Assist in supervising trade employees assigned to a particular construction discipline
work area, e.g., carpentry, labourer, steel erection, etc. The Foreman reports to the Superintendent.
1. Supervise trade workers assigned to their area of responsibility, provide liaison
between field engineering, estimating, and workers to ensure construction
complies with drawings and specifications.
2. Assist in planning work schedule(s) and determining and maintaining manpower
levels, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.
3. Monitor work performance and productivity of trades to ensure project rules,
procedures, safety requirements, etc. are maintained.
4. Complete employee time cards to accurately reflect hours worked.
5. Advise of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc. Assist in
circumventing/resolving such problems as required.
6. Adhere to Frontier Employees' policies and procedures.
Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:
Educational and experience requirements include: Journeyman trade certification plus a
minimum of three years related experience. Working knowledge of various construction
disciplines, cost control, scheduling, safety regulations, engineering drawings and other documents are required. The ability to supervise and evaluate trade performance is essential.
Environmental aspects (weather, heights, etc.) play an important role for this position
since one is often outdoors. Unusual or difficult problems are to be referred to his/her supervisor.