Sewer Water Foremen

Foreman: Sewer and Water Repair/Installation

Calumet City Plumbing’s motto is “We Don’t Say We Do It, Unless We’ve Done It”.  Our employees describe CCP as “experienced”, “fast-paced-busy”, “progressive”, “profitable” “versatile” “steady work”, “efficient”, “longevity”, “safety minded” and “good at what they do”.  If you’ve done it, come join CCP and do it!

The outside underground Sewer and Water Forman is responsible for running the day-to day operations of their crew.  As a working foreman, their main concern is ensuring employees under their management do the jobs skillfully and efficiently while making sure assigned work progresses in a safe and timely manner. Foreman will also perform skilled and related work as required.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Five years’ experience laying and repairing waterlines, sanitary sewers, storm drainage and working around utilities
  • Knowledge and experience in the following:
    – Trench shoring protections (shoring, sheeting, benching)
    – Sewer repair (typically 6”-24” sizes and deeper than 10’)
    – Water service line repairs (copper, galvanized and lead)
    – Watermain repair (4”-16”) and
    – Watermain/pressure tapping
  • Successful drug, alcohol, MVR and background screening

 Job Description Detail

  • Coordinate with Project Manager in developing the plan for work, communicating with subcontractors, engineers, and clients
  • Supervise multiple people, safely, efficiently, and productively
  • Responsible for job setup; Reading/understanding blueprints/drawings, JHA, permits, order and schedule equipment and material(s) deliveries
  • Lead the repair / installation of Sewer and Water mains, services, and tie-ins
  • Ensure job equipment and tools are maintained in good working order and safe for use
  • Maintain a clean job site: ensure all tools and equipment are picked up and job site is secured each day
  • Ability to observe safety and security procedures and use equipment and materials properly and effectively to eliminate potential hazards
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery and personnel
  • Delegate individual responsibilities and projects to crew members and contractors
  • Lead daily pre-tasks and participate in safety meetings and all other Company-issued training as assigned
  • Support the Company’s safety program
  • Comply with Company’s policies and procedures
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of Company and Client information
  • Duties not limited to the above job description

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Value safety, quality of work, job profitability and project schedule
  • Adaptable and able to work in a variety of situations
  • Strong communication skills to work with a variety of people at different levels
  • Customer-service skills to communicate with inspectors and administration to develop a positive working relationship
  • “Can do”, great work ethic
  • Ability to work outside normal business hours as conditions and the needs of the company warrant


  • Paid Weekly
  • Health and Dental Insurance for employee and family
  • Company issued cell phone, iPad
  • Company jackets, shirts
  • PTO / Paid Holidays
  • Paid Training
  • Flexible Work / Life Balance
  • Close Knit Company Culture
  • Company Gatherings / Events

Calumet City Plumbing is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran, disability status or any other status protected under local, state or federal law.