Tradesmen International, Inc. Vertical Drill Forman in Lexington, Kentucky


Tradesmen international is looking for a Vertical drill foreman.

The Drill Crew Foreman will be responsible for organizing and supervising the safe daily operations of utility construction projects. Manage the field operations with a focus to safety, compliance, efficiency, cost management and innovation. Manage construction activities to ensure Company procedures are followed and compliance is maintained relative to all applicable local, state and federal regulatory requirements.

  • Supervise the daily operations in accordance with job specifications and customer requirements while continually monitoring site for changing safety conditions and related issues.

  • Monitor progress of crew to insure satisfactory job completion, keeping construction progress in line with overall project schedule and cost estimate.

  • Develop and maintain business relationships including attending customer progress meetings and pre-bid meetings, when appropriate.

  • Serve as single point of contact with customers, inspectors, subcontractors and vendors performing work in the field.

  • Pre-survey job location and ensure locates have been performed.

  • Conduct job hazard analysis and present daily/weekly tool box talks.

  • Manage and develop labor and employee relations.

  • Secure work site at the end of each shift to ensure public safety and safety of equipment and materials.

  • Enforce safety by modeling behaviors, maintaining a drug free work environment and performing corrective action when appropriate.

  • Train crew members in accordance with Company safety practices.

  • Must be able to pass all OQ requirements and test.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • 3-5 years of field experience

  • OSHA 30

  • Valid Driver’s License (CDL preferred)

  • Computer Skills

  • Excellent Communications and Interpersonal Skills

  • Experience with rock and dirt drillingExperience operating large vertical foundation drilling rigs particularly Soil Mec equipment

  • Physical Requirements:

  • The individual must be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. This includes hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done

  • Walking, stepping, climbing or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, and normally involves physically getting into and out of equipment through the use of vertical mounted ladders up to and including 10’ or more in height

  • Visually seeing driving operations well (either naturally or with corrective lenses)

  • Standing, stooping kneeling, squatting, climbing and sitting

  • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and back in performance of work

  • Working at elevated heights

  • Lifting/Carrying 50 lb. objects occasionally

  • Adapting to outdoor conditions and prolonged exposure to sometimes adverse weather conditions

  • Remaining calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident

  • Exposure to working outdoors in all-weather conditions

  • Ability to work more than 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments and holidays as required

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Lead Residential Carpenters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled construction carpenters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America. If you are a Lead Residential Carpenter with at least 4 years of experience this is your chance to advance your career!

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Micah Mason



Req ID 2018-188730IN

Category All Trades

Travel Yes

Job Board IN

Location US-KY-Lexington