Foreman/Superintendent (Nationwide Locations)

  • 45240 Business Ct, Sterling, VA 20166, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Schnabel was founded in 1959 in Washington D.C. by Harry V. Schnabel Jr.

His commitment to innovation and operational efficiency was driven by an intuitive understanding of what clients valued most — getting out of the ground to street level as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible.

Over 60 years later, and now with a national footprint, Schnabel still prioritizes innovation and operational efficiency as a proven pathway to success.

Job Description

The Foreman’s job is to construct a project to which they are assigned.  The work is to be done in accordance with plans, specifications, and agreed upon construction procedures, within budget and on schedule. 

Depending on their level, Foremen will run jobs from $500,000 to over $1,000,000 in value with multiple construction activities and large work crews.

Foremen may be asked to travel and will be compensated with shift pay and travel allowances per company travel policies based on their FLSA Status. Minimum Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required includes hard hats, gloves, and safety glasses.

There are three levels of Foremen at Schnabel (A, B, & C). To be promoted to a higher level, the employee must be nominated and approved by their Group Manager or Schnabel’s Management Committee. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, staff, direct, coordinate and control the construction of a project to ensure its safe completion within budget and on schedule per Schnabel’s policy and procedures
  • Develop JHA’s, hold safety meetings and provide safety training as needed
  • Ensure that the work is built productively in accordance with the plans and specifications
  • Resolve employee conflicts and grievances, informing project management as required
  • Prevent property damage
  • Maintain a safe worksite that complies with OSHA requirements
  • Ensure that each worker on the site knows their job
  • Determine when and why productivity is deviating from budget
  • Develop field people for key positions
  • Ensure equipment on the site is well maintained, available, and clean
  • Review and prepare all onsite documentation in a timely manner, including daily reports
  • Manage hiring, termination and supervision of local union and non-union craft labor
  • Have knowledge of union collective bargaining agreements within the different craft labor
  • Collect and submit weekly payroll and productivity data
  • Negotiate win-win solutions with client

Qualifications

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience in field supervisory role to qualify for a B-C Foreman position
  • Have a minimum of 10 years of experience in field supervisory role to qualify for an A-Foreman position
  • Safety oriented, working knowledge of OSHA and Schnabel’s safety policies
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Able to read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Eye for detail and the ability to envision the finished project
  • Strong understanding of labor relations principles and practices
  • Well-versed in company policies and procedures
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Skilled in problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Well-organized and able to delegate tasks to qualified crew members
  • Has integrity and takes responsibility for actions
  • Self-starter, motivator, innovator, and leader

Training Requirements

  • OSHA 30
  • Supervisor Training
  • First Aid/CPR/AED 
  • Equipment and Methods Course

Additional Information

Schnabel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

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