JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
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GREGORY, TX 78359 - US


Electrical Instrumentation General Foreman




ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Electrical Foreman for new construction work.

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 for all phases of a Combined-Cycle Power Plant.

Qualification Highlights

  • Must have 4+ years experience as an Industrial Electrician
  • Must have 2+ years in a supervisory role.
  • Must posses 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 all required tools.
  • 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 work loads, supplies, equipment, and reporting.
  • Cut, bend, and run conduit as specified on blue prints.
  • Install, modify, and fabricate cable tray as necessary according specifications.
  • Pull 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 location via bull rigging or crane.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to read blue prints 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 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 Combined Cycle Power Plant.
  • Must be able to trouble shoot 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 to work on time and work the designated schedule and any overtime as needed with the proper notification.


Preferred Additional Qualification

  • Licensed Journeyman Electrician.
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) certification for Industrial 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 10-19 workers.

Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting 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 lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 
  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements.
  • Must be able to see full range of colors.
  • Must be able to use fingers in precise coordinated movements.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots. 





Required Tools (this position may or may not be required to provide tools on a daily basis)


  • Tool box with Lock
  • Tool Pouch or Tool Bucket
  • Stakon Pliers
  • Wire Strippers
  • Hacksaw
  • Set of Allen Wrenches
  • #1 Phillips Screwdriver
  • #2 Phillips Screwdriver
  • 8” Crescent Wrench
  • 10” Crescent wrench
  • 420 Channel Locks
  • 440 Channel Locks
  • Utility Knife
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Multi-meter
  • Protractor
  • Diagonal Cutting Pliers (Dikes)
  • 1/8” Straight Slot Screwdriver
  • 3/16” Straight Slot Screwdriver
  • ¼” Straight Slot Screwdriver
  • Screwdriver (screw holding type)
  • Hammer (Ball Peen or Claw)
  • ½” to 1 ¼” Knockout Set
  • 9” Side Cutting Pliers
  • Center Punch
  • Cold Chisel
  • Tri Square
  • 25’ Retractable Measuring Tape
  • Torpedo Level
  • Set of 3/8” Driver and Ratchet & Socket
  • 1 – Rain Coat
  • 1 – Rubber boots



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


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