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
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.