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Conventional Tunneling Walker

Washington (District of Columbia) - District of Columbia - United States

Job Description

Job Description

The Walker will schedule all Tunneling related daily activities and coordinate field crews through directives given to foremen as well as plan and schedule all requirements to control labor, equipment and material costs.  This individual will be responsible for the timely completion of assigned operations and stay within budget.  The ideal candidate should be flexible with working hours.

Responsibilities:

Including but not limited to:

  • Safely direct works, perform daily JHA toolbox with Formemen and crew
  • Oversee field personnel, daily/weekly schedules, and construction operations
  • Supervise and schedule construction crews and subcontractors daily
  • Provide leadership and direction to construction personnel
  • Manage crew as well as coordinate work with other Tunnel Shift Supervisor and subcontractors
  • Organize and efficiently perform shift change meeting with other Walkers
  • Assist in On-the-Job training
  • Take an active role in emphasizing safety, quality and production, leading by example
  • Assist Engineers with quantities and productions
  • Coordinate equipment and crews and other job related activities to maximize efficiency
  • Perform additional assignments as needed, including actively assisting mechanics in TBM maintenance, and conveyor belt installation
  • Develop and train Foremen and Craft Workers
  • Ensure that ALL resources assigned are maintained, protected, secured and used at optimum efficiency 
  • Understand project budgets and productions to manage personnel and equipment efficiently
  • Have a working knowledge of all required plans and specifications
  • Develop Foreman through mentoring
  • Assist with survey and field layout
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values
  • And other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in conventional tunneling, including shotcrete, liner plates and other support of excavation
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Ability to work in high production environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of JDEdwards
  • Working understanding of types of equipment necessary for production
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent team building skills is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and quickly adaptable to changing conditions across all spectrums.
  • Demonstrated and verifiable ability to manage, supervise, schedule, and delegate on large and complicated projects

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Job Attributes

Req Code

375

Category

Field Operations

Job Type

Full-Time

Location

Washington (District of Columbia) - District of Columbia - United States