Great Southwestern Construction, a subsidiary of MYR Group, is looking for Foreman to lead crews building and maintaining overhead electrical distribution lines in El Paso, TX. Travel is required.
Provide direct supervision and technical guidance to Linemen, Groundman and Apprentices (Line Crews) performing maintenance and construction activities on all electrical distribution lines and associated electrical equipment
Responsible for coordinating essential personnel on-site for the project to include crew mobilization
Communicate and enforce all safety regulations
Manage supplies, materials and equipment
Assist with planning, directing and budget activities concerned with the construction of towers, foundations, lines, and other electrical material and equipment used for distribution line construction projects
Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings, and scopes of work
Communicate directly with Superintendents, Construction Managers, Project Managers, Line Crews and other project personnel as required
Understand and follow detailed construction schedules
Must presently be qualified to be a Journeyman Lineman. Documentation of completion of a journeyman lineman program or certificate of craft for Power Line Technical is required
Prior experience as a Foreman, General Foreman or Superintendent highly preferred
High School graduate or equivalent
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, blueprints and scopes of work
Must be able to coordinate and collaborate with multiple personnel from the field to the office
Must be willing to travel and work away from home
Experience with digger derricks, bucket trucks, trenchers, and groundwork with utility crews is required
Ability to work at heights up to and above 100 feet preferred
Must be able to communicate effectively, have good teamwork skills and able to understand, comprehend, and follow directions in the workplace
Must have a quality work ethic and be committed to optimum customer service
Must be able to work additional hours
A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times
Possession of a valid Commercial driver's license Class A preferred.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Apply at: www.gswc.us. If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.
MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.