Underground Construction Foreman

In by Saamis Lethbridge

Whissell Contracting
July 4, 2024
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
  • Lethbridge


Full job description

As an Underground Construction Foreman at Whissell, you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of earthworks construction projects, ensuring the successful execution of operations according to project plans, specifications, and timelines. You will lead a team of skilled workers, manage resources, and maintain a safe and productive work environment to achieve project goals efficiently and effectively.

Why Join us?

  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Career advancement and professional Development
  • Health Benefits: Excellent health, dental, and vision plan.

LTD, Life-insurance, EAP, and more with Opencircle Benefits

  • Safety Incentive Bonus
  • Retention Bonus
  • Safety Rewards Programs
  • Team environment
  • Commitment to safety


  • Collaborate with project managers to develop detailed construction plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring alignment with project objectives and client requirements.
  • Review project plans, specifications, and schedules to understand project requirements.
  • Oversee day-to-day activities on construction sites, including excavation, grading, compaction, and erosion control, to ensure compliance with project specifications, safety regulations, and quality standards.
  • Coordinate the allocation of labor, equipment, and materials to optimize productivity, minimize downtime, and achieve project milestones within budgetary constraints.
  • Provide guidance, instruction, and support to ensure that work is performed safely, efficiently, and according to established procedures.
  • Enforce all safety protocols, regulations, and best practices to maintain a safe work environment for all personnel on-site, conducting regular safety inspections and addressing any issues promptly.
  • Monitor work progress and quality standards, conducting inspections and implementing corrective actions as necessary to ensure that workmanship meets or exceeds project requirements.

Requirement for all jobs

  • Underground Utility and Earthworks construction experience are required.
  • High attention to detail is required.
  • Pay to be determined by skill and experience.
  • Ensure compliance with all Company policies, OH & S Legislation, and WCB reporting procedures.
  • Understand and maintain quality and production standards and work to achieve established production goals.
  • Physically able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs safely and repeatedly as required in the construction environment.
  • Must have your own transportation.
  • Must have own steel-toes safety boots.
  • Seasonal, full-time, and weekends

All Whissell employees must undergo a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and submit a valid Driver’s Abstract (issued no more than three months prior) before starting work.

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent, and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Experience the Excitement: Join Whissell To Be Part of the team that Safely Achieves the “Best Projects Every Time”!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $32.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 10 hour shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Retention bonus


  • Underground construction Foreman: 5 years (required)


  • Class 5 Licence (required)

Work Location: In person

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