Foreman -Gas (SU) at Pike Electric, Inc.

Posted in Construction 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Foreman-Gas position is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance, replacement, and repair of natural gas distribution infrastructure. This position must have experience with the installation of natural gas mains, services, and appurtenances. The Foreman manages the field operations with a focus on safety, compliance, efficiency, cost management, and innovation. Effectively plans and anticipates project needs and issues to accomplish company, crew, and client goals. This position may also be required to travel to various work locations based on Pike clients’ needs and deliver optimum customer service.

Essential Functions:

  •  Possesses working knowledge of leadership and management skills.

  • Possesses working knowledge to execute company and client safety requirements and construction standards.

  • Exhibits strong safety behaviors and core company values to create a safe work culture.

  • Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance, or replacement work of natural gas infrastructure.

  • Conducts pre-job or tailgate briefings.

  • Must possess operator qualifications to perform covered tasks as needed.

  • Possess working knowledge of gas infrastructure installations (predominately polyethylene pipe).

  • Capable of leading, training, and mentoring less experienced employees in a safe and productive workmanship manner.

  • Responsible for the coordination, direction, and inspection of crew members work.

  • Experience with OSHA competene person standards. 

    • Testing and classifying soils

    • Sloping and shoring standards

  • Interpret variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Frequently works around live gas mains when performing taps, stop-offs, or     tie-ins.

  • Maintains company vehicles and ensure proper care and storage of tools and equipment.

  • Responsible for complying with company reporting procedures and completing required paperwork in a timely manner. 

  • Must have general knowledge of computers and/or tablets to complete daily information requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  •  Minimum of 1 year of recent field experience in natural gas preferred.

  • Working knowledge of gas installation techniques and standards.

    • Operator qualified in pipe fusion

  • Able to read and communicate effectively in English

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Commercial Driver’s License is strongly preferred.

  • Able to obtain DOT medical card.

  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.

  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.

  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.

  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.

  • Willing to work over-time when requested

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 dirt, 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 employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system from fumes, odors, dust, mists, or gases. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.


  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

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

This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.


Pike Electric, LLC is a Non-Union Company

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

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