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Transmission Working Foreman

MYR Group Inc.

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: September 8, 2022
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Job Description ABOUT THE ROLE The Transmission Working Foreman is responsible for leading electrical transmission crews on projects throughout a multi-state region. Travel is required. Company Overview At Great Southwestern Construction, Inc., we utilize our well-established, longstanding reputation to create enduring relationships. We have built this reputation by meeting the needs of our clients and team members in a safe and innovative work atmosphere. Our leadership team is second to none in providing support and opportunities for growth with over half of our senior management team having been promoted within the company. We believe in creating a balanced work-life environment built on our culture and values which include safety, integrity, respect, and initiative. With industry-leading benefits and compensation, we showcase the true value of our craft workers and truly put our People First. Are you ready to grow?     Success Attributes Drive—the unrelenting need for achievement and constant self-improvement.   Integrity—an adherence to not only what is legal, but also what is right.   Adaptability—the ability to adjust according to the situation, learn new things, innovate, and try new methods.   Team-Ability—the ability to function as a part of a team, placing the success of the whole team above the needs of the self.   Learn more about our history at:    Essential Functions Provide direct supervision and technical guidance to crews performing maintenance and construction activities on electrical transmission projects Coordinate work of essential personnel on-site for assigned projects Communicate and enforce all safety regulations Manage supplies, materials, and equipment Assist with planning and directing activities concerned with the project Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings, and scopes of work Communicate directly with Construction Managers and other project personnel as required Understand and follow detailed construction schedules Regular and predictable attendance Other duties as assigned Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable Essential functions of this position will be performed at a designated company office or field location ABOUT YOU Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent Documentation of completion of a journeyman program or certificate is required Prior experience as a working foreman is highly preferred Experience with digger derricks, boom trucks, bucket trucks, wire pulling equipment, and groundwork with utility crews is preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, blueprints, and scopes of work Must be able to coordinate and collaborate with multiple personnel from the field to the office Must be willing to travel and work away from home Must be able to communicate effectively, have good teamwork skills and able to understand, comprehend, and follow directions in the workplace Must have a quality work ethic and be committed to optimum customer service Must be able to work additional hours High awareness of safety; compliance with company safety rules is always required WHAT WE OFFER Compensation & Benefits Weekly pay via direct deposit. Medical, Basic Vision, Hearing, Regenexx, Teledoc (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage. Supplemental vision available. Dental – 100% employer-paid premium. Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment. Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% company match up to 6%. Paid time off starting at 5 days annually plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday). Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321. MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer. MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.