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JOB DESCRIPTION

PRE-FAB SHOP FOREMAN
BIM/VDC Division

Purpose and Scope:

The Pipe Prefabrication Shop Foreman leads the shop crew in producing pre-fabricated materials to improve field efficiency and quality. The goal is to reduce installation hours by fabricating materials in a safe and efficient environment to meet industry deadlines. The foreman schedules, monitors, and organizes daily work in coordination with field operations, VDC, and project management. They are responsible for meeting budget goals, minimizing waste, and ensuring accurate and timely completion of work.

Schedule:

  • Normal work schedule: Monday to Friday, 40 to 42.5 hours per week, 8 to 8.5-hour days. Hours may vary to meet project deadlines.

Responsibilities:

Daily:

  • Fabricate piping and plumbing pre-fab assemblies accurately based on spool drawings.

  • Provide clear instructions and lead the shop crew to ensure correct work.

  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, provide training as needed.

  • Collaborate with the team to find solutions to problems.

  • Instruct others in the safe use of tools and equipment.

  • Train and develop apprentices.

  • Enter time for yourself and shop personnel.

  • Ensure a maximum 3-day turnaround for material submitted by field mechanics.

Weekly:

  • Perform assigned duties requested by the field operations manager.

  • Plan and organize jobs on a weekly basis to meet priorities, goals, and material budgets.

Monthly:

  • Participate in project forecasts, progress, and pre-construction meetings as needed.

Quarterly:

  • Review department objectives and outcomes.

Annually:

  • Participate in annual reviews.

  • Assist in evaluating the shop crew.

General:

  • Interact with project managers and field foremen professionally.

  • Identify and implement cost-effective procedures.

  • Attend training opportunities to stay updated with technology and gain knowledge.

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on shop equipment.

  • Support trade groups and peer networks.

  • Research and recommend improvements to administrative processes.

  • Stay informed about industry trends.

  • Willingness to work overtime, holidays, flexible hours, weekends, and travel as required.

Organizational Relationship:

  • Reports to the field operations manager.

  • Supervises assigned manpower and provides documented verbal counseling if needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Moderate walking, standing, climbing, heavy lifting, carrying, bending, and reaching.

  • Ability to lift and carry parts and equipment weighing 15-75 pounds.

  • Manual dexterity for high-quality craftsmanship.

  • Visual ability to read instructions, blueprints, and other materials.

  • Basic computer operation.

  • Hearing and verbal communication skills for effective conversation in person and on the telephone.

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid Virginia driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

  • Must pass a satisfactory criminal background check.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Referral program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision insurance

  • Bonus pay (Gain Share payouts) 

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