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Senior Base Foreman


Building and Construction

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Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB - T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



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Senior Base Foreman

With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a Company specializing in Road Building, Manpower is seeking a Senior Base Foreman, to fulfill a permanent contract in Edmonton, AB.

This role is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and driven Senior Base Foreman to work year round in a full-time capacity, in various locations throughout Edmonton. Some travel outside Edmonton may be required. Our client offers great perks which includes company events throughout the year, a culture where employees are valued, in addition to 3 weeks' vacation, benefits and a Pension plan after 1 year of employment.

In this role you will:

* Lead and supervise base crews

* Encourage safety culture and lead by example in practicing safe work environment and quality on site

* Complete concrete construction activities on company projects

* Provide effective leadership and training to the staff

* Ordering of equipment and materials

* Filling employee timesheets and other reports as required

* Hiring, disciplining, performance management and termination of employees

* Operating equipment and performing labour duties

* Other duties as required

To be successful in this role, you will have:

* Minimum 5 years of experience with road construction

* Minimum 3 years of experience in supervising crews

* MUST possess a valid class 5 driver's license or above with a clean drivers abstract

* Must have access to a reliable vehicle

* Thorough knowledge of road base construction for municipal and commercial sites including residential subdivision experience

* Ability to work continuously for prolonged periods of time under pressure

* Ability to construct roads & parking lots to acceptable engineering standards and ready for asphalt or concrete placement

* High attention to detail, strong communication skills and ability to follow directions

* Ability to work in varying weather conditions

* Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently with little supervision

* Willingness and ability to work extended hours and weekends

* Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills

* Ability to proficiently operate a variety of heavy equipment

* Experience with finish operation of grader and sub-grade stabilizing

* Must have valid safety certifications

Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at Alternatively, you can email your resume to or contact us at 780.420.0110 and ask for our Professional Team.

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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