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Search : Steel Foreman

City: Bas-Caraquet,

  • # 237GO
  • Department: Operation
  • Company: Océan Nouveau-Brunswick
  • Work schedule: Evening/night schedule (17h45 to 4h15)
  • Status: Permanent

Job description:

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.