Carpenter Foreperson - Building Construction

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Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Job ID: R7056
Job Status: Full-Time



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 Ottawa, ON!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates 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
  • 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
  • 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 BUC – extended health plan (prescription drugs, dental, and other coverages)

Additional Information:

Date Posted
Dec 2, 2021

6 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada