Site Foreman - Structures

Locations Ontario
Discipline Construction
Job reference 2925216
Consultant name Aaron Benton
Consultant email
Consultant contact no +1 647 980 2377
Archer Recruitment is pleased to be supporting a growing General Contractor in South Western Ontario who is looking to appoint an energetic, motivated and career-minded Construction Site Supervisor / Foreman.

As the Construction Site Supervisor, you will report into the Construction Site Superintendent and will be responsible for the management of all on-site construction workers and enforcement of all required safety and work regulation policies. All work crews and individuals on-site shall take direction from the site supervisor, who is responsible for assigning required work and applying resources to accomplish that work.  Construction Site Supervisors are responsible for the efficient use of labor, machines, and materials by their crews, and will report on such things as personnel, costs and safety.  Other responsibilities will include:
  • Planning and scheduling of work
  • Maintaining records of all materials used and the progress made on a job
While this job is mainly a position of supervision and management, the Construction Site Supervisor may be required to assist in construction work on an occasional basis.  Construction Site Supervisors must be familiar with union contracts and procedures.

Core Competencies
  • Customer Focus                 
  • Communication       
  • Energy & Stress                  
  • Team Work   
  • Quality Orientation              
  • Time Management 
  • Adaptability/ Flexibility       
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Decision Making and Judgement
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Result Focus                       
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Ethics and Integrity 
  • Mediating and Negotiating
  • Providing Consultation
  • Leadership
  • Coaching and Mentoring   
  • Staff Management  
  • Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Mathematical Reasoning  
  • Development and Continual Learning
Job Duties
  • Assisting the Project Manager with the initial mobilization and set up of the construction site
  • Ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency
  • Ensure the efficient use of labor, machines and materials used by the crew
  • Take an active role in the selection, training, assignment and supervision of project staff, including monitoring performance, providing feedback and taking corrective action
  • Coordinate the daily activities of project staff, construction trades and subcontractors, and use corrective actions to keep the project on time and on budget
  • Assist in the resolution of design issues, change requests, material defects and equipment problems
  • Monitor job progress and costs, and provide regular progress reporting to management
  • Manage all project administration activities including; payroll, timekeeping, labor coding, equipment coding, purchase order coding and safety reporting
  • Establish effective onsite communications and progress reporting with sub-trades and clients
  • Maintain effective labor relations through compliance with company policies, labor agreements, and resolution of employee grievances and fair treatment of employees
  • Provide coaching and training to Field Engineers, Project Coordinators and junior Site Supervisors
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety training and reporting requirements
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Knowledge of local, provincial and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances and legislation
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Able to create alternative solutions to problems
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email
  • First Aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
Work Conditions
  • 24/7 availability may be required
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations will be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • Will be exposed to construction sites
In return, the successful candidate can expect a market leading salary and benefits package.

Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

We appreciate every single application that reaches us but due to the high volume of applicants we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

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