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Foreman (Industrial or Steel)  (Full Time)
Location: Madison Heights
Department: Industrial Services, Steel Erection

Summary Works as member of crew to raise, place, and unite beams, columns, and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure frameworks in a safe and consistent manner by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


a.        Has practical knowledge of Regulatory Compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), CSE, Inc. Rules and Regulations and Site-Specific Rules and Regulations.

b.       Understands OSHA standards relating to Steel Erection; understands and complies with CSE, Inc. Safety Program, rules, regulations and updates.

c.        Works within AISC Certification Procedures.

d.       Trained to safely operate forklifts, JLG type man-lifts, scissor-lifts and similar equipment.

e.        Observes 100% of tie-offs.

f.        Leads and controls skilled labor and work crews engaged in all activities concerned with structural steel erection and miscellaneous metals installation.

g.       Optimizes resources to ensure efficient and timely completion of work.

h.       Keeps records of all work completed; documents and records time, equipment, and materials used in production of project scope of work, for outside the scope of work

i.         Proceeds only after written authorization is received, or is notified to provide by Project Manager.

j.         Obtains customer signatures on documents.

k.       Documents employee absenteeism, policy violations and performance/behavior warnings on appropriate forms. Notifies HR immediately of same.



Supervisory Responsibilities: Oversees field employees engaged in steel erection and ironworking activities.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty safely and satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma preferred


Language Skills: Ability to read, interpret, and follow project documents including: specifications, drawings, project plans, lift plans, procedures, and memos. Able to give instructions efficiently and effively to workforce. Communicates with Project Managers to ensure the optimum outcome.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.                                         

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid driver's license.


Other Qualifications Must be able to travel.


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The employee is usually exposed to significant heights and small ledges.






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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded.  Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. 


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law. 

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