Facility Services Foreman

Roles & Responsibilities

Enforce corporate safety policies on the jobsite, providing key responsibility for safety compliance in the field.

Implement proactive pre-task safety and execution planning for all work activities before they begin on site.

Conduct maintenance of electrical systems.

Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with healthy and safety regulations.

Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality.

Inspect and quickly schedule repairs when needed for alarm systems such as carbon dioxide and fire protection.

Assist the Superintendent to maintain the project schedule and manage work in accordance with the schedule.

Communicate effectively with the Superintendent, Project Manager, Designers, Tenants, and Owners.

Effective timely resolution of conflicts and disputes to minimize delays and claims.

Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocols.


Basic understanding of general maintenance processes and methods.

Experienced in operating a variety of equipment and small hand tools.

Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent manual dexterity and problem-solving skills.

Strong negotiation skills to resolve field issues with subcontractor, design team and/or owner. Experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.

About Fourth Elm Construction

Fourth Elm is a full-service commercial construction company managing the construction process from conception to close-out.  Fourth Elm leverages its extensive retail, automotive and mixed-use project experience to serve our clients’ needs through all phases and types of construction.