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Zachry Construction Corporation Foreman - Pipe in Gaffney, South Carolina

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:

Every Person Matters®

Together We Can Do Great Things®

This Is More Than a Job®

Job Summary

The Pipe Foreman is accountable for the crew meeting production goals, understanding cost reports and projections, tracking material quantities, and resolving discrepancies with orders. He or she is responsible for planning daily and weekly activities of the crew, accurately reporting progress and production, and providing updated schedules. The Pipe Foreman will be responsible for planning and managing a crew dedicated to constructing various drainage structures and utilities.

Essential Functions

  • Read and interpret blueprints and project specifications, with expert knowledge of sloping, grading, and concrete installation.

  • Manage and direct the crew to meet production goals. Must understand daily production costs and production cost reports to track material quantities and resolve order discrepancies.

  • Interact with owners, clients, managers, subcontractors, and employees and maintain a positive working relationship.

  • Execute work plan by effectively managing crew and equipment.

  • Manage daily timekeeping and equipment logs, as well as complete daily reports and diaries.

  • Educate and train crew on safety, production goals, and equipment maintenance.

  • Develop and mentor craft personnel through training opportunities and providing accurate feedback on performance.

  • Ensure operation is safe and use disciplinary actions as needed to always maintain safety. Report injuries and damages to appropriate personnel. Ensure good housekeeping through toolbox talks, safety meetings, etc.

  • Keep track of assets and take steps to limit vandalism.

  • Knowledge of rigging, load charts, and soil mechanics.

  • Climb up and down ladders and scaffolding to gain access to work to supervise the crew. Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces throughout the construction site and stand and walk multiple hours a day.

  • Must be capable, licensed, and approved to drive a company pick-up truck or similar vehicle to work sites, offices, and other locations as required to perform job duties.

  • Recruits, interviews, and hires qualified applicants for available positions. Involved in all other personnel actions such as discipline, promotions, demotions, and terminations.

  • Survey knowledge and exposure to technical survey systems such as GPS and robotics.

  • Knowledge of mass dirt excavations, soil mechanics, shoring, and trench boxes.

  • Knowledge of RCP, HDPE, Box Culverts, Cylinder, PVC, and Ductal pipe types.

  • Knowledge of laser setup.

    Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years of previous heavy civil construction experience working with drainage structures and utilities

  • Supervisory experience required

  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be dependable, self-motivated, and task-oriented

  • Must be able to work outside 90% of the time and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Experience with Mobile Timecard a plus

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

    This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

    Benefits & EOE

    Zachry offers an industry-leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance

  • 401k, Paid leave, and Bonus Program

  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • For additional company information, please visit www.zachrycorp.com

    Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States, and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

    Notice to Staffing Agencies

    Zachry Construction Corporation and its subsidiaries (Zachry) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zachry, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zachry mailing address or email address, directly to Zachry employees, or to Zachry’s resume database will be considered Zachry property. Zachry will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Zachry will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Zachry’s recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid, fully executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Zachry will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Zachry’s Human Resources Representative or his/her designee. No other Zachry employee is authorized to bind Zachry to any agreement regarding placement of candidates by Agency.