Civil Foreman

Website Methuen Construction

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Voted one of New Hampshire’s Best Companies to Work For, Methuen Construction is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry with experienced Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Engineers, in addition to other operational teammates and support teams. Built on 60 years of experience, Methuen Construction employs only the highest skilled trades professionals including Pipefitters, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Laborers. Methuen Construction consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!


*We are a Plaistow, NH based company with work located primarily in the Northeast Region. Applying for a position in a posted location does not guarantee assignment to that location. The workforce needs of Methuen’s projects determine the assignment of all staff, and therefore teammates are required to travel to various project site locations.


The Civil Foreman safely and efficiently plans and directs tradespeople, equipment, and materials procurement to allow for the construction of a high-quality specified projects while concurrently performing and providing direct hands-on trade education and mentorship of the current generation of talented women and men entering our profession.

Thorough knowledge of general construction and civil sitework safety standards and practices. Responsible for enforcement of safety standards with own crew and others on worksite
Thorough knowledge of the planning, layout, and execution of excavation, backfill, and installation of underground piping/utilities (ductile iron piping, PVC piping, HDPE piping, reinforced concrete piping, precast structures)
Ability to provide accurate layout for line and grade, from established benchmarks
Competency in working with deep excavations requiring the use of trench boxes and other earth support systems
Competency in working with basic groundwater dewatering systems, to support excavation/utility work
Ability to operate heavy equipment such as excavators, loaders, backhoes, dozers, rollers, etc.
Working knowledge of job cost report and labor production report review and analysis
Thorough knowledge of corporate quality control program
Ability to take direction and manage multiple people
Excellent oral communication skills
Ability to read drawings and specifications
Basic computer knowledge
Core Competencies

Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
Strong team player with a positive can-do attitude
Hard working and motivated
Desire to learn and constantly improve
Ability and desire to train and mentor teammates
Supervisory Responsibility

This position is regularly responsible for the supervision of 5-10 people

Position Type

This is a full-time, hourly non-exempt position


Travel is primarily local, and limited to Northeast jobsite locations, during the business day; with occasional out of state and overnight travel. Less than 20% travel expected.

Education and Experience

Minimum of 5 years of industrial construction experience
Current licenses applicable to the trade
High school diploma or equivalent
Applicable hydraulic equipment operation and/or hoisting licenses, desirable
Work Environment/Physical Demands

Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site
Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions
Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders
Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Methuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.

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