General Foreperson/Construction Supervisor

Valard invites interested members of the 24 participating communities on the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project to apply for the following:



  • Be the main point of contact for the Construction Manager and subcontractors; and the primary liaison between Valard and the client’s Site Representative.
  • Lead on-site crews while ensuring project construction activities are executed in compliance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, budget, safety and quality requirements and standards.
  • Leading by example, support implementation of Valard’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Document and report all injuries, fill out the Notice of Injury/Accident Reports and communicate to the onsite Safety Advisor.
  • Work closely with the Construction Manager to develop and maintain the project’s construction timelines through the efficient use of all on-site construction resources, manpower, materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Work with the Construction Manager managing the subcontractors on site, including tracking of production to maintain the project schedule and contract budget.
  • Work with the Construction Manager to develop project execution plans, kick-off meetings, contract reviews and scope reviews, while also working with Valard’s contracts team to ensure a well-rounded project execution.
  • Mentor, train and motivate the job site crews in adopting a culture of safety, quality and production.
  • Empower crews to be knowledgeable of company’s safety, construction and quality policies and procedures; and uphold them.
  • Ensure crew timesheets are completed and submitted consistently and in a timely manner.
  • Support internal and external audit and inspection activities.
  • Equipment review and scheduling as required.
  • Carry-out employee performance reviews and disciplinary actions, in conjunction with the project’s HR Representative, as required for non-conformance of company policies and procedures.


  • 5-7 years of project supervision experience in the construction industry.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience in medium to high-voltage transmission line construction.
  • Able to manage large work groups consisting up to 30-50 people at any one time.
  • Knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, project scheduling, cost and quality controls.
  • Position is field based; incumbent must be able to accommodate multiple shift requirements based on site-specific project schedules.
  • Must hold a valid Class G license.
  • Familiarity with community, members and/or territory is an asset.
  • Accommodations will be provided by Valard.
  • Transportation will be provided from your home community to the camp accommodations and then at the end of your shift transportation will be provided back to your community by Valard.
  • Applicants in related construction industries with experience managing 30-50 people will also be considered.

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