Highway Base Crew Foreman
Blackfalds, AB

Highway Base Crew Foreman

We are a locally owned road & street construction and paving contractor seeking a professional and enthusiastic Foreman to join our team. This is a skilled position that involves out of town work in various locations throughout Alberta.


Reporting to the Supervisor, the Foreman directs and manages all on-site construction workers, subcontractors and equipment, enforcing the company’s direction, policies, procedures and safety standards, while meeting construction deadlines.


  • Ensure sufficient deployment and productivity of work crew.
  • Work as a team member and leader to carry out sub-grade preparation and gravel operations.
  • Organize and coordinate the daily activities of all crew members, sub-contractors and equipment.
  • Work with Supervisor to plan work in an efficient and effective order, maximizing progress in a safe and timely manner.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Review and conduct safety meetings and hazard assessments with crew prior to job commencement.
  • Use survey equipment.
  • Other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Minimum Class 5 Operator’s License with a clean driver abstract
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred
  • Knowledge of road construction materials, heavy equipment operation and industry requirements
  • Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required
  • Willing to work overtime, as required
  • Working knowledge of MS Office is an asset
  • Training preferred: First Aid, RSTS, Alberta Temporary Traffic Control, Leadership for Safety Excellence, and Ground Disturbance
  • Grader experience is preferred
  • Previous experience on a highway base crew is an asset

We offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Full time seasonal employment with room for advancement
  • Benefits and RRSP packages
  • Safe, positive and exciting work environment

Job Type: Full-time


  • highway base crew: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Class 5 Drivers License (Required)