Electrical Foreman- Commercial in Greensboro, NC at GPAC

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

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Job Description

I am currently working with a valued client who is in need of an Electrical Foreman in the Charleston, SC area.

General Summary: Electrical Foremen report to a Supervisor and are responsible for the management of jobs and/or work orders assigned to them. All work must be performed in accordance with the policies and procedures of the company. Work will consist of installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the commercial, industrial and residential electrical construction industry.

Mandatory Hiring Requirements: Resume, References, Background Check, Drug Screen Testing, Valid State Driver's License, Journeyman License preferred but not required.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Holidays, Vacation, 401K plan, and Direct Deposit.

Preferred Job Skills: Basic computer and software skills, current knowledge of NEC, time management and organizational skills necessary to complete job-site-related paperwork, planning, directing and coordinating work crews, superior oral and written communication, safe operation of hand tools and powered equipment, accountability for work layout, safety enforcement, and the physical security of material, tools, equipment and company vehicles.

Responsibilities: Work within precise limits and standards of accuracy and perform a variety of duties which may often change. Must utilize reason and logic to perform various mathematical operations rapidly and accurately. Visualize detail in objects, plans and drawings to recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings. Possess the ability to picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects. Will be personally responsible for work layout, leading and working with a crew, and assuring that materials/tools/equipment and information are staged on the job site in the proper places ahead of time.

  • Plan new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and national and local codes.
  • Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follow diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that work is installed as required.
  • Observe functions of installed equipment or system to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  • Repair faulty equipment or systems.
  • Personnel responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Recommend or initiate personnel actions (promotions, transfers discharges, and disciplinary measures).
    • Analyze and resolve work problems, and/or assist workers in solving work problems.
    • May train new workers.
    • Interpret company policies to workers.
    • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assign duties.
    • Monitor the work being performed and direct the crew.

  • Complete required paperwork (time sheets, safety reports, accident reports, etc.)
  • Requisition and inspect materials.
  • May be required to do a re-estimate.
  • Schedule work per the pace of the job and other trades.
  • Monitor and control the Company's established policies concerning, but not limited to, the following:

    • The Company's Substance Abuse Program.
    • Vehicle usage.
    • Hazardous Communication Program.
    • Quality Assurance Program.

    Position Requirements:

    Licenses: Current driver's license if required by job conditions; applicable federal, state and local licenses as required by job conditions or by the company.

    Certifications: Applicable federal, state and local certifications as required by job conditions or by the company.

    Education: High School Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent Watson training.

    Experience: 3 to 5 Years working in the electrical field as a foreman under an electrical contractor is preferred, but 1 to 2 years working in the field as a foreman under an electrical contractor is acceptable.


    • Plan, direct, and coordinate an entire activity or the activities of others.
    • Evaluate information and analyze problems logically to develop solutions.
    • Express ideas clearly to others.
    • Work with figures quickly and easily.
    • Deal with people in actual job duties beyond giving and receiving instructions.
    • Work independently.
    • Understand the meanings and relationships of words and use language effectively.
    • Work with numbers accurately to review budgets, materials, and time schedules.
    • Make decisions based on personal judgments.
    • Perform a variety of duties that often change
    • Deal with people in actual job duties and have agreeable working relationships.
    • See details and recognize errors in written material, numbers, charts, or tables.
    • Communicate effectively
    • Comprehend and practice safe work procedures as outlined in Company Safety Handbook.
    • Operate company vehicles with manual and automatic transmission.
    • Positively identify colors of wires.
    • Comprehend reading and drawing prints and schematics of same.
    • Bend conduit by hand with hand benders.
    • Must have the ability to use required power tools
    • Operate equipment, trenchers, lift trucks, etc. in a safe manner.
    • Capable of digging trenches, either by use of hand tools or power equipment.
    • Operate two handed tools and equipment as required.
    • Read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written instructions.
    • Operate and work from mechanical personnel lifts (electric or gas powered).
    • Work energized circuits and equipment as outlined in Safety Policy.
    • Supervise assigned job site employees to complete project.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

    GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 30 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.