RailWorks Construction Foreman (Night Shift) in Toronto, Ontario

Construction Foreman (Night Shift)

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20181122-72801-001

HOME COMPANY: PNR RailWorks USRC

COMPANY LOCATION: PNR RailWorks USRC

BUSINESS UNIT/DEPT: OPERATIONS

JOB LOCATION: Toronto, ON

Job Responsibilities:


  • Construction Foreman (Night Shift)*

We are looking for a competent Construction Foreman to coordinate operations and oversee workers at construction sites. As the point of reference of both workers and supervisors, you will be a key person for the completion of a project.

  • Responsibilities*

  • Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans

  • Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew

  • Allocate general and daily responsibilities

  • Supervise and train workers and tradespeople

  • Ensure manpower and resources are adequate

  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met

  • Supervise the use of machinery and equipment

  • Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget

  • Resolve problems when they arise

  • Report on progress to managers, engineers etc.

Job Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as construction foreman

  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines

  • Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems

  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate and report effectively

  • Aptitude in math

  • Problem-solving abilities

  • Good physical condition and stamina

  • High school diploma or diploma in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter etc.)

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

  • ability to work straight 8 nights on then 6 nights off

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

PNR RailWorks is an equal employer committed to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)

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Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)