Overhead Distribution Foreman

AUI Power
Capitol Heights, MD
Nov 24, 2021
Nov 26, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
We are AUI Power, a leader in the utility industry. We value the quality of our work and strive for the highest standard on every project. Our primary business revolves around transmission, distribution, gas, fiber installation and substation construction for utility companies serving the Mid-Atlantic region. We are a growing, family owned business and are seeking an Overhead Distribution Foreman to grow our team! We offer excellent opportunities for individuals that want to be a part of our team. Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all of our employees to perform quality work with our many clients. AUI Power offers a full benefits package, paid vacation & sick time, and new technology and learning opportunities.Primary Role:The Overhead Distribution Foreman leads the crew to complete daily tasks related to the placement of overhead electrical wires and equipment to meet customer needs, ensuring crew safety, logging employee hours, completing daily safety briefings/inspections and other leadership tasks. This position oversees the Line crew and will supervise and assist with the day-to-day activities of the line crew and the project to which they are assigned and reports directly to the General Foreman and Project Manager.Essential Functions:Provide supervision of crewsComply with company/customer safety standards and expectationsRead job prints and other related instructions pertaining to the jobMaintain proper records pertaining to the work such as timesheets and material recordsResponsible for daily briefing the crew on work tasks and the hazards associated with the jobDirect the crew members on specific job tasksResponsible for mentoring and the development of the line crew membersConfer with customers, property owners, public, other contractors and representatives of utilities and governmental agenciesMeet with General Foreman, Utility coordinator, Safety Representatives, and othersSetting safety standards and expectations for the crewEnsure quality job briefings are conductedExperience in the installation and maintenance of various types of distribution and transmission lines ranging in voltages from 4kV to 500kV including wood poles, H-frames, steel poles, lattice structures, etc.Thorough knowledge of industry standards and best practices. Innovative with mean and methodsMinimum Requirements:Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of timeMust be able to visualize the job buildMust be able to identify the hazards on the jobMust have cognition to solve problemsMust have a valid driver's license, pass a background check and drug screenMust be able to drive all vehicles assigned to the line crew, operate digger derrick to set poles, etc.Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight (8) or ten (10) hour day according to the schedule. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc.Must have knowledge of heavy equipment. Implementing and enforcing the safety program at the field levelMust have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools and assist other line crew membersMust be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of timeMust be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather conditions while handling equipment or materialAble to travel long distances on short notice, when requiredAble to work for extended periods in various locations, when requiredAble to lift in excess of 100 lbsMust be a Journeyman LinemanPossess a CDL class A driver's license or obtain one within 30 days of employment.Ability to lift to 100lbsCome and see what makes AUI Power Best in Business!What you'll get at AUI Power:We provide unique options to fit your unique lives:Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescriptions & free dentalFamily Focus & Balance: Parental leave, vacation & sick time, and Employee Assistant ProgramFinancial Security: Competitive 401(k) with match!Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education to help advance your careerEmployee Recognition ProgramsWellness: On-site fitness center at the corporate officeQuarterly Company events such as team building & family eventsAUI Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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