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Mechanical Foreman

Knoxville (Tennessee) - Tennessee - United States

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Job Description

Reports to:  Senior Superintendent


The Mechanical Foreman will provide directives, work with and oversee field crews in the installation of water & wastewater process piping and mechanical equipment including planning and scheduling all requirements to control labor, equipment and material costs.  This individual will be responsible for the safe and timely completion of assigned operations and stay within budget.  


Including but not limited to:

  • Oversee craft personnel, daily/weekly schedules, and construction operations
  • Provide leadership and direction to construction personnel
  • Manage crews as well as coordinate work with other company foremen and subcontractors
  • 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
  • Ensure that ALL resources assigned are maintained, protected, secured and used at optimum efficiency 
  • Protection and enhancement of public relations, company image, and company worth
  • Understand project budgets and productions to manage personnel and equipment efficiently
  • Have a working knowledge of all required plans and specifications
  • Assist with survey and field layout
  • Carry out job duties while maintaining Lane values
  • And other duties as assigned



  • Must have a minimum of 5 - 10 years of experience in water & wastewater treatment plant construction
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Ability to work in high production environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working understanding of types of equipment necessary for production
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Must be willing to travel if necessary
  • 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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Knoxville (Tennessee) - Tennessee - United States