Working Foreman Position Available

By June 4, 2024job-posting

1148 Snow Valley Rd.
Minesing, ON
Title: Working Foreman
Reports to: General Supervisor
Compensation Range: $28.00/hour – $32/hour
Work Location: Simcoe County
How to apply: Visit

Company Overview:
Community Builders is Simcoe County & Greater Sudbury’s leading Not-for-Profit
Construction based Social Enterprise. We provide training, employment, and
affordable housing to meet the growing needs of our community’s most vulnerable
and at risk populations.
We are experienced general contractors, serving our community through a variety of
residential housing projects including legal Second Suites, modular housing, social
impact projects, and renovations of all types. These projects allow us to teach and
train the next generation of skilled tradespeople through our pre-employment
training program, giving them paid hands-on learning opportunities in construction.

Why work with us?
● Get more impact from your work by contributing to our mission
● Organizational commitment to work-life balance
● Supportive and flexible team
● Health & Dental Benefits
● Employee Assistance Plan
● Paid sick days to use as you need them
● Take off your birthday, paid!
● 4-Day Work Weeks!

Job Summary
The Working Foreman leads a Construction Team in the day-to-day onsite tasks. The
Working Foreman takes direction from the General Supervisor to complete the
necessary tasks and duties for each respective job site assigned to them. The
Working Foreman is expected to lead and supervise a team of up to 5 people with
the support of their lead hand. The Working Foreman is also a Trainer when Trainees
are on site, working one on one or one on two with Trainees to allow them to learn on
site. They are also responsible for supervising the other Trainers (and their trainees)
on site to ensure safety and accuracy.
All CB employees make their best effort to create a positive and safe learning
experience for trainees. If any circumstances arise where this is not possible, or when
in doubt, Lead Hand’s are expected to bring this to the attention of their foreman.
Trainer requirements and responsibilities are subject to change at the sole discretion
of the organization as we continually look for ways to improve our training

● Lead Site Specific Construction Projects as assigned
o Direct Lead Hands and Labourers, and perform the following tasks to a
high standard of quality & efficiency:
▪ Demolition & Cleanup
▪ Concrete Work
▪ Framing
▪ Insulation & Drywall
▪ Painting & Staining
▪ Tile & Flooring
▪ Trim & Doors
▪ Exterior Finishes (windows, siding, roofing, soffit, fascia)
▪ Landscaping
o Maintain ongoing communication with the General Supervisor to
ensure job efficiency including updating Slack channels and
completing Foremen reports daily
o Ensure projects stay on time and on budget
o Ensure all materials, tools, PPE and equipment required to complete a
job is on site each day – prepare and submit material lists in advance
o Unlock and lock work sites at the beginning and end of each workday
and maintain security of door codes by not sharing with Lead Hand and
o Complete tasks in a timely manner, above industry standards.
● Leadership and Training
o Manage the skilled labour on job sites to ensure productivity &
▪ Provide Feedback and Corrective/Disciplinary actions to Lead
Hands and Labourers as required
▪ Complete 2 way reviews of Lead Hands and Labourer at regular
▪ Teach & mentor Lead Hand and Labourers in construction related
● Approve timecards daily for all Lead Hand and Labourers
● Maintain personal daily, accurate time cards as per daily tasks
● Communicate daily expectations and goals effectively with all team members
● Act as Trainer to Trainees on site
o Provide leadership and guidance to Trainees as they learn and practice
skills on site.
o Ensure safety and accuracy of training according to CB Construction
o Provide feedback on Trainees performance
o Provide guidance to Lead Hands and Labourers in their role as Trainers
o Ensure time cards are completed accurately as per daily tasks
● Health and Safety
o Responsible for maintaining the highest standards of workplace health
and safety and supervising the safe practices of the team in accordance
with all local health and safety laws and regulations
o Ensure a safe and organised work environment
o Comply with all company policies and regulations and hold others
accountable to them as well.
● Customer Service
o Communicate with clients in a polite and courteous manner as
necessary or when asked by your Supervisor
o Work with trades and subcontractors to accomplish project goals
● Maintain daily, accurate time cards as per daily tasks
● Attend company meetings as required
● Participate in ongoing Training & Development initiatives
o Skills upgrading
o Attend Certifications (First Aid, Working at Heights, etc)
● Taking a leadership role in company wide Training and Development
Initiatives as required
● Other duties as assigned
● Experience in the field of residential construction (5 years experience
● Experience as a Lead Hand or Working Foreman in residential
construction (1-2 years minimum)
● Valid G License and satisfactory driving record
● Experience leading/coaching/training an asset
● Critical thinking & problem solving
● Professionalism – on and off the job
● Communication
● Respectful & thoughtful

Community Builders is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act,
2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be
provided by Community Builders throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to
applicants with disabilities.

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be