Foreman (Joint Trench Underground Utility )

Louisville, KY


General Utility Construction

Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel, the Best Choice Employer in the utility construction business, are looking to hire Foreman for our Joint Trench group in our Louisville, KY locationA Class-A CDL is strongly preferredThe Foreman will be responsible for assisting the Supervisor by leading field crews to meet project goals in a safe manner. The Joint Trench team services multiple utility construction projects, including: 
  • Ditch digging (2 feet wide and 4 feet deep) in newly established developments, 
  • Installing conduit system for electric,telecom,CATV customers, 
  • Sand padding 12 inches of sand and laying gas pipe
  • Fuse on gas services ( 2" - 4").
  • Setting pedestals and plastic boxes over pipe ends stubbed at property lines
  • Rough back filling ditch lines
The ideal candidate must be able to read prints, plan crew schedule, assist with estimating, coordinate scheduling, permitting, documentation and communicate with customers. 


  • Leads on various size projects
  • Ensures accuracy of timesheets and expense reports
  • Develops work-around procedures for maintaining crew productivity during delays caused by other trades, customer, lack of materials, absenteeism, etc.
  • Monitors Quality Assurance and ensures installations meet customer specification and industry standards.
  • Ensures safety practices are observed by all crews during their work
  • Reports, coordinates and supervises all aspects of a project
  • May work independently performing site surveys for estimates, proposal preparation, or quality assurance

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Valid CDL Class A License highly prefered
  • Must have previous experience working from blueprints, and specifications
  • Experience (3+ years) in conduit placement, fiber placement, manhole placement, hand hole placement, cable and fiber pulling, and inside conduit work
  • Must have experience running a crew of 4 to 5
  • Equipment operating experience ( backhoe, mini excavator, trencher, plow etc.) 
  • Limited travel required.

Bilingual English/Spanish experience is a plus

Team Fishel will provide on-the-job training in all areas of safety, including flagging certification, tool operation and maintenance.


  • Health Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Program
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Leave Benefits
  • Teammate Assistance Program
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Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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