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Sheet Metal Foreman

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CHC Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Posted: November 15 2016
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Paid

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Job Description

Reports to: CHC Job Superintendent or CHC Project Manager

1. Summary of Duties

The Sheet Metal Installation Foreman reports to the CHC Job Superintendent or, in the absence of a superintendent, directly to the CHC Project Manager. The HVAC Installation Foreman is responsible for performing a wide range of HVACR installation jobs for industrial, commercial, and health care customers. Customer-based activities require an individual possessing traits of decisiveness, initiative, tact, judgment, integrity, dependability, and the ability to communicate in a technically credible manner. Job-related contact can occur with virtually all demographic groups, with the majority of working contacts being clients and their representatives, other CHC employees, the CHC Job Superintendent, and the CHC Project Manager.

Daily job stress will run from minimal to extreme, based on such factors as the weather, site considerations, time constraints, and job needs. An average workday will be moderately stressful.

Primary Purpose: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in the assembly and installation of HVAC systems.

Representative job duties include:

  • Assign workers to specific duties.
  • Inspect work in progress and completed work to insure conformance to plans and specifications.
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of assigned craft workers.
  • Interpret plans, specifications, and job orders as needed for area of supervision.
  • Explain and enforce company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.
  • Establish and adjust work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge of capacities of equipment and assigned personnel. May study schedules and estimate worker-hour requirements for completion of job.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems.
  • Maintain daily reports and other similar records.
  • Evaluate and document work performance of assigned personnel.
  • Perform routine installation activities without direct oversight or on-site assistance.
  • Provide training of new CHC Mechanical employees on installation related subjects.
  • Conduct non-installation work in support of the Fabrication Shop and Service Departments, as assigned.Perform related duties as directed by the applicable CHC job Superintendent or CHC Project Manager.Perform clerical functions as needed (Example: Daily Reports, Receive Tickets, etc.)

2. Job Qualifications

Able to:

Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

  • Possess a mechanical aptitude.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Visualize objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Physically, working foremen must be able to:
  • Perform all duties noted above under the conditions, circumstances and extreme weather conditions indicative to job site location.
  • Work easily and skillfully with hands.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds occasionally and up to 60 pounds frequently.
  • Possess good vision (either naturally or with correction).
  • Climb and maintain balance on high ladders and scaffolds; and stand, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Must not have fear of heights (acrophobia).
  • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and graduate of a post-secondary program of instruction of two or more years in duration or completion of apprenticeship program or similar training program required. May require to be licensed.
  • Have five or more years of successful and full-time installation experience in craft.
  • Have good oral and reading skills, including the ability to read and apply the project plans and specifications and the manufacturers’ installation instructions, and clearly communicate with customers, suppliers, other CHC Mechanical employees, and other trades.
  • Demonstrate an interest and initiative in maintaining his/her skills through a combination of self-study, company training, manufacturers’ workshops, and other professional development activities.
  • May require a current Tennessee Operator’s license and the ability to operate all types of vehicles in the corporate fleet within 30 days of initial employment. If applicable, incumbent must be insurable by CHC Mechanical’s current insurance carrier.
  • Have the ability to direct, organize, and supervise work efficiently, given time pressures, non-standard schedule, extreme weather conditions indicative to job site location, varying customer needs and demands, and backlog constraints. Have the ability to accurately evaluate and document the skills and abilities of assigned personnel.

The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day.

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Company Description
Company Information:

CHC Mechanical Contractors, established in 1969, is an award winning commercial/industrial subcontractor. Our corporate office is located mid-way between Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee. We also have an office in Nashville. Our primary market is the middle Tennessee area.

Visit our website at to learn more about our company.


We offer a full range of benefits including health/vision/dental/life/cancer/long and short term disability insurance plans, 401k plan, vacation, holidays, incentive programs, etc.

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