Journeyperson plumber / Jobsite Foreman
George’s Plumbing & Heating (1985) Ltd. – Dieppe, NB
George’s Plumbing & Heating is a locally owned and operated company which has grown to be
one of the larger mechanical contractors in the Greater Moncton area. We provide plumbing and
heating services for new construction (commercial, institutional) and renovations. We strive to
provide quality workmanship and the best finished product to our clients. We are looking for a
new team member to help us maintain our long standing reputation.
The Foreman provides leadership, schedules, coordinates, supervises and ensures the safety and
productivity of crews at the workplace who install/assemble plumbing, heating, and cooling
systems. As a key participant in the relationship with contractor, company and client, the
foreman acts as management liaison and client interface.
Safety: The Foreman must facilitate a safe work culture, is accountable for the safety of the crew
and must understand the legal liability of the role; ensuring crew members apply the standards
for safe working conditions and are fit for work each day.
• Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the safety
regulations (Occupational Health and Safety Act) and safety policies and procedures
• Identifying needs and providing or arranging for crew safety training
• Conducting “safety tool box” meetings
• Completing initial safety and hazard assessments (field level risk assessments)
• Providing answers to any technical safety questions
• Participating in safety/incident investigations and reviews
• Completing incident and other safety reports.
Leadership and Supervision: The Foreman leads the crew and is accountable for how the crew
completes the assigned work, and must understand and consistently apply the employer’s
• Ensuring new crew members are oriented to the job
• Assessing competency and capability of tradespersons − evaluating crew capability
and benchmarking to others to ensure that the crew meets required levels of quality
• Communicating the job to and with the crew
• Assigning individual and crew tasks
• Training and mentoring crew members in specific tasks
• Coordinating on-the-job training for apprentices and facilitating mentoring of
apprentices by journeypersons
• Recognizing, addressing and resolving issues or problems among and between
• Setting and maintaining work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to
ensure crew morale and productivity
• Exercise accountability and the ability to discipline
• Applying the company’s corrective action policy where applicable
• Applying project procedures, work site policies and collective agreement
Planning and scheduling: The Foreman is accountable for following project plans and
schedules and ensuring the crew’s daily and weekly activities meet production goals.
• Identifying and/or verifying that the tools and materials required by the crew, are
available and complete
• Identifying needs and deficiencies in the plan or schedule and communicating these to
the appropriate persons
• Translating general work requirements into a prioritized plan for individual tasks and
• Reviewing and adjusting specific workface activities and task schedules to meet
established production schedules
• Working with the crew to overcome work challenges
• Resolving or, if unable to resolve, reporting any scheduling conflicts with other crews
and contractors and to the appropriate persons.
Jobsite specific responsibilities:
• Be able to read, interpret and understand drawings and specifications
• Measure, cut, bend, thread, solder, groove, crimp and glue piping systems
• Understand proper installation methods of piping systems and mechanical equipment.
• Understand testing, flushing, cleaning, and chlorination procedures
• Layout mechanical room equipment and efficient piping routes.
• Be able to look ahead and plan for work sequencing and verifying material and crew
• Report as-built dimensions on drawings to maintain a record of changes
• Reports to the Superintendent and Project Manager.
• Must possess Red Seal Journeyman certification
• Must have experience leading a crew on large commercial, institutional or industrial
• Must have knowledge of heating systems, boilers, pumps, steam systems, chillers,
heat exchangers, etc.
• Personal hand tools required for the position as per UA local agreement
• Understanding of local plumbing, gas and building codes.
Your work environment will be fast-paced at times with important critical deadlines. The ideal
candidate will possess high attention to detail, be organized, and have excellent communication
skills in order to deal with current and future clients.
Visit our website to learn a bit more about us. www.georgesplumbing.ca
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be