• Foreman - Electrical

Reports to: Project Manager

Date: 3/2/20

Job Description

A Foreman is the first line supervisor with crew level responsibility for employees involved in the installation, alteration, addition, and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors, and associated materials and equipment on any type project; or may be the primary job site supervisor on smaller construction, retrofit, or tenant finish projects.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

1. Responsible for all VA Electric field trades on an electrical construction crew or project.

2. Performs a working estimate and take-off jointly with the Project Manager, Construction Manager or General Superintendent.

3. Lays out work for subordinate lead persons and is jointly responsible with the Project Manager for having material, tools, equipment, information and appropriate manpower in the proper place in a timely fashion.

4. Establishes work schedules and man-loading charts.

5. Directs subordinate crew in installation of electrical feeders; equipment such as pumps, motors, and generators; control and distribution apparatus such as switch gear, relays, and circuit breaker panels; lighting fixtures and outlets; and related connections and terminations.

6. Monitors work as performed, directs subordinate crews, and schedules work according to the pace of the job and other trades.

7. May perform work being supervised for either production or instruction.

8. Handles or oversees the disposition of required office correspondence and administrative paperwork such as official forms, daily reports, time sheets/tickets, safety reports, etc.

9. Is responsible for crew or project safety performance. Assures employees are properly trained or instructed in performance of duties to which assigned. Assures compliance with all VA Electric
safety processes and protocols. Investigates or assists in investigation and reporting of any accident or safety incidents involving job site employees.


1. Basic Mathematical Skills

2. Technical and Mechanical Capacity

3. Communication

4. Proficiency

5. Ethical Capacity

6. Leadership

Supervisory Responsibility This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

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 or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping,
crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary, 40 hours per week, overtime may be required.


Sites can be located in multiple locations and out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Required Education and Experience

Licenses: Current Driver's License and must have own reliable transportation.

High School Graduate, GED or equivalent.

Must be enrolled in a qualified electrical apprenticeship program with over 8000 hours of on-the-job experience.
6 years or more of commercial/industrial electrical experience
Preferred Education and Experience

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be authorized to work in the United States of America

We are an EEO Employer

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.
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PostedMarch 04, 2020

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