Foreman (San Diego, CA)

Job Title

Construction foreman


San Diego, U.S.


Gross remuneration 25000.00 - 35000.00 € Yearly

Job Type


Working hours

Full time

Job Description

Job Summary

Under general supervision, serves as lead person for field crew implementation of special assignments or sub-tasks related to the construction of landfill gas collection or other environmental pollution control systems. Relocation assistance available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interpret project plans and specifications.
  • Oversees portions of larger construction projects including pipe fusion/installation, extraction well drilling and installation, construction of blower/flare station components, installation of pumps, sumps, etc.
  • Assists in drilling operations. Assists in completing wells during drilling projects by lifting and carrying materials such as bentonite and gravel and placing or shoveling the materials into the drilled gas well.
  • Enters excavations to fuse pipe, install gas system piping, and install leachate or condensate piping.
  • Enters manholes, sumps, or other confined spaces to assist in the installation of new gas system or leachate/condensate system piping.
  • Assists in the repairs of leachate and condensate lines by cutting piping and/or removing or draining leachate or condensate liquids.
  • Operates power saws and drills to connect and cut piping and wellheads, and to cut slots into new or existing gas system piping.
  • Applies glues and primer to gas and leachate system piping to repair or connect piping.
  • Operates heavy machinery such as rough terrain forklifts, excavators and backhoes to excavate and move landfill waste and soil for installation of gas system and leachate piping.
  • Receives materials, maintains material inventory, prepares receiving reports, and reviews time cards and expense reports for assigned crew.
  • Implements health and safety requirements and generates supporting documentation. Participates in the SAFE process by making observations and providing employee feedback.
  • Maintains daily logs of project progress.
  • Tracks and maintains construction equipment and tools.
  • Calls off rental equipment when no longer needed Review site checklists. Inform Project Manager of any major changes or concerns, and address the items.
  • Participates in monthly tailgate Health and Safety meeting. Participates in monthly Health and Safety (SOP) training.
  • Prepares daily logs and reports for work performed on sites during workday.
  • Actively participate in the SAFE process by making observations, review and assist in the development of the project health and safety plans including the associated Job Task Safety Analyses.


  • Minimum of 2 years of landfill gas construction preferred or 2 years of related construction experience required.
  • Prior successful oversight of projects as a Foreman, Senior Technician, or Operator.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of excavation or pipe installation practices.
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Valid driver' s license with driving record in good standing required.
  • 40 hour Health & Safety, 8 hour Supervisor, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120, Confined Space Entry, and Trenching Excavation Safety training preferred.
  • Meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electric tools, (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools, (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.), and providing services under various weather conditions.


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