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Foreperson - Foreman at Acres Enterprises Ltd

Foreperson - Foreman

Kamloops, BC

Our company has an over 40-year history in general, industrial, and civil construction in B.C. With its headquarters in Kamloops, and a newly established office in Kelowna, Our company work extends from the interior to the northern regions of the province. We work in partnership with our clients and are driven by our commitment to quality. The Acres difference is in our people, process, and technology. Our talented team of professionals, with varied subject matter expertise, can take a project from concept to completion. With over 600 years of combined construction experience and the use of cutting-edge technology, Acres is committed to bringing our clients’ projects to market on time, on budget, and at the highest quality.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Superintendent, the Foreperson assists, directs, organizes, coordinates and controls all site activities related to the crew, equipment and assigned scope of for a cost-plus contract, unit price contract or lump sum contract with the objective of: managing field costs, productivity and efficiency; meeting schedules and safety standards; maximizing equipment utilization; and achieving client satisfaction objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Participates in weekly or scheduled meetings with Project Superintendent, Project Manager, Project Coordinator, other Forepersons, Safety Advisors, etc. to review project progress, discuss project or client issues, person-power and equipment planning.
- Stays abreast of current developments and trends in all relevant technical knowledge areas, i.e. new construction techniques, excavation and earth moving equipment, person-power supervision and scheduling, excavation and road construction techniques, new products and suppliers, etc., and presents new ideas/approaches to Project Superintendent.
- Build a high degree of competency in: reading/interpreting drawings & specifications; safety knowledge and practices and environmental standards/regulatory requirements; scheduling techniques; trade knowledge; motivating employees and progressive discipline; construction materials and processes; building and environmental codes; OH&S and our safety policies; as well as unique client requirements.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:
- 5 to 10 years of experience in the construction industry (preferably civil construction)
- 1 to 3 years of experience in a supervisor role, with proven experience of managing projects valued at $2 million or more

OUR PERKS: Along with an exceptional work culture,
we offer the following benefits and incentives:
- Up to $90,000.00 annually (based on qualifications) with comprehensive benefits 
- STIP (short term incentive plans) & - LTIP (long term incentive plans)
- A positive work-life balance, including paid Acres Days
- Employee & Family Assistance Program
 -Training & professional development
- Trade/skill certifications
- Community involvement initiatives
- Referral Program (Increased compensation incentives for both the referred and referring employees)