WATER & SEWER FOREMAN

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Job Description:

We are currently hiring for the 2021 construction season.

 

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found.

 

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate, schedule and manage a crew of anywhere from 6-20 employees successfully

  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of underground water and sewer construction

  • Develop site specific work plans and 2 week look ahead with management

  • Create and sustain the project schedule through 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 daily & weekly project documentation and submit to the office

  • Lead daily safety meetings with crew

  • 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

 

 

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • GED or High School Diploma

  • Completion of or working on a post-secondary diploma in construction management, civil engineering technology or related industry training/certification is considered an asset

  • 8+ years of experience with water & sewer construction preferably in a supervisory role; a combination of relevant education and experience may be considered

  • Working knowledge of health and safety requirements to perform work in accordance with all aspects of occupational health & safety legislation

  • 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 various survey techniques 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.)

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

  • Strong 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

  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s abstract are required. A valid Class 1 or Class 3 license is considered an asset

 

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 and may be required to complete a client required pre-access drug and alcohol test prior to commencing work on specific projects.

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

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

 

Compensation:

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.

In order to be considered applicants must submit a resume along with proof of qualifications to careers@gacltd.ca. 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.

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