IES Foreman - Structured Cabling in San Diego, California

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Job Summary:

The Foreman is the person on a large project that ensures that all work is installed, and maintained in accordance with the Company’s and Customer’s requirements, including safety, quality, and management. Candidates must have extensive structured cabling experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • TheForemanconsistently manages various project crews; assumes responsibility for effective performance of crews and provides necessary training; assumes responsibility for adherence to Company and customer safety and quality guidelines and holds weekly safety meetings; implements formal corrective action in compliance with Company policy.

  • Act as the senior Company liaison for operational interface with customer representative(s).

  • TheForemanwill ensure that deadlines are met per customer requirements.

  • Manage overall workload distribution and staffing levels.

  • Manage successful job completion; ensure productivity, job completion and compliance to project budget.

  • Fully complete all IES and project paperwork accurately and on time (specifically timesheets, material transfers, work orders, change orders, tool transfers and others as required); ensure all Job Closing Packages meet customer and Company standards.

  • TheForemanwill also perform quality checks; manage the prevention of outages; assist Project Manager with day to day job walks to ensure quality; prepare red-lined as-built drawings.

  • Serve as main on-site customer contact for questions and/or concerns; attend facility and constructions meetings when required.

  • TheForemanwill perform work consistently demonstrating a detailed level of technical knowledge; troubleshoot and resolve technical issues as they arise.

  • Review and monitor operational processes for accuracy, completeness, and efficiency, including but not limited to estimating, purchasing, invoicing, warehousing, scheduling and reporting.

  • Develop, redesign and implement process improvements as required to bring processes up to effective levels.

  • In concert with the Training Department, monitor all quality and safety issues related to the operations department. Actively promote safety as our first priority.

  • TheForemanwill be leading operation meetings and training sessions.

  • Manage tool and truck inventory/maintenance.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • TheForemanmust be able to work in an outdoor and indoor, construction work environment.

  • Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, and convey an appropriate professional image.

  • TheForemanmust promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.

  • Must possess proven problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and the ability to develop branch and job processes and best practices.

  • TheForemanmust also have proven high skill level to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.

  • Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.

  • TheForemanmust possess the ability to learn and teach the Company and customer project management systems. Must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.

Education, Certification, License, and Skill Requirements:

  • The Foreman must have a minimum of three (3) years supervisory or managerial experience.

  • The Foreman must also have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in telecommunications or a related technical or construction field.

  • Must be proficient with a computer and be skilled with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and MS Project).

  • Must meet Company minimum driving standards.

  • The Foreman must have demonstrated verifiable ability to define a project, create a project scope of work, create an estimate, develop detailed associated tasks and manage these to final completion and customer turnover.


  • Basic Hand Tools:screwdriver (regular and Phillips), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips (with belt sheath), pliers (needle nose and channel locks), hammer, wrench set, cable stripper, flashlight and gloves.

  • Trade Tools:Punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade, 6/8 position combo crimp tool, Krone/3M/BIX, butt set, volt-ohmmeter, 4-pair continuity tester and 5-gang punch tool.

Minimum Years of Experience


License Required


Minimum Education

High School


IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES’s 2016 fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, IES produced over $695 million in revenue and employed over 4,000 employees at over 77 locations across the United States.

From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

  • Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions:

  • Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it

  • Competitive Pay

  • Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match

  • Company Paid Time Off

  • Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans

  • Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage

  • Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs

EEO Statement

PLEASE NO AGENCY CALLS. NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.

EEO & Affirmative Action

The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company’s obligations as a contractor to the United States government.

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Disability Accommodation

IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to request assistance.

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Job ID 2017-3929

Locations US-CA-San Diego

Type Regular Full-Time

Division IES Communications