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Lead Hand

Edmonton, AB, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time



About the Role

As a Lead Hand Concrete Laborer, you will assume a pivotal role in overseeing and coordinating concrete construction projects. Leveraging your extensive experience, you will be responsible for leading a team of concrete laborers, ensuring the successful execution of tasks from preparation to finishing. This position requires strong leadership skills, a deep understanding of concrete construction, and the ability to manage and mentor a team effectively.


1. Safety Leadership:

  • Serve as a safety leader on the jobsite, ensuring that all personnel follow safety protocols and guidelines.

  • Conduct daily safety meetings and ensure that all team members wear appropriate PPE at all times.

  • Identify and address safety hazards promptly.

2. Project Planning and Coordination:

  • Collaborate with project managers and supervisors to plan and coordinate concrete construction projects.

  • Review construction plans and specifications to understand project requirements.

  • Develop a detailed work plan and schedule for concrete activities.

3. Resource Management:

  • Oversee the allocation of resources, including labor, equipment, and materials, to ensure efficient project execution.

  • Monitor material inventory and order supplies as needed to meet project demands.

4. Tool and Equipment Management:

  • Ensure that all tools and equipment are in good working condition.

  • Supervise the operation of concrete tools and equipment, coordinating their use to optimize productivity.

5. Concrete Mixing and Placement:

  • Direct the preparation of concrete mixes according to project specifications, verifying material proportions and quality.

  • Lead concrete placement activities, including managing the work of laborers and equipment operators.

  • Monitor concrete curing processes to ensure proper curing methods are employed.

6. Quality Control and Inspection:

  • Oversee quality control measures, inspecting concrete work to ensure it meets design and engineering requirements.

  • Implement adjustments and corrections as necessary to maintain quality standards.

7. Formwork and Rebar Supervision:

  • Supervise the installation and alignment of formwork to meet design specifications.

  • Ensure that rebar is correctly placed, tied, and secured as per engineering requirements.

8. Finishing and Texturing:

  • Lead finishing work on concrete surfaces using power trowels, hand trowels, and other tools to achieve specified textures and finishes.

  • Perform skilled repairs and patching of concrete surfaces.

9. Leadership and Training:

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to concrete laborers, helping them develop their skills.

  • Assist in training new team members on safe and efficient work practices.

10. Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain detailed project records, including progress reports, material receipts, and incident reports.

  • Communicate project progress, issues, and any changes to project managers and supervisors.

11. Communication:

  • Foster clear and open communication with project managers, supervisors, team members, and other trades involved in the project.

  • Report project progress, challenges, and any deviations from the project plan in a timely manner.

About the Company

Empire Concrete Services embodies a harmonious blend of charisma and professionalism within the concrete construction realm. With over a decade of unwavering commitment to our craft, our team has garnered a reputation as industry pioneers. Our journey commenced with a vision to offer unparalleled concrete solutions, and today, we proudly stand as a testament to quality, precision, and magnetic appeal. Our seasoned experts have refined their expertise over the years, enabling us to deliver projects that consistently surpass expectations. At Empire Concrete Services, we don't just construct structures; we represent the pursuit of excellence where experience meets perfection.

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