Field Foreman

Job Locations US-TX-Deer Park
Field Operations
Regular Full-Time


Established in 1958, International Cooling Tower, Inc. (ICT) designs, manufactures and constructs a complete line of industrial cooling towers for the petrochemical industry, power plants, petroleum refineries, pulp & paper mills, steel factories, mining applications and the food industry. Our operations complete cooling tower projects, aftermarket maintenance activities and a full range of field services in 42 states in the United States.


The Foreman assists the Superintendent by providing leadership and being responsible for, although not limited to: scheduling, planning, coordinating, supervising, assisting in cost control and safety, consistently and fairly applying all ICT policies and procedures, proper training and productivity of crews at the worksite who erect and repairs cooling towers.


The Foreman must work with the Superintendent to ensure the job is completed safely, efficiently, on time, and to ICT quality standards.  Specifically, the Foreman is responsible to lead groups of Technicians to make sure tasks assigned by Superintendent are executed properly.


This position may require extensive travel depending on project location.


  • A key participant in the relationship with the employees, contractors, subcontractors, company and client. The Foreman has the following specific areas of responsibility:
  • Manage job in the absence of the Superintendent
  • Oversee field subcontractors
  • Read blue prints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, dimensions of the structure or fixture
  • Select lumber and other materials to be used on the assigned job
  • Prepare layout, using rulers, tape measures, framing square and calipers
  • Oversee marking, cutting and assembly lines on materials using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge
  • Oversee the shaping of materials to prescribed measurements using saws, chisels, and chainsaws
  • Oversee the assembling of cut and shaped materials
  • Align mechanical equipment and perform piping
  • Assist with the erection of framework
  • Fit and install material as needed
  • Additional tasks as assigned by Superintendent or Field and Area Managers
  • Conduct daily and weekly Safety meetings
  • Complete incident reports as necessary


Performance Measures

  • 100% Safety
  • Quality of work
  • Productivity and Attendance

Other Required Compentencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Competency in all cooling tower and reconstruction processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills at all levels
  • Ability to listen well, follow instructions, and make sure that directives are completed


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • 3-5+ years in field cooling tower construction
  • 3 years (minimum) as a Foreman in cooling tower construction
  • Construction management experience preferred
  • OSHA 10 AND OSHA 30
  • Must pass level 1 DISA background
  • Must pass drug & hair follicle
  • Must have a TWIC card


Certifications, Skills and Abilities


  • Certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of Windows-based applications
  • Knowledge and application of safety standards through OSHA training and experience
  • Rigging, forklift, and man lift certification
  • Ability to manage large crews and work scopes
  • Working hours range from 40-84, no set hours. Must be flexible to work Sat or Sun, depending on project



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