Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

Pipe Layer Foreman

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/10/2021 10:39 AM)
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# of Openings
Field Supervison


Construction Pipe Layer / Operator foreman will be responsible for supervising crews that install wet and dry utilities in a variety of settings including water lines, storm drain and sanitary sewer lines, and dry conduits. A pipe layer / operator foreman will be assigned to a variety of jobs ranging from heavy highway, underground utilities, commercial site work, street improvements, waste water and water projects. A Pipe Layer / operator foreman will also operate large and small equipment and perform general laborer work when required. A pipe layer / Operator foreman will oversee the work of pipe layers and operators.


Pipe Layer / Operator foreman responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Read, understand, interpret and enforce safety policies and practices.
  • Examines blueprints to determine dimensions of structure.
  • Lays out floor-plan/worksite as needed.
  • Determines sequence of activities concerned with fabrication, assembly, and erection of structure.
  • Assigns workers to tasks
  • Inspects work performed by subordinates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product to increase efficiency of work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, assists workers in solving work problems, and initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials.
  • Maintain a general knowledge of equipment used on the job including basic understanding of equipment limits and designed purposes.
  • Ability to read and understand a two-week construction schedule.
  • As directed by the Superintendent, assists with ordering supplies, completing reports, and collecting, reviewing and submitting time cards, etc.


  • A minimum of 2-3 years of supervising / crew leadership experience
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience of pipe laying.
  • A minimum of 4-6 year (overall) of operating large heavy equipment experience in connection with pipe laying.
  • Be able to carry 70 lbs. or more – frequent cross body movements such as bending, climbing, twisting, balancing, stooping, etc.
  • High School diploma/GED preferred.
  • Flexible availability to include overtime and weekends.
  • Valid Driver’s license


  • Health Benefits
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k retirement plan + 5% company match
  • Growth and advancement


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