LNS Foremen provide necessary skills such as leadership, supervision, coordination, and scheduling, while also ensuring the safety and productivity of crews at the workface who install formwork and components of commercial and industrial projects. As a key participant in the relationships with the company, sub-contractors, and clients, the Foreman acts as management liaison and client interface. Foremen will be expected to fill in for the Superintendent when they are unavailable, on holiday leave, attending training courses, on sick leave, etc.
Rates are upwards of $38.38 for this project and are higher for industrial projects.
The United Steelworkers Union rates are complete with full benefit packages.
Foremen have the ability to:
- Lead a crew;
- Effectively communicate orally and in writing with good comprehension;
- Coach and teach crew members;
- Provide effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills;
- Form and implement workface crew plans and schedules;
- Organize and delegate work;
- See how the work and tasks fits into the project
- Handle the administrative duties of the position, including completion of required documents;
- Effectively use computers and other technology.
Minimum 3 years of experience as a qualified and competent tradesperson in a Site Foreman position, who is familiar with other construction trades and crafts.
- Red Seal Certification in Carpentry
- Has completed Construction Safety Training Systems (or equivalent)
- Has completed Leadership for Safety Excellence
- Has a current Level 1 First Aid certificate
- Has completed a formal supervisory training program (Practical Leadership Tools for Front Line Supervisors/Supervisory & Management Skills or equivalent)
- Valid B.C. Driver's Licenses, with safe driving record.