Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Job Description:
Reporting to the superintendent, the foreman will be responsible for a variety of supervisory duties related to water and sewer, deep servicing and civil works.


  • The successful candidate must be able to coordinate, schedule and manage a crew of anywhere from 6-20 employees successfully

  • Be knowledgeable in all aspects of underground water and sewer construction

  • Develop site-specific work plans and 2 week look ahead with the superintendent

  • Create and sustain the project schedule through the planning of personnel, timely coordination of equipment and materials

  • Ensure compliance with all safety and quality requirements in accordance with contract documents, legislation and company policies

  • Engage in professional interactions with subcontractors, suppliers and consultants

  • Complete weekly project documentation and submit to the office

  • Complete daily record of crew time, production rates, material utilization and review with the superintendent

  • Lead daily safety meetings with crew

  • Advise the superintendent of potential issues, work interference and scheduling difficulties and assist in developing and executing resolutions

  • Adhere to all corporate policies and procedures

  • Report and follow proper company procedure for incidents and near misses

  • Mentor and coach crew personnel with technical aspects of the work, as well as safety competencies

  • Lead by example and support corporate policies through one’s actions

  • Perform additional assignments as required


  • 8+ years of experience with water & sewer construction preferably in a supervisory role

  • Experience with the installation of all aspects of water, sewer & storm systems pertaining to subdivisions, municipal infrastructure, rehabilitation work as well as new installations

  • Experience with utility locates and working around existing utilities

  • Experience with horizontal directional drilling, fusible HDPE and PVC pipe will be considered an asset

  • Experience with trench boxes, cages and shoring

  • Experience with hot and cold tapping line

  • Experience with pressure testing, chlorinating, de-chlorinating and flushing of water systems

  • Ability to read and interpret contracts, price schedules, contract drawings and grades

  • Experience with various survey techniques, rod and level, total station, GPS and the ability to read grades and complete project layout.

  • Experience with other scopes of construction is an asset (earthworks, concrete, bridge work, structural, industrial, etc.)

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Current Standard First Aid, Confined Space, Ground Disturbance, Hoisting &

  • Rigging, H2S and WHMIS training certificates will be considered an asset

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract are required

Working Conditions:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who live in or within close proximity to Peace River, Alberta

  • This position is identified as safety-sensitive

  • Some out of town and extended working hours will be required

  • Majority of work conducted outdoors in diverse weather and ground conditions

This is a full-time position. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits
package and a positive team environment.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.


GACL provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons. We thank every applicant for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls, please.

Applicants must submit a resume along with proof of qualifications to careers@gacltd.ca.