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Working Foreman

Markham, ON

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.


Our purpose at Kiwi Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry. We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. We believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for a Working Foreman.


The Working Supervisor will be responsible for leading all site construction activities and supervise all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes maintaining the highest quality, supervising all trade and field personnel, while administering good construction safety and quality control practices with all on–site activities. This position reports to the Site Superintendent.


Responsibilities

  • Maintain a safe working site meeting all company and MOL standards

  • Perform carpentry tasks on site and lead site team by example

  • Assist the Site Superintendent in coordinating and supervising all construction activities

  • Assist in directing all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that confirms to original plans and specifications

  • Communicate the project plans, blueprints and specifications

  • Assist in preplanning all construction activities in order to seamlessly follow the project construction schedule

  • Maintain a positive and respectful relationships with owners, engineers, architects, subcontractors, suppliers and other employees

  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately

  • Maintain an organized job site

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Organization: Very organized with systematic approach task to achieve accuracy and efficiency

  • Communication: Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effect listening skills

  • Problem Solving: analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risk, implications, and cost

  • Interpersonal Skills: Tactful and mature demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with and manage diverse personalities while being a team player

  • Highly Motivated: self-starting, highly motivated and goal oriented individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Proficiency in reading drawings – Structural, Architectural, Civil

  • Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, building materials, and required standards applicable to discipline

  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality

  • Professionally and technically competent

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent combinations of technical training plus commercial construction experience.

  • Knowledge of Procore considered an asset

  • Valid driver’s license required

Kiwi Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.


Kiwi Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.


Qualified candidates should email their resume or fax to: 519-822-6159.


Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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