Weston & Sampson

  • Foreman

    Job Locations US-MA-Woburn
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2018 10:20 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions for their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.


    At Weston & Sampson, we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve. We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment. Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions.

    We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match. Also each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership. The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! 


    This individual will be responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling the activities of the team to complete specific projects and serves clients, and general repairs.


    Specific responsibilities include the following:

    • Supervise and coordinate the work of staff to ensure that the job is done skillfully and efficiently, and that assigned work progresses within budget and on schedule.
    • Coordinate construction activities on a wide range of mid-sized projects (swimming pools, excavation/site work, concrete/rebar, pump stations, treatment plants) Average project size $20,00 to $1,000,000.
    • Self-motivated individual that is partially knowledgeable in a wide range of construction activities.  This individual does not need to be fully knowledgeable in every aspect of the project, but will take on a leadership role, read plans and scope of work, coordinate with owners and subcontractors, order materials, run a small crew, and physically perform work. 
    • Travel overnight for various projects throughout New England.
    • Routes material and equipment to staff and relaying appropriate information about the job to staff.  Explains the more difficult areas of the job.
    • Be prepared to be available to provide 24hr service for emergency repairs.
    • Provide customer service in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Perform repairs and replacements of the following:
      • Piping materials (PVC, ductile iron) from ½-inch to 24-inch diameter.
      • Check, gate and flap valves.
      • Pumps (water/wastewater – submersible, dry pit, suction lift).
    • Complete reports in a timely and complete manner.
    • Provides recommendations for improvements in project that could be useful on future work.
    • Advance professionally by attendance at appropriate lectures, seminars and short course.


    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid driver’s license with good driving record for travel in New England.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and must be able to climb at ladder, minimum of 15 feet.
    • Certified Pool Operator, wastewater or water treatment experience preferred.
    • Cutting and welding certified a plus.
    • The ability to meet deadlines, to work cooperatively with others and when necessary, work overtime and weekends.
    • Must be able to drive a minimum of 4 hours a day.
    • Must have or obtain Department of Transportation (DOT) health card.
    • Must have or obtain 10-hour OSHA certification.
    • Must have minimum 5 years in a construction industry with progressive responsibilities.
    • Proficient with personal computer and software (MS Office, Project).
    • Must have demonstrated budgetary and management skills.
    • Experience managing subcontractors and personnel a must.
    • Equipment Operator’s license a plus.
    • Construction Supervisor’s License a plus.
    • Knowledge of applicable codes.
    • Excavator 1a 2c license preferred



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