JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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Position Summary

Industrial Electrical Foreman manages a crew that will install, repair, and maintain electrical wiring, conduit, equipment, and fixtures. They will work on underground cable and conduit installation, terminating, and equipment installation.


Qualification Highlights

  • Must have 4+ years of experience as an Industrial Electrician

  • Must have 2+ years in a supervisory role.

  • Must possess all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).

  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.

  • Must be able to work at heights in excess of 300 ft.

  • Must have reliable transportation.


Position Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.

  • Identify all tools required for tasks.

  • Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.

  • Lead crew in daily safe operations.

  • Manage workloads, supplies, equipment, and reporting.

  • Cut, bend and run conduit as specified on blueprints.

  • Install, modify and fabricate cable tray as necessary according to specifications.

  • Pull the cable through specified pathways.

  • Assemble and install electrical equipment.

  • Terminate wires and cable to electrical equipment such as but not limited to breakers, control panels, and distribution systems.

  • Test electrical components for continuity and proper voltage readings according to specifications.

  • Inspect electrical equipment and components to identify hazards and to ensure the equipment is in good operational condition.

  • Setup and maintain temporary power systems.

  • Install and maintain grounding systems for all equipment and structures.

  • Hoist equipment and tools into a location via bull rigging or crane.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have prior working experience with Zachry Industrial, Inc.

  • Must be able to read blueprints and schematics proficiently to perform duties.

  • Must be able to demonstrate former knowledge and experience working on high voltage systems.

  • Must have worked as an Industrial Electrician for a minimum of 4 years, and as a supervisor for at least 2 years.

  • Must be able to manage and lead a crew of journeyman and helpers on daily and weekly operations.

  • Must be able to keep records and report on the follow but not limited to: time, cost codes, equipment, personnel records, and operational updates.

  • Must know basic electrical theory for example but not limited to ohms law.

  • Must be able to install and modify cable tray using hand tools and power tools.

  • Must be able to bend and cut conduit using hand saws, hand tube bending equipment as well as power and hydraulic cutting and tube bending devices.

  • Must be proficient in cable pulling methods use to run the cable through specified pathways.

  • Must be able to use specialized electrical tools such as but not limited to ohm meters, multi-meters, and terminating devices.

  • Must be able to terminate both High and low voltage equipment and cable/wiring.

  • Must have mechanical and electrical knowledge of components relative to a New Construction Plant.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot equipment and systems for electrical malfunctions.

  • Must be able to identify different types, gauges, and color of cables and wires.

  • Must be able to follow instructions correctly.

  • Must be reliable, accountable, and consistent in performing administrative processes.

  • Must be able to illustrate knowledge and experience of working with a lock out tag out system.

  • Must be willing and able to follow all instructed safety regulations.

  • Must be able to make it work on time and work the designated schedule and any overtime as needed with the proper notification.


Preferred Additional Qualification

  • Current Zachry or Zachry ROF’ed employee.

  • Prior working experience with Zachry.

  • Licensed Journeyman Electrician.

  • Formal/technical education.


Reporting to:

This position will lead and manage a crew of journeyman and helpers. The crew size may vary, but the average span of control for this positions is between 5-15 workers.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting.

  • Will talk and hear to communicate.

  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:objects, materials, controls and tools.

  • May be required to pick up, lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.

  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms/scaffolding using the appropriate fall protection requirements.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE.

  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/spoggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves and leather steel-toed work boots.

ZACHRY is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug-Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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