Substation Foreman - Boise - job 1197060

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Boise, Idaho

Employment type: Full-time

Job Description

Great Southwestern Construction, Inc., is currently seeking a Foreman for our substation projects. Great Southwestern has distinguished itself in the electrical construction industry by providing services based on its values of safety, respect, integrity, responsiveness, creativity, initiative and teamwork.

Company Overview:

At Great Southwestern Construction, we utilize our well-established, longstanding reputation to create enduring relationships. We have built this reputation by meeting the needs of our clients and team members in a safe and innovative work atmosphere. Our leadership team is second to none in providing support and opportunities for growth with over half of our senior management team having been promoted within the company. We believe in creating a balanced work – life environment built on our culture and values which include safety, integrity, respect, and initiative. With industry leading benefits and compensation, we showcase the true value of our craft workers and truly put our People First. Are you ready to grow?

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  • Provide direct supervision and technical guidance to Linemen, Groundsman and Apprentices (Line Crews) performing maintenance and construction activities on all electrical substation projects.

  • Responsible for coordinating essential personnel on-site for the project to include crew mobilization

  • Communicate and enforce all safety regulations

  • Manage supplies, materials and equipment

  • Assist with planning, directing and budget activities concerned with the construction of towers, foundations, lines, and other electrical material and equipment used for substation construction projects

  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings, and scopes of work

  • Communicate directly with Superintendents, Construction Managers, Project Managers, Line Crews and other project personnel as required

  • Understand and follow detailed construction schedules

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • The essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company designated office or field location

  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Must presently be qualified to be a Journeyman Lineman.

  • Prior experience as a Foreman, General Foreman or Superintendent highly preferred

  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, blueprints and scopes of work

  • Must be able to coordinate and collaborate with multiple personnel from the field to the office

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home

  • Experience with digger derricks, bucket trucks, trenchers, and groundwork with utility crews is required

  • Ability to work at heights up to and above 100 feet preferred

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, have good teamwork skills and able to understand, comprehend, and follow directions in the workplace

  • Must have a quality work ethic and be committed to optimum customer service

  • Must be able to work additional hours

  • A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times

  • Possession of a valid Commercial driver's license Class A preferred.

Employee Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Medical, dental, & vision

  • $15 weekly premium for employee-only & employee plus family coverage

  • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment up to $50,000

  • Generous 401(k) Plan

  • 100% match up to 6%; 5-year vesting schedule

  • Paid time off

  • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company

  • Holidays (8 per year)

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

Great Southwestern Construction, Inc., a MYR Group Inc. Company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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