Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Foreman, Grounds & Facilities will plan, organize and supervise repairs, maintenance & renovations of TWN houses, buildings, facilities and grounds. In this hands-on position, the PW Foreman will oversee and train staff, and manage contractors and staff in a safe, efficient, cost-effective, well-planned and community-centered manner.
- Manage and oversee the maintenance of TWN houses, buildings, facilities, grounds and other assets, as required.
- Regularly inspect TWN houses, buildings and grounds.
- Develop, plan, and implement cost-effective preventative, scheduled and emergency maintenance, repairs and renovations.
- Provide quality control for repairs and renovations by staff and contractors.
- Develop and maintain accurate and well-organized inspection, maintenance & repair records.
- Authorize and monitor expenditures within approved budgets.
- Participate in developing or develop requests for proposals.
- Coordinate and administer trade contracts.
- Manage staff, including hiring, training, supervision, and performance evaluation.
- Ensure timely planning, and regularly communicate scheduling and impacts to clients.
- Address client questions, requests and complaints in a sensitive, timely and effective manner.
- Conduct regular safety meetings and ensure that staff are trained and aware of best practices.
- Work with the Operations Superintendent to develop and implement maintenance, repair & renovation policies, procedures, plans, budgets and schedules.
- Perform other related duties as requested.
Manage up to 3 full-time staff, casual employees and contractors.
- The successful applicant must have either an industry trade ticket or a significant body of experience in building construction, repairs and renovations.
- Minimum of five years’ experience in residential or other construction, maintenance and/or repairs.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in supervising employees, and managing budgets and contracts.
- Must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
- Must have First Aid Level 1 or willing to obtain within a specific timeframe.
- Must be willing to participate in job-related workshops, training, seminars and conferences to upgrade skills and training as required.
- Knowledge of Tsleil-Waututh Nation culture and traditional territory is an asset.
- Previous experience working within a First Nation community or organization is preferred.
- Must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check.
SKILLS, ABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE
- Able to read and interpret plans and instructions and keep accurate service records.
- Knowledge of safe procedures related to construction activities and operation and maintenance of related equipment.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Outlook, and Excel) and the Internet.
- May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
- May include repetitive actions, such as lifting and bending.
- Must be comfortable with heights up to 30 feet.
- Must remain calm, professional and constructive, even when faced with hostility.
- Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
- Adherence to established systems and processes.
- Focus on client and member service.
- Coordinate multiple work sites with regular interruptions.
- Work with potentially dangerous machinery.
- Periodic work outdoors.
- Periodic work outside normal office hours.
If this role interests you, please send us your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or if you are a TWN staff member, you can log in through ADP and go to MYSELF > TALENT > Career Center
We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.