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Job Description

  PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc. is looking for an experienced Carpenter Foremen to join our Major Projects division in Vancouver, BC.

  • Starting wage of $41.35/hr full time, plus Vacation and Statutory Holiday pay, valid OFA 2/3 ticket wage premium, Shift Premiums(if applicable).

As a Carpenter Foreman, you will contribute to our team by:

  • Implementing PCL's safety programs.
  • Being responsible for supervising crews in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Working with the teams to ensure safe work procedures are understood and followed.
  • Demonstrated Journeyperson Carpenter skill level.
  • Sets clear expectations for safety, quality and productivity of all tasks.
  • Monitors crew progress toward set expectations.
  • Monitors on-site equipment inventory on a monthly, or as needed, basis vs project records.
  • Proactively ensures security of all PCL tools and equipment.
  • Writes JHA and PSI documents and updates, as necessary.
  • Intricate component of the Zero Goal jobsite safety culture.
  • Attends and contributes weekly at Tailgate Meetings.
  • Understands and contributes to PCL Quality Control Program.
  • Utilizes daily task planning tools.
  • Finalizes timecards with correct cost codes and hours on a daily basis using PCL’s Mobile Time Entry (MTE) application.
  • Working with the project team to lead part of a project and/or an area of a project.
  • Understanding the schedule and setting expectations with the crews.
  • Supervising and coordinating site construction activities with sub-trades and PCL’s own skilled craft workers.
  • Being able to intervene and understand the methods used to ensure a safe, productive and quality project.
  • Working with the PCL team and the engineers, designers and inspectors to help meet the clients project requirements.

What you will bring to the role:

  • 2 or more years of construction experience in field supervision/foreman in Institutional, Commercial, Industrial or Civil construction.
  • High regard for safety and pride for quality of work.
  • Understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures and lead accordingly.
  • Hospital experience is considered a asset.
  • Positive attitude and desire to continuously improve skills while teaching others.
  • Familiar with field concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Able to multi-task, show initiative and ask questions.
  • Self-motivated and a team player.
  • Able to follow directions to ensure completion of daily tasks.
  • Have a high degree of flexibility in a changing environment.
  • Should have reliable transportation.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills for a crew of minimum 3-4 individuals.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate before a group with confidence.
  • Must be able to write reports using good grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Proficient in construction drawing reading.
  • Competent using iPad for daily reports and reading drawings.
  • Hold a valid Journeyperson trade certificate or equivalent experience in the industry.

Benefits and Training with PCL:

  • A matching retirement savings plan.
  • Extended health plan (Prescription drugs, dental and other coverages).
  • Various Safety training provided by CLAC union training center and by PCL.

Work Conditions:
This position is based on a standard 40-hour work week. Suitable candidates must be available to work overtime, evenings and weekends as the project might require.
PCL is an innovative, safety-oriented company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.
Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!