A Substation Construction Foreman supervises the installation and maintenance of substations and underground systems. We’re looking for someone who maintains a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and strive to push forward AECI’s mission.
Supervises the personnel assigned to the crew.
Submits work and other required reports to the Construction Office on a weekly basis.
Interprets construction plans and specifications of the work to be performed.
Coordinates workflow with supervisor and engineers.
Maintains contact with the construction office on a bi-weekly basis to advise of progress, problems, and material needs.
Understands safety rules and company policies and promotes good relations with other crew members, patron cooperatives and the public in general.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.
In pursuant of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes
As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer Fitness for Duty exam, pre-employment drug test and must be able to pass DOT physical
High school diploma or GED, plus specialized training, plus 3 years related experience and/or training, and 1 to 6 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License is required.
Ability to travel up to 100% of work week
Ability to work 10 hour shifts, 4 days a week with overtime as needed
During storm season, expect out of state storm recovery work to include working throughout the US.
Proper tools are required and must be obtained within 30 days, and employees are required to wear work boots with a hardened toe, differentiated heel, and leather uppers. Boots must comply with ASTM Standard for Protective Footwear – ASTM F2413.
Must be prepared with and willing to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times. All PPE must meet safety standard as required by AECI
401(k) Retirement Plan
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
9 Paid holidays
Paid time off
Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program
Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.
About Arkansas Electric Cooperative
Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.