Sewer Foreman
Taggart Group of Companies
Ottawa, Ontario, CA
19h ago

Ottawa, Ontario

Taggart Construction Limited

Full-Time

  • Efficiently organize the crew in order to ensure that each individual understands their role.
  • Manager / Supervisor

  • Follow up consistently with employees and provide feedback and coaching.
  • Ensure that the crew performs daily and weekly activities to meet production goals.
  • Assess the competency and capability of staff.
  • Identifying the needs for crew training and facilitate delivery of training.
  • Establish effective onsite communications and progress reporting to Superintendents.
  • Provide guidance on how to work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Enforce all Taggart Construction Limited policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with the Taggart Construction Limited Safety program at all times.
  • Participate in accident / incident investigations and reviews.
  • Aid in all Safety reporting functions. Ensure the timely delivery of reports to Head Office in order to maintain all legislative requirements.
  • Provide the leadership that results in a safe work culture as each foreman is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crew under their direction.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the requirements and liabilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • The Foreman is accountable for adherence to Taggart’s Labour Relations policies and procedures. Understand the collective agreement and seek help when there is a potential conflict or grievance.
  • Recognize problems, report and address any issues that may develop within crews.
  • Set and maintain work standards and outline behavioral expectations to ensure good crew morale and productivity
  • Ensure foreman’s diaries are maintained, filling out timesheets clearly and consistently as well as addressing and reporting deficiencies.
  • Submission of documentation to head office in a timely manner is essential.
  • Perform additional assignments as per the manager’s direction.
  • Post-secondary Certificate in Civil Engineering Technologist / Formal Technical training that is relevant to the field.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in the sewer and water sector, with a minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess the ability to read drawings and interpret specifications.
  • Knowledge of line and grade surveying
  • Effective interpersonal skills & team building skills.
  • Possess good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Some computer and administrative skills.
  • Health and Safety training.
  • Leadership / management development training
  • Possess the ability to cope with extremely busy and stressful worksites.
  • Be detail oriented.
  • Possess the ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Loud and busy work environment.
  • Provide service to several managers, working under many simultaneous deadlines.
  • Possess the ability to interact with management, colleagues, visitors, government agencies / personnel.
  • Difficult weather conditions, working outdoors and on site.
  • Travel will be required. The site foreman will move from site to site.
  • Overtime as required.
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