Foreman - Utility Construction

Division: Telecommunications
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: 17513
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You are a Foreman or Superintendent with 2-5 years of civil utility experience, working on Outside Plant (OSP) construction projects and with fibre optics and around other buried utilities (Hydro, Gas, Water, etc). Working independently or as part of a team, you will execute the project plans and schedules to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. You will manage quality control, including reviewing and managing project performance, while simultaneously ensuring safety, and delegating work to field staff, contractors, and trades people.

Join our Technical Services team inVancouver today!

Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protections on the project
  • Applies the requirements of the Project Specific Safety Program (PSSP) to promote overall compliance of Ledcor HS&E standards, applicable OH&S/OSHA Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
  • Leads a team of 2-6 employees in the planning, execution, and billing of a project
  • Trains, supports and offers guidance to new hires
  • Works closely with subcontractors; reviewing work and managing invoices
  • Ensures project schedules are met while maintaining company standards in regards to quality protocols
  • Ensures that all tailboards, MH entry permits, timesheets, drivers logbooks, and billing are handed in on time
  • Ensures compliance with municipality hours of work, traffic protection, environmental standards, traffic bylaws, and restoration standards
  • Takes action to monitor and control costs
  • Manages escalations and provides exceptional customer service to clients related to quality, work performed, standards, etc.
  • Oversees all client specific requirements based on contract requirements
  • May perform other related duties as assigned


Requirements
  • 2-5 years of utility construction experience as a Superintendent or Foreman, overseeing multiple project locations simultaneously
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with fibre optic cable
  • Solid understanding of current construction practices and field concepts, practices, and procedures (including OSP)
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes
  • Ability to operate industry specific equipment such as directional drills, vac trucks, small excavators, skid steers, backhoes and road cut saws
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of others, including the supervision of subcontractors
  • Strong knowledge of construction documents (including utility plans and maps), contracts, costs, and budgets
  • Strong organizational and planning skills; proven experience organizing workloads, managing multiple priorities, and working with multiple deadlines
  • Aptitude for learning new technology and working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with protocol and practices of large telecommunications providers in the Ontario market
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements


Work Conditions
  • Some travel will be required to site and/or other office locations
  • Working outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Benefits provided by CLAC

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

Date Posted
11/30/2018
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