Carpenter Foreperson - Building Construction

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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: R4129
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

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

Join the Building Construction Group and be part of our exciting projects developing the Downtown Vancouver skyline!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates leadership in overall compliance with Ledcor's health, safety, and environmental standards
  • 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
  • Reports to the Superintendent any problems or unforeseen issues that could affect the project plan
  • Complete daily paperwork and conduct daily toolbox talks


  • 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
  • Ability to travel to various project sites around the Vancouver and lower mainland area
  • 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
Sep 24, 2020

1067 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada