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Pike Corporation General Foreman - (GAS) - Dominion in Charlotte, North Carolina

General Foreman - (GAS) - Dominion

Job Number: 210002A8

Primary Location : North Carolina-Charlotte

Organization : Pike Corporation, Inc.

Position Summary: The general foreman is a field role position directly responsible for the supervision, assignment and coordination of gas crew construction, replacement, retirement and maintenance activities. The general foreman continuously improves safety culture by exhibiting strong safety behaviors and core company values to create a safe work culture. The general foreman ensures the productive workforce supports all divisional, departmental, site and corporate goals while in accordance with all company policies and local, state, and federal regulations. The general foreman will direct the work and provide technical assistance to crew foremen assigned to assist him/her and craft employees working under lump sum, unit price, and hourly price contracts. It is preferred the general foreman have 5 years of continuous experience. The general foreman may participate in job estimation and client development and could attend pre-bid meetings and conduct client pre-construction meetings. The general foreman will be responsible for the safety, efficient scheduling, and work quality of crews in his/her area. This qualified individual will possess the skills to schedule and oversee multiple crews in multiple geographic areas and should possess the ambition to develop into the position of superintendent.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee projects to ensure all crews are working safely while performing new construction, maintenance, replacement, repair, testing, adjusting work and/or joint trench distribution equipment/systems which includes, but is not limited to the following:

o Gas main installation or retirement.

o System improvement of gas infrastructure components.

o Service installation

o Mentor, coach, train, develop, and evaluate employees

o Parcel research and service replacements

o Inspection/QAQC

o Horizontal directional drilling

o Gas and electric joint trench capability

o Pipeline testing

o Ability to obtain licenses and permits required for work

  • Responsible for maintaining company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working conditions

  • Manage crews that frequently work gas tapping equipment on live gas mains.

  • Ensures that all employees and crews are in compliance with Pike safety policies, have required safety training, equipment and information.

  • Responsible for managing /directing multiple construction crews.

  • Responsible for the proper allocation of personnel, equipment and tooling for maximized safety, productivity, quality and customer schedule

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess or be capable of obtaining a Commercial Drivers’ License.

  • Must be capable of working in confined spaces/areas.

  • Must be able to work independently or with others.

  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.

  • Operational experience of various types of heavy equipment:

  • Backhoes, excavators and skid steer loaders

  • Articulating Man-lifts

  • Trenchers

  • Track Crawler Loader/Backhoe

  • Rough Terrain Telescopic Forklifts

  • Willing to work over-time or long hours during emergency conditions and/or when requested. Schedules can change frequently and with short notice.

  • Up to 90% travel required

  • Capable of following Company safety rules and policies.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of construction standard practices, techniques, quality requirements, applicable codes and standards.

  • Must be capable of working in close proximity of energized equipment and facilities.

  • Must interpret construction drawings (i.e. elevations, plan views, section views, details, etc) and communicate with customers and subordinates.

  • Ability to accurately evaluate technical situations and recommend resolutions to problems.

  • Ability to administer coaching, mentoring, and performance management.

  • Ability to develop and interpret a material list, bid packages, scope documents, schedules, and budgets required in work performance.

  • Proficient knowledge in all components of gas distribution systems infrastructure.

  • Able to direct the daily work of the crews.

  • Working knowledge of current blanket and bid construction contract items.

  • Perform employee evaluations.

  • Interview and recommend employees for hire.

  • Ability to interface with contractors, designers, vendors, and other parties connected with the project.

  • Check, verify and approve time sheet and routine reports.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel preferred.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical equipment and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.


  • Emphasis on Safety

  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Trustworthy

  • Commitment

  • Professionalism demonstrated through unwavering reliability and punctuality

  • Good appearance and attitudes

  • High productivity work ethics

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Receptive to constructive instruction/coaching

  • Multitask on multiple jobs at the same time

  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested the ongoing needs of the organization.

Pike is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Pike is a Non-Union Company

Req ID: 210002A8