Electrical Foreman - Large Projects

LEI Companies, Inc.
Job Description

Company Description

LEI Companies, founded in 2002, is a full-service electrical contractor and energy solutions provider specializing in complex renovations, new construction and special systems including fire alarm and building automation. And we understand that it takes exceptional people to provide exceptional service.

Job Description Summary:

Responsibilities include the complete oversight of electric work and all aspects of field management and administration. This includes the planning, coordination and layout of the work, ensuring that materials, tools, equipment and information are in the proper places at the proper time to meet or exceed production rates, performing the actual work and installations as required.

The Foreman has the ultimate responsibility of safety on the project and ensures adherence and compliance to the LEI Health and Safety Manual, all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards and any project specific requirements.

This is a leadership role requiring the ongoing analysis and improvement of existing business processes and procedures; always looking for opportunities to improve the system, generate efficiencies, capture savings or implement new solutions. You will be required to interact and communicate with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, it is expected that this is done cooperatively, with good faith, and in alignment with the LEI core values. Leaders are expected to step in and help solve problems in any department, with any individual, always eager to train, mentor or coach others as well as pursue individual growth and development.

Key Accountabilities

  • Safety (Champion of Culture and Performance)
  • Preplanning (Document review, Routing of systems, field take off (field estimate) & Materials, buyout, Prefabrication plan, Internal Schedule)
  • Communication (Clear and Professional; Internal and External)
  • Documentation (Timely, Detailed, Accurate, “Keep Score”)
  • Field Install (Coordinate tools, information, materials and equipment, Remove obstacles, Deliver Quality)
  • Field Budget (Beat LH&D, Inspire Productivity, Change Mgmt. partner with PM)
  • MALT (Mentor, hold Accountable, Lead performance, Train excellence)
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects ranging in size from $250k to over $1MM
  • Commitment to train, educate and develop other employees
  • Independence and ability to accomplish job responsibilities with minimal oversight

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (Other Duties May Be Assigned to Meet Business Needs):

  • Review, interpret and analyze contract documents, plans, specifications and schedules
  • Review, interpret and analyze estimates, proposals, projections, phasing and project strategy
  • Develop job setup plans including storage, logistics, tools, equipment and technology needs
  • Prepare complete takeoffs for labor tasking, budget comparison and material buyouts
  • Identify and initiate all BIM and prefabrication requirements and opportunities
  • Prepare and consistently update man loaded task level current and three (3) week look ahead
  • Review and interpret long and short-term schedules, plan long lead items accordingly
  • Create dimensioned and scaled sketches of all pads, sleeves, conduit racks, underground feeders, electrical and equipment rooms, utilize BIM whenever possible
  • Review and verify that all wiring diagrams and shop drawings are accurate
  • Establish all installation means and methods, adhering to the specifications and budget
  • Ensure crews have all required materials, tools and layout in the work area at the proper time
  • Answer crew questions and provide acceptable solutions in a timely manner
  • Ensure all crew members turn in accurate daily time records with units and material needs
  • Oversee completely and be responsible for the crew productivity, quality and workmanship
  • Ensure that all installations comply with the NEC and local AHJ requirements
  • Receive and check all material against Buy Outs, Material Requisitions and Purchase Orders
  • Handle damaged, missing or backordered items in accordance with established procedures
  • Establish and maintain safeguards to prevent damage, theft or loss of material and equipment
  • Update and post changes to all field drawings and specifications ensuring they are current
  • Create RFI’s for any areas of concern, trade coordination, design discrepancies or conflicts
  • Monitor and incorporate all approved change orders into the material and work plan
  • Follow the change order process for all extra work required outside of our contracted scope including extras for the GC or other trades
  • Inform Project Manager immediately of extra work required outside of our contracted scope
  • Attend required meetings and address all electrical scheduling and coordination needs and ensure the comments are recorded accurately in the meeting minutes
  • Maintain and keep current all As-Built drawings weekly
  • Complete daily field reports and maintain a written daily log
  • Maintain an ongoing task list striving towards NO loose ends, NO rework and ZERO punch list
  • Coordinate, plan and document all required testing in accordance with contract documents
  • Enforce LEI policies, procedures and standards
  • Promote positive attitudes and high morale on the jobsite with alignment to the LEI values
  • Promote and maintain a clean and safe work environment through weekly safety meetings and enforcement of all safety and jobsite rules
  • Fill out all safety and injury reports in a timely manner

Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities and Requirements:

  • Managerial and leadership skills are essential
  • Customer service skills and ability to develop new and build existing relationships
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing projects and teams
  • Expert knowledge of the construction industry and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of common construction tools and their usage
  • Ability to direct Journeymen and Apprentices
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret and follow plans and specifications
  • Valid Colorado Journeyman Electrician License
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and approved motor vehicle record

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb kneel, balance, push, pull and reach overhead
  • Lifting fifty-one (51) to one hundred and fifty (150) pounds with help is required
  • Work eight (8) to ten (10) hours, six days a week on your feet in all elements of weather
  • Make transition from parking areas into construction work areas and gain access to all work areas by means of OSHA approved construction ladders or stairs

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
?ob Type: Full-time

Wage: $40.00 - $45.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
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