UGE Foreman

at MasTec Inc.
Location Not Specified, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

Company Summary

MasTec, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company. Utility Services Group (USG) is part of the Power Delivery Segment and focuses on the electrical distribution, substation, water, transmission, and natural gas distribution infrastructures.

Job Summary

The UGE Foreman leads the crew to complete daily tasks related to the construction and maintenance of underground power lines, from plant/station to meter base, auxiliary facilities, and equipment for the distribution of electricity. They read blueprints of projects and are responsible for production. This position oversees the Line team, ensures crew safety, and collaborates with personnel from other departments.

Core Responsibilities

Obtain all the necessary materials for the job, and ensure all permits and licenses are in place.
Oversee work related to each project and assume full responsibility for its quality and timeliness.
Compliance with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices according to MasTec or the customer, whichever standard is higher.
Facilitate daily toolbox talks and weekly safety inspections. Disseminates information and ensures understanding of safety briefings.
Coordinate and supervise daily tasks for crew members related to digging and placing product.
Perform switching procedures to isolate and insulate, splice, and terminate underground power lines following proper safety procedures.
Provide for connecting and disconnecting, installing and removal, moving and transferring of various electrical devices on customers facilities, i.e., transformers, transformer banks, regulators, switches, switching devices, capacitor banks, etc.
Properly phase and mark/tag underground equipment.
Drive, haul, and/or operate equipment to/from job sites to assist crews in completion of work.
Train new hires and trainees to learn the trade.
Call in utilities located at each project site.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma, or equivalent.
3 years of experience operating heavy equipment and general construction.
2 years of supervisory experience.
Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required.

Preferred Qualifications

6 or more years of experience, including extensive experience supervising and training skilled labor.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships. Precise hand-eye coordination. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The Company reserves the right to revise or change the job duties as the need arises. Management reserves the right to change the description, duties, or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publicly traded company MTZ (NYSE).

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and EEOC regulations. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories

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