The General Foreman provides leadership and is responsible for, although not limited to: scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, supervising, assisting in cost control and ensuring the safety, proper apprentice training and productivity of crews at the workface who install/assemble components of industrial products and structures. As a key participant in the relationship with the contractor, other contractors, company and client, the general foreman is generally, the second management level and has a further role as a coordinating manager and client interface. As a key participant in the relationship with the contractor, other contractors, company and client, the general foreman is generally, the second management level and has a further role as a coordinating manager and client interface.
Employees are expected to support and participate in a “culture of safety”, and adhere to and be ambassadors of Strike’s Code of Conduct and Values, and to treat others with dignity, respect and fairness.
- Participate in safety/incident investigations and reviews in safety/incident investigations and review
- Identify needs and deficiencies in the plan/schedule and communicate this to the appropriate people
- Ensure quality and inspection of installation
- Apply project procedures, work site policies and collective agreement requirements
- Complete quality reports and required statistics
- Inform the Superintendent of any out of scope work
- Provide crews with adequate supervision to accomplish tasks in a safe effective manner
- Ensure all workers receive the proper training and review and approve worker time cards
- Reporting on crew production, work progress and change
- Completing quality control reports when required
- Recommending personnel actions such as hiring, promotions and corrective action
- Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the safety regulations (Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Code) and safety policies and procedures·
- Supporting job training for apprentices and facilitating mentoring of apprentices by journeymen
- Participates in and monitors “safety meetings”
- Identifying, verifying and reporting any scheduling conflicts with other crews and contractors to the appropriate persons
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Journeyman trade certification in a relevant trade
Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience as a qualified and competent trades person
Three (3) years’ as a qualified and competent foreman with pipeline/facility construction experience
Has completed Leadership for Safety Excellence, Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS)
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Experience with MS Office Suite (must be able to a computer and other technology applicable to the job)
- Project construction scope and objectives
Capable of setting and managing priorities to meet all deadlines
Strong coordination skills and organization skills
Written and verbal communication skills
Valid drivers license
Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
Who we are
Strike Group is a Canadian company with various locations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Strike Group has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2007, and in 2013 was awarded Contractor of the Year by Alberta Venture.
At Strike we demonstrate leadership, drive, creativity and initiative and reward people for their commitment, energy, enthusiasm and results. We treat others as we wish to be treated and, most importantly, ensure that every employee goes home safe.
Why work for us
Strike encourages and supports professional development through education and mentorship. We offer comprehensive benefits, competitive wages, and opportunities for career growth. We support the communities where we live and the Strike team that makes those communities thrive.
To apply for this job please visit www.strikegroup.ca.