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Earthworks foreman

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Myanmar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/06/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/07/16)
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The Company:
A tunnelling company is looking for a Earthworks Foreman for a project in Myanmar.

The Role:
The Earthwork Foreman will supervise and coordinate activities of workers and equipment related to all earthwork activities on large civil construction projects in a safe and timely manner, utilizing the highest quality of workmanship in a safe manner.
Supervise all earthwork activates by client field employees and all sub contractors.
Should possess valid First Aid Certification and be able to articulate the relevant safety regulations for the work being performed.
Ability to be subject matter expert in field of work being completed, in order to step in if needed or conduct training.
Proficient with GPS machine controlled systems on heavy equipment.
Model safe work practices, including wearing of all personal protective and safety devices.
Report to superintendent any safety violations by crew members or subcontractors.
Oversee earthwork crew to ensure correct methods are employed and strict adherence to safety rules/regulations.
Under direction of superintendent, conduct daily/weekly “Tool Box Talks” on the assigned subjects.
Responsible for correcting any unsafe conditions that may exist or occur on the job site. This includes assisting with job site inspections. Follow through with any directions for abatement of any noted unsafe condition or hazard. Always report to your supervisor any unabated unsafe condition
Together with the Superintendent, look ahead, organize and coordinate work schedules for earthwork performed on project.
Plan for job equipment, material and personnel requirements as far in advance as possible.
Attend any required meetings.
Attend all scheduled supervisory meetings as assigned, together with all other company events/functions.
Attend all training classes, seminars as assigned.
Complete any necessary daily job logs.
Promote rapport and team work among field crew.
Know what to do if an inspector comes on site.
Know what to do/not to say in the event of a crisis on site.
Always present yourself in a professional manner.
Assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦Take reasonable care of your own and others’ health and safety
◦Have proper regard for safety and what it means to your crew and the company
◦Maintain Professional attitude with owners, inspectors, public and company personal.
◦Proficient in one or more craft areas
Capable of supervising a project of six or more craft workers’
Read blue prints skillfully
Ability to motivate workers, lead by example and communicate effectively
Ability to compute basic numbers, read scales and use simple fractions
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