Northland
  • 28-Sep-2022 to 15-Dec-2022 (PST)
  • Revelstoke, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

NPC Northland Builders is looking for a Plumbing Foreperson for its major construction projects. NPC Northland Builder belongs to Northland Properties and manages its construction and design scope.

Why join us:

Northland Properties is recognized throughout Canada as one of the most trusted names in hotels, restaurants, sports, and construction. We are the force behind such brands as Sandman Hotel Group, The Sutton Place Hotels, Moxie's Grill & Bar, Chop Steakhouse & Bar, Denny's Restaurants, Shark Club Sports Bar, Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, The Dallas Stars, Grouse Mountain, and Northland Asset Management Company. Northland Properties Corporation is a 100% Canadian-owned company with a home office in Vancouver, BC. It has over 200 outlets nationwide, with additional locations in the UK and USA, collectively employing over 12,000 talented individuals.

Job Overview

Reporting to the Site Superintendent, the Plumbing Foreperson is responsible to help hire and directly supervise the crew under their direction, oversee planning and implementation, monitor and maintain the inventory of plumbing material, equipment and tools required to ensure a steady flow of work for timely and proper completion of projects. This position also entails the requirement to provide technical assistance to field staff and coordinate project requirements with the Site Superintendent, Project Coordinator, Designer, Fabrication Shop and all other team members when required.

Participation in regular site project meetings is mandatory as well as preparation of daily production reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hire and oversee plumbing personnel. This includes promotions, disciplinary measures or release of personnel if required.
  • Plan for and identify personnel and staffing needs in advance.
  • Provide positive on-site direction and leadership for the crew.
  • Maintain work standards and outline behavioral expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity as well as compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Be aware/knowledgeable of the specific guidelines that include quality standards, time requirements and budget considerations.
  • Evaluate employees' progress.
  • Identify conflicts and follow up with conflict resolution.
  • Inspect installations for quality and accuracy with drawings as well as compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Review and interpret/understand all drawings, specifications, and plumbing systems.
  • Diagnose design issues regarding all the plumbing systems and/or components and placement of such for the purpose of identifying problems and needs necessary for the design-intent to work properly in advance of work being done.
  • Prepare sketches of proposed work, produce layout drawings and code calculations for projects.
  • Effectively address change orders, requests for information and layout realignments.
  • Analyze and quickly resolve any assigned scope-of-work problems that may arise and ensure that all site deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Plan three (3) months in advance and correlate work against the Planning and Scheduling provided, for both labor and material.
  • Maintain paperwork such as Hazard Assessments, Timesheets, Weekly Labour Reports, Daily Logs, Safety Forms, etc.
  • Ensure As-Built drawings and Valve Tag schedules are kept up to date.
  • Ensure understanding of, and compliance with, the company's Operational Health and Safety Manual.
  • Coordinate work with other trades prior to plumbing installation.
  • Provide technical assistance for plumbing work.
  • Coordinate municipal and consultant inspections with projects progress.
  • Help with plumbing labor when required or necessary, i.e., when short-handed.
  • Facilitate apprenticeship and training programs alongside management.
  • Manage on-site tools and equipment and keep an accurate inventory.

Skills Required

  • Sound communication and organizational skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to juggle multiple deadlines; attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Minimum (5) five years prior experience with Leadership and Planning responsibilities in the construction industry.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand and/or be on their feet 10-12 hours / day
  • Use proper lifting techniques for heavy pipes weighing more than 25 kilograms
  • Must be able to work in outdoor weather and/or unregulated temperatures for 10-12 hours / day

What do you get?

  • We can provide accommodation in apartments or suites in the town of Revelstoke
  • Health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Contribute to a unique construction model focused on teamwork and cooperation.
  • Be a valued member of a team in an organization with unparalleled opportunities for learning and growth.
  • Secure long-term employment

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Revelstoke, BC

Start Date: Immediately

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with NPC Northland Builders; however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**


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