Company Overview:

KLEBS Mechanical Inc was founded over 30 years ago (1986) and is a premier full service mechanical contracting company employing between 40 and 100 employees.  KLEBS specializes in residential, commercial, industrial, and service work in the mechanical, piping, plumbing, HVAC, and sheet metal industries.

KLEBS residential division specializes in single family and multi family housing and offers the homeowner a complete menu of mechanical services including systems for new construction in custom homes, furnace and boiler replacements, adding plumbing for new bathrooms or kitchens, duct modifications, and piping modifications.  Additionally, we service and repair all makes and models of heating units and plumbing fixtures.  KLEBS has ranked a top choice for homeowners in Anchorage by an Anchorage Daily News poll.

KLEBS commercial and industrial division has completed very small to large complex projects: these projects range from service contract work for small office buildings to hospital and water treatment plant construction, and in logistically challenging locales from the South Pacific to Alaska’s North Slope.

KLEBS has embraced a “People First” mentality. It starts with our employees. We do everything we can to foster an engaged environment. We know that if we take care of our employees, they will take care of our customers.


Job Overview:

A Foreman is an experienced construction worker or tradesman who is charged with organizing the overall construction of a particular project within his or her craft, who exercises control over the construction crew, and is the project manager’s “keystone” of their construction projects.


General Position Requirements:

  • Reviewing plans for new projects, completing material take-offs for, and communicating daily material requests to, Purchasing for ordering.
  • Monitoring delivery schedules of daily materials to confirm arrival at the work site to ensure uninterrupted work flow
  • Receiving materials and verifying quantities are adequate per work plan
  • Maintaining on-site materials and resources in an orderly manner
  • Assigning daily work tasks to journeymen and apprentices
  • Ensuring man-hours meet labor targets.
  • Submitting detailed and accurate daily reports
  • Completing redline drawings on a daily basis to ensure record drawings are updated at the work site
  • Coordinating work to be performed with General Contractor and other Sub Contractors and reporting to the Project Manager any project or schedule conflicts or potential changes.
  • Ensuring work performed conforms to work plans, specifications and industry standards.
  • Planning for the receiving and installation of prefabricated component sections
  • Ensuring work is performed safely and professionally in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Conducting safety meetings and tool box talks.
  • Training and development of identified team members into progressively more responsible team roles.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Plumbing Field Supervisor or Project Manager
  • Control personnel quantity, and quality, of work performed by journeyworkers and trainees.
  • Remove an employee from the work-site for failure to perform as expected in their assigned role.
  • Provide feedback for employee performance reviews and recommend training, development and discipline of field personnel to the Plumbing Field Supervisor and/or Project Managers.
  • Recommend opportunities for prefabrication, work standardization and streamlining of work processes to increase efficiencies
  • Coordinating work performance with foremen in other trades to ensure smooth work flow



  • State of Alaska Journeyman Plumber Certificate of Fitness Card.
  • Municipality of Anchorage Journeyman Plumber Certificate of Fitness Card, or the ability to obtain that license within 30 days of employment.
  • Minimum 6 years experience in the construction industry with commercial and/or industrial mechanical contractors engaged in general building and mechanical construction
  • No less than 2 years of progressive responsibility in a foreman role on mechanical work.
  • A demonstrated understanding of construction means and methods associated with the renovation and construction of commercial and industrial buildings
  • A working knowledge of civil, architectural, mechanical and electrical scopes of work
  • The ability to decipher various project schedule formats and impacts to mechanical work
  • The ability to effectively communicate both in the English written and spoken word
  • Proficiency with technology to include Microsoft Outlook, smart phones, and other software used in the construction field.
  • Current safety credentials to include OSHA 10, 1st Aid, and CPR


  Company Benefits:

  • Competitive Wages
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time-Off
  • Health Club Membership Assistance
  • Training & Personal Development
  • Additional Incentive-based Programs