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Talascend is looking for qualified candidates to apply for the remote/traveling Material Handling – Site Foreman position. Direct Hire Role
The Site Foreman will be responsible for effectively managing the installation of large material handling systems at various locations throughout the US and Canada. The candidate must be able to maintain a safe working environment, effectively identify and correct barriers to installation, and work with cross functional teams. This role is responsible for supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct employees, as well as contract employees, as required. Since the position will require extended travel, no relocation is required for this position.
Specific areas of responsibility include oversight of installation process, costs, management of overall assets, scheduling, planning, workflow, personnel training, and maintaining safe work environment. This position requires extended travel to job sites and typically works long hours with overtime and expenses paid.
Manage/oversee the safe, day to day operations of the site
Communicate directly with client and other trades on site
Ensure the proper amount of materials and tools throughout the project
Provide construction progress updates to management
Train and develop team members
Identify and implement optimal workflow solutions in order to meet deadlines
Other responsibilities as assigned
Must be willing to travel and stay at remote job sites
Must be able to work extended shifts
Supervisory and employee training experience is strongly preferred
Experience with installation of warehouse equipment helpful
Strong leadership and communication skills
Comfortable operating forklifts, scissor jacks, hand and power tools, etc.
Worker will be working in a warehouse environment
Worker must be able to lift up to 50 pounds independently
Able to maneuver a job site, including small spaces in and around our equipment
Squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching overhead, reaching forward will occur on the job
Able to work while elevated on a scissor lift