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Electrical General Foreman

Location: Tempe, AZ, United States
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Electrical General Foreman



The Electrical General Foreman plays a pivotal role in driving the successful execution of electrical projects by leading and supervising field teams. This position serves as a key link between field employees and upper management, ensuring efficient operations and fostering a culture of excellence. The General Foreman may oversee medium-sized projects independently or collaborate with other General Foremen on larger initiatives, contributing to the company's mission of delivering high-quality electrical solutions.



  • Lead and manage field crews, including Apprentices, Journeymen, and Foremen, providing direction, guidance, and support throughout project execution.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of assigned projects, ensuring adherence to safety protocols, quality standards, and project schedules.
  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers, Superintendents, and upper management to provide updates on project progress, challenges, and solutions.
  • Allocate resources, equipment, and manpower to maximize project efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with General Contractors, other subcontractors, and stakeholders to ensure seamless coordination and integration of project activities.
  • Plan and coordinate the execution of electrical installations, from layout to final inspections, while maintaining a high level of accuracy and compliance.
  • Collaborate with other General Foremen and field teams on larger projects, ensuring seamless integration of efforts and efficient resource allocation.
  • Provide mentorship, training, and development opportunities for field employees, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Resolve conflicts, address issues, and promote a positive work environment that encourages teamwork and professional development.
  • Participate in project planning meetings, providing valuable insights, and contributing to the development of effective project strategies.
  • Implement best practices and industry standards to optimize project outcomes and ensure customer satisfaction.



  • Journeyman Electrician license or equivalent certification.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the electrical construction industry, with a strong track record of managing field teams and projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical systems, construction methods, and industry regulations.
  • Proven leadership and management skills, with the ability to guide, motivate, and empower teams to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities, capable of adapting to changing project demands.
  • Proficiency in reading blueprints, schematics, and construction documents.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to delivering high-quality work and ensuring project accuracy.
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure and manage multiple priorities concurrently.
  • Experience with project scheduling, budget management, and resource allocation.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.


Physical Requirements

  • Demonstrated capability to execute a wide range of physical movements, encompassing bending, stooping, crawling, climbing, kneeling, balancing, pushing, pulling, and reaching overhead.
  • Proficiency in lifting objects exceeding 50 lbs, adeptly handling substantial electrical equipment and materials such as light fixtures, wires, conduits, junction boxes, motors, and related items.
  • Skilled in working at varying heights utilizing tools such as A-Frames, extension ladders, boom lifts, scaffolds, and aerial work platforms.
  • Competence in performing trenching and excavation tasks as required.
  • Keen visual acuity (normal or corrected) and ability to accurately discern and differentiate wire colors.
  • Strong capability to stand for extended durations, approximately 90% of the workday.
  • Adeptness in transporting materials between locations or across different levels.
  • Proficiency in handling tools above head level for various tasks.