Foreman-Substations
at : MYR Group Companies

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Description

Would you like the chance to work within a dynamic team environment, and for a company that has a reputation for a great culture? If so, an opportunity as a Foreman in Pasadena, TX awaits you!

The L.E. Myers Co., a subsidiary of MYR Group, Inc. is currently seeking a Foreman for our substation projects. Established in 1891, The L.E. Myers Co. is recognized as a premier electrical contractor of large utility construction projects across the nation. 

If you were to ask our employees across the country why they like working for The L.E. Myers Co, chances are they would say, “whether you are a seasoned industry veteran or just starting out in your career, there’s a place for you at The L.E. Myers Co.” This diversity at all levels of our organization is the formula that builds stronger teams.

Substation Foreman Duties:

  • Provide direct supervision and technical guidance to Linemen, Groundsman and Apprentices (Line Crews) performing maintenance and construction activities on all electrical distribution/transmission lines and associated electrical equipment or substation projects.
  • 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 transmission line, distribution line and/or substation 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
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Skills/Qualifications
This position will require documentation of completion of a journeyman lineman program or certificate of craft for Power Line Technical is required

  • must presently be qualified to be a Journeyman Lineman.
  • 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.

 

Union Pay & Benefits:

  • This will be a union position. Wage is dependent on experience and certifications.

 


Apply at: www.myrgroup.com.  Complete work history OR resume attachment is a must to be considered for employment. 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.

Job Snapshot

About Us

With roots dating to 1891 and nearly 5,000 employees nationwide, MYR Group has delivered some of the largest transmission, distribution and substation projects in the United States and is consistently recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as one of the top 5 specialty electrical contracting firms in the country. And we’ve built strong and dedicated employees who have fueled our continued success!

The skills, talents and commitment of our employees is what makes MYR Group a leader in the electrical services industry by allowing us to deliver superior customer service and capitalize on new opportunities. In today’s world, long-term employees who feel valued, challenged and secure in their jobs seem to be more of the rule rather than the exception. Investing in those who invest in us is what makes our company so unique, and is something we are extremely proud of. We understand that providing a satisfying work environment helps us to get the most out of our people, and is what ultimately leads to personal achievement.

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