Utility Foreman

We are looking for a knowledgeable, experienced utility foreman to coordinate operations and oversee workers at our numerous construction sites. You will be responsible for the water, sewer, storm drain, storm water management, and all utility aspects of the project. As the on-site liaison between Construction Managers and Urban N. Zink management, the foreman will be the key person in charge of overseeing the completion of the project with a keen awareness of production goals, productivity, and employee safety.

The ideal applicant will have a solid background in the field, strong leadership skills and the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. The utility foreman must be well-organized and strongly focused on safety above all and at all times.


  • Oversee and ensure that all safety rules are being followed at all sites at all times
  • Perform project while meeting county, state, and federal guidelines for installing water, sewer, storm drain, storm water management, and all utility aspects of the job per given drawings
  • Produce work schedules in accordance with the availability of employees, contractors and labor laws and monitor the attendance of crew
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supply delivery, and personnel
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors.
  • Mentor, manage and train employees, as well as oversee subcontractors
  • Provide for adequate resources and staffing to meet safety needs, regulations, best practices, laws and project schedule
  • Emphasis on the safe use of heavy equipment including training
  • Develop and oversee quality standards on all sites
  • Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on-site quickly and amicably
  • Report project status to supervisors and Project Managers and regularly


  • High school diploma or certification in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter)
  • 4+ years’ experience as a utility foreman
  • Extensive knowledge of construction best practices, equipment maintenance, and use, and OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to read drawings, plans, and blueprints and convey this information to others
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Good physical condition and stamina

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