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Job Details

Construction Site Foreman/Woman


Nuna Group of Companies

Date Posted

July 22, 2021


  • Location Edmonton, AB
    Gogama, ON
  • Earnings $43.29 hourly
  • Work Hours 168 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 8  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 21, 2021
Job Requirements


Nuna Group of Companies




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

  • Grading
  • Excavation
  • Equipment operation
  • Drilling
  • Blasting
  • Mining Industry

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • Leadership for safety excellence course
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Loader
  • Grader
  • Bulldozer


3 years to less than 5 years

Area of Work Experience

  • Teaching
  • Rough grading
  • Haul road maintenance

Construction Specialization

Roads and bridges

Additional Skills

  • Supervise staff
  • Co-ordinate work of subordinates
  • Supervisory Experience

Area of Specialization

Mine construction

Work Setting

  • Industrial construction
  • Construction company
  • Dams (cantilevered structures)

Workers Supervised

  • Mine labourers
  • Labourers
  • Heavy equipment operators, except crane

Type of Experience


Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

Backhoe excavator, loader

Type of Industry Experience

  • Surface mines or quarries
  • Surface mining
  • Road construction
  • Construction

Specific Skills

  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Recommend personnel actions
  • Organize and co-ordinate production
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Co-ordinate and schedule activities
  • Co-ordinate multidisciplinary projects
  • Liaise with management, union officials and HR consultants
  • Co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Direct and advise professional and non-professional staff

Security and Safety


Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

  • More than 20 people
  • 16-20 people

Mining Experience

Precious metals

Service Experience

Mining and exploration

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Aug 21, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Construction Site Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Contractors and Supervisors, Heavy Construction Equipment Crews

Interest in supervising the activities of workers who operate cranes and construction, paving, drilling, railway maintenance and other similar heavy equipment; may supervise activities of related workers


Interest in co-ordinating and scheduling the activities of workers on heavy construction equipment crews; and in resolving problems; may co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, helpers and labourers


Interest in understanding the functioning of equipment and machinery and procedures used by heavy construction equipment crews

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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