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

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

Forbes Bros Ltd. Is currently looking for an Foreman - Distribution to support the team in Lethbridge, AB.

You will be a critical member of the team, working with our Area Supervisor and accountable for providing support and guidance to an assigned crew with a focus on safety, quality, and productivity. This is a working Foreman role and we will expect that this individual will educate and mentor crew members on the proper work methods required to complete assigned tasks.

Forbes Bros Ltd. has an open door, team-oriented culture that focuses on flexibility, communication, innovation & respect in the workplace. We hope to welcome you to this exciting career opportunity!

What We Offer:

  • Competitive wage
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan
  • Pension Program
  • Annual boot allowance of $300 & annual clothing allowance of up to $1000
  • Opportunity for career advancement

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lives Forbes Bro. value of WE WORK SAFE & never compromising on safety in all aspects of our every day
  • Provide supervision and planning in the successful completion of Distribution projects. Oversee the method of construction, manpower, equipment and material needed and quality control
  • Plans daily activities, conduct tailboards, ensuring workers confirm fit for duty, and conduct tailboard for any work deviation
  • Direct and participate in day-to-day work activities as a working Foreman to ensure that established goals and objectives are met
  • Perform audits of construction operations to ensure work is being completed in compliance with project specifications and monitor safe work practices
  • Report on problems and the solutions to the Construction Manager
  • Enforce and ensure compliance to Health & Safety and wok practices
  • Enforce equipment maintenance schedule and advise when repairs are required
  • Manage crew concerns and issues and elevate when required
  • Identifies and makes recommendations for improvement of work methods to the leadership team at the construction site
  • Assisting with continuous improvement projects and other operational tasks as required

What We Are Looking For:

  • Journeyman Powerline Technician Trade Certificate required
  • Minimum of six (6) years' experience in the powerline trade
  • Previous leadership experience as a Lead Hand or Foreman is considered an asset
  • English proficiency with the ability to read, comprehend, and execute written work plans, blueprints, and writing schematics
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to direct a team to efficiently and effectively complete jobs within deadlines
  • Flexible with hours worked, travel, and working in adverse weather conditions
  • Class 5 Drivers License and acceptable drivers abstract. Class 1 or Class 3 preferred

Forbes Bros Ltd. Is an equal opportunity employer committed to best practice recruiting and hiring, to promote gender equality 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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