General Foreman - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Mcmurray

Canada - Alberta, Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring a General Foreman to join our Cenovus Disposal Pipeline project team on site near Fort McMurray, Alberta. This is a temporary position on a 24/4 shift schedule.

The General Foreman assists in the coordination and planning of projects in a particular construction area. They also monitor contractors, trades performance, progress and productivity, in addition to ensuring construction complies with drawings and specifications.


  • Coach and mentor the Construction Operations staff on the project to safe work practices, quality workmanship, productivity and schedule

  • Participate & conduct annual Performance Management reviews for the Foremen

  • Promote and adhere to company’s Safety Management System

  • Align Construction crews with adequate supervision and provide daily work instructions within area of supervision

  • Coordinate Manpower movement within area of supervision and ensure coverage for all shift rotations

  • Prepare a need assessment with the foremen in terms of equipment and materials and work with Superintendent in requisitioning required items

  • Monitor performance, progress and productivity of the project and ensure the alignment of the construction to the project plans and drawings

  • Ensure that all tools and equipment utilized have been inspected, in good repair, and color coded, as required

  • Meet and review any issues or items out of scope from the field crew and report these items to the Superintendent to requisition or create trend alerts

  • Track and report daily progress against the Shift Work Assignment within the work package

  • Regularly communicate work progress, schedule variance, crew and safety performance to the Discipline Superintendent

  • Give daily guidance to the Foremen on the Workface

  • Approve and submit any invoice/timesheets which have business unit expenditures to the appropriate project

  • Ensure daily progress reports have been submitted by Foremen on shift

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Previous experience as Lead Hand/Foreman and/or Supervising a crew

  • Previous Pipeline experience

  • Beginner computer skills: Microsoft Word and Outlook

  • Construction Safety Ticket (CSTS-09 or 2020) or equivalent

  • H2S Alive

  • Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract

Preferred Qualifications


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 Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254520BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.