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$25.00 - $32.00 per hour
Tampa, Florida, United States - 33612

U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 700 employees in 20 states. We believe in protecting the environment and serving the communities we live in. We are stewards of safe and effective water treatment.

We're looking for experienced Construction FOREMAN for challenging Water + Wastewater Construction projects throughout the Tampa Bay Area, FL. Base pay $25 to $32 per hour. Bi-weekly payroll. Full time eligible for the following employee benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Life Assist Program, HRA health reimbursement account, 401k with employer match up to 50% of your contributions up to $2,500 per year. 7 paid Holidays per year and PTO paid time off. Other voluntary benefits available: Life/AD&D and plans through AFLAC. This role will use a company truck.

If you have experience leading teams with underground water utility piping, lift stations, water treatment plants we want to talk with you!

Here's what you will do:

  • Supervise a team of laborers and skilled laborers to complete heavy civil water wastewater construction projects including pump/lift station demolition, rehabilitation and new construction. Use people supervision and motivation best practices. No fear, no threats, no drama, no yelling. Promote a safe and enjoyable work environment where employees want to come to work and be a part of the team.

  • Schedule work and coordinate material and supply handling and storage, load/unload trucks, haul/hoist materials.
  • to properly use tools and equipment.
  • Train and coach employees on proper and safe use of tools and equipment, best practices for hand digging, excavation and identification of water utility piping. Train employees on heavy equipment backhoe, excavator, tractor, etc operation.

  • Supervise and oversee confined space entries to access wastewater wet wells for demolition.
  • Lead performance of a variety of trades including but not limited to carpentry, concrete work, pipe work, and grading and landscaping.

  • Maintain a clean job site: pick up all tools and equipment and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.

  • Promote, train and follow all company safety rules and procedures including use of PPE personal protective equipment appropriate for the job at hand.

  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Bring problems to the attention of the Superintendent or Safety Manager.

  • Maintain stamina to perform physical activity, including: ability to stand or walk for a long period of time, traverse rough terrain and construction sites, work in or over water/wastewater, work at heights or in confined spaces, lift or carry up to 65 pounds often. Job requirements include a need to climb, and bend. Must have ability to hear alarms and have the ability to audibly identify the presence of a danger or hazard.

  • Ability to Lead by example; meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Experience leading a team of laborers on heavy construction projects; preference to water / wastewater utility construction experience.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid driver's license with clean MVR.

Work Environment

  • Regularly works at construction sites near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt. Frequent exposure to sewage, wastewater and related bad smells. Work next to open trenches.

  • We like to develop employees and promote from within. We reward hard work and accomplishments. We take pride in our work.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

  • We are a Drug Free Workplace. We conduct drug tests on a pre-employment, post-accident, random and reasonable suspicion basis. Marijuana, even if legal per State medical and/or recreational marijuana use, will be considered a positive test result because we do business with the Federal government.