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Ironworker Raising Gang Foreman


Skilled Trades

Job Location

Newport News, VA

Position Type


The Raising Gang Foreman has the function of supervising work crews and coordinating their materials and equipment requirements for each assigned project. Thrives in a fast-pace environment and works to complete assignments in a quickly and efficient manner. Highly knowledgeable in Structural Ironwork, specifically in raising gangs.

Site Requirement:

  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to pass Background Check.

Required Skills

  • Supervise a crew of 4-6 ironworkers and perform a daily plan of action to ensure the crew has the resources needed to meet daily goals.
  • Develops work schedules and crew assignments.
  • Ability to understand and execute erection drawings.
  • Become familiar with project by inspecting the drawings and participating in meetings with PM.
  • Responsible for the quality of the work done by his/her crew by adhering to LPR Quality plans and designs to meet or exceed the quality control plan.
  • Maintaining efficient construction review of design to identify optimum balance between schedule, cost, quality, function, and aesthetics. Participate in implementing effective schedule changes.
  • Thorough, timely and effective input of data that relates field operations into project files, logs, records including payroll time entry.
  • Planning, coordinating, and scheduling equipment needed for work area of responsibility.
  • Foreman may perform labor in completing crew tasks i.e., welding, installing bolts, layout, unload trucks, operating heavy equipment such as forklifts, aerial lifts, etc.
  • Establish and maintain positive, long-term relationships with customers.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other Foreman onsite to ensure optimal workflow/Quality and safety.
  • Responsible for the safety of LPR personnel assigned to him/her. Identify, notify of and resolve any risks that are inherent in the construction of the project striving for proactive and intentional leadership in zero injury safety culture.
  • Is consistently aligned with the organization’s core values:
    • Committed to Safety
    • We Over Me
    • Competitive Spirit
    • Do What You Say
    • Be Part of the Solution
    • Driven to Learn and Share Knowledge

Required Experience

  • Structural Steel 5 years +, 3 years + experience in craft supervising
  • Flexible schedule to work additional hours including weekends
  • Knowledge and ability to set up and use Eye Level and/or Theodolite utilizing provided bench marks and/or grid control offsets to set and/or verify member elevations, locations, and plumb
  • Rigger Signal Experience must demonstrate knowledge and skills in safe rigging practices.
  • Identify, explain, and perform crane hand signals.
  • NCCER Rigger Card certification preferred. However, not required as long LPR's Rigger Signal Assessment is completed. 
  • OSHA 10 Certified, OSHA 30 is a plus
  • Self-starter, highly motivated and goal-oriented individual with leadership skills


    • Performance pay incentives
    • 401K 
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short Term/ Long Term Disability
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Health Saving Accounts

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