Starland County is seeking a highly motivated experienced individual to join our team as the Road Construction Foreman. This is a full-time, permanent position. The successful applicant will have a minimum of five (5) years of related experience, including three (3) years supervisory experience. Completion of the Civil Engineering Technician Program is a preferred qualification for this position. Effective communication, leadership and problem-solving skills are required to carry out the role of the Road Construction Foreman. Project management skills are essential to identify efficiencies that may lead to improved services and cost reductions for Starland County. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling and supervision of the road construction personnel. The Road Construction Foreman will report directly to the Public Works Supervisor. The job duties and preferred qualifications will include, but are not limited to the following:
Supervise the municipal road construction crew daily and assist a team of heavy equipment operators to build road projects
Provide hands-on training as required
Knowledge of municipal road construction
Manage project start-up, one calls, utility locates and sub-contractors
Manage and coordinate activities with the landowners, contractors, other consultants and the approving authority
Read, interpret, and understand construction drawings and specifications
Monitor expenditures to ensure projects remain within budget
A Valid Class 1 Alberta Operators Driver’s License
May assist the Public Works department with various tasks including, but not limited to bridge construction and installation, culvert replacement and installment, the snowplow program, and gravel truck hauling.
The successful applicant will be required to work a 40- or 50-hour workweek based on the time of year, with some overtime as required. A competitive salary and excellent benefits package is available. The successful candidate must have the ability to represent the County in a professional and competent manner.
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your resume to the address below no later than 4:00p.m. on Friday, February 28, 2020.