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Track Foreman
REQUISITION NUMBER:20180510-72001-002
HOME COMPANY:PNR RailWorks Signals & Communication
COMPANY LOCATION:PNR RailWork Signals & Comm - Guelph, ON
Job Responsibilities:

Position Summary

Reporting to the Superintendent or Project Manager, the Foreman is responsible for managing and directing a crew of workers to deliver a successful project by meeting or exceeding corporate and project goals for safety, quality, profitability and schedule, resulting in extreme customer satisfaction. 

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Pre-plans work activities with Superintendent to develop best means and methods, including safety action plans.
  • Reviews all contracts, project documentation and plans to ensure that the work in the field is built to the most recent specifications.
  • Plans the day to day operations on assigned project and ensures that proper resources are in place for the timely completion of work, including labor, tools, equipment and material.
  • Takes responsibility for crew performance as it relates to company goals, safety audits, and following company policies and procedures.  Initiates follow up action as necessary including training, orientation, discipline, etc.
  • Conducts daily briefing with crew to review production goals, performance feedback, safety and schedule, hazards, and to solicit feedback from the workers.
  • Maintains a dedication to safety at all times by modeling, providing education and enforcing safe work practices and company policies and procedures. 
  • Ensures that proper safety equipment is available and used by all field personnel.
  • Communicates with customer and ensures a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Communicates with contractors or sub contractors to coordinate work, goals, etc.

 General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Trains and motivates workers.
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks such as production reports, timesheets, equipment logs, inspection reports, change orders and updating project files. 
  • Performs other related administrative or project based duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years related experience in the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of track construction and maintenance.
  • Ability to read and understand project specific documents including schedules, standard railway plans and specifications.
  • Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others and clearly communicate instructions to crew.
  • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.
  • Strong client relation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Works outdoors at construction sites.
  • Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, lifts, bends, and moves objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposed to all weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather.
  • Exposed to loud noise.
  • May be exposed to live track/trains and high voltage.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.
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