Plumbing Foreman - Commercial Construction

Dulles Plumbing Group
Sterling, VA
Jun 28, 2017
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Job Description


The Foreman is charged with providing leadership, supervision, coordination and overall direction of project installations, maintenance and repair work. The Foreman is responsible for following project plans and schedules and ensuring the crew's daily and weekly activities meet production goals. The Foreman recommends work processes that will improve productivity and quality while ensuring the delivery of a final quality which meets or exceeds the standards of Dulles Plumbing Group, Inc. The Foreman carries out responsibilities in accordance with DPG's policies and procedures as well as applicable laws, and in accordance with recognized procedures and techniques common to the plumbing trade while ensuring the safety of the crew. The Foreman position reports directly to the Field Supervisor.


1. Foreman Project Management

• Manage and coordinate crews on multiple projects as assigned

• Maintain a safe work environment

• Assess and evaluate competency and capabilities of each crew member daily to ensure crew meets required levels of work quality

• Relate specific instructions and direction to plumber(s) and assign plumbers to specific tasks while supervising activities, assist in layout, fabrication and assembly problems

• Attend meetings associated with personnel and assigned projects

• Complete all on-site documentation and coordinate schedules: inform the crew of work schedules, compile and verify checklists, safety sign-offs, work orders, and other relevant documentation to ensure quality job completion

• Verify and approve actual hours worked for the crew - both scheduled and unscheduled. Document crew hours to reflect actual time arrivals, lateness's and/or absenteeism's on time sheets. Regular, overtime, scheduled and unscheduled absences and/or lateness's are logged DAILY on time sheets. Document and review all time sheet activity for accuracy. Time sheets must be submitted electronically to the Payroll Office by 3:00 p.m. every Friday

• Address absenteeism issues by referencing the Attendance Activity Calendar with the Payroll office. Document and distribute Disciplinary Actions to personnel as required by Attendance Policy.

• EMAIL a COMPLETE list of materials DAILY to the Purchasing/Warehouse Manager for all materials to be ordered and/or returned

• Communicate price changes and/or change orders(s) to the Project Manager

• Ensure vehicle is stocked and properly organized for the NEXT day's production

• Perform all quality control measures which includes testing/checking rough-in dimensions and installation practices to ensure customer satisfaction

2. Leadership and Mentoring

• Regularly coordinate the assignment of apprentices to work with journeymen to facilitate mentoring and on the job training

• Identify other training needs requirements and facilitate delivery of that training with the Field Supervisor

• Set and maintain work standards and outline behavioral expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity

• Promote, support and facilitate teamwork and harmony of crews by fostering positive teamwork attitude

• Ensure new crew team members are oriented to the job while training and developing crew team members to high work delivery standards as outlined on the weekly Foreman Assessment Evaluation form

3. Vehicle Repairs & Maintenance

• Schedule all vehicle maintenance, repairs, inspections, and renewals. Notify the Administrative Assistant via email of all scheduled vehicle repairs, maintenance, inspections and renewals

4. Perform other related duties as assigned

  • 3-5 years of specific Foreman Plumbing trade experience required
  • Hands-on experience as a qualified and competent plumber who is familiar with other construction trades and crafts
  • Experience managing other employees required
  • Must demonstrate the following skills: Ability to work cooperatively with other trades, exceptional employee productivity management and project management, analytical and problem solving skills, decision making skills, exceptional team player-energetic, goal oriented, positive, optimistic, and great attitude, strong customer service/communication and people skills, very personable, effective written communication skills, stress and time management skills, exceptional, efficient, attention to detail management skills, willingness to learn new techniques, ability to educate the customer
  • Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: Honesty and trustworthiness, respectfulness. Cultural awareness and sensitivity, flexibility, sound work ethics and accountability
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and/or drug screening
  • Must be legal to work in the United States and be able to pass E-verify.

  • Required to wear protection equipment such as hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, safety shoes, high visibility vest and other items as required
  • Ability to maintain balance
  • Frequent moderate lifting, repetitive motion, bending, walking, climbing ladders, and working from heights
  • Occasional heavy lifting, kneeling, stooping, and crouching
  • Ability to work in hot and cold temperatures, precipitation, confined spaces, loud conditions, heights and other environments
  • The Foreman may be called out by the Field Supervisor at odd hours or have to work long hours in cases of emergency maintenance and repairs

Company Description
Dulles Plumbing Group is looking for highly motivated, reliable individuals who can deliver results independently and as part of a winning team. We offer competitive wages and benefits such as; company vehicle, fuel benefit, retirement plan, bonus opportunities, paid holidays, paid time off, and health insurance.

Sterling, VA


Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:48:28 PDT