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Foreman/Foreperson – Sewer and Water Construction

Whitehorse, YT

Job Type

Full time, seasonal


Castle Rock Enterprises has been a market leader in the areas of underground utilities (sewer, water, electrical), site preparation, quarry services, land remediation and trucking for over 25 years. Founded in 1995, the company was purchased by Dakwakada Capital Investments (DCI) in 2010, which has maintained its family-business culture. DCI is a privately owned investment firm in Whitehorse, Yukon that holds and manages most investment and business assets of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN).

On top of its reputation as a top-quality construction company, it includes being a 100% First Nations owned business in its competitive advantage. Castle Rock maintains strong partnerships with the CAFN and the broader Whitehorse and Yukon communities through many community giving and sponsorship programs.

One of the first companies in the Yukon to achieve COR Certification, the health and safety of employees, contractors and the public is an integral part of our daily activities and our most vital core value at Castle Rock.

Established as the Yukon’s capital city in 1953, the City of Whitehorse is home to some of the most spectacular scenery, talented artists and innovative businesses in Canada. Situated along the Yukon River on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council, over 33,000 people call Whitehorse home. The City enjoys a healthy economy thanks to a strong business community, which was recognized when Whitehorse was named the top city for entrepreneurs in 2018 by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The City also enjoys a successful working relationship with area First Nations and the territorial government.

Environmental sustainability and responsibility has become a key priority for the City. Known as Wilderness City, access to nature remains a top value for residents who can enjoy recreation activities year-round, a vibrant art scene and a multitude of cultures as people from all over the world have decided to settle north of 60.

There is a reason why Whitehorse has seen a steady growth in population; it’s because it truly is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Yukon also boasts excellent health care and education systems as well as many federal and territorial tax incentives that increase the value of your compensation package. This is your opportunity to trade in the noise, congestion and traffic for clean air, open spaces and untouched wilderness while growing your construction industry career.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Site Superintendent, the Foreman is responsible for the daily performance of work at their project site. The Foreman is responsible for the assignment of work to the crew(s) under their supervision. Foremen monitor and inspect work in progress to ensure it is completed in a satisfactory manner and per direction from the Site Superintendent and/or Project Manager. The main objective of the Foreman is to ensure quality work is performed efficiently, safely and on-time. Depending on project assignment, the Foreman may strictly be supervisory or be a hands-on working Foreman (most commonly as a Pipelayer, Topman or Heavy Equipment Operator).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Superintendent to execute jobsite work activities in an effective and efficient manner that conforms to CRE’s high quality and safety standards.

  • Supervise, motivate, inspect, observe, and delegate tasks to workers.

  • Resolve problems as they arise and report on progress to Superintendents and management.

  • Assist the superintendent with organizing and coordinating the daily activities of all crew members, sub-contractors and equipment.

  • Lead, mentor and motivate crew members while demonstrating team values and work ethic.

  • Ensure all applicable safety and environmental regulations are adhered to throughout the construction process.


  • 3 years of Supervisor / Foreman experience in civil / infrastructure construction, preferably in the areas of sewer, water and earthworks.

  • Prior experience as a Labourer, Pipelayer or Heavy Equipment Operator in sewer, water and earthworks projects an asset.

  • Proficient in both written and verbal English, with the ability to provide clear direction to crew members, especially with regard to safety and work tasks.

  • Proven leader of people able to engage and motivate a team to consistently deliver their best work.

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Effective time management and organizational skills.

If you are a dedicated and motivated construction Foreman looking for exciting and challenging projects in the incredible environment that Whitehorse and the Yukon offers, we look forward to hearing from you.

As a 100% First Nation-owned business, we strongly encourage submissions from qualified CAFN Citizens and First Nation Citizens from other territories and provinces.

While we thank and appreciate all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the qualifications and experience listed, please email your updated resume to Jaime Wagner, Operations Manager at

We thank all candidates for applying. Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future consideration. At this time we can only consider candidates with authorization to legally work in Canada.

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