• Foreman

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 3:13 PM)
    Job ID
    Construction/Project Management
    Job City
    Fort McMurray, AB
  • Overview

    With over 60 years of experience, North American Construction Group (NACG) is a premier provider of heavy construction and mining services in Canada. Our focus on people and relationships, and our uncompromising commitment to health and safety, allows us to acquire some of the best talent in the industry. Our knowledgeable and talented personnel set us apart from the competition with an unrivaled attention to detail and level of care. We can tackle any job while still adhering to the highest standards of safety and quality.

    Position Scope

    This position is located at Syncrude. 


    Shift: 14 days on 7 days off

    Transportation:To and from site

    Living Out Allowance: Provided


    • Ensure efficient deployment and productivity of work crews.
    • Ensure and enforce compliance to all company, client and legislated Safety policies and procedures.
    • Conduct daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections and complete follow-up activities.
    • Assess and confirm, through documentation, crew competency.
    • Review safe work plans/ hazard assessment with crew prior to job commencement.
    • Ensure that all work permits are obtained and adhered to.
    • Take corrective action to mitigate immediate hazards, where safe to do so.
    • Ensure consistent application of the progressive discipline system.
    • Inspect work site before, during and at end of shift.
    • Identify surplus equipment and labour resources.
    • Operate in a safe and courteous manner at all times.
    • Ensure compliance to Corporate and client D&A Policies.
    • Ensure all new hires/transfers receive required orientations. Attend and participate in site specific orientations.
    • Ensure adequate and suitable safety equipment, including PPE, is supplied, readily accessible, properly used and maintained.
    • Promote and ensure the FLRA process is conducted before every task.
    • Report and refuse unsafe work. Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    • Complete near miss cards/voice cards.
    • Report all incidents and hazards to the Supervisor.
    • Conduct incident investigations and prepare associated support documentation immediately.
    • Report and respond to any harassment issues.
    • Identify testing requirements and ensure Subcontractors are available to support daily operations.
    • Complete termination/transfer reports and submit to Supervisor.
    • Adhere to project, company environmental considerations.
    • Identify quantity and scope changes to the Contract and communicate to Supervisor.
    • Ensure crews use and understand up to date project cost coding.
    • Monitor equipment utilization and report down equipment to Mechanics.
    • Review weekly servicing and preventative maintenance schedules.
    • Complete daily activity reports/daily logs and submit to Supervisor.


    • Five years experience in any construction supervisory capacity.
    • Must have Oil Sands Mining experience.
    • Experience with Overburden, Pipe/Culvert installation, road construction and etc.
    • Construction supervisory courses or equivalent experience related to supervision of construction operations.
    • Mentor fellow workers and lead by example.
    • Leadership for Safety Excellence.


    All successful candidates must:


    1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
    2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
    3. Have experience as requested as mentioned above
    4. Undergo and successfully pass the following testing:
      1. Breath Alcohol Test
      2. Urine Drug Test

    Shift, site, and start times are subject to change.


    All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:

    1. Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
    2. Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract
    3. VOID cheque/direct deposit form




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