Carpenter Foreperson - Building Construction

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: R2141
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are an experienced Carpenter Foreperson with commercial construction expertise. You have experience leading a large crew, preparing on-site personnel for the project and day to day execution of work, and enforcing safety regulations.

Join the Ledcor Building Construction Group in Vancouver and across the lower mainland!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate leadership in overall compliance of Ledcor’s health, safety, and environmental standards daily
  • Ability to lead a team effectively in the day to day execution of work, while managing resources, equipment, and labour
  • Plan and prioritize work to meet contractual deadlines
  • Comprehends blueprint readings to prepare layouts including selecting materials, planning sequences and methods of work, measuring and marking materials to avoid costly mistakes or omissions
  • Understands basic commercial concrete forming including engineered forming systems and general commercial construction practices to lead crews and accurately build concrete forms, scaffolding, shelters, and other structures
  • Works with the team to ensure tasks are completed safely, correctly, and on schedule
  • Checks completed units to be sure they are level, square, plumb, and the right size, shape, and location
  • Understands and contributes to the adherence to the project schedule within a specific area of responsibility
  • Reports to the Superintendent any problems or unforeseen issues that could affect the project plan
  • Complete daily paperwork and conduct daily toolbox talks

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ related project experience
  • Must have a Journeyperson Carpenter ticket from a recognized training authority
  • Non-ticketed Carpenters must provide proof of hours relevant to the industrial carpentry trade
  • Experience in high rise construction and institutional/commercial construction
  • Must have previous supervisory experience on commercial construction projects
  •  Successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
  • Must possess a valid form of government issued photo identification

Work Conditions

  • Typical 5 days a week, 6 days when required
  • Overtime may be required to meet construction deadlines
  • Must be open to night shifts when required
  • Work will primarily be outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Benefits provided by CLAC – extended health plan (prescription drugs, dental, and other coverages)
  • Group BC medical coverage and matching retirement savings plan

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects – of all sizes – across North America each year.

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!

Date Posted
Oct 4, 2019

1067 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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