Grade Foreman

BA Blacktop, Surrey, BC
$45.50 - $47.12 / Hourly

Job Description

Job description

BA Blacktop Ltd. is currently seeking a team-oriented, self-motivated and dedicated individual to join our Operations Team as a Grade Foreman.

JOB PURPOSE

The Grade Foreman is the first in command under the supervision of the Superintendent and oversees the execution of work on the job site.

Preferred Qualifications

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Site Safety

  • Maintain a high level of safety and liability awareness at all times
  • Perform and lead daily work plans with crews
  • Perform detailed Monthly work site Safety Inspections
  • Make sure all crew members wear and maintain their PPEs at all times and according to specific tasks
  • Ensure that safety procedures in accordance with the company’s OH&S manual and WorkSafeBC Regulations are being followed
  • Identify and inform crew members of potential hazards daily or as required by the changing worksite
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner while considering risks and potential liabilities
  • Report in a detailed manner all incidents/accidents/Near Misses and be an active Participation in the investigation process

Job Site Operation

  • Ensure work order and all necessary information is provided prior to commencing work
  • Review work orders and fully understand the scope of work and timelines
  • Review project requirements (quantities, cost codes, production rate, drawings …) with Superintendent
  • Perform or verify project survey/layout as necessary
  • Monitor material quantities and production rates on a continuous basis
  • Capable of constructing curb & gutter, sidewalk, CB / MH installation/adjustment, grading operations, cut/fill slopes, excavations, retaining walls, etc.
  • Reinforce the disciplinary program
  • Oversight and review minimize costs and optimize efficiency

Cordinate/Schedule Onsite Work

  • Inform all workers on site of the schedule
  • Lead/organize/give specific instructions to the crew on a daily basis, as tasks may vary day to day on a job site. Organize what is needed for the work site, such as trucks, equipment, materials, and sub-contractors (flaggers, surveyors, utility subcontractors,…) quality requirements are met
  • Supervise all aspects of the daily and weekly operations
  • Monitor work progress and ensure scheduled deadlines are met

Quality of Work

  • Ensure quality requirements are met
  • Address/Correct all deficiencies as early as possible. Communicate all deficiencies with Superintendent.
  • Report deficiencies through the NCR process

Training and Development

  • Monitor, train and develop crew members
  • Ensure new/young workers are trained prior to complete the New Worker Program

Equipment Management

  • Provide all necessary material/equipment to operators to perform daily equipment maintenance
  • Ensure equipment operators perform daily maintenance, fueling, greasing, fluid level checks, and overall condition checks of equipment on a daily basis
  • Ensure operators complete detailed DFERS on a daily basis/Ensure vehicle drivers complete detailed Pre-trips on a daily basis
  • Communicate equipment issues and breakdowns with the equipment department

Reporting and Record Keeping

  • Complete Daily Quantity Reports and Extra Work Orders on a daily basis
  • Prepare and submit accurate Papyrus timesheets on a daily basis
  • Keep daily notes of work site activities, conversations, issues, and specific instructions in a diary

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Qualifications

  • Heavy a strong and growing knowledge of utilities/construction activities and processes
  • Have a strong and growing knowledge of specifications (MoTI, MMCD, local government specifications)
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans/blueprints and look up specifications from MoTI / MMCD
  • Ability to organize all field aspects needed on-site to begin and complete a job
  • Possess general computer skills
  • Ability to measure and calculate length, surface, volumes, and quantities
  • Ability to perform field project layout from drawings and cut sheets
  • Ability to use a laser level, calculate elevations, and layout elevations
  • Have a working knowledge of all the equipment on site
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong communication skills with clients and the public
  • A desire to learn and teach; a passion to excel and to strive to get the most out of employees
  • WHMIS
  • Occupational First aid Level 1
  • Traffic Control Person Training
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue
  • Grader Operation (for Foreman/Grader Operator)
  • Papyrus Training and Intelex Training

Desirable Qualifications

  • Site Plan Reading Course (BCIT)
  • Survey Course (Union/BCIT)
  • Public Works Course (BCIT)
  • Construction Management Courses
  • Occupational First aid Level 2
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue (May be mandatory on some projects)
  • Fall Protection (May be mandatory on some projects)
  • Hoisting & Rigging
  • Heavy Duty Trailer Endorsement Training

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ON THE ROLE

A grade foreman’s role is to be able to lead/organize/perform all the construction activities on small to medium road/parking projects from start to finish.

Location: Fraser Valley Area

Competitive salary and benefits package offered. Salary will be based on experience.

Details Apply Now

Date Posted: 06/21/2024
Start Date: 7/15/2024
Classification: Union
Level: Experienced
Job Type: Full-time
Wage: Hourly
Wage From: $45.50
Wage To: $47.12
Number of Employees: 1

BA Blacktop
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Company Website: https://www.bablacktop.com
Company Phone Number: +1 604 985 0611
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