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MasTec Utility Services Gas Foreman - Richmond, VA in Richmond, Virginia

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Any applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Job Purpose

The Gas Foreman leads the crew to complete daily tasks related to the installation and repair of natural gas pipelines and/or joint trench utilities for power and telephone in a safe and correct manner. The position is in charge of ensuring crew safety and productivity, installing and pressure testing both mainline and service line gas pipe, as well as completing routine safety inspections and documentation. This position oversees the Line team and works with customers, senior management, and personnel from other departments.

Essential Functions

  1. Oversee and coordinate crew work to install natural gas pipelines via open-cut or directional drill methods.

  2. Obtain all necessary licenses, permits, and materials for each job.

  3. Oversee, accomplish, and ensure all work quality related to each project and assume full responsibility for its standard and timeliness.

  4. Coordinate and delegate daily tasks to crew members related to digging and placing product.

  5. Gain entry to site buildings for work crew and call in utilities located at each project site.

  6. Facilitate daily toolbox talks and weekly safety inspections to ensure the crews work safely.

  7. Complete all paperwork in a timely manner.

  8. Train new hires and trainees to learn the trade.

  9. Track employee hours and submit for payroll on a timely basis.

  10. Call in utilities located at each project site.

  11. Inspect existing utilities are properly identified and exposed, to ensure piping is correctly installed and fused, job meets customer specifications, and it meets company quality standards.

  12. Drive, haul, and/or operate equipment to/from job sites to assist crews in completion of work.

  13. Keep the job(s) moving on time, clean up, and perform job restoration at the end of job.

  14. Communicate with customers and inspectors.

  15. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Degree, or equivalent.

  2. 3 years of experience with gas pipeline construction or maintenance, with 2 years of supervisory experience.

  3. Proficiency in fusing, tapping, pressure testing, and purging.

  4. CDL Class A license.

  5. OSHA 10 Certification.

  6. Knowledge of gas and how to safely work around it.

  7. Knowledge of customer’s specifications, being able to read and interpret prints.

  8. Proficiency in all phases of line construction.

  9. Compliance with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices according to MasTec and/or project customer, whichever standard is higher.

  10. Ability to talk with customers’ inspectors and have a sense of customer service.

  11. Experience in operating heavy equipment and general construction.

  12. Ability to visually inspect fusion or welded joints, spot utilities, and locate marks on the ground by color.

  13. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  14. Precise hand-eye coordination.

  15. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

  16. Ability to work outdoors, even in extreme weather conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 5 or more years of experience, with prior staff supervisory responsibility.

  2. Pipe Fusion certifications.

  3. OQ-Operator Qualified.

  4. DOT Certified Flagger.

  5. Excavator training.

  6. First Aid and CPR certification.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, working in confined spaces, working off a pole or in a bucket. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind for 10 hour work days, with breaks. During storms this role will work in these conditions from 10 to 15 hours daily, breaks included.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 100 pounds.

Don’t miss this great opportunity!

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Gas Foreman - Richmond, VA

Location: VA-Richmond

Requisition ID: 44125