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General Foreman Willowbrook, Illinois Competitive

General Foreman

Location: Willowbrook, Illinois |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 8 Jan 2020 |
Closes: 31 May 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US - G4S Secure Integration |
Region / Division: G4S Technology |
Reference: IL010820GF

Job Introduction:

Adesta, A G4S Company, is looking for a General Foreman to supervise and manage a crew of Fiber Optic Technicians.


Role Responsibility:

  • Install, troubleshoot, splice, and mid-sheath and repair Fiber Optic Cable
  • Interface with customers to assess, identify, correct, repair and test connections
  • Test Fiber Optic Cables using a Power Meter and optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) as well as having the ability to read OTDR traces to identify events and loss.
  • Aerial experience of dressing, lashing, and “snow shoeing” Fiber Optic Cable
  • Review installation work orders, design, and components
  • Ensures appropriate safety protocol is understood and followed including but not limited to the use of Job Safety Analysis, Job Site Hazards, Vehicle safety protocol, PPE inspections, Traffic Control and other procedures to protect self, employees, customers and the public.
  • Supervise, manage, and direct crews made up of Apprentices, Splice Technicians, and Journeymen on job sites to include sub-contractors and/or additional assisting crews.
  • Quality Control of field operations and performance reviews
  • Ensuring and implementing strong practices of documentation of work performed to include timelines, details, splice records, pictures, etc.
  • Communicates status updates to leadership and, when required, customers in a clear, concise, and timely manner.
  • Tracks materials and inventory and identifying needs
  • Effectively prioritizes demand maintenance issues and planned project activities
  • Maintains tracking detail for maintenance for equipment, generators, vehicles, and trailers   
  • Reviews timesheets for the splicing team to ensure accuracy, timeliness of completion, and provides final approval.
  • Organizes and plans resources and schedules accordingly to ensure proper distribution of the workload.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


The Ideal Candidate:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • 4+ years of management/project management/general foreman experience
  • Proven track record leading field construction/project teams to successful outcomes
  • Technical training or experience a plus
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and have reliable transportation.  A class C license is preferred in order to drive and operate a bucket truck.


About the Company:

Adesta specializes in the design and implementation of modern communications networks and infrastructure for public and private customers and government entities. Adesta works to craft solutions that meet our customers’ project goals and budgets, and position them well for future success. Adesta not only offers the engineering, technical, and management expertise of an established systems integrator; we also back our expertise with dependable maintenance support and training.

Why Work for Adesta?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) match
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Certification Reimbursement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

VEVRAA Federal Contractor


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