Grade Foreman

NRB Construction Limited

Saint John, New Brunswick

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NRB Construction Limited, part of the Municipal Group of Companies, operates a construction branch in Saint John, New Brunswick. NRB Construction Limited is looking for dedicated individuals with a willingness to learn new skills and work on various projects around the greater Saint John area for the upcoming construction season. These positions will be based out of Saint John but may involve travel to other parts of the province as the need arises.

The Grade Foreman is responsible for the supervision of all activities that take place on the work site, ensuring efficient use of labour, machines, and materials by their crews, and will report on such things as personnel, costs, and safety. This position will be responsible for the management of all on-site workers and enforcement of all required safety and work regulation policies.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the effective and efficient use of personnel, materials, equipment, facilities, and time.
  • Managing all project labour administration activities including; payroll, timekeeping, labour coding, equipment coding, and safety reporting.
  • Assisting in the resolution of change requests, material defects, and equipment problems.
  • Ensuring a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Protecting and promoting the interest of the company in all matters.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in civil construction preferred
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Surveying background and grading experience would be considered an asset
  • Must be well versed in construction site protocols, rules, and code of conduct.
  • Strong management, delegation, planning, and leadership skills.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.
  • Able to deal with people tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.
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