Working Foreman – Construction – City of Coquitlam (Coquitlam, BC)

Working Foreman – Construction

Public Works Division/Engineering and Public Works
Regular Full Time

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

We are currently recruiting for a Working Foreman – Construction to join our Public Works Division.  Reporting to Sewer/Drainage Superintendent, you will provide supervisory and technical work in the organization and direction of a team engaged in Public Works Infrastructure Construction. Successful applicants will have considerable knowledge of underground operations and construction work, hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work as well as sound knowledge of operational and maintenance procedures. You will also possess the ability to plan, assign, review and supervise the work of a crew engaged in construction and maintenance tasks.

Applicants will have completed Grade 12 supplemented by technical courses related to the work, and have considerable Public Works Infrastructure Construction experience, some of which is in a supervisory capacity. You are envisioned as a team player with strong leadership, organizational and technical skills, as well as the communication and interpersonal capabilities necessary to interact successfully with a variety of stakeholders. 

A CUPE hourly rate of $34.48 to $36.68, plus a competitive benefits package and an earned day off program is being offered. Typical hours are M-F 7:00am to 3:55pm

Applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a police security clearance evaluation.

We will require you to have a valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement by the end of the probation/trial period.

Please apply online by 11:55 p.m., November 6, 2020 at

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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