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Tower Foreman

Chicago, IL

Posted: 07/19/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Telecommunications and Electrical Power-Line Insta Job Number: 82689

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Tower Foreman will oversee the team of Tower Technicians assigned. 
  • Ability to meet all Roles and Responsibilities of a Tower Technician I, II, III
  • Project planning
  • Pre-Project planning
  • Scheduling
  • Daily status updates to management team
  • Responsible for keeping Tower Technician  time for payroll
  • Post project complete responsibilities
  • Meet with property owners when needed on the overall project
  • Verify installation has been done properly before leaving the project. Required photos must be sent to the assigned Field Construction Manager for approval before leaving the site.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Safety Expectations:
  • You are the responsible person on site, if you leave you must ensure that there is someone on site that can take that responsibility
  • Ensure a JSA/tool box talk is completed daily and submitted to the safety coordinator
  • PPE must always be worn
  • Your team Must be Tied off 100% of the time
  • Ensure there is a safety manual on site and everyone knows where to locate it
  • Ensure there is a safety rescue kit and it has all necessary equipment in it
  • Ensure there is a complete first aid kit, a working fire extinguisher and water on site
  • If a representative of OSHA arrives on site introduce yourself as the lead and listen to what they have to say; Inform your assigned PM when it is safe to do so.
  • In case of emergency ensure the area is safe for you to be there and call 911
  • Ensure all employees have safety certifications required on site or at the office filed
  • Make sure worksite is always free of trash, debris, and tripping hazards
  • Must always be drug and alcohol free on the job site
  • Believes ZERO is achievable and is the expectation of the job

Success Factors:
  • Ability to manage conflict
  • Oversee all equipment and supplies
  • Respect and Courtesy of other team members and customers is required
  • Commitment to ZERO incidents through leading by example
  • Comfort and ability to work at heights, including (but not limited to) on ladders, aerial lifts, poles or rooftops
  • Ability to work well with a team or alone if necessary
  • Willingness and ability to work outside in all weather conditions and altitudes
  • Able to lift over 50 pounds
  • Proficient computer skills

Work Environment:
  • Must be able to work in a variety of physical positions, including climbing, sitting, standing, walking, hands over head and reach out.
  • May be required to work day, evening or night hours, overtime, weekends and out-of town assignments
  • May be required to travel in multiple states throughout the U.S. with or without notice to meet project deadlines. Must be able to stay deployed for the duration of the job
  • Regular exposure to all weather conditions, especially hot, humid and/or rainy spring, summer and fall weather, combined with regular work time indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Assume responsibility for work outcomes and results of other workers
  • May be exposed to uncomfortable or distracting sounds or noise levels on sites of projects being managed or coordinated
  • May be exposed to common allergens on a regular basis including, but not limited to; grass, trees, hay, straw, etc.

Experience and Education:
  • All certifications of a Tower Technician  and an OSHA 30
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