Trio Electric Foreman / Project Leader in Austin, Texas
Foreman ElectricianDepartment OpenFLSA Status Non-exemptLocation Field - traveling throughout Houston
Summary (Overview of the job)
The foreman electrician manages the labor, materials, and production of one or more projects. The foreman provides technical expertise in installing and troubleshooting electrical wiring and equipment. Other duties and travel will be required.
This job description does not limit management's ability to assign additional tasks.Tasks (Day to day work activities)
Examine and inspect work progress, equipment, and construction sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications are met.
Read specifications such as blueprints to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures.
Estimate and order material and evaluate worker requirements to complete jobs.
Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the activities of workers.
Confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments, and contractors in order to resolve problems and to coordinate activities.
Record information such as personnel, production, and operational data on specified forms and reports.
Assign work to employees, based on material and worker requirements of specific jobs.
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Diagnose and inspect systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
Work scheduled hours including overtime and weekends. Respond to and work when requested by management.
Arrive on time and leave at the end of the shift.
Follow safety rules and notify supervision or others when a safety hazard is observed.
Knowledge (Comprehension of facts and principles to succeed in this job role)
Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in electrical work.
Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications to solve problems.
Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing good customer service.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards - Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, Clients, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Skills (Developed capacities that facilitate successful performance)
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Professionalism - Communicating respectfully, avoiding derogatory language, dressing appropriately, and affirming instruction. Zero tolerance for harassment.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering potential actions and choosing the most appropriate one.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Our goal at TRIO is simple ? we want to become The Best! It is impossible to reach this goal without our employees. In fact, employees are TRIO?s number one asset and we are always looking for more.
TRIO offers a fun and fast paced culture that fosters safety, professionalism and education. We provide an outstanding workplace with industry-leading benefits including education reimbursement, paid holidays, paid vacation, medical, dental and vision and life insurance benefits.