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Foreman – Commercial Roofing
West Pointe Building Services – Calgary, AB

Job Overview
The Foreman is responsible for the effective supervision of subordinates to ensure that quality standards and productivity requirements are met. Responsibilities will include the training of staff members, safety, policies and procedures, as well as the identification and correction of potential work problems and health and safety issues. The Foreman will prepare a range of reports and hold responsibilities for the effective budgeting in his/her area. Through the effective management of targets, goals and service efficiencies, the Foreman will ensure the ongoing success of the crew.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise the activities of subordinates;
  • Instruct subordinates on service best practices;
  • Maintain and distribute up-to-date service requirement information to subordinates;
  • Ensure quality of workmanship through verification of services;
  • Advise crew of work that must be completed;
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to all subordinate staff;
  • Ensure compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery;
  • Identify, investigate, correct and document potential environmental and safety problems;
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other units;
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality;
  • Provide information for production plans to ensure that production objectives are met;
  • Requisition materials and supplies;
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy;
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions;
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of service technology and techniques;
  • Ensure all project deficiency is addressed prior to closing of the project;
  • Effectively communicate and take direction well from clients and production manager;
  • Other duties as required.
Job Requirements

Experience and Training

  • Journeyman Red Seal certificate
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years' supervisory experience with demonstrated motivating, training, appraising and general supervisory skills
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract
  • Leadership ability and team building skills to effectively supervise professional and non-professional staff required
Skills and Expectations

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments, key business partners, and customers
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • Can plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc
  • Strong negotiation and prioritization skills
Working Conditions
This position Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and exposed to outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt. This position will also be required to perform various laborious tasks and duties and will be expected to lift objects weighing up to 50lbs. The individual will be expected to be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.

Business Overview
West Pointe is the premier roofing company within the industry and aims to deliver the highest quality and customer service in the commercial roofing and building envelope services industry. We deliver reliable roofing systems and services attending to the life cycle costing, technical support, education of the envelope of each project and lives to the terms and conditions of all warranted systems and beyond.

Why West Pointe
West Pointe’s main goal is to help organizations achieve success. That is why we go above and beyond to demonstrate our commitment to our customers, ensure the safety of our employees, and protect our communities with the highest degree of integrity and enthusiasm. We are committed to sustainable and ethical growth where you can contribute in a meaningful way.

Start your career at one of Alberta’s leading companies. We are looking for people who have the best to offer and provides the same in return. We offer competitive and comprehensive compensation wages, an industry leading benefits package, tuition re-imbursements, and health & wellness programs.

West Pointe Building Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process.

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