at Vortex Services, LLC in Livermore, Maine, United States

Job Description

Want to be part of one of the country’s fastest growing infrastructure businesses? The Vortex Companies, LLC delivers cutting edge trenchless technologies and turnkey services to make the worlds water cleaner and we’re growing every day!  We think BIG about solving the world’s toughest challenges in failing water, sewer and industrial infrastructure.

At Vortex, you will be surrounded with a culture that puts your safety first in all we do. If you like a fast-paced environment, a team structure that provides support, training, and development, then apply today!

When on a jobsite, the Foreman oversees the work and may assist the crew with a variety of tasks including preparing equipment and materials, physical labor and excavation work.  As the point of reference of both laborers and superintendents, you will be a key person for the completion of a project. Crews will be required to work in all weather conditions and must be prepared for both extreme hot and cold temperatures.  Travel is expected and per diem and hotels are compensated by the company.  


  • Supervise, coordinate, or schedule the activities of workers
  • Establish effective working relationships with clients and crew members
  • Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew
  • Allocate general and daily responsibilities
  • Supervise and train workers and tradespeople
  • Ensure manpower and resources are adequate
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
  • Supervise the use of machinery and equipment
  • Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget
  • Resolve problems when they arise
  • Report on progress to superintendents and request advice and assistance from the superintendent on matters pertaining to materials, sequencing, scheduling and personnel.
  • Oversee the setup of traffic controls, safety equipment, and CIPP equipment at the job site
  • Operate construction equipment
  • Ensure the site is left clean and that all equipment and tools are brought back from the jobsite
  • Ensure that employees comply with all government and corporate safety procedures.
  • Safely drive various vehicles (box vans, trucks with trailers, etc.) to haul crews and equipment


  • Must have strong verbal, listening and written communication and collaboration skills.
  • Capable of giving clear instructions and training others.
  • Problem Solving / Analysis.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Time Management.


  • Proven experience as a foreman (3-5 years)
  • High School Diploma/GED Required. Must be 18 years of age.
  • Hold a valid Driver’s License
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSHA guidelines
  • Understanding of pipelining rehabilitation industry
  • Must be articulate and literate and able to produce accurate daily reports
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test, D.O.T. physical and driver’s license check for past 36 months without any suspensions or major traffic violations (D.O.T. requirements).
  • Ability to work overtime and out of town.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks and lift over 50 lbs.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday and includes shift work, weekends, evenings, holidays - Flexibility is required as job duties demand.

Vortex Companies, LLC and all subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, religion, orientation, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.



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Job Posting: 877249

Posted On: Jan 17, 2023

Updated On: Feb 07, 2023

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