Lead Hand
Whissell Contracting Ltd
Lethbridge, AB, CA
8d ago

Job Information

Reporting to the Earthworks Foreman, the Lead Hand support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency, and to recognize that the Lead Hand has a direct impact on the company’s overall financial success.

This position will assist the Foreman in managing field operations through planning, coordinating, and with limited supervision, completion of the required key functions, while also performing actual tasks.

Core Responsibilities : Required Skills

  • Report any formal issues / incidences to Foreman
  • Responsible for crew in the absence of Foreman or Supervisor
  • Keep company truck clean, interior and exterior
  • Hand in all necessary paperwork on time
  • Work as needed / required hours to complete projects
  • Follow company policy and procedures
  • Keep updated current dairy of daily events
  • Maintain and foster a clean and organized work environment
  • Direct manpower and assets as required
  • Be prepared to fill any role needed
  • Assist Foreman in facilitating Tool Box Safety meeting
  • Insure locates are present and all utilities have been exposed
  • Basic surveying, laser set up, filling out time sheets
  • Essential Qualifications

  • Basic computer skills and ability to operate an iPad and smart phone
  • Blue print reading and specs
  • High attention detail while working under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to read and write in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • PLEASE NOTE : All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

    Overtime will be required during peak construction months.

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