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Waterworks Construction Foreman/Woman Posted on Mar 01, 2018 by Cansav Construction Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $38.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


Cansav Construction Ltd.




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

  • Excavation
  • Equipment operation
  • Demolition

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

  • CPR Certificate
  • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
  • Leadership for safety excellence course
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training


5 years or more

Work Setting

Sewers and water mains

Workers Supervised

  • Trades helpers
  • Labourers
  • Heavy equipment operators, except crane

Type of Industry Experience

  • Public Works Department
  • Construction
  • Independently owned business

Specific Skills

  • Train or arrange for training
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Recommend personnel actions
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Co-ordinate and schedule activities
  • Co-ordinate work activities with other project supervisors or managers
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • 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.

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Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

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 Waterworks Construction 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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