Ironworker Foreman - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Mcmurray

Canada - Alberta, Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an Ironworker Foreman to join our CNRL Albian project team for the upcoming 2020 Spring Turnaround Season. This is a future opportunity posting.

This is a temporary role , supporting the site operations on various tasks relating to the turnaround of the Albian Plant. Rotation will be 12 days on 2 days off unless otherwise specified.

Tentative Start Dates: Early-Mid April

Approximate duration: 30-60 Days

Location: Fort McMurray Area

Travel: Charter flights provided from Calgary and Edmonton, and bus from Fort McMurray.

Accommodation: Camp accommodation will be provided to all workers

Shift and Work Hours: Craft workers will be doing a 12/2 rotation, with the 2 days off in camp. Work hours are 11.5 and a half-hour lunch for a total of 12 hours per day. Day Shift and Night Shift available.

Overtime Eligibility: All craft will be eligible for overtime (after 8 hours per day/ 40 hours per work week).

CLAC Union agreement in place; with competitive rates.

Ironworkers fabricate, construct and join scaffolding, structural steel buildings, bridges, ornamental ironwork and pre-cast structures. They erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment, and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures.


  • Supervising the workers and may or may not actively perform trade specific site work; must know all the jobs on the site and be capable of filling in as necessary.

  • Competent in reading blueprints and knowledge of building codes to ensure that the project is completed correctly.

  • Reports back to the clients and/or the Project Manager on the progress of the job, the estimated time to completion and employee evaluations.

  • Ensure efficient deployment and productivity of work crews.

  • Ensure and enforce compliance to all company, client and legislated Safety policies and procedures.

  • Conduct daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections and complete follow-up activities.

  • Assess and confirm, through documentation, crew competency.

  • Review safe work plans/ hazard assessment with crew prior to job commencement.

  • Ensure that all work permits are obtained and adhered to.

  • Take corrective action to mitigate immediate hazards, where safe to do so.

  • Ensure consistent application of the progressive discipline system.

  • Inspect work site before, during and at end of shift.

  • Identify surplus equipment and labour resources.

  • Operate in a safe and courteous manner at all times.

  • Ensure compliance to Corporate and client Alcohol & Drug Policies.

  • Ensure all new hires/transfers receive required orientations. Attend and participate in site specific orientations.

  • Ensure adequate and suitable safety equipment, including PPE, is supplied, readily accessible, properly used and maintained.

  • Promote and ensure the FLRA (Field Level Risk Assessment) process is conducted before every task.

  • Report and refuse unsafe work. Report unsafe conditions immediately.

  • Complete near miss cards/BBO cards.

  • Report all incidents and hazards to the Supervisor.

  • Conduct incident investigations and prepare associated support documentation immediately.

  • Report and respond to any harassment issues.

  • Identify testing requirements and ensure Subcontractors are available to support daily operations.

  • Complete termination/transfer reports and submit to Supervisor.

  • Adhere to project, company environmental considerations.

  • Identify quantity and scope changes to the Contract and communicate to Supervisor.

  • Ensure crews use and understand up to date project cost coding.

  • Monitor equipment utilization and report down equipment to Mechanics.

  • Review weekly servicing and preventative maintenance schedules.

  • Complete daily activity reports/daily logs and submit to Supervisor.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

  2. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Alcohol & Drug (A&D) policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Journeyman Certification and/or Interprovincial Red Seal.

  • Construction Safety Training Systems - 09 (CSTS-09) Certification required.

  • Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection (OSSA issued ticket is the general requirement).

  • CSE (Confined Space Entry).

  • As this position will have a driving requirement, a valid Class 5 driver’s license with clean 5-year drivers abstract is required as a pre-employment condition.

Preferred Qualifications

  • H2S Alive.

  • First Aid – Standard Level C.

  • AWP (Aerial work platform).

  • Red Seal preferred or required by provincial regulations and standards.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233445BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.