Carpenter Foreman - Building Construction

Ledcor - Vancouver, BC (9 months ago)

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Job Summary:
You are an experienced Carpenter Foreman with commercial construction expertise. You have experience leading a large crew, preparing on-site personnel for the project and day-to-day execution of work and enforcing safety regulations.

Join the Ledcor Building Construction Group in Vancouver and across the lower mainland!

Essential Responsibilities:
Demonstrates leadership in overall compliance of Ledcor's health, safety, and environmental standards daily
Ability to lead a team effectively in the day-to day execution of work, while managing resources, equipment, and labour
Plan and prioritize work to meet contractual deadlines
Comprehends blueprint readings to prepare layouts including selecting materials, planning sequences and methods of work, measuring and marking materials to avoid costly mistakes or omissions
Understands basic commercial concrete forming including engineered forming systems and general commercial construction practices to lead crews and accurately build concrete forms, scaffolding, shelters, and other structures
Works with the team to ensure tasks are completed safely, correctly, and on schedule
Reports to the Superintendent any problems or unforeseen issues that could affect the project plan
Complete daily paperwork and conduct daily toolbox talks


Minimum of 5 years’ related project experience
Must have a Journeyperson Carpenter ticket from a recognized training authority
Non-ticketed Carpenters must provide proof of hours relevant to the industrial carpentry trade
Experience in high rise construction and institutional/commercial construction
Must have previous supervisory experience on commercial construction projects
Successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
Must possess a valid form of government issued photo identification

Work Conditions

Typical 5 days a week, 6 days when required
Overtime may be required to meet construction deadlines
Must be open to night shifts when required
Work will primarily be outdoors in various weather conditions
Must be comfortable working at heights
Benefits provided by CLAC – extended health plan (prescription drugs, dental, and other coverages)
Group BC medical coverage and matching retirement savings plan

Additional Information:
Company Description

Ledcor Building offers full-service construction for commercial, residential, institutional, and light industrial projects, along with expertise in green building. Our depth of knowledge and expertise come from building hundreds of projects – of all sizes – across North America each year.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Date Posted
Jan 13, 2020

1067 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada