Job Details

Fossil Fuel

Foreman  Semora, NC  Posted: 5/13/2020
Job Description

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Job Category:

Fossil Fuel

BHI is currently looking for a working foreman at the Roxboro Fossil Plant.  This is a local hire position in the Semora, NC area. Responsible for day-to-day supervising of safe performance of employees that you are assigned daily. Work performance and minor mechanical support shall be to a level that meets established standards and expectations of BHI Energy Power Services and the client.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:  Specific job responsibilities and duties should include but not be limited to:
  • Responsible for ensuring the removal of coal, coal dust, and coal byproducts (e.g. fly ash) from plant areas, equipment, and facilities using standard industrial cleaning techniques by their employees
  • Responsible for providing assistance if needed for the removal of trash, debris, (e.g. card board, wood pallets)  from plant areas and transporting to dumpsters
  • Responsible for overseeing employees on a day to day operation of using hand tools such as shovels, picks, wheelbarrows, squeegees, and brooms.
  • May be required to oversee the operation of opening and closing railroad car hopper doors, opening and closing railroad car “drawheads” and operate equipment to permit dumping and or vibrating car doors when frozen coal is apparent
  • Responsible for the ensuring the operation of power tools such as high and low pressure water washing systems, steam cleaners, pumps, floor cleaning equipment, vacuum equipment, and jack hammers by their assigned employees
  • May also be required, when trained, to operate equipment such as front-end loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, vacuum trucks, tractors, fork lifts, and other light construction equipment as well as oversee employees to use the equipment
  • Will be required to work in and around “rotating equipment”  while supervising employees working under you and also ensure that each of their assigned individuals are on the applicable Loto’s before working on any equipment
  • Must be available to help employees address and resolve a wide variety of safety concerns and complaints and perform Coaching/Counseling when needed as well as DAR’s
  • Responsible for providing assistance and support in daily paper work (i.e vacation request, and other various office forms, completing job task, qualify/verify/and validate completed assignments
  • Responsible for maintaining proper documentation of daily activities
  • Responsible for administering  rules, regulations, policies, job hazard analyses, pre-job briefs, and procedures to the employees
  • Responsible for the safety of all employees assigned to your work group as well as other work groups
  • Be able to communicate with the client, supervisors, as well as employees
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Will be responsible for assigning duties to utility workers and providing necessary materials to complete assigned task.
  • Follow established safe work practices and see that your employees have their correct training.
  • Oversee job task that shall include your employees to climb and work from ladders and scaffolding if necessary
  • Capable of lifting a minimum of fifty pounds over head
  • This position also involves handling equipment ranging in weight from 1-100 pounds
  • Responsible for ensuring that all workers wear their proper PPE daily
  • Responsible for treating all coworkers and clients with respect
  • Must be able to supervise a crew of 1 or more personnel
  • Overseeing the daily walk downs of the areas they are assigned to

BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

Job Requirements


  • Must be able to pass drug test
  • Must be able to pass security backgroud
  • Must have valid drivers licence

Training Requirements:  Selected candidate must be capable of successfully passing the following training classes with a minimum of 80% test score:
  • Site & BHI Orientation
  • Bloodborne Pathogen, Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry and Attendant
  • Hearing Conservation and Audiogram Testing
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Familiarization and Respiratory
  • Behavior Based Safety Training
  • OSHA 10 – required for advancement to next level
  • Asbestos Awareness (site specific-where applicable)
  • LOTO Awareness/Client LOTO Process
  • Chemical Control and Hazard Communications
  • Any additional training may be required as needed by site specific task.
Overtime: As required to support plant activities and extended overtime during outages.

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.


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