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Electrical Foreman

Feyen Zylstra Charleston, SC
  • Posted: December 20, 2018
  • Full-Time

Feyen Zylstra is looking for an Electrical Foreman for our Charleston, SC location. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Construction Group Leader. This role is responsible for leading our electrical teams in electricalinstallations, trouble shooting and maintenance within commercial and complexindustrial settings. Our field leaders thrive to complete projects on time,safely and within budget.
Key responsibilities:
Oversees a team of 5-50 apprentices and electricians, responsible for safety, quality and job performance.
Consistently enforces and promotes workplace safety procedures
Consistently completes projects on time, within budget, and in a safe manner
Has a history of managing large projects spanning 12-36 months effectively
Demonstrates ability to complete foreman logs, performance evaluations, purchase order logs, time cards, etc. in a timely manner
Maintains compliance with company policies; consults with project management, leadership and safety and HR staff to ensure consistent corrective measures are taken and documentation completed
Effectively manages tools, equipment, and people resources
Coaches and mentors journeyman and apprentices on performance, safety and quality
Establish expectations and motivates crews to consistently meet or beat goals
Coordinates with purchasing, logistics and Virtual Design & Constructionto ensure projects run smoothly
Demonstrates ability to obtain, organize, and manage materials effectively anddevelop "as built" documentation
Demonstrates excellent customer relations through utilization of effective problem-solving techniques
Forecasts job costs (labor, material, rental equipment) accurately
Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Key qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
5 or more years of experience as an commercial/industrial electrician
Prior experience with commercial and industrial electrical projects
Strong knowledge of the most recent National Electrical Code
Strong passion for safety, quality, employee coaching and commitment to excellence
Skilled at interfacing with general contractors and end user customers
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and comfort with laptop and tablet technology
Skilled at reading and following blueprints and electrical schematics
Mechanical/technical aptitude and a passion for teaching others in this area
Strong ability to lead others, including directing work and coaching for improvement
Operates with honesty and integrity and remains professional under stress
Self-driven, reliable and able to work independently even under pressure
Solid planning, organizing, time management, communication and problem solving skills
Strong team work and collaboration with peers and leaders
Ability to travel regionally to project sites, work overtime and in varied weather conditions required
Ability to work at elevated heights, and to lift up to 50 lbs as needed
We offer generous benefits, competitive compensation, paid time off, training anddevelopment, opportunity for growth, a safe work environment and the chance to work with a winning team in a great company culture.
Candidates are required to pass a drug screen, pre-employment physical, background check, motor vehicle report, and reference checking.
About Feyen Zylstra
Feyen Zylstra is different. Unlike a typical electrical contractor, we are a knowledge-based electrical services firm that specializes in complex industrial, commercial, and institutional projects with unique electrical demands. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with offices in Detroit and Traverse City, Michigan, Nashville, Tennessee, and Charleston, South Carolina, Feyen Zylstra serves clients based throughout the country. For more information on Feyen Zylstra, please visit

Feyen Zylstra


Charleston, SC
29403 USA

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