Construction Foreman


Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Minneapolis, MN, US, 55113 MI, US Duluth, MN, US, 55802 Houston, TX, US, 77068

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen America’s critical infrastructures. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), a Shawcor company, we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC supports client projects ranging from Front-End Engineering through Commissioning, allowing our teams to gain a breadth of in-depth experience while making a positive impact in several industries.  With our primary focus being the Energy industry, we also support other industries including Power & Utilities, Water & Wastewater, Mining, Commercial and Municipalities.  Our employees are driven by diverse and challenging projects while being able to make meaningful contributions to essential industries.

LAKE SUPERIOR CONSULTING is currently growing at a fast pace and as part of that growth, we are seeking to fill a position as a Construction Foreman at our office in Pittsburgh, PA; Duluth, MN; Minneapolis, MN; Houston, TX; or at a remote location.

 The Construction Foreman is responsible for coordinating operations and overseeing construction technicians and equipment operators during job preparation, travel time, construction activities, and project close-out. Other responsibilities include safely traveling, installing, monitoring, and maintaining client integrity management systems per applicable documents that will ensure compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.



  • Act as the primary field LSC contact for the Project Manager
  • Promoting a team-based environment
  • Facilitating site safety meetings (Tailgate)
  • Be an advocate and ensure team understanding for safe work practices by understanding, complying, and communicating construction and excavation safety practices and policies
  • Ensure all company, state, and local jurisdiction codes, traffic control, ground disturbance, and restoration policies are followed and met.
  • Ability to help guide and grow construction technicians to understand the construction process
  • Ensuring LSC field personnel maintain equipment, tools, and vehicles so that they are in safe working condition
  • Reporting any unsafe conditions or AOCs (abnormal operating conditions) to client and project manager/CP Supervisor
  • Understand and assist employee’s compliance with all DOT driving requirements
  • Filling out and submitting LSC and client required forms and other project safety documents
  • Complete constructability reviews to determine presence of obstructions or potential issues
  • Providing input on construction proposals, including cost and schedule estimating which includes:
    • In the planning phase, identifying all field resources including personnel, equipment, and long-lead materials
    • Understanding of work scope and costs associated with the project to ensure timelines and budgets are followed
    • Understanding and interpreting technical drawings and bid documents
    • Identifying and monitoring project risks (safety, cost, schedule, quality), and addressing risks expeditiously
    • Communicating project deadlines and requirements with field execution personnel and ensuring they understand their responsibilities
    • Produce daily updates to construction schedules and monitor attendance of crews; Identify, verify, and report any scheduling conflicts, needs or deficiencies
  • Coordinate tasks and activities among field technicians according to priorities and plans, ensuring manpower and resources are adequate
  • Ensuring all materials and equipment are available and shipped prior to being required at site
  • Ability to review Material Takeoff’s and/or Bill of Materials to ensure all required installation components are onsite in preparation for construction activities.
  • Providing leadership that is consistent with the LSC model of integrity and quality to field personnel and clients, while always acting in the best interest of the client by promoting a positive image
  • Develping client relationships through trust and client feedback
  • Acting professionally and punctually, and ensuring LSC field personnel act the same way
  • Maintain Vehicles, Construction Equipment, and Trailers to ensure proper functionality and that service intervals are followed.
  • May be required to manage or lead projects field activates
  • Providing leadership that is consistent with the LSC model of integrity and quality to field personnel and clients, while always acting in the best interest of the client by promoting a positive image
  • Promoting a team-based environment


Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • DOT health card
  • Commercial Driver’s License or ability to obtain license within 1 year.
  • Minimum of 5 years of construction experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the field of corrosion control relating to construction.
  • 5 or more years related industry experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of field leadership experience relating to field construction execution
  • Minimum NACE Certified Cathodic Protection Tester (CP1)
  • Experience and Understanding of Utility Locates and their requirements
  • Experience Operating Equipment (Skid steer, Mini-Excavator)
  • Well organized and ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
  • Analytical skills with ability to dissect problems and quickly develop solutions
  • Understands evolving construction practices and standards, equipment and OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints to determine construction plans and schedule.
  • Knowledge of applicable State and Federal regulatory requirements (CFR 49 Part 192 & 195)
  • Oil and gas industry and/or cathodic protection experience is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, DOT drug screen and random drug screening thereafter


Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • Ability to travel and work extended hours to meet project requirements
  • Ability to work in an office environment as well as travel to nonstandard workplaces to complete project and construction requirements
  • Field work can be in a physically demanding environment, and may involve lifting product up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to travel to the field 80% of the time.

Join an entrepreneurial team of dedicated engineering and technical services consultants that work to improve and strengthen our critical energy infrastructure. At Lake Superior Consulting (LSC), we are committed to safeguarding the well-being of people and the environment without compromise in a fast-paced, high energy environment.  LSC provides integrity management solutions and engineering services to meet the increasing needs of our US and Canadian client base.

LSC's focus is on the Energy industry we serve today while evolving our technologies and services to meet the clean energy initiatives of tomorrow. Our talented team of technical professionals serves the Liquids and Natural Gas, Mining, Water and Wastewater, Renewables, and Manufacturing industries. 


Our Growth is Your Opportunity:

Our growth creates an environment for our current employees to gain new skills and take advantage of promotional opportunities. We have opportunities for all levels of people from recent graduates and professionals to technicians, empowering you to grow personally and professionally.  We value our employees’ contributions and award those who step up through promotional opportunities. Molding your own career path is a common theme amongst our team members.

Make an immediate impact:

New employees can expect to be given responsibility and are expected to bring new ideas to the table almost immediately. Your ideas and contributions will be listened to, welcomed and appreciated!

Work with industry leaders:

We are in the consulting business. Therefore, it is our knowledge that is “sold” to our clients and our employees truly are our most valuable asset.  That said, we hire passionate people who are focused on continuous learning and development. Our employees work alongside many subject matter experts and have the opportunity to learn and grow their own knowledge base by working with other high achievers.

Gain diverse well-rounded experiences:

Our engineering teams have the ability to work on diverse projects that are never the same. This means continuous learning and development of skills and increased knowledge base.

Entrepreneurial Culture:

We have a culture that supports playing to our peoples’ strengths and empowering them to make decisions. Our leadership values an entrepreneurial approach to achieving success, solving problems and supporting our clients.

Competitive Salary and Benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Flexible work options

401K/Profit Sharing (6% company match)

Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid holidays (twelve per year)

Tuition reimbursement

EEO Statement

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC (LSC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh