Preservation Foreman

21 May 2024

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Assigns duties to workers to meet daily production needs

· Trains workers in the proper use of machinery, tools, and equipment

· Notify the manager of any discrepancies, or problems that arise with material, machinery, equipment, or employees

· Observes employees, equipment, machinery, and facilities to ensure that safety is being maintained at all times

· Notify the manager of any safety concerns, or violations, and of any required maintenance needed on equipment, machinery, or facilities

· Responsible for keeping work area, machines, and equipment safe, clean, and in good working order

· Ensure start up and shut down of equipment in line with company safety procedures for equipment under power and OSHA requirements.

· Frequently work with other tradespersons to accomplish a project

· Set up and test production equipment under power, testing for mechanical difficulties, tracing to their sources and correcting problem

· Hold SSPC certifications for a period of time



· Close attention and care is required to prevent damage to complex machine tools

· High mental and visual effort required

· Must be able to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively to customers, contractors, and staff as they apply to bid specifications

Minimum Requirements:

· High school diploma or equivalent

· Completion of formal apprenticeship program or completion of in-company, two-year training program

Physical Demands:

· While performing these job duties, the employee is routinely required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

· This position is performed in a manufacturing environment, with some local travel between facilities.