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Asphalt Plant Foreperson - Highway Construction

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Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R14482
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are a safety-conscious Asphalt Plant Foreperson with at least 3 years’ experience. You will be working with our Highway Construction crew throughout Alberta on various paving projects. You are a team player who ensures the well-being of others and lends a hand where needed. This will be a full-time position and Ledcor will help support your on-going employee training and career development in our diversified company. We offer industry-leading wages, excellent training, benefits, RSP's and advancement opportunities.

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Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate ability to manage Asphalt Plant safely and effectively
  • Ensure regular equipment maintenance is completed
  • Monitor operations to ensure consistent production and be responsible for completing daily checks and maintain plant logs
  • Must lead and comply with Ledcor’s Health & Safety programs
  • Supervise daily operations to ensure the safety of the crew, facility, environment, and members of the public
  • Manage resources, equipment, labour, and contract truckers in order to perform highway construction activities efficiently
  • Plan and prioritize work in order to meet contractual milestones
  • Liaise with quality control supervisor to ensure quality objectives are met and to ensure compliance with contract specifications
  • Inspect equipment regularly and ensure preventative maintenance schedules are followed
  • Lead daily safety toolbox meetings with the crew and ensure health, safety, and environment related concerns are addressed promptly
  • May perform other duties as required


  • Previous experience managing an Asphalt Plant
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to provide a valid driver’s abstract
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Ability to incorporate health and safety concepts into work activities
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Mechanical inclination would be a definite asset

Work Conditions:

  • This position is field based from May to November 2023 with an opportunity to do Plant Maintenance work in the off season.
  • Candidates must be flexible to work on projects throughout Alberta
  • Shift rotation working 10-14 hours per day. Candidates must be flexible regarding their shift schedule to work nights and overtime
  • Living out allowance of $130.00 per day is provided
  • Benefits and RSPs provided
  • It is beneficial to own an RV or trailer. Camp area with utilities hookups will be provided

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor builds and maintains infrastructure in various industries including oil and gas, transportation, and mining. We’re experts in public and private infrastructure construction and maintenance – from national highways to bridges, from airports to underground utilities and independent power projects. We also work on roads, earthworks, foundations, dams, power systems, and waterways. 

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

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