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Rack & Mechanical General Foreman - Onshore - US

Company: Wood
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently sourcing a Rack and Mechanical General Foreman to join our team in Carlsbad, New Mexico. You will be responsible for supporting the Rack and Mechanical department on a solar farm. You will supervise and coordinate the activity of workers, predominantly from one occupation craft (solar helpers and panel installers) to ensure that work is done safely, correctly and timely.

U.S. Only : Authorization to work lawfully in the U.S. without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Skills / Qualifications



  • The employee must be aware of the company and the customers' requirements and conditions under which they shall work
  • The employee must be able to communicate with other craftsmen, so work can be scheduled, and a good work flow can be maintained
  • The employee must be capable of making an onsite inspection of each job site prior to the issuance of a permit for safety concerns
  • The employee must be able to instruct workers in any of the new procedures, new materials to be used, conduct safety meetings, maintain a good line of communication with the employees
  • The employee must be capable of dealing with the customers in a professional manner and need to assist the customer when necessary
  • Read specifications such as blueprints to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures
  • Confer with managerial and technical personnel, other departments, and contractors in order to resolve problems and coordinate activities




    • 2 Year Degree
    • General Foreman should have journeyperson level experience in the Solar Panel Installation craft
    • A General Foreman should have 2 - 5 years of experience as a Craft Foreman or similar supervisory position
    • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others
    • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
    • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something
    • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
    • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
    • The General Foreman must be familiar and have a good working knowledge of the company policies, safety requirements, the correct method of paper flow, and the correct forms to use for each procedure
    • The employee must be familiar with O S H A and all other federal, state and local regulations
    • The employee must be capable of scheduling and planning work which will require very close attention to detail with regards to manpower and equipment requirements
    • The General Foreman must be familiar with the customers' requirements with regards to safety policies, work requirements, required training for employees, reporting procedures, and specifications with regards to plant engineering design and equipment


      Company Overview

      Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

      Diversity Statement (EEO)

      We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


Keywords: Wood, Midland , Rack & Mechanical General Foreman - Onshore - US, Other , Carlsbad, Texas

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