Foreman Precast

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
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Product Line
Canada - Concrete Products

Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes   personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at




Reporting to the Superintendent, you will be responsible for the successful operation of the precast plant





  • Focus on profitability objectives within the area.
  • Ensure all of Lafarge Safety procedures and practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure all assets (equipment) are maintained and utilized efficiently.
  • Ensure that all products meet and or exceed the Best Practices for Quality Assurance.




  • Provide accurate and timely reports including time, production, materials, etc.
  • Maintain a daily project diary
  • Fully trained in the operation and capability of the equipment, workmanship and understand the operations of the job
  • Provide specialized tools, train, supervise, and act as a mentor to Lead hands
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Able and willing to train personnel to enhance their performance
  • Maintain and develop strong working relationships with internal or external customers
  • Capable of adapting to change in people, equipment, materials and new technology
  • Capable of reading and understanding construction drawings
  • Must be aware of production expectations and job costs
  • Daily inspections and documentation
  • Administer safety policies and programs to LCM personnel, subcontractors and subtrades (includes all required meetings an reports)
  • Monitor projects on a regular basis to ensure safety standards are being met
  • Participate in and attend all pre-construction, safety, supervisors meetings
  • Assist superintendents with cost control
  • Ensure all inspections and deficiencies are completed in order to obtain completion certificates



  • Provide a safe working environment for workers on site
  • Follow rules, safe work practices and procedures
  • Perform job duties in a manner that will not create a hazard to their own health and safety, or the health and safety of other employees
  • Maintain a clean and safe worksite
  • Identify and report workplace hazards and help their control or elimination
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (this includes hard hats, gloves, reflective vests, hearing and eye protection and protective footwear)
  • Immediately report all accidents and incidents to your supervisor
  • Hold regular safety meetings




  • Ensure that all spills are contained as quickly as possible
  • Report spills to your supervisor immediately
  • Ensure that all spills kits are available and procedures are followed




  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • The following training/certifications is an asset
    • First Aid
    • Confined Space Entry
    • Leadership for Safety Excellence
    • WHMIS
    • CSTS
    • RSTS


Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.


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