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Sewer and watermain foreman

Stradco Construction Inc.

This is a Contract position in Laval, QC posted March 14, 2023.

Stradco Construction is a young, dynamic and growing company that specializes in civil works, including sidewalks and curbs, sewers and waterworks. Focusing mainly on public contracts in the greater Montreal area, the team tackles various challenges with each new project.

Stradco Construction is looking for an experienced sewer and watermain foreman to lead the civil works team with eagerness and passion.

Brief description of the position

In collaboration with the project manager, the foreman must lead the excavation team on the job site and manage the tasks related to the execution of project.

Main responsabilities

Personnel management

  • Lead, supervise, motivate and plan the work of the assigned team according to plans and specifications, schedules and budgets
  • Evaluate personnel assigned
  • Identify best practices to optimize team performance and productivity while ensuring the production of high-quality work
  • Verify and sign off on staff and equipment scheduling
  • Ensure the non-abusive use of the fleet and equipment by site personnel
  • Encourage good working relationships and team spirit

Site management

  • Ensure a constant and timely supply of materials to construction crew
  • Verify the materials and supplies delivered to the job site and approve the delivery slips
  • Ensure proper storage and identification of materials and supplies to facilitate their location and presentation
  • Ensure that the work meets the clients’ requirements
  • Maintain good relationships with the site supervisor while keeping the company’s best interests in mind
  • Work closely with project manager to ensure that the site runs smoothly
  • Issue site memos and submit them to the project manager
  • Take appropriate and corrective measures in case of non-conformity and document the issue with memos, photos, emails etc.
  • Ensure the physical organization of the site and its cleanliness
  • Plan equipment and personnel needed for the execution of the project in collaboration with the management team
  • Make requisitions for equipment and machinery necessary for project execution
  • Follow up with subcontractors when required
  • Review plans and specifications prior to execution and advise the project manager of any irregularities found
  • Attend project kick-off meetings
  • Communicate with other foremen to understand the needs of other active job sites to ensure optimal use of manpower, machinery and equipment
  • Ensure that the teams follow health and safety standards on the work sites

Clerical duties

  • Complete daily reports with productions against the docket

Secondary tasks

  • Contribute, through his/her attitude, to the development of an environment conducive to teamwork
  • Perform other various tasks as required and as directed by management
  • Establish individual developmental objectives and see to the improvement of skills, knowledge of tools and procedures, following the evaluation process with management
  • Collaborate in the evaluation of the manpower on site and recommend the necessary trainings to further develop team skillset


  • Ford F-150 truck supplied