Position Description

Associate Erection Foreperson
Location Mahanoy City, PA
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Who We Are:

Fabcon Companies manufactures and erects precast concrete for every type of structure.  Projects range from a 10,000 square-foot machine shop to a one-million square foot distribution center, and from a single-story bakery to a 16-story housing facility.  Our serviceability begins at the first design meeting, through our plants, to the construction site and continues throughout the life of the building.  From superior design and professional construction crews to building-life-cycle savings, we deliver the best possible building solution.  Fabcon has manufacturing plants in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

What We Believe:

Safety and quality above all.
Creating a positive customer experience.
Acting with integrity.
Treating people with respect.
Nurturing a spirit of innovation.
Always finding a better way.

Why Join Us:

Our commitment to innovation, quality and safety is reflected in everything we do. Diversity, respect, trust and personal responsibility are all critical components to our success. Working at Fabcon is a team endeavor, where people are dedicated, energetic with a natural drive for this challenging work environment.


Work in conjunction with Field Erection Foreperson and teams to safely rig and erect precast components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with Erection Foreperson to manage daily jobsite responsibilities
  • Work directly with Erection Foreperson to learn all essential duties and responsibilities
  • Set an example to the other crew members by consistently following established safety policies
  • Promote teamwork amongst crew members
  • Learn all the facets of erecting Fabcon buildings
  • Knowledgeable about company policies and procedures
  • Work in conjunction with the Erection Foreperson to keep supervisors informed on the job’s progress and estimate completion dates

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one (1) year direct experience as an erection crew member
  • Minimum of one (1) year precast experience
  • Experience with welding and familiarity with general construction practices
  • Valid MVR & DOT required

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Computer skills
  • Ability to use construction mensuration equipment (i.e. transits, levels, and laser levels)
  • Ability to work well with others and maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Possess excellent work habits and be able to demonstrate them to subordinates
  • Knowledge of crane set-up and signaling
  • Knowledgeable about all aspects of erecting pre-cast buildings
  • Ability to effectively communicate with personnel at different levels
  • Ability to foresee potential problems and take necessary action to prevent the problems from occurring
  • Ability to work in an organized manner and adapt readily to change
  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Welding certification

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel when required
  • Ability to work extensive overtime when required
  • Ability to work from heights
  • Field:  Must be able to traverse uneven ground, move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, climb on a flatbed semi-trailer

Work Environment:

  • Field: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or at one of our plant locations during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-Verify.

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