Lead Operator/Foreman
Apex Companies
Northern California
6d ago


Are you highly motivated, hard-working, and seeking to join a growth-focused environmental consulting & engineering firm?

Are you looking for a company that will invest in your development and grow your professional skills? If so, consider a career with Apex.

Powered by record sales, extraordinary client retention, strategic acquisitions, and an entrepreneurial spirit, Apex Companies is one of the fastest growing environmental consulting and engineering firms in the US.

We take pride in keeping our clients happy and have earned numerous awards for project excellence. We continue to grow, and we want you to grow with us.

Your Responsibilities as a Lead Operator / Foreman :

  • Enjoying outdoor construction work associated with stormwater, wastewater, and drinking water infrastructure construction, repair and replacement and leveraging your experience to mentor and direct other project field staff;
  • Enjoy a career as a road warrior using your company truck, phone, and tools to travel throughout Northern California, with occasional projects in Southern California and other West Coast states;
  • Self-perform smaller repairs and construction projects and lead the crew and subcontractors on larger ones.
  • Operating heavy equipment to safely install and repair underground utilities;
  • Coordinating and verifying utility mark-out and clearance; traffic control; excavation / trench safety; and related aspects of underground wet utility repairs and construction;
  • Identifying and scoping wet utility repair scopes, schedules, and budgets;
  • Completing wet utility repair / replacement projects in accordance with project scope, schedule, and budget;
  • Mentoring and directing other project field staff and subcontractors in safe construction methods;
  • Operate a variety of heavy construction equipment, hydraulic, electrical, and hand tools.
  • Account for project labor, materials, and equipment.
  • Document field observations using mobile applications.
  • Ensure safe performance on all projects.
  • Actively develop your own career path.
  • Why you'll love working for us :

  • Recognition of the value of your leadership in the field;
  • Collaboration with strong marketing, bidding, engineering, and project administration team;
  • Varied projects; varied clients ensuring full-time, year-round employment;
  • Company truck, phone, tools, and credit card
  • Company-subsidized medical, dental, life, short-and long-term disability insurance.
  • 401k match
  • Company paid continuing education and training.
  • Cross-training and the ability to work on a variety of projects.
  • Working with the best and brightest in the industry.
  • 750+ employee national firm with 50+ locations across the US.
  • What we're looking for :

  • Minimum of 10 years of varied underground utility construction and repair experience; including significant experience and expertise with safe excavation methods and operation of various heavy equipment, (e.
  • g. skid loader, backhoe, excavator), and power tools.

  • Leadership experience and aptitude, including strong communication and mentoring skills, and commitment to safety.
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients, regulators, and colleagues
  • Effective multi-tasker with strong attention to details.
  • Commercial Driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Current OSHA Confined-Space Entry and Competent Person (excavation) certification.
  • Knowledge of sediment and erosion control, general carpentry, plumbing, and electrical experience.
  • Thorough understanding of safe work practices in accordance with OSHA regulations
  • GED or High School Diploma.
  • 5 + years of construction experience including scoping and budgeting projects.
  • Successful experience managing budgets, schedules, staff, and subcontractors.
  • Must be comfortable traveling up to 90% of the work week, Monday - Friday.
  • Interested? Apply today.

    Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer


    TO ALL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES : Apex Companies does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes for any of our job postings, to our careers sites, or to any employees of Apex Companies or affiliates.

    Apex Companies is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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