VI Tree Services Ltd - Vanderhoof, BC (il y a 29 jours)

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Vancouver Island Tree (VI Tree) is committed to ensuring that our operations are carried out safely, productively and achieve profitability with sustainable growth. The General Foreman is a Supervisory Management position. Reporting directly to the Utility Division Manager, the General Foreman is responsible for developing and maintaining positive relationships within the company, our contractors and our clients.


The General Foreman is responsible for the following (but not limited to);

  • Supervision & Leadership of crew members
  • Ensuring all crew members are aware of VI Tree corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that all crew members understand and carry out the work in adherence to these.
  • Ensure WorkSafe guidelines are adhered to.
  • Plan and schedule workflow and ensure all crew members understand their duties and delegated tasks
  • Employee relations
  • Managing and reporting on productivity of crew members
  • Quality control
  • Administration

The site foreman has the following specific areas of responsibility:

A. Safety - The General Foreman must provide leadership that results in a safe work culture, is responsible and accountable for the safety of the crew under their direction, and must understand and accept the importance and legal liability of the role.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Knowing and understanding the requirements of the OHSP
  • Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the WorkSafe, BC Hydro, and company safety policies and procedures
  • Facilitate mandatory safety toolbox meetings
  • Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments
  • Participating in safety/incident investigations
  • Ensuring that vehicle and equipment checks are carried out

B. Leadership and Supervision - The General Foreman coordinates the crew and must understand and consistently apply the General Foreman’s policies. The General Foreman is required to be involved and supportive of any day to day disciplinary decisions.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Communicating the job to and with the crew
  • Assigning crew tasks
  • Recognizing, addressing and resolving issues/problems among/between crew members
  • Maintaining work standards and outlining behavioral expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity
  • Applying the principles of workplace respect on site
  • Ensuring crew compliance with project policies and procedures
  • Ensuring crew compliance with company policies and procedures

C. Planning and Scheduling - The General Foreman is accountable for following project plans and schedules and ensuring that crews under his/her direction perform daily and weekly activities to meet production goals.
This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Translating general work requirements into a prioritized work plan for the crew
  • Working with the crew to overcome work challenges
  • Periodically reassess daily goals to meet forecasted production

D. Employee Relations - The General Foreman must champion an inclusive employee relations culture, is accountable for the adherence to policies and procedures by the crew to ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Recognizing, addressing and resolving issues/problems among/between crew members
  • Promoting, supporting and facilitating teamwork and harmony between all crew members by promoting and fostering a positive, visible teamwork attitude among all crew members

E. Quality Control - The General Foreman is accountable for ensuring that the completed work meets quality standards.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • On-site assessment prior to commencing work to ensure that the job is ready, and addressing any concerns
  • Overseeing the execution of the work, including quality and production, ensuring that the crew works to job specifications and follows the plans
  • Inspecting and measuring completed work

F. Administration - The General Foreman is accountable for the preparation of reports as required by the employer.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Maintaining a site foreman’s log & site reports
  • Preparation of daily production records
  • Reporting on work progress
  • Completing quality reports
  • Daily time keeping & reporting
  • Worker violation reports
  • Ensuring vehicles and equipment are cleaned regularly and proper maintenance is conducted or reported to the General Manager

It is the responsibility of the General Foreman to request and file written authorization for any work outside of or beyond the original contract.

Reference ID: CUA

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $73,598.00-$100,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Tips


  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care


  • 8 Hour Shift


  • climbing: 1 year (Required)


  • class 5 (Required)
  • air endorsement (Required)

Work remotely:

  • Yes