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Pipe Foreman (Jacksonville)

compensation: Competitive Pay
employment type: full-time


We build life changing infrastructure.

The Pipe Foreman reports directly to the Job Superintendent. The Pipe Foreman’s primary role is to lead and manage pipe installation operations with his assigned crew including, but not limited to, supervising operators/labor, managing materials and equipment, quality control, jobsite and coordinating with other foremen superintendents for the best utilization of PSCC resources.

- Be knowledgeable of construction plans as related to pipe installation. Execute work according to plans and directives received from the Superintendent. Communicate regularly and effectively with the Superintendent.
- Be knowledgeable of all technical components of pipe installation. (Includes gravity sewer, storm drain, water main, force main, fire main, lift stations, conduits, underdrain, etc.)
- Know what resources are included in the assigned pipework and manage accordingly. (Permanent materials, construction materials, equipment, small tools, etc.)
- Know and understand the production schedule of the work being performed. If production goals are not provided, ask. Without compromising safety, always strive to maintain the production schedule.
- Maintain accurate and “hard” short term schedules. ALWAYS run your project, DO NOT let it run you. A Pipe Foreman should always have a schedule for activity one week ahead.
- Attempt to schedule surveying, materials, equipment moves, etc. at least a week ahead to give everyone an opportunity to plan their work to meet your needs.
- Minimize crew downtime. Always have a back-up plan of work to be performed if your original plan of work is stopped due to equipment downtime, delayed materials or surveying, etc. Fall back on inverts, backfill, pipe stringing etc. to keep your crew productive.
- Know the Petticoat-Schmitt safety rules and all O.S.H.A. rules. Maintain safety compliance on all projects. You are the safety manager. Lead others and hold everyone the jobsite accountable. Safety is always first. Plan for safety, always!
- Always start the day and new work activities with a Job Briefing. Make Job Briefings a part of your crew culture. On occasion, allow other crew members to do Job Briefings.
- Ensure that all project documentation is timely and accurate (billing data, change orders, time sheets, production reports, daily reports, short term schedules, force account info, locates, Environmental reports, near-miss reports, accident reports., etc.)
- Maintain the accuracy of delivered materials, the unloading, storing and installation. You are responsible for the materials involved in your work. If you do not have a material list to check the materials that are to be delivered, request one.
- Maintain the quality of the work performed by your crew at all times. Evaluate the quality of delivered materials and subcontractors and double check as necessary.
- Keep a clean and organized worksite. Hold crew members and subs to strict standards.
- Keep trash to a minimum. Designate parking areas and keep equipment organized.
- Know and understand the quality control standards required in the plans and specifications. (I.E. Densities, gravity pipe slopes, pressure testing, bacteriological test, TV inspection, etc.) Construct all work according to plans and specifications.
- Do NOT be the “fast” Pipe Foremen who leaves dig-ups, sloppy mud work, leaky pressure mains, damaged equipment and a sloppy work site in his trail.
- Mistakes can happen, but avoid rework at all costs. We only get paid once to install pipe.
- Aim for “zero punch-list” projects. “Punch-out” the work as you go.
- Keep jobsite environmentally compliant. Be aware of erosion issues and discharge of water from dewatering operations. (NPDES reports, erosion control, dewatering discharge, MSDS, contaminated material spill protection, sewage exposure, etc.)
- Work with the Fleet Manager regarding equipment maintenance schedule and mechanical needs. Work together to minimize downtime and maintain the integrity of the equipment fleet. Do not tolerate abuse or neglect of equipment by PSCC employees.
- Evaluate and dictate employee performance according to PSCC standards. Assist in evaluating, hiring and firing of your crew members.
- Provide leadership, motivation and mentoring to your crew members. Be a team player as well as a team leader. To your crew, YOU ARE Petticoat-Schmitt. Lead and act accordingly.
- Hold your crew accountable for all codes of conduct including but not limited to, attendance, late arrivals, P.P.E. compliance, safety compliance, work ethic, appearance,
- Maintain current training in all applicable industry education. (Pipelayer DVD, Competent person, confined space, O.S.H.A. 10 hour, CPR/First Aid, NPDES inspection, and any other PSCC training.)
- Commit to self improvement and personal growth. Attend “off-hour” training and seminars for training and personal development.
- Be dependable. Be the “go to” guy when a superintendent needs to get something done without worrying about it being done safely, quickly and accurately.
- Provide positive inspector and client relations as well as maintaining a good company and industry image. Maintain a good attitude when representing Petticoat-Schmitt in public.
- Maintain the Petticoat-Schmitt Code of Conduct.
- Is an ambassador of the company and follows our company values (A.C.T.)
o Accountability
 Put safety first – it’s our priority!
 Plan the work – prepare relentlessly
 Communicate expectations – clear, concise, consistent
 Execute the plan – be efficient and effective
 Take ownership – solve problems, no excuses
o Character
 Operate with integrity – do the right thing
 Respect others – show empathy
 Honor commitments – follow up
 Be trustworthy – do what you say
 Practice humility – no jerks allowed
o Team
 Share the vision – set and meet goals
 Develop individuals – develop the team
 Practice servant leadership – help others succeed
 Be determined – do your best for the team
 Win!

**No Agencies Please**
Petticoat-Schmitt Civil Contractors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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