Mechanical Foreperson - Pickering, ON

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Mechanical Foreperson - Pickering, ON

NAC is currently seeking a working Mechanical Foreperson, local to our Water Pollution Control Plant project in Duffin Creek/Pickering, ON.
Duffin Creek, ON

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Mechanical Superintendent the Mechanical Foreperson is responsible as the lead member of the crew and is required to plan work and manage the production and efficiency of the crew.  The Mechanical Foreperson assists the Superintendent with daily organization and control of labour, equipment and materials to ensure the delivery of a high standard of HSE, quality and productivity is maintained by the crew.

Job Description:

  • Actively support NAC'S Health, Safety, and Environment policies and procedures
  • Perform 50% hands-on work duties in the field completing installations and leading a crew (up to 5), and 50% in the office, planning work
  • Knowledgeable and aware of the required layout and quality of installations; direct and monitor quality; report on any issues
  • Initiate the RFI process based on drawings or specifications, as required
  • Monitor job progress and provide regular progress reporting to the supervisor
  • Assist in preparing, monitoring and updating Planning Aids to ensure dates are met. Understand scope of work and communicate any constructability issues
  • Ensure each member knows the production and cost code expectations for the tasks at hand
  • Plan and monitor materials and equipment deliveries, as well as maintain proper use of hand tools
  • Identify quality, quantity and scope changes to the Contract and communicate to the supervisor
  • Encourage and promote open communication and trust with the workforce; lead by example in the assigned work.  Provide regular direction to your crew.  Provide coaching and training as required; encourage positive moral


  • Possess a valid Plumber or Millwright trade certification
  • 2-3 years experience leading a crew of up to 5 tradespersons
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, drawings, sketches and specification to determine work activities
  • Strong time management and attention to detail skills
  • Knowledge of the general site specific occupational health and safety
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Valid WHMIS, Elevated/Aerial Work Platform and Working at Heights certificates are required

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.