Site Supervisor/Foreman/Woman

Gary Parker Excavating Limited is looking for an experienced Site Supervisor/Foreman/Woman with a minimum of 5 years’ experience to provide full on-site supervision of GPE employees and subtrades.

General Requirements

  • Planning daily manpower requirements
  • Providing instruction/feedback
  • Coordinating work site activities
  • Evaluating hourly workers’ performance/productivity
  • Ordering site materials
  • Providing quality control and inspections
  • Record daily site activities
  • Establishing and meeting daily/weekly productivity targets


  • Communication(verbal/written)
  • Task and people coordination
  • Planning and organization
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Working with tools and technology
  • Checking, examining and recording

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Trade school graduation an asset

Safety Requirements

  • Must complete WHMIS, Confined Space, Emergency First Aid/CPR-A, AED
  • Must have reliable transportation and steel toed boots.
  • Criminal record checks will be mandatory

Working Conditions

  • Working in inclement weather
  • Working in trenches
  • Heavy lifting required
  • Working at heights
  • Some potential environmentally sensitive work areas (dust, chemicals etc.)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $21.00 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Gary Parker Excavating Limited has a Covid-19 Vaccination at Work Policy

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Greenwood, NS: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • construction: 4 years (preferred)