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Peace River Hydro Partners

Fort St. John, (Canada)


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General Tunnel Foreman


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Full time, Permanent

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Job Description:

General Tunnel Foreman

Join a world class team that is committed to bringing clean energy to British Columbia for decades to come! Located at the Site C Dam, Peace River Hydro Partners is the prime contractor on the BC Hydro Site C Clean Energy Project. Our team consists of professionals representing over 30 different occupations. We value diversity and respect in the workplace. We need you to help us build this legacy!

As a Tunnel Foreman you will oversee a Tunnel Crew, complying with all applicable Safety, Quality and Environmental requirements.

Employer:            Peace River Hydro Partners
Location:             7007 269 Road Fort St John, BC
Salary:                  $43-45/hour
Term:                   Full time, permanent
Vacancies:           8
Hours:                  7am to 7pm or 7pm to 7am, 14 days in and 7 days out.
Benefits:              Health, dental, vision, AD&D, STD, LTD, life insurance, camp accommodations,                                                             relocation assistance (if required)
Language:           English
Vacation:             15 paid vacation days per year

  • Manage tunneling activities on-site in order to maintain targeted/scheduled production within budget
  • Provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment through the establishment, review and communication of key performance indicator for safety, environment, operations, costs and quality company values and expectations
  • Participate in safety meetings and training
  • Evaluation of efficiency on production sites to determine adequacy of personnel, equipment and technologies used, making changes to work schedules or equipment when necessary
  • Train, develop and utilize the skills of craft employees
  • Follow construction work schedules including “look ahead” schedules
  • Conduct direct reporting employees performance plans and assessments, supervise and train employees, take corrective action as required
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal, Provincial and local laws, particularly applicable Occupational Health & Safety Act / Construction Safety Act regulations
  • Understand best practices of job set up and management
  • Ensure compliance with various applicable tunnelling and environmental regulations pertaining to construction operations
  • Supervise underground personnel such as Operators and Labourers
  • Works under general supervision, having contact with supervisors on a regular basis
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her supervisor

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to use stairs, ladders and climb rough terrain.
  • Ability to work long hours per day in sometimes rough weather conditions.
  • Walk long distances underground.
  • Computer skills, preferably MS Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Experience/ Qualifications
  • 6 years’ experience in underground tunneling 
  • Technical school background or equivalent years of construction supervision experience
Please Note: This is a site-based position located at the Site C Dam in Fort St. John, British Columbia. Preference will be given to qualified, local candidates. However, we will also consider fly in/out candidates based out of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Calgary, or Edmonton. Rotational employees are required to work a 14/7 rotation; flights and camp accommodations are provided while on shift.

How to Apply:

Please apply through our website: http://www.prhp.ca/careers-opportunities/ or send an updated resume to labourrelations@prhp.ca

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