The steel foreman is responsible for organizing, supervising and monitoring all projects assigned to him in ship and barge construction and/or repair. He ensures the quality and efficiency of the welder-fitter’s work. He participates in the preparation of tenders and inspection of works completed and in progress.
- Participate in planning construction and/or repair projects for the welding and fitting sector. In this respect, analyze construction packages, elaborate daily production plans, etc.;
- Plan the work of welder-fitters;
- Determine the distribution of work priorities according to the established production calendar;
- Supervise steel welding, fitting, cutting and transformation works in accordance with production plans;
- Inform employees of any change affecting the established production sequence;
- Assign personnel within the various production sectors to ensure optimal productivity;
- Ensure, through daily verifications, that welder-fitters comply with established work methods and with the requirements of the quality management system;
- Analyze production issues and identify possible solutions and action plans;
- Offer technical support to welder-fitters when required;
- Generate various production reports;
- Monitor hours worked and absences of his personnel and validate their time cards;
- Identify training needs of his team's employees;
- Train or oversee training of his team's new employees;
- Maintain a stimulating work climate for team members;
- Evaluate the performance of employees under his supervision;
- Ensure that employees comply with company standards and policies.
- Ensure that operational safety regulations are complied with and proceed with accident and incident investigations;
- Participate in the preparation of tenders for building or repair projects;
- Participate in steel procurement planning necessary for the execution of the projects.
- Experience of 10 years in welding and fitting;
- Experience of 5 years in personnel management;
- Knowledge of the marine sector is an asset;
- Have completed ship building and repair works afloat or ashore;
- Excellent knowledge of various steel welding and fitting procedures and techniques;
- Good knowledge in reading plans;
- Good management skills (project monitoring and cost control);
- Good knowledge of operational health and safety standards;
- Intermediate level English;
- CWB supervisor is an asset;
- General knowledge in mechanics, metal machining, piping and electricity is an asset.