Taberg, New York
Peopleready is hiring Mechanical Foreman for Taberg, NY
Responsible for coordinating the site mechanical construction schedule, execution plan, and managing the daily issues involved during the mechanical construction of a solar generation project.
The mechanical construction foreman coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all mechanical field personnel as required to successfully complete the solar project on schedule and within budget. The mechanical foreman works diligently to build a safe, high quality, profitable solar project.
Leads by example to show that safety is the most important function, ensuring that all employees follow safe practices while working.
Accountable to continually reinforce safe behaviors and correct “at-risk” behaviors.
Ensures Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) occurs before the scopes of work commence.
Adheres to and ensures all site team members understand standard operating procedures.
Ensures new hires receive job- and task-specific training prior to work commencing.
Leads and support the site team in technical, quality and safety, utilizing systems in place.
Ensures company employees and contractors are adhering to the company safety policy.
Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately. Leadership:
Directs, guides, and coaches craft to ensure activities on site are understood and following established processes through quality checks.
Follows processes for systems and communication lines on-site and ensure implementation is consistent.
Assists with managing site personnel.
Fosters a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensures that project is utilizing Safety Management Systems (SMS), Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and technical procedures.
Identifies and mitigates potential employee relations issues.
Manages and supports employee development and growth.
Provides regular and direct feedback on performance and goal progress.
Coordinates and supervises all mechanical construction activities.
Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications.
Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
Coordinates all mechanical field functions including the scheduling of any required outages.
Identifies, deploys, and manages a high-performing team needed to accomplish business objectives.
Provides a positive and engaging work environment. QA/QC:
Manages quality control program to ensure processes are implemented according to the design of the project and are consistent.
Maintains an organized job site, including in the onsite construction office.
Manages QA for mechanical construction.
Manages design change notices.
Manages subcontractor contracts to ensure compliance.
Manages the mechanical material on site.
Manages the safety of line crews to the highest level. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Advanced level of knowledge in
Safety and OSHA requirements
Interpretation of a project schedule
Planning and task direction
Adaptability to environment
Working in a fast-paced environment
Interpretation of scopes of work
Leadership- Ability to teach and lead others
Mentor and facilitator-
Understanding environmental concepts including permit requirements
Interpreting state rules and regulations
Sub-contractor and vendor and materials management
Construction drawing review
Drawing Quantity Takeoff
Communications, leading meetings, engaging teams, public speaking, presentations
Intermediate level of knowledge in:
Creating logical and resource-loaded project schedules
Budget Analysis and controls
Estimating work efforts
Development of processes and procedures
Continuous Improvement such as Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management
Microsoft Office suite ( Excel, Word, PPT, Outlook, Visio)
Job Costing or accounting software
Basic level of knowledge in:
Scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera 6)
Proficient in construction in both electric substations (energized and greenfield) and transmission lines
At least 5-7 years’ experience working in a solar mechanical construction environment or Utility Construction environment.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
Organization: Utilizes strong organizational skills.
Communication: Displays strong written and oral communication skills and
employs effective listening skills.
Problem Solving: Analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications, and costs.
Interpersonal Skills: Tactful and mature demeanor with well developed
Interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse personalities.
Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
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