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General Foreman

Whitehorse, YT

Job Type

Full Time, Seasonal


We are looking for an experienced General Foreman to join our team. As the point person for both workers and Superintendents, this role is a key player that drives a project to completion and helps streamline day to day efficiencies. The General Foreman has the task of overseeing all ongoing construction on the jobsite.

Job Description

  • 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.

  • Monitor productivity, promote training and cross training of all assigned workers, and promote our company values.

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

  • 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.


  • 5+ years experience as a lead hand in construction with experience in water/sewer and earthworks.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Occupational Health & Safety Standards in the Yukon.

  • Significant supervisory experience and the ability to lead by example.

  • Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications and other documents.

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is considered an asset.

  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and outstanding organizational skills.

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