Residential Electric – Foreman

  • Location: Amelia, OH
  • Type: Traditional
  • Job #557

Job Title: Field Foreman – Residential Electric
Pay: $18-$25 BOE
Hours: M-F, 7:00am-4:00pm OT as needed
Location: Amelia,OH

*Looking to put your extensive electrical knowledge to use? CraftForce is offering the opportunity to work with a trusted client as they fill their need for a Field Foreman. *

Job Summary: This is a line level supervisor position responsible for the installation and repair of residential electrical wiring, fixtures and related components and supervision of Company and subcontracted work crews.  Work is in accordance with the instructions received by a Division Manager. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Receives written diagrams, specifications and oral instructions from a Residential Manager or designee covering emergency and scheduled repairs, installations, and other work to be performed.

  • Coordinates activities between assigned crew and support departments within the organization.  Adheres to project schedules through the efficient utilization of assigned manpower, monitors material usage and orders the same through the warehouse.

  • Assists in installing and repairing wiring, electrical fixtures, switches, receptacles, relays, fuse boxes, and circuit-breaker panels in accordance with specifications and local electrical codes.

  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads. 

  • Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments 

  • Receives notification from apprentice electricians, helpers and subcontracted sub crews of potentially dangerous equipment and/or faulty components and the corrective action taken. 

  • Supervises a variety of ancillary duties such as loading and unloading project materials and carrying the same to a work area at a job site, erecting scaffolding and ladders, holding materials, tools, and supplies, cleaning the work area and removing trash and debris.


Additional Responsibilities


  • Ensures crews adheres to safety policies and procedures, and safe work practices including wearing proper safety gear.

  • Plans details of work, utilizes time efficiently, and minimizes waste of supplies and materials. 

  • May prepare project reports or complete project related forms.


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.  


The position is considered to have moderate to heavy physical demands.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to climb up to 30’ on ladders, work in overhead structures, walk, stand, twist, stoop, bend, squat, and kneel at least 90% of the workday.  The employee will occasionally be required to lift, carry and/or move in excess of 100 pounds and frequently be required to lift, carry and/or move in excess of 50 pounds during the normal course of a workday.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


Over 90% of the employee’s time will be spent working in a construction environment on residential housing developments.  The employee will be exposed to variety of weather conditions common to the local climate.  The employee may be required to wear protective headgear, eyewear, ear protection and other personal protective equipment as project conditions warrant. 


Performance Factors: The performance factors described here are core abilities that will contribute to the employee successfully carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities of this job.


  1. Adaptability: Shows resilience in the face of rapidly changing circumstances, shifting priorities, adversity, and multiple demands upon time and other resources; works well under stress and pressure.  Does not become defensive when receiving feedback from others, but instead uses feedback as a tool to do a better job.

  2. Assertiveness: Expresses oneself in a confident manner.  Does not hesitate to ask for resources; questions authority in a tactful way; is not threatened by conflict and manages disagreements well.

  3. Collaboration: Works effectively with others in order to achieve meaningful results; demonstrates a willingness to consider the suggestions and ideas of others; clearly communicates action plans and goals.

  4. Compliance: Follows established guidelines and procedures; thoroughly and accurately completes assigned tasks; understands the necessity for complying with regulations, following procedures or enforcing policies.

  5. Dedication: Fully invests oneself in the job and exhibits a high level of commitment; often makes personal sacrifices in order to get the job done or to handle a temporary increase in workload; sets high personal standards; emphasizes results and focuses on continuous improvement; takes the initiative regarding job functions and abilities.

  6. Integrity: Maintains firm adherence to values and principles; keeps promises and commitments; describes things as they really are, does not cover up, falsify information or stretch the truth; can be trusted; is fully accountable for words and actions and takes responsibility for mistakes; demonstrates willingness to make tough decisions.

  7. Motivation: Serves as a positive role model by performing at a high level of excellence; actively seeks out more difficult and challenging assignments; keeps a positive mental attitude which supports achievement of goals and objectives.

  8. Planning & Scheduling: Develops realistic plans that are effective in achieving established objectives; is sensitive to resource and time constraints.  Involves others in the planning process and integrates planning efforts across organizational departments; gives proper attention to both day-to-day activities and long-range plans.

  9. Problem Solving: Able to troubleshoot potential problems and develop preventive or contingency plans; does not take action based solely on “gut feelings” or “best guesses”; uses logic to support judgments; looks for the simpler, more practical causes of a problem. 


Minimum Qualifications


  1. Basic Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure.

  2. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the electrical contracting industry.

  3. High school diploma, relevant vocational school training, or completion of a formal apprenticeship training program.

  4. Valid driver's license and driving record suitable to KEP Electric's insurance carrier.

  5. Bi-lingual a plus

  6. Kentucky Masters electrical license a plus

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