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Union Foreman, Natural Gas Service Crew

Posted on June 4, 2024

Union Foreman, Natural Gas Service Crew

Rate – $38.13/HR

The new hire will be required to join the IBEW, Local 70 in Maryland.  Rate of pay $38.13/hour, plus union benefits.  A company take-home vehicle will be provided.


Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As a Union Natural Gas Service Foreman, you will have overall responsibility of a 3-4 man crew renewing gas services on the BGE system. A good candidate should have 2+ years of experience as a qualified foreman, a safety focused attitude, and the ability to operate small equipment.


  • Operate mini-excavator and skid steers
  • Complete quality and safety related paperwork
  • Using hand tools (i.e. shovel, rake), and equipment specific to construction
  • Drive company vehicle
  • Assists laborers & operators with duties
  • Operates small equipment (ie. Jackhammers, wacker/tampers, etc.)
  • Always prioritizes safety throughout the operation for yourself and others in accordance with regulatory statutes and Riggs Distler Safety standards
  • Performs related work as required
  • 100% local travel to construction sites is required for this role


Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • Fully operator qualified (OQ’ed) on the BGE system.
  • High School Diploma or GED required; will consider equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience
  • Construction related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License. Class A CDL a plus
  • Good analytical skills
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical operating procedures and processes. Good interpersonal skills required to work in a team environment. Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Performing duties primarily requiring physical exertion

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

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