General Foreman

Camp Project Term in Construction
  • Dease Lake, British Columbia, Remote Site (Newcrest Red Chris Mine) View on Map
  • Post Date : April 29, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Foreman
  • Experience 5-7 Years
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

Location: Remote Site (Newcrest Red Chris Mine)


The General Foreman will play a key role in the successful execution of various projects. This position will oversee and direct the work of crews and contractors to ensure that the project is being carried out safely and according to schedule. The work is at a remote location in a camp setting on a 14-day rotation, working 13-hour shifts.

The successful candidate will be a key player in a highly progressive and motivated team who will lead by example, possess a positive attitude, make safety a priority and be a good ambassador for TNDC.


Reporting to the site supervisor or designate, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • demonstrate absolute commitment and leadership in providing a safe working environment
  • ensure all incidents, near misses and hazards are reported and recorded
  • develop, maintain, and drive the construction schedule in conjunction with the project and operations team to ensure budgets and timelines are met
  • provide leadership to team members through career development, coaching, training, and performance management
  • strategically plan and implement manpower levels and material quantities and ensure proper equipment and trades are available as required
  • supervise employees and contractors to achieve all required project deliverables
  • foster a culture of teamwork with staff and management
  • adhere to relevant company procedures and policies
  • attend toolbox, safety, and other meetings

Qualifications and experience

  • 5+ years of civil or mining construction experience in a supervisory role required
  • British Columbia Shift Boss Certificate preferred
  • qualified trade or heavy equipment operator background required
  • solid understanding of current construction practices; heavy civil experience being essential
  • working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures
  • excellent written and oral communication skills with attention to detail
  • proficient computer skills with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • able to take direction, follow instructions and adapt to changing priorities and multi-tasking
  • a team player who works respectfully and cooperatively with others

Conditions of Employment

  • pass mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and fitness for work assessment where required
  • valid Class 5 driver’s license required
  • valid Occupational First Aid Certification (OFA) and WHMIS Certification preferred
  • able to maintain high levels of performance over 13 hour shifts in areas of extreme weather conditions
  • absent an approved exemption, due to local, provincial, federal, and/or client-requirements; this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine

How to Apply:

Please apply to:

Human Resources, Tahltan Nation Development Corporation

Box 250 | IR #9 Hwy 37N
Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0

Fax: 250.771.5454


Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Tahltan members are encouraged to apply.

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