan in cooperation with the Superintendent for pipe installation and determines the means and methods necessary (including individual work activities) to meet project goals. 
  • Assures the proper storage of materials and rented equipment, including regular checks of job for material and equipment inventory.
  • Assures the proper operation and maintenance of equipment under their control, including appropriate applications for the respective equipment.
  • Reviews Miss Utility policy and ensures employee compliance.
  • Preplans and schedules pipe installation on a daily basis as required.
  • Knowledgeable of inspection requirements and material or equipment requirements..
Duties/Responsibilities Cont.
  • Recognizes and immediately reports any requests for extra work.
  • Prepares or assists the Superintendent in the preparation of daily reports, work unit quantity reports, equipment reports, and receipt of materials.
  • Assures quality control and contract compliance of pipe installation under his / her supervision.  Corrects or reports to the superintendent any suspicions of inaccurate layout.
  • Is in direct charge of safety and accident control for the pipe installation under his/her supervision.
  • Participates in safety meetings and the implementation of effective safety programs and communication of Miss Utility policy. 
  • Cooperates with Corporate Safety managers to ensure OSHA compliance at jobsites.
  • Assists in conducting post-incident investigations.
  • Identifies and recommends workers for potential career growth opportunities.
  • Responsible for training and development of workers.
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Certified to enter confined spaces, including climbing into and out of excavations up to 15 feet in depth, using ladders or crawling, as required.
  • 10 hour OSHA certification required; 30 hour certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of standards, specifications, codes, regulations and laws
  • Working knowledge of applicable OSHA and DOT guidelines.
  • 5+ years’ experience with highway/utility construction
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Pipe Foreman
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and must meet Branch Group Fleet Policy requirements and maintain “Approved Driver” status.
  • Must have excellent communications skills
  • Ability to use good judgement with the ability to be an effective decision maker
  • Has an ability to get job done with minimal supervision, on time, within budget or better.
Competencies
Work Environment/Safety
People Management
Delivering High Quality Work
Managing Conflict
Problem Solving/Analysis
Travel

Travel is infrequent at project site. However, employee should be willing and able to travel to project site.

Supervisory Reponsibility

This position will potentially supervise 5 or more employees.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires employee to frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, handle objects, reach outward, and reach above head and shoulders, climb, squat, kneel, bend, and occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, move, drag on flat ground or steep slopes up to 50 lbs. The employee may be required to enter confined spaces by climbing or crawling.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which will typically involve 50+ hours a week. Due to the nature of the job, the employee must be available on-call early/late hours to deal with delays, bad weather and emergencies at the job site.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.