Foreman

Oakville ON
Full-Time
Posted On Jul 30 2019 Aug 29 2019

Primary Responsibilities

• Read, understand and enforce company policies and procedures.  Plan and execute the assigned work in accordance with those policies and procedures.

• Read, understand and produce work from blueprints and drawings.

• Objectively analyze the work of coworkers and subordinates and effectively communicate improvement objectives.  Initiate disciplinary measures when appropriate.

• Identify areas of improvement and cost-savings and communicate to superintendent.

• Listen to direction and suggestions from employees and management regarding safe and proper work practices.  Take necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize safety hazards.

• Understand and respond to all safety hazards, manage work crews safely.

• Produce quality work meeting company and industry standards.

• Must be able to perform general tasks and required skills such as lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling motions as identified for the position.

• Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Display mathematical ability to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.

 

Qualifications

• Ten years of experience in construction is preferred, with lead-man capabilities and skills in a trade or craft.

• Must understand verbal and written instructions and safety rules, and be able to read safety signs and warnings.

• Must be capable of reading and producing work from blueprints and drawings.

• Must be adept in the activities of workers supervised.

• Knowledge of operating various craft tools.

• Knowledge of equipment rigging is essential, as well as the use of compressors, winches, snorkels and welding equipment.  Ability to operate a forklift and crane is helpful.

 

About Kiewit 

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built in to every career at Kiewit.

 

How We’re Different

•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 

•    Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 

•    Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between 

•    RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages 

•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines 

•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs 

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