Grade Foreman- Heavy Civil
Tomlinson Group.
Ottawa, ON, CA
4d ago

The foreman provides leadership, schedules, coordinates, supervises and ensures the productivity and safety of the work crew and the public.

As a key participant in the relationship with the client, consultants and the company, the foremen acts as a management liaison and a client interface


  • The foreman must promote a safe work culture, is accountable for the safety of the crew as well as the general public
  • Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the safety regulations
  • Health and Safety Act) and safety policies and procedures outlined in the company policy
  • Completing incident and other safety reports in a timely manner
  • Leads the crew and is accountable for how the crew completes assigned work
  • Communicating and assigning individual tasks to a member or members of his crew
  • Setting work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity
  • Interacting with other company supervisors, inspectors and clients
  • Following the project plans and schedules and ensuring that the crew’s daily and weekly activities meet production goals
  • Understanding the work at hand, organize the workforce and equipment
  • Discussing and planning with the manager / superintendent the proposed work
  • Completing administrative tasks as required
  • Ensuring that the completed work meets the specifications
  • Ensuring proper techniques are utilized to achieve the highest possible workmanship and quality of work
  • Inspecting the completed work and initiating timely resolutions if required

  • Work on a construction site
  • Long hours required, night and weekend work required
  • Exposure to all elements summer heat, rain etc.

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required
  • Lead Hand or Acting Forman experience for 3+ years and 5+ industry field experience

  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus programs
  • Employer paid health and dental benefits
  • Extensive training programs and tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits program
  • Family-oriented team environment
  • Employee discounts and other rewards programs
  • The Tomlinson Group of Companies encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Please contact Human Resources if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.

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