Construction Foreman

Location: Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada
Job ID: R2598
Job Status: Full-Time

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Description

Job Summary:

You are a 'hands on' working / field level Foreman with 3-5 years of field operations experience, working on Outside Plant (OSP) construction projects within the telecommunications industry. 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 in Port Coquitlam today!

Essential 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 regard 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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Strong working knowledge of specific equipment such as directional drills, vac trucks, small excavators, skid steers, backhoes and road cut saws
  • Code 20 trailer endorsement, or better.
  • 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 British Columbia market
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirement

Work Conditions

  • Applicants that reside in Ontario will be given preference due to the location of this project
  • Some travel will be required to site and/or other office locations
  • Working outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Benefits provided by CLAC

Additional Information:

Company Description

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!

Date Posted
Nov 29, 2019

1435 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada

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