Steel/Welding Workshop Foreperson

  • Surespan
  • Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 16, 2022

Job Description

Steel/Welding Workshop Foreperson

Surespan Structures Ltd - Duncan, BC

Job Description

Looking for experienced Steel/Welding Workshop Foreperson for local Duncan division of Surespan.

Surespan specializes in in bridges, marinas, and other commercial concrete and steel buildings. Safety and Quality are some of our core values and are reflected in everything we do.

All Surespan employees play an integral role in our company's ongoing success. We strive to create an enjoyable, rewarding, and dynamic work environment for our employees. We value the loyalty, unique skills, and experiences that each person brings to work every day.

We are looking for:

An experienced workshop foreperson who enjoys meeting challenges and surpassing customer expectations.

Background in welding commercial bridges and other commercial steel buildings an asset.

Must be willing to form part of our successful team to complete jobs on time and on budget.

Experience reading and interpreting project plans and other written instructions and diagrams to perform the task at hand.

Ability to check incoming steel/materials are in conformance with drawings, coordinate cut sheets and materials for fabrication.

Ability to manage production output in line with schedule expectations.

Some experience in MS Office and SiteDocs is an asset.


Minimum 4+ years experience in welding and team leadership.

Current and valid certification an asset.

Experience working in shop fabrication, construction sites and with power tools.

Experience in managing multiple teams of 6-30 welders in completing tasks.

Facilitating purchasing of consumables, general oversight in quality control, handling interpersonal relations in different crews.

Able to coordinate and arrange 3 shifts of production output and scheduling.

Maintain and implement safety standards

Good communication, and teamwork skills are required.

We offer competitive wage and benefit packages based on qualifications and performance.