CH2M Crane & Mechanical Foreman - Level 2 - Prudhoe Bay Alaska in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

CH2M is now Jacobs.

The Foreman is responsible for management and execution of assigned projects in accordance with the requirements of the contract between Jacobs and clients, and in accordance with quality, safety, and cost control standards. The Foreman will plan and direct the work of crews based on job criteria including size of crew, work complexity, and any applicable state or federal requirements.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Initiates and maintains positive working relationships with client representatives within each facility, as well as other internal and external customers to facilitate project activities, understands current and future customer needs and continually strives to exceed customer expectations.

  • Possesses a basic understanding and knowledge of the terms and conditions of contracts, including the scope of work and associated client deliverables. Manages work in accordance with project goals, contract and customer requirements and expectations, including performance, quality, compliance and safety as outlined in the contract terms and conditions.

  • Regularly seeks customer feedback, measures customer satisfaction and acts on results to improve performance.

  • Adheres to Work Execution Plan expectations, including assigning work in accordance with work management processes and ensures the safe execution of work within the planned and approved scope, job plans, timelines and approved budgets.

  • Evaluates risks, consequences and impacts of activities on customers and other key individuals as well as what in the business may potentially cause harm to people or property.

  • Supports the organization-wide approach to continuous improvement (CI) by working to improve processes, procedures and systems through CI initiatives, measurement and evaluation

  • Drives, promotes and instills a culture of “Safety Leadership” that is incident and injury free and in which all employees feel responsible for safety and pursue it on a daily basis.

  • Promotes a safety culture that supports and encourages employees to go beyond the “call of duty” to identify unsafe conditions and behaviors and are comfortable intervening to correct inappropriate behaviors and concerns.

  • Educates and trains employees on the requirement to assess the risks applicable to tasks and required work.

  • Ensures that employees have the understanding and capability to implement appropriate procedures and/or controls to reduce risk to an acceptable level and that each use any required personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

  • Communicates the organization’s goals and ensures employees understand the importance of their contribution to the organization towards delivering results.

  • Manages performance and employee development.

  • Drives productivity through expectation setting, direct feedback and coaching, addressing areas of concern/competence with each team member.

  • Monitors training and compliance with contract and company safety and environmental procedures and policies; documents and ensures that corrective measures are implemented when required.

  • Participates in, and supports, the Alaska Competency Assurance Program including completion of assessments for staff as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Proven ability to plan, coordinate and execute high priority jobs in a timely manner that would involve multiple crafts (drill site operation, general maintenance, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, electrical, etc.)

  • Ability to use tools and equipment applicable to petrochemical operation or related maintenance operation

  • Ability and knowledge to interpret blueprints and redline drawings.

  • Knowledge of technical and safety policies, procedures and standards applicable to the maintenance craft

  • Ability to communicate clear direction to work crew Leads, Crews, management and client representatives

  • Ability to work as part of a team; communicate effectively with fellow workers; and demonstrate commitment to established safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to direct others in planning and scheduling work execution

  • Ability to recognize and correct gaps in the safe execution of field maintenance work scope

  • Ability to effectively manage and lead maintenance crews•Possess strong leadership and supervisory skills

Physical Demand/Work Environment:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Must have ability to stand, walk on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, sit, squat, kneel, reach through low and high ranges and exhibit normal balance and coordination. These basic physical requirements are essential for safe performance of the job in harsh environments with exposure to very cold temperatures and while wearing arctic gear.

  • Lift 50 lbs from floor to waist level x 2 with a 12 second interval.

  • Lift 43 lbs from floor to shoulder level x 2 with a 12 second interval. Lift 28 lbs from floor to crown/overhead level x 2 with a 12 second interval.

  • Carry 50 lbs with two hands for a minimum distance of 30 feet x 2 (allow a 60 second rest period between repetitions).

  • Stairs: Walk up and down 20 steps x 5 repetitions for a total of 100 steps self-paced (Allow a 60 second rest break after walking up and down 50 steps).

  • Climb Stairs and Carry: While carrying 30 lbs in one hand and holding onto a railing with the other hand for safety, walk and down 20 steps x 3 for a total of 60 steps. Self-paced but continuous. (Allow a 60 second rest break after walking up and down each set of 20 steps).

  • Slanted Ladder: Climb up and down 30 rungs x 2 repetitions for a total of 60 rungs. Self-paced (Allow a 60 second rest period after a set of 30 rungs)

  • Repetitive Stoop Test: Perform from standing position, bend forward at waist as far as possible without bending the knees with hands reaching toward the floor x 10, self-paced, but continuous.

  • Repetitive Kneel Test: Perform from standing, kneel on one knee, alternate from left to right knee, x 10 each knee.

  • Repetitive Squat Test: Perform a functional squat and stand x 10.

  • Twist and Flex Test: Perform from standing alternate toe touches x 10 to each side to assess ability to twist and flex the trunk repetitively

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Two (2) years of field maintenance experience

  • Three (3) years of effectively managing and leading technicians

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be covered by Jacobs auto insurer

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • One (1) year working with remote North Slope operations with demonstrated knowledge of facilities, safety processes, and maintenance procedures preferred

CH2M is now Jacobs, join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across the globe. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.

CH2M will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.