Foreman, Pipefitter
Tartan Industrial Contractors Ltd
Alberta- Camp Based
4d ago

Reporting to the Pipefitter Supervisor, the Foreman assumes responsibility to supervise all workers required on maintenance, construction or Pipeline projects.

We are a team of dedicated people who take pride in the work we do, the exceptional customers we serve, and the communities we call home.

This position is based in the Southern Saskatchewan Region on a client site.

Working Conditions

14 days on, 7 days off rotation schedule

Overtime as required

Working outdoors in hot and cold weather conditions

Working in and around noise and dust


Promote the best interest of Company.

Conduct performance plans and assessments with direct reports.

Maintain high level of morale among direct reports.

Act as coach and mentor to the employees that report to the Crew Foreman.


Consistently demonstrate proactive and visible safety leadership.

Scope all jobs to be performed and advise client of any additional requirements (scaffolding, lifting requirements, risk assessments, specialized permits etc.).

Prioritize and direct work ensuring all codes of practice are adhered to.

Ensure all relevant safety codes, acts and regulations are followed in the course of work execution.

Spearhead continuous improvement programs that capture value created.

Work with client to troubleshoot and correct equipment and piping issues.

Ensure re-work is minimized and all work is carried out with high quality standards.

Ensure all company policies, procedures and practices are maintained.

Ensure all work is performed in an orderly efficient professional manner meeting all applicable codes, regulations and acts.

Report all incidents and near misses in a timely manner to Supervisor.

Ensure employee safety certifications are valid and arrange training for the maintenance of the same.

Keep Supervisor informed of any work, equipment, employee or other issues requiring attention.

Make recommendations to Supervisor as to employee recognition / discipline.

Ensure all daily / weekly shift documentation is kept to date and forwarded to the appropriate parties.

Track and keep records of work performed.

Resolve employee, work or other issues and / or report the same to


Be able to supply reporting (verbal or written) regarding progress, work load or other requested information to Supervisor / Manager.

Seek advice as required from Supervisor.

Maintain good cross shift relations (via communication, mutual respect, pass over of documentation, maintenance of office / vehicle housekeeping etc.).

Maintain good relations with other contractors on site.

Assist in lease clean up where necessary.

High school Diploma

Certified Journeyman and / or Red Seal in Pipefitter trade

Experience in heavy oil operating environment an asset

Drug and Alcohol testing required

H2S, Standard First Aid, TDG

Additional tickets may be required

Valid Driver’s license

Evidence of exceptional leadership skills and ability to influence, mentor and coach

Ability to lead and operate within an environment where change happens frequently

Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a focused team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly

Strong leadership capability as evidenced by demonstrable success in team / collaborative work environments

Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships

Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities capable of handling pressure and challenges

Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

Strong critical thinking, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills

Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals

Ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

Superior written and verbal communication skills at multiple levels : client / owner representative construction site

Physical Requirements

Physical ability to lift up to 50lbs.; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50lbs. with assistance

Stand or walk for long periods of time

Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects

Climb up and down ladders, scaffolds and other objects

  • Safety equipment will be required, 6 high ankle steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses / goggles, hard hat, safety vest and gloves to be provided
  • Compensation and Benefits

    Compensation is commensurate with experience, quality and production capabilities and is above industry average.

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