Field Welder Foreman

HMT Tank

Field Welder Foreman

Baytown, TX
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    HMT is looking a Field Foreman is responsible for directing personnel in the safe execution of the site-specific scope of work items outlined in the contract documents. A Field Foreman is also responsible for all associated paperwork and documentation.

    Essential Function

    Read prints and written instructions as well as follow verbal directions as required to perform duties and responsibilities as listed below. Heavy lifting will often be required to perform tasks. Must be able to kneel, squat, and climb. Must be able to perform required duties for extended periods of time inside confined spaces, often with breathing equipment required. Must be able to tolerate extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Ensure that all employees are working in a safe manner and environment. Field Foreman are to fulfill all requirements outlined in the HMT Safety Manual, site specific requirements, and customer specific requirements.
    • Initiate and manage the daily tailgate safety meeting and JHA.
    • Work with Project Manager and Superintendents/Construction Managers to understand the scope of work and bring to their attention any potential problems and issues. Communication with the Project Manager should continue on a regular basis.
    • Ensure that all HMT and customer specifications, guidelines, and programs are being followed and documented as required.
    • Responsible for managing the field crew in the performance of daily tasks.
    • Ensure that work is being performed efficiently with regard to manpower, equipment, tools and consumables.
    • Responsible for compliance with all QA/QC requirements including contract drawings and specifications.
    • Complete all general site paperwork including timesheets, T&M sheets, and purchase orders.
    • Responsible for onsite customer relations.
    • Responsible for the training of crew members in the art of tank building. Field Foreman are expected to train prospective employees to become Field Foreman.
    • Must maintain a positive attitude with crew members.


    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    2 years' experience as a field foreman in the AST (Above Ground Storage Tank industry)

    • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of Foreman experience

    • Detail-oriented, Excellent organizational skills

    • Ability to complete all required paperwork associated with safety and QA/QC without assistance.

    • Possess knowledge of automatic welding and burning equipment. This would include the ability to run, repair, and train others in the use and operation of this type of equipment.

    • Ability to interpret field and fabrication drawings.

    • Must be DOT OQ qualified.

    • Certified to weld with automatic equipment (3 o'clocks, Automatic vert welder, fluxcore)

    • Must meet all criteria for a Class B Welder.

    • Certified Rigger. Understand and follow rigging practices.

    • Ability to handle multiple jobs concurrently.

    • Ability to handle multiple jobs concurrently (able to manage up to 15 employees).

    • Maintain accurate Field Progress Reports.

    • Able to give clear and concise instructions to multiple employees in the execution of work.


    The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, climbing, carry, pushing/pulling and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability of rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.


    This position may work in various locations within the U.S. Some locations may be subject to extreme temperatures, working in high places, etc. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, fumes/odors, working with ladder/scaffolds, working with pressurized equipment, high places, hazardous materials, and working alone. HMT will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job.

    About HMT

    HMT is the global leader in above ground storage tank solutions. HMT brings a distinct level of innovation and service to the tank industry through a unique approach of partnering with customers to optimize tank operations. Knowing that every customer's need is different, we use our decades of experience to customize solutions that help tank operations become more efficient, more productive and more profitable.

    HMT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.