Ironworker General Foreman

  • McDermott
  • Willis, TX
  • Sep 12, 2020
Steel

Job Description

**Title:** Ironworker General Foreman **Location:** USA-Texas-Willis **Job Overview:** Raises, places and unites girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure framework, working as member of crew. The role of a General Foreman is to assist the Superintendent in providing leadership, direction and supervision of craft workers; to provide coordination in order that crafts work in a safe and productive manner. They plan, forecast and coordinate deliverables in line with quality, cost, specifications and industry standards. This person is to have a full working knowledge of their craft sector, to be aware of industry/legislative changes, safety protocols, relevant certifications (for personnel or equipment). **Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:** + Sets up hoisting equipment, raising and placing structural-steel members, with basic rigging knowledge for raising and placing structural steel members. + Fastens steel members to cable of hoist, using chain, cable or rope. + Signals worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel members. + Guides member, using tag line in order to guide it into position. + Pulls, pushes or pries steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device. + Forces members into final position, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools. + Aligns bolt holes in steel member using drift pins or spud wrenches. + Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members using plumb bob and level. + Bolts aligned members to keep them in position until they can be permanently bolted or welded in place. + Cuts and welds steel members to make alterations using oxyacetylene welding equipment and supplies. + Loads, transports, unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies. + May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces during installation. + Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment. + Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment. + Performs other duties as required. + Plan and coordinate labor requirements. + Evaluating performance against schedule. + Closing out Punch list items as allocated. + Advising Superintendent of any issues, impacts, risks or potential costs (financial or time). + Creating, maintaining and updating short range look ahead. + Maintain and monitor company and project specific HSE plans, ensuring awareness and compliance is asserted. + Liaise, coordinate and supervise subcontractors, ensuring they conform to site operations, safety specifics and project requirements. + Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines. + Monitors and reports on cost and man-hour budgets. **Basic Qualifications:** + NCCER or equivalent certification with relevant experience. + Minimum of 48 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline, with minimum of 12 months experience at Foreman level. + Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation. + Experience in forecasting and planning of project requirements: equipment, materials, etc. + Experience in creating short range look ahead for Foreman to execute. + Experience in monitoring cost and man-hour budgets. + Experience in executing the requirements and monitoring of the project deliverables. **Desired/Preferred Qualifications:** + Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. + Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. + Works under immediate supervision. + Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. + Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. + Work within precise limits to standards of accuracy. + Apply shop mathematics to solve problems. + Plan work and select proper tools. + Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects. + Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams. + Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked. + Degree qualified in Construction or related topic beneficial but not required. + Basic understanding of IT systems, including: Email, MS Office (Excel), etc. + Communication skills, both verbal and written. + Experience in executing, monitoring and updating of construction schedules. + Experience in adhering to, monitoring and implementing project HSE policies. + Must supply own tools appropriate for basic tasks. **Other Details:** If applicable to the project, etc. **Physical Requirements:** NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%) Standing F Walking O Sitting O Pushing F Pulling F Climbing O Balancing O Bending O Stooping O Kneeling O Crouching O Crawling O Reaching C Handling C Fingering C Feeling F Vision F Hearing F Lifting (lbs) Carrying (lbs) 0-10 F 0-10 F 10-25 F 10-25 F 25-50 F 25-50 F **Qualifications:** **Company Overview:** McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today **Job Field:** Iron Worker **Job Schedule:** Full-time **Employee Status:** Direct / Regular **Job Posting:** Oct 7, 2019, 4:37:32 PM **Requisition ID:** 1911000 McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.