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Field Foreman

posted Aug 15, 2018, 1:52 PM by Chris Metzger   [ updated Aug 29, 2018, 12:43 PM ]
Phillips Tank & Structure (PTS) is a growing, team-oriented company located in Braddock, Pennsylvania. We have over 100 employees and specialize in designing, engineering, repairing and constructing aboveground metal storage tanks. We have active projects in various industries, such as petroleum, power, chemical and renewable fuels markets throughout the United States. Phillips Tank utilizes state-of-the art 3D modeling software to produce detailed design and fabrication drawings that are the best in the industry. We are currently looking to hire top field foreman. Join our team and become a “tankee” traveling throughout our beautiful country!

Compensation: Hourly wage based upon experience, plus per diem (to cover meals and lodging). Truck allowance and IT allowance. Normal hourly wage paid for work related travel (no overtime or subsistence). Non-union. Non-prevailing wage. Non exempt (eligible for overtime). PTO and paid holidays. Pay periods are weekly. Direct deposit is available.

Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision benefits are available on the first of the month following a 30-day probationary period. Phillips Tank pays 60% and employee pays 40% of medical benefit premiums. Employee pays 100% for vision and dental benefit premiums.

Shift: Project work schedules vary. However, a typical work shift is daylight (10 hours per day, 5 days per week).

Status: Full-time employee (subject to project availability and work schedules)

NOTE: Compensation, benefits, and other position details are subject to Phillips Tank’s policies and procedures.

Day to Day Duties:
  • Foreman are responsible for providing site supervision and site-based senior leadership of a PTS construction project.
  • Acts as point of contact with customer, vendors and subcontractors on site.
  • Works to maintain Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • The Field Foreman is responsible for understanding the contract scope of work and for the identification of field-initiated scope changes (change orders).
  • Provides leadership regarding Safety on the jobsite. Fosters a Safety Culture within the crew.
  • Provides leadership regarding Quality on the jobsite. Eliminates “go-backs”, rejected or sloppy work.
  • Enhances field productivity. Consistently perform projects under budget and on time.
  • Balances customer satisfaction with profitability of the project. Keeps customers happy yet protects the company regarding scope changes and barrier time.
  • Provides craft knowledge and experience to the crew. Expertise in several areas of PTS specialty work (welding, structural erection, tank repair, new tank construction, rigging etc.)
  • Evaluates field employees and identifies those who are candidates for promotion. Provides guidance and training to assist in their development. Communicates the employee evaluation information to Construction Managers and HR.
  • Assists Construction Managers and HR in recruiting field workers.
  • Responsible for the care and maintenance of all tooling and equipment, and immediately calling equipment off rent when no longer needed
  • Utilizes experience and skills to identify opportunities for improvement of company practices and resources.
  • Represents PTS in a professional, positive light to customers and employees.
  • Provides a positive contribution to pre-construction planning effort.
  • Communicates well with the support staff (i.e. Design, Purchasing, PM, Admin)
  • Knows and understands the estimated manhours and scope on projects prior to job start. Works with PM in tracking progress weekly (Field Labor Reports).
  • Works with Safety Specialist, Construction Administration and HR to assure that employees assigned to upcoming or ongoing work have received the necessary training and certifications. This may include safety training, DOT, OQ, welder testing, and site-specific requirements.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork i.e. – daily time sheets, safety and quality audits, customerrequired paperwork, equipment inspections etc.
  • Advises Project Management of potential problems, work interferences, and schedule difficulties; assists in resolving such problems, as required.
  • Provides complete, final, project paper work to Design Group at end of projects for creating of the Final QC Book.
To Apply:

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Phillips Tank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Chris Metzger,
Aug 29, 2018, 1:39 PM