Position Summary

Hopkins | Lacy, the Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Division of Branch, is searching for a dependable, conscientious Foreman to join our well-established, growing company. The Foreman will be supervising or assisting project leadership in the supervision of craft activities to ensure optimum productivity and construction compliance.


  • Ensures that crew maintains professional relations with Owner, Engineer, and other team members
  • Builds job by plans and specifications as directed by supervisor
  • Prior to commencing work activities, develops and communicates an effective plan in cooperation with the Superintendent for area of responsibility and determines the means and methods necessary to meet project goals
  • Assures the proper storage of materials and rented equipment including regular checks of job 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
  • Executes and follows all company and OSHA safety guidelines, educating workers on workplace safety practices
  • Preplans and schedules craft activities on a daily basis as required
  • Cognization of inspection requirements and material/equipment requirements
  • Immediately reports any requests for extra work
  • Prepares/Assists superintendent in the preparation of daily, work unit quantity, and equipment reports, as well as a receipt of materials

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Assures quality control and contract compliance of craft activity under supervision. Corrects or reports to the superintendent any suspicions of inaccurate layout
  • Supervises journeymen and laborers to determine that productivity and quality are to company standards
  • Is in direct charge of safety and accident control for the craft activity under supervision
  • Participates in safety meetings and the implementation of effective safety programs and communication of Miss Utility policy
  • Assures that work area is kept neat, clean, and safe. Conducts daily hazard analysis.
  • Assists in conducting post-incident investigations
  • Assists in training and development of workers, recognizing those of talent and providing them with career enhancing opportunities


  • Team Player
  • Goal-Orientated
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and judgement skills
  • Dependable
  • Journeyman’s license in related trade (if applicable)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Working knowledge of standards, specifications, codes, regulations, and laws
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • 3-5 years of prior construction experience
  • Have valid driver’s license and Branch “approved driver” status


Ownership and Accountability
Strong Relationships
Exceptionalism in all we do
Interpersonal Skills
Customer Service
Managing Resources
Work Environment/Safety
Driving for Results


Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Responsibility

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 use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 60%), walk (approximately 30%), and sit (approximately 10%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75 lbs., llift up to 100 lbs., and move up to 200 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 hours per week.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke