General Foreperson (CDL Required)

November 15, 2023
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Job Description

General Foreperson
The General Foreperson’s primary responsibility is to direct, supervise, monitor, and coach crews during work, ensuring proper administration of training, disciplinary action, work production and adherence to Safety practices and interpretation of policies.

Job Type: Full-Time +, Exempt

Pay: Competitive, Salary

Medical, dental and vision coverage starting day one
Retirement plan
Company-provided life insurance
Supplemental life insurance with spouse and child coverage options
Choice of voluntary Aflac supplemental insurance programs
Long-term disability
Pre-paid legal plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Paid time off
Paid holidays
Various employee discount programs and resources

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Responsible for training crews on proper job briefing techniques and work tasks and ensure hazards associated with the job are mitigated.
Confers with customers, property owners, general public, other contractors and representatives of utilities and governmental agencies.
Provide daily communication with the client’s representatives and obtains permission from property owners to perform work as needed.
Directs the crew members on specific job tasks.
Receives and interprets orders by the coordinator of utilities.
Participates in company training of all regional safety guidelines and is required to perform all work by the regional safety policies.
Responsible for job cost control and the maintenance and accuracy of records.
Responsible for inspections, proper working conditions and necessary repairs to tools and equipment.
Directs emergency situations and assists with accident reports and incident investigations.
All other duties as required or requested by Supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be able to pass a DOT physical in order to obtain a DOT medical card.
Ability to oversee multiple crews and jobs.
Ability to read & follow prints.
Must be able to identify job site hazards.
Must have cognition to solve problems.
Ability to visualize the job, follow directions, work safely & productively.
Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.

Education & Experience:
A minimum of 5 years of experience in Traffic Signal installation is required
IMSA level 2 is required
Upon offer, employees may be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.

License & Certifications:
Valid class “B” commercial Driver license (CDL) preferred OR The ability to obtain a valid class “B” CDL within 90 days of employment required.

Occasional travel up to 7 days at a time

Physical Requirements:
RARE (less than 10%): crawling, climbing, gripping, lifting up to 50 lbs.
OCCASIONAL (up to 33%): standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, body-twisting, sense of touch, manual dexterity, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., reaching, range-of-motion, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, climbing stairs, balancing.
FREQUENT (up to 66%): walking, sitting, climbing on/off truck, reading, lifting up to 10 lbs.
CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): speaking clearly, seeing distant, seeing, hearing-speech-range, depth-perception, color vision.

Additional Information

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American Lighting and Signalization (ALS) provides street lighting and traffic signalization construction, maintenance and emergency response services in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. Our major customers include state departments of transportation (DOTs), investor-owned and municipal utilities, commercial retail land developments and commercial road contractors.