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Paving Foreman

locationEdmonton, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Operations / Facilities / Pipelines
2 - 5 years
TrainingClass 5 Driver's License

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.


The Paving Foreman/woman is a seasonal position for an individual to lead a paving crew. The ideal candidate should be capable of meeting established safety, quality, and production standards.  


  • Ensure all work complies with Safety and Environment issues with Safety being a priority 
  • Lead and direct people, equipment, and resources
  • Conduct hazard assessments, tailgate meetings, and all other required documentation
  • Ability to read blueprints, track and report daily job productions, job coding
  • Maintain company image
  • Ability to train and lead by example as well as delegate roles and responsibilities on a crew
  • Ability to adhere to company policies and safety practices
  • Have extensive knowledge of paving practices and procedures and overall construction practices 
  • Ability to order materials and measure for the appropriate quantities as per approved drawings
  • Proficient and competent in heavy construction equipment 
  • Able to deal with difficult situations and resolve issues between co-workers, teammates, etc.
  • Able to utilize resources and crew members efficiently 
  • Experience in Bid2Win, Site-docs & Fleet watcher and asset.

Qualifications and qualities

  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • 2 years foreman experience (Asphalt), or 5+ years’ experience as lead hand, sub foreman
  • Must be willing to work overtime, nights and in all weather conditions 
  • High quality of workmanship
  • Effective leader, team player, and communicator


  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership and mentorship ability
  • Effective Communicator
  • Ability to motivate and influence
  • Practical fault finding analysis

In addition to the above, the successful candidate will be expected to exercise sound judgment, work safely and communicate effectively in a team. This position is physically demanding and requires crouching, bending, lifting, and kneeling.

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Years of experience

  • 2 - 5 years
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