Mechanical Field Foreman – March 1, 2019
Metal Fabrication & Installation Contractor 717-207-8985


GSM Industrial Welding

Mechanical Field Foreman – March 1, 2019

Posted: February 26, 2019

Job Summary:

Travels to jobsites as a team Foreman to perform and lead various installation tasks related to industrial mechanical contracting projects. This may include tasks related to welding, rigging, millwright, painting, etc., and frequently requires working from ladders, high reaches and working under other challenging conditions.

Essential Job Functions:

The following list includes a minimum core group of requirements for all Field Foremen. This does not include all skills or requirements that may be needed or added as each employee advances with GSM Industrial.

  • Will plan and execute daily and weekly job requirements.
  • Use on-the-job training to advance the team’s skills and knowledge, lead and engage Field Mechanics to meet or exceed expectations, responsible to secure and maintain company and personal assets.
  • Engage the customer in all required interactions to complete the job safely, on-time and within budget.
  • Accurately report time and attendance and conduct disciplinary actions as outlined by applicable GSM policies.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to safety operate any GSM Industrial vehicle up to 16,000 #s GVW & 10,000 #s Trailer weight for total of 26,000 #s combined weight.
  • Follow purchasing processes for materials and equipment as needed.
  • Must be able to safely operate forklift, scissors lift, high reach, etc., in a construction environment.
  • Must be skilled and knowledgeable to safely use and operate hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to safely and competently perform most field welding operations.
  • Must be able to safely work from ladders, scaffolding and other challenging work positions.
  • Must be able to perform work in all reasonable positions such as lifting, carrying, bending, twisting, kneeling, etc.
  • Must be able to read and interpret mechanical schematics, drawings and/or blueprints.
  • Must have advanced mathematical skills so as to be able to measure and layout field dimensions, including measuring equipment (i.e. laser-level).
  • Must know and follow all appropriate safety/environmental requirements and ensure your own safety and the safety of others working with and around you by being alert, aware and ready to act at all times.
  • Must be able to perform work in an efficient manner that meets or exceeds expectations, including all applicable content of the GSM quality manual.
  • Must be willing to work out-of-town jobs and to work overtime, weekends and holidays as required.


  • Must be prompt and dependable per the attendance policy
  • Must collaborate and demonstrate a positive attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, staff, customers, vendors and other associates
  • Must know or be able to learn general crane safety and signals
  • Must be willing to change job sites and crews regularly as needed
  • Must possess mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient or be able to learn field work, welding and rigging skills
  • Must be able to work in all industrial and non-industrial environments

How to Apply

Applying for employment with GSM is simple. Follow the instructions below. Email us if you need additional help.

  • Email your resume/cover letter
  • Apply in-person

You may apply in person at our Lancaster, PA, office. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.

GSM Industrial, Inc.
3249 Hempland Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Tel: 717-207-8985