Feyen Zylstra is looking for an Electrical Foreperson for our Nashville, TN location. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Construction Group Leader. This role is responsible for leading our electrical teams in electrical installations, trouble shooting and maintenance within commercial and complex industrial settings. Our field leaders thrive to complete projects on time,safely and within budget.
•Oversees a team of 5-50 apprentices and electricians, responsible for safety, quality and job performance.
•Consistently enforces and promotes workplace safety procedures
•Consistently completes projects on time, within budget, and in a safe manner
•Has a history of managing large projects spanning 12-36 months effectively
•Demonstrates ability to complete foreman logs, performance evaluations,purchase order logs, time cards, etc. in a timely manner
•Maintains compliance with company policies; consults with project management, leadership and safety and HR staff to ensure consistent corrective measures aretaken and documentation completed
•Effectively manages tools, equipment, and people resources
•Coaches and mentors journeyman and apprentices on performance, safety and quality
•Establish expectations and motivates crews to consistently meet or beat goals
•Coordinates with purchasing, logistics and Virtual Design & Construction to ensure projects run smoothly
•Demonstrates ability to obtain, organize, and manage materials effectively and develop “as built” documentation
•Demonstrates excellent customer relations through utilization of effective problem-solving techniques
•Forecasts job costs (labor, material, rental equipment) accurately
•Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
•High school diploma or GED
•5 or more years of experience as an commercial/industrial electrician
•Prior experience with commercial and industrial electrical projects
•Strong knowledge of the most recent National Electrical Code
•Strong passion for safety, quality, employee coaching and commitment to excellence
•Skilled at interfacing with general contractors and end user customers
•Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and comfort with laptop and tablet technology
•Skilled at reading and following blueprints and electrical schematics
•Mechanical/technical aptitude and a passion for teaching others in this area
•Strong ability to lead others, including directing work and coaching for improvement
•Operates with honesty and integrity and remains professional under stress
•Self-driven, reliable and able to work independently even under pressure
•Solid planning, organizing, time management, communication and problem solving skills
•Strong team work and collaboration with peers and leaders
•Ability to travel regionally to project sites, work overtime and in varied weather conditions required
•Ability to work at elevated heights, and to lift up to 50 lbs as needed
We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, training and development, opportunity for growth, a safe work environment and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture.
Candidates are required to pass a drug screen, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and reference checking.
About Feyen Zylstra
Feyen Zylstra is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, Feyen Zylstra serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on Feyen Zylstra, please visit www.feyenzylstra.com.