Foreperson / Foreman - Heavy Civil Earthworks

Jan 14, 2022
Feb 13, 2022
Full Time
The Nuna Group of Companies is now accepting resumes for Foreperson / Foremen with large earthworks construction projects experience. Roles are available at our Cote Mine Site in Northern Ontario (Timmins / Gogama region)

Nuna is the largest Inuit-owned heavy civil construction, earthworks and mine construction contractor in Canada.

We offer:
  • 2 week on / 2 week off rotations;
  • Competitive hourly rate with Overtime pay,
  • Extensive benefits including company matching RRSP plan;
  • Safety bonuses,
  • Employee recognition program,
  • Rotation allowances,
  • Flights and accommodations are covered,
  • Long term employment opportunities

The Foreperson / Foreman is the immediate and primarily in-field supervisor on site. The Foreperson / Foreman provides leadership and is responsible for scheduling, work planning, coordinating, supervising, and assisting in cost controls. Responsibilities also include ensuring that established site goals are realized within established quality and safety standards while ensuring consistent and fair application of labour relations policies and procedures, proper apprentice training and productivity of crew at the job site and equipment maintenance within their respective area of operations.

  • Conducts daily Toolbox Meeting
  • Daily planning of tasks
  • 3 day look ahead
  • Participate in Task Hazard Analysis reviews
  • Daily review of paperwork including crew timecards, radiation cards, FLRA"s, production sheets, haul sheets, 5 Point Cards and coding timecards
  • In field meetings with the client to maintain client relationships
  • Plans and supervises day-to-day operations on site.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of employees" time sheets.
  • Ensures accurate and timely updating of rotation schedules.
  • Ensures that orientation and training records are fully completed.
  • Effectively plans and supervises crews on a task basis.
  • Participates with the Project Manager, Superintendent and Client in the development of the Project"s operating procedures.
  • Ensures that Employees are well trained for assigned duties and for maintenance of effective records.
  • Identifies manpower requirements for the Project and make recommendations to the Superintendent and Project Manager.
  • Ensures adequate site-specific safety orientation and training has been completed before new employees start on their regular duties.
  • Conducts safety meetings on a regular basis.
  • Recommends equipment replacement, addition, deletion, modifications and ensure that required maintenance is completed.
  • Incident investigations (Support Safety Advisor where required)
  • Job planning

  • 5+ years' experience in a similar role.
  • Heavy Civil project experience required.
  • Experience with earthworks and heavy duty equipment / machinery of all types (Dozers, loaders, rock trucks, excavators, etc.).
  • Experience with DRILL / BLAST sites is considered an asset.
  • Able to work at our remote worksites on a rotational basis.
  • Previous experience working on site in Northern Canada is considered an Asset.

All successful candidates must:
  1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written.
  2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver's License.
  3. Eligible to work for any employer in Canada.
  4. Resides within Canada.
  5. Have experience as requested in the job description above.
  6. Have all current Covid-19 vaccinations

Interested applicants are asked to apply online at

or by email:

Nuna is committed to the principle of employment equity. We welcome diversity and encourage all who are qualified to express their interest.

Nuna Logistics is a highly regarded civil construction company with hundreds of employees working across the Arctic and Northern Canada. Working often in remote locations, Nuna offers unique on-the-job experience and opportunity to build an exciting career. Our multi-disciplined teams provide a comprehensive array of services and innovative solutions to the most challenging and remote sites in northern Canada. Nuna's core values of: Safety - Integrity - Teamwork - Respect for Cultural Diversity and for Community & Environment ; reflect our reputation as a safe, cost-effective and innovative operator in the north.