Construction Lead Foreman ( 6 Month Contract Position )

  • Company:
    Equinox Development Inc
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
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Job Description

Job Purpose/ Description- 6 month Contract

Coordination of all activities on-site, including all necessary preparation and planning. Coordinate all construction to ensure it meets high-quality standards. Be present at all times and keep the construction manager in the loop on all activities.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinate and supervise all site personnel ie. trades, vendors etc
  • Liaise with subcontractors, trade suppliers, inspectors
  • Able to read blueprints and plans
  • Work with Construction Manager to coordinate equipment and manpower
  • Maintain site safety and quality standards
  • Keep detailed records for all on-site activities
  • Work with Construction Manager, building inspectors, to coordinate progress inspections as well as closeout inspections
  • Work with Construction Manager to deal with the results of delays on construction sites
  • Carpentry and Labour tasks are required to be performed for projects
  • Construction Manager and HR Manager to be informed at all times for any issues
  • Maybe required to work on some weekends depending on project schedule and deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent work ethics
  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Must work well with all internal and external personnel
  • Ability to prioritize day to day functions
  • Ability to plan and coordinate responsibilities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent and highly professional interpersonal skills from day to day dealings and interactions with sub-trades, neighbors, landlords, city officials, and client interaction
  • Excellent reading, writing and communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, and construction documents
  • Ability to critically look at the craftsmanship
  • Good knowledge of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act –OHSA
  • Willingness to accept other job responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to organize time, labor, and material
  • Solid understanding of commercial construction, best practices, means, and methods of construction
  • Have experience in Carpentry and Labour duties
  • Strong sense of urgency and an understanding of the time constraints imposed upon the business
  • Truck and Tools (An Asset)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid G drivers license
  • At least 3-5 years experience as a Lead Foreman on both residential and commercial construction sites
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • All certifications are up to date (WHMIS, propane and gas, etc)

Required Certifications and Training:

  • Red Seal Carpenter (An Asset)
  • Working at Heights Training
  • First Aid Training Canadian Red Cross
  • Accessibility Training
  • WHMIS 2015 Certificate
  • Propane in Construction – Record of Training Certificate
  • H+S Certification (An Asset)
  • Valid references from past employers required


· Must be legal to work in Canada

· Background Check will be done



Company Description

Project and Construction Management company with over 30 years in the construction industry. We specialize in residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and hospitality projects.