Base Foreman

Location: Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 11-09-2017
E Construction Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 800 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic, seasonal BASE FOREMAN, to work full-time in our East Division commencing for the 2018 season.
 
SUMMARY
Reporting to the Superintendent, the Base Foreman directs and manages all on-site construction workers, subcontractors and equipment, enforcing the company’s direction, policies, procedures and safety standards, while meeting construction deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program. Oversee and moderate safety meetings. Complete safety related documentation.
  • Engage in open communication with Superintendents, Divisional Safety Officers, Project Managers, Operations Managers and Division Managers and report any issues which could affect project plans.
  • Organize and coordinate the daily activities of all crew members, subcontractors, equipment and utilize corrective action to keep the project on time and on budget.
  • Ensure subgrade materials and base gravels are laid to contract specifications.
  • Identify and execute best practices concerning the efficient use of construction materials.
  • Plan work in an efficient and effective order, maximizing progress in a safe and timely manner.
  • Ensure company equipment is lawfully operated, cared for, maintained and used effectively.
  • Read and interpret project plans and specifications.
  • Operate heavy equipment and other construction duties as necessary.
  • Interact professionally with consultants, owners, members of the public.
  • Complete required paperwork and coordinate submission to supervisor in a timely manner.
 
REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience within the road construction industry
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably as a Base Foreman.
  • Knowledge of base construction methods, road construction materials, heavy equipment operation and industry requirements including but not limited to; subgrade preparation, cement stabilized subgrade, granular base laydown, subgrade and base preparation for installation of concrete, adjustment of appurtenances, survey and layout.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol, as well as Fitness Testing.
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willing to work overtime, as required.
 
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, comprehensive benefits, including a pension plan, educational assistance, excellent opportunities for professional growth, and more.
 
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume by clicking the “Apply Now” button below.
 
We thank all candidates for their interest in a position with E Construction Ltd., however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  
 
 
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