General Foreman (Canada) - Canada Nationwide

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but not limited to: 
  • Ability to follow all railway specific rules and track standards, including Holland safety and OTS rules related to all job tasks
  • Ability to provide all essential training to employees including quality procedures, safety programs and the ability to provide training for various job-related tasks
  • Ability to safely operate company vehicles on roadways and on track while meeting the grade of license required and meet all State and DOT requirements
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance and troubleshoot all equipment to minimize equipment downtime
  • Work in full compliance and procedures set out by the Holland company safety program to ensure a safe working environment
  • Ability to interface with all customers
  • Responsible to oversee daily operation of work sites, ensuring that safety and quality are maintained at the highest standards.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of production.
  • Ability to produce a quality weld
  • Ability to generate all required paperwork in a timely manner
  • Maintain all Holland Company safety standards.
  • Must have a good working relationship with customers
  • Able to manage and control costs
  • Troubleshoot and repair basic electrical and hydraulic equipment and perform general maintenance and perform overhauls. 
  • Set up and break down work locations. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to travel extensively via ground and air
  • Ability to lift 50lbs with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Standing, walking, bending and working safely on rough, uneven terrain
  • Ability to climb in and out of MOW operating equipment
  • Vision must be sufficient for reading instrumentation & measuring devices
  • Must have the ability to work at various heights
  • Exposure on a regular basis to mostly indoor shop environment-dry conditions, heated shop, non-air-conditioned, concrete floor, including welding, grinding, cranes and fork trucks
  • Exposure to working outdoor in all weather conditions
  • Wearing and use of all PPE and any additional safety related gear to perform job functions
  • Focused environment that supports safety and housekeeping practices
  • Exposure to loud work environment 
  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Must be willing to travel extensively.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have some basic mechanical skills 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills required
  • Must maintain reliable transportation to get to and from job sites
  • Must have good organizational and paperwork skills
  • Computer knowledge would be a plus
  • Ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics would be a plus 
  • Effectively deal with customers and employees
  • Must maintain a valid drivers license and abide by our Corporate Fleet Policy; CDL a plus
  • Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment testing required by Holland, L.P.
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience of overseeing track construction 
  • Thermite welding experience as a plus 
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Management reserves the right to revise this job description at any time to add or remove tasks as circumstances change, (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).
Wage Type: Hourly
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