Plumber Foreperson - North Vancouver, BC

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Plumber Foreperson - North Vancouver, BC

NAC is seeking a full time Mechanical Foreperson with a Plumbing certification, initially based on our Capilano Raw Water Pump Station project in North Vancouver, BC. Individuals with experience leading a crew of 3-5 mechanical tradespeople are encouraged to apply.
5077 Capilano Rd., North Vancouver, BC


The Mechanical Foreperson is assigned to crew(s) to lead in the daily organization and control of labour,equipment and materials to ensure that the delivery of a high standard of HSE, quality and productivity are maintained by the crew.


  • Arrive to work each day ready to work and with a positive attitude
  • Perform hands-on work duties while leading a crew of 3-5 mechanical tradespeople
  • Plan, monitor, and maintain proper use of hand tools
  • Responsible for maintaining organized and clean work areas
  • Properly plan and monitor material and equipment deliveries so as not to impede the progress of the work; complete material/product requisitions for buying purposes
  • Proper material storage and protection to ensure delivered product is not lost or damaged right up to the point of commissioning and turn-over
  • Complete regular timesheets for workforce including proper cost coding (as required)
  • Layout installations of the trade work
  • Knowledgeable and aware of the required quality of installations; direct and monitor quality; report on issues
  • Identify quality, quantity and scope changes to the Contract and communicate to the supervisor
  • Assist in preparing, monitoring and updating schedules (both CPM and Planning Aids) to ensure dates are met and improved upon. Understand the scope of your work and communicate any constructability issues
  • Lead and give direction for the daily activities of construction employees 
  • Ensure crews understand objective and the overall project scope, including the interaction of required work and how it impacts the other trade disciplines
  • Provide coaching and training as required; encourage positive moral
  • On a daily basis, ensure each of your crew members know the production and cost code expectations for the tasks at hand
  • Encourage and promote open communication and trust with the workforce; lead by example in the assigned work. Provide regular direction to your crew
  • This position will require 30% in the office and 70% in the field


  • Posses a Plumbing trade certification. Additional pipefitting experience is an asset
  • Possess a minimum of 2-3 years experience leading a crew of 3-5 people
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions, drawings, sketches and specification to determine work activities
  • Strong time management skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the general site specific occupational health and safety
  • Ability to lead and assess trade performance on the job
  • Strong communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively use MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Willingness to step in and help with production when 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.