As an RDH Site Foreman, your primary role will be to assist in overseeing the construction of building enclosure renewal projects throughout the region. Working closely with our Site Superintendent and Construction Project Management team, you will oversee site-based activities on a day-to-day basis and ensure implementation of the project according to RDH’s high standards of professionalism.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pre-construction:

  • Work with RDH’s design team as required to review building enclosure details for constructability, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Assist superintendent in creating schedules and preparing the site for start of construction.

Construction:

  • Assist the superintendent on multiple sites in coordinating site activities and provide general direction to trade contractors.
  • Maintain on-site documentation, including site instructions, contract changes, safety records and daily job-site logs.
  • Ensure schedule is adhered to.
  • Ensure site is operating safely.
  • Ensure contractors are completing their scopes of work as per the project manual and to the highest standard.
  • Work closely with the technical team to implement design and design changes.
  • Provide first aid cover as required.
  • Ensure site is secure at end of workday.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-10 years construction-related experience
  • Experience with renovations of residential or commercial projects would be an asset
  • Experience as a skilled tradesperson or site manager would be an asset
  • OFA Level 2 First Aid Attendant certification, or willingness/ability to complete
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, or similar would be an asset

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to conceptualize details and anticipate constructability issues
  • Effectively communicate with trade contractors, building occupants, and technical/design team
  • Willingness to learn and progress into a full-time Site Superintendent role
  • Highly motivated and works well independently, but is also team-oriented
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and commitment to well-constructed projects
  • Excellent planning and scheduling skills

ABOUT US:

RDH is an employee-owned consulting firm with 250+ employees in nine offices across North America. Our core area of business is the integration of building science engineering, architecture, and construction management to optimize the performance of the building enclosure (walls, windows and roofs). Since our beginnings in 1997, we have become industry leaders in North America and continue to grow as we focus on technical excellence and delivering high-quality projects.

We offer a positive, team-oriented workplace with opportunities for professional growth, development and ownership. As well as your background, we seek alignment with RDH’s core values: 1) commit to excellence, 2) act with integrity, 3) work as a team 4) do what it takes, and 5) always learn.

Additional information on our expertise, projects, and culture can be found at www.rdh.com

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF to hr@rdh.com with the job title and location in the subject line.

No phone calls please. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that only those already entitled to work in Canada legally and permanently need apply.

 

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