PILE DRIVING FOREMAN (Contract)

Company

BAM-JJM-Manson Joint Venture

Description

The Pile Driving Foreman coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project safely. This includes maintaining the highest quality, supervising all trade and field personnel, while administering safety practices with all on-site activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Health and Safety:
• Strictly adhere to the Project OHS Manual.
• Properly follow safe work practices and procedures.
• Provide a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
Operational Performance and Best Practices:
• Coordinates and supervises all marine construction activities.
• Directs all marine personnel to achieve completion of the project safely with quality workmanship as per plans and specifications.
• Maintain construction schedule, identify and solve problems.
• Work independently to provide hand-on leadership, supervision and training to the marine crews.
• Ensure that all employees and contractors adhere to the safety policy, encourage safe work practices and rectify site hazards immediately.
• Ensure that all workers assigned to the project are properly instructed to perform specified tasks; ensure work is carried out efficiently; enact disciplinary procedures.
• Protect the environment.
• Manage time to ensure that jobs are completed on time.
• High degree of awareness of all marine and weather conditions and mobile equipment operation on barges.
• Review all safe work practices and procedures associated with the job prior to task execution.
• Carry out work in a manner that will not jeopardize own/others safety.
• Lead by example.
• Wear, and participate in the ongoing training of, the required PPE for the position/task at hand

QUALIFICATIONS
• Industrial marine construction experience, dredging, pile driving and lift crane operations.
• Minimum of 10 years varied marine construction experience in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, and quality control.
• Small Vessel Operator Proficiency, Pleasure Craft Operator Card and CSTS-09 certificate(s).
• Marine Basic First Aid, Restricted Operator’s Certificate (Radio Operator) and MED A3 Certificate are an asset.
BAM-JJM-Manson Joint Venture

Job Description
• Familiar with spud and hopper barges, dredge excavators, tug boats, survey boats, marine
surveying, plan reading and project layout.
• Physically fit, with excellent stamina and the ability to perform manual labour.
• Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (per company insurance requirements).
• Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to marine and construction site
operations.
• Ability to effectively solve problems.
• Professionally and technically competent and possess a positive attitude.
• Ability to work in a multi-trade, multi-skilled work environment.
• Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate with others a must.
• Ability to travel to job sites and work overtime to meet the demands of the project.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Standard 50-hour work week (10 hours per day, 5 days per week). As with many careers in
construction there are peak periods that will require overtime work as well as non-peak periods
where the standard hours of work for the week may be less than 50. The number of hours
worked each week depends on the construction site, season of the year, as well as the current
work program.
• Successful candidate must be or willing to be a member of “Pile Drivers, Divers, Bridge, Dock and
Wharf Builders Local 2404 Western Canada” Union and all employees are paid according to the
current Project Labour Agreement for standard rates as well as overtime rates.
• Operation at a construction site working outdoors, working closely with other mobile
equipment, equipment operators, construction site crews and the public.
• Supervises Marine crew

LOCAL CONTENT
• We encourage First Nations applicants to self-identify their Aboriginal status and membership in
cover letter
• We encourage Local Area applicants to self-identify as a local area resident in cover letter

Closing Date

Apr 18, 2018

How to Apply

Accepting application. Please submit your resume to hrbjm@jjmconstruction.com