Forbes Bros Ltd.
  • Edmonton, AB, CAN
  • Hourly Pay & Overtime
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Insurance Benefits, Pension, Employee/Family Assistance Program, Boot Allowance, Clothing Allowance


Forbes Bros Ltd. is looking for qualified Foreman for Powerline Technicians to join our growing team in Edmonton area and North.

Our growth in the Edmonton area spans from Stoney Plain/Spruce Grove, St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, and the Athabasca region.

Forbes Bros Ltd. has a safety conscious, family-oriented culture that focuses on flexibility, communication, innovation & respect in the workplace. Welcome to this exciting career opportunity!


What We Offer:

  • Competitive wage
  • Pension Program
  • Comprehensive health benefits plan
  • Annual boot allowance of $300 & annual clothing allowance of up to $1000
  • Norther Per Diem for certain areas
  • Safe, family orientated working environment
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Forbes ongoing effort to improve workplace safety is carried out & never compromising on safety in all aspects of our every day
  • Lead crew on daily activities, manage concerns, provide feedback and ensure the team follows company policies and procedures
  • Ensure employees performing work are deemed competent on task at hand
  • Identify, bring forward, and provide input into the development of safe work practices, procedures
  • Ensuring quality conformance to requirements and assigned drawings
  • Complete inspection, monitor and report on crew activities to the Construction Manager or Supervisor
  • Maintain accurate time records including phase codes, hours, quality reports and all other job specific paperwork
  • Plan daily activities, communicate through tailboards and execute work and work with crew members to complete tasks
  • Make recommendations for improvement of work methods to the leadership team at the construction site
  • Travel to various project sites and office locations
  • Perform other tasks related to this function as assigned

Candidate Requirements:

  • Journeyman Certificate/Red Seal Certificate - Powerline
  • Minimum of 3 (three) years of experience working as a Journeyman in the trade with knowledge of distribution systems
  • Minimum of 1 (one) year of experience in a lead hand position
  • Ability to lead a team of all different skill levels, lead by example, build consensus, actively listen and engage crew members
  • Valid drivers license and acceptable drivers abstract is required
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and timelines
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to take and provide direction
  • Flexible in hours worked throughout a shift and week
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions

Forbes Bros Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer committed to best practice recruiting and hiring, to promote gender equity and workplace diversity. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted.

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