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General Foreman – Carolinas

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Date Posted Jul 31, 2020
Position Summary

POSITION OVERVIEW:
To support operational growth, FB Timberline is looking for a General Foreman to oversee the daily operations of our transmission area contract work in the Carolinas. Reporting to the Regional Manager, this role will provide leadership and oversight for all of our Carolina Transmission Projects and the crews. The position requires a thorough understanding of construction planning, execution and work methods for completing new construction and maintenance of transmission lines and intimate knowledge of financial and commercial terms within a contract.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Safety Ownership on all the transmission projects
• Responsible for team focus on Safety, Quality and Productivity
• Accountable to support the budgeted production units for the project
• Read, review and understand the contract requirements, scope of work and complete transmission line work to contract
• Plan, direct, supervise, and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project
• Oversee the overall execution of the contract work and support Supervisors and Foreman to make adjustments to schedule, personnel and equipment to ensure project is completed on time and on budget
• Works with Regional Manager to develop budgets, schedules, and plans
• Proactively manage and review the area crews and ensure they are meeting the goals and requirements of the contract
• Communicate performance to Regional Manager
• Develop relations and maintain client communication channels and liaise with client to address any issues related to project schedule and budget
• Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the project planning, execution and overall lifecycle
• Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates
• Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required
• Works with the key project individual to devise and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work
• Advises the client and company management of any such changes
• The General Foreman is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders
• Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all activity within the contract, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect cost or schedule
• Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

QUALIFICATIONS:
• DOL Journeyman Lineman Certificate
• (10) plus years in a General Foreman role managing area transmission maintenance contracts. Distribution experience considered an asset
• Demonstrable and verifiable experience leading Procurement and Construction of Transmission Powerline projects
• Direct project leadership experience
• Proficient with Microsoft
• Proficient with computers

FB Timberline offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefit package, 401k, and rewarding career opportunities!

FB Timberline is an equal opportunity employer committed to best practice recruiting and hiring, to promote gender equity and workplace diversity. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted.

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