Electrical Foreman (Service and Critical Support) - DC Metro Region
Washington, DC 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description
Electrical Foreman (Service and Critical Support) - DC Metro Region

Location: Washington Metro Area- MD/VA/DC

Req. Number: 4753


M.C. Dean is Building Intelligence. We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation's most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.

Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.

Join our more than 3,600 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Paid-time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Military Reserve pay offset
  • Paid maternity leave

The Foreman is responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of a crew of electricians, apprentices and laborers on a job site as well as ensuring that all work installed is completed on time, on budget and according to all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards.


  1. Managing mid-sized to large projects of 15 or more persons
  2. Conferring with senior management, supervisory personnel, owners, contractors and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems.
  3. Scheduling the project in logical steps in order to budget enough time required to meet deadlines.
  4. Determining labor requirements and dispatching workers to construction sites
  5. Planning, organizing and directing activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems.
  6. Interpreting and explaining plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers and clients
  7. Preparing contracts and negotiating revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  8. Directing and supervising workers including delegating responsibilities to foremen and electrical technicians and mentoring electrical technicians II and III in order to prepare them for promotion to the next career level.
  9. Monitoring project budgets in order to ensure positive cash flow and to maintain profitability.
  10. Inspecting and reviewing projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes and other regulations.


  1. At least 7 years of experience working in the electrical industry, including 2 years serving as a project foreman.
  2. High School diploma or GED
  3. Possess a Journeyman Electrician license, preferred
  4. Experience working with the Company's management systems such as scheduling, job cost reports, estimating, safety documentation and quality control
  5. Experience overseeing and approving monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections
  6. Effectively plans manpower and has leadership skills to meet project objectives without significant labor spikes or overtime costs.
  7. Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
  8. Ability to work without direct supervision
  9. Must have their own tools
  10. Must have a clean driving record
  11. Must successfully pass a background check

Physical Ability Requirements:

  1. Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.
  2. Relocates a 12 foot stepladder without assistance.
  3. Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks and all types of ladders.
  4. Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.
  5. Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.
  6. May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.
  7. Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  8. Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  9. Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
  10. See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  11. Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
7+ years
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