Company: Freedom Leisure
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Who We Are
Advance Millwrights Inc. designs and fabricates bucket elevators,
conveyors and bins. We specialize in the material handling and
packaging equipment of agricultural products including flour, feed,
seed, grain, fertilizer, aggregates, cement, recycling, foundries,
and food products.
Today, Advance Millwrights enjoys a truly world-class reputation
for innovative design, fabrication and installation. In food
production plants, feed mills, grain elevators, in foundries,
fertilizer plants, and aggregate processors, the list of our
satisfied clients stretches across Canada.
Why Advance Millwrights?
We are an energetic and enthusiastic team of professionals striving
for continuous improvement and operational excellence. We are
passionate about what we do, building long-lasting relationships
with our customers and developing our people. Innovation and
creativity are highly encouraged throughout the business.
In addition to an awesome work environment, we offer our team
members competitive wages, company-paid health and dental benefits,
an RRSP matching program, and a company uniform allowance.
Your Future Role:
- A Road crew Foreman is expected to be an expert in their
- Must keep their employees motivated and focused on all company
safety policies and procedures
- Monitor performance, quality, and coordinate workflow and make
sure the project flows efficiently
- Due to the nature of the business the Road Crew Foreman can
work long and odd hours that include evenings and weekends
- Must be a strong leader, communicator, organized, motivated and
is confident in delegating
- Responsible for the training of staff and need to possess some
teaching skills and patience
- Follow instructions and have strong time management skills
- Lead by setting a good example (role model) - behavior is
consistent with words
- Technical knowledge is gained by experience and by learning
from others. This knowledge is a combination of both knowing all
aspects to do with their trade as well as the workings of our
customers' industries including the equipment. A foreman's duty
includes sharing his knowledge and experience with the other
- Leadership & Training Ability is having the confidence and the
patience to give instructions and direction to the employees in all
aspects of the job. His employees will look to him for many
answers. Taking control of situations and sound decision making are
signs of being a good foreman.
- Scheduling is the knowledge of how to break down a job into
sections and plan each one with special consideration to manpower
requirements and timing.
- Extra attention must be taken when using other companies for
equipment rentals. Try to find time to call around for prices, ask
about travel time and if there are any minimum charges. Having a
crane or fork lift on site longer than necessary is both bad
planning and can be very expensive. Renting an oversize crane can
also end up being very expensive.
- Try to give as much lead time as possible when ordering
components from the office or shop. Rushing components through the
shop and making special pick-ups for items requested at the last
minute costs the company. Part of good scheduling is foreseeing
what will be needed and giving the office and shop ample time to
get them for you.
- The foreman must always represent the best interests of the
company when dealing with customers, suppliers and employees.
- While on site, the foreman is Advance Millwrights Inc. His
appearance, his attitude, his willingness to please the customer,
all reflects how the customer thinks of us.
- Care should be taken with information given to other companies
or customers. Our company's success or failure may depend on what
was discussed with our competitors or others.
- The foreman must abide by our company rules. It is also their
responsibility to make sure employees under their care do
- Customers pay us to make items and to do work for them. They
expect and should get our respect.
- While on site, all employees must observe any procedures the
customer has in place. This might include things such as logging in
and out every day, special parking locations, security procedures,
safety rules and break times.
- The customer should also be informed of your planned schedule
and be given an opportunity to discuss items with the project. Keep
the customer informed on daily activities.
- Before leaving the job site, spend a little time cleaning up.
This might include removing empty skids, leftover material, scrap,
etc. (Leave the site cleaner than you found it)
- Foreman must be able produce accurate and timely paperwork. The
forms we use are designed to help us calculate payroll as well as
keeping track of job costs. Care must be taken to include following
items: proper job numbers, description of job, manpower hours,
accurate listing of all materials taken from shop and truck, and
all crew members time sheets are correct and complete.
- You must also know and list all extras not covered in the
contract with the customer. A more detailed description of these
extras is needed for the office so they can invoice this separately
to the customer.
- All personnel in charge of company vehicles are required to
follow these rules and the Advance Millwrights company vehicle
- Driving responsibly, arranging regular maintenance when needed,
informing the office of any additional problems with the vehicles
not covered by regular maintenance, cleaning vehicles weekly inside
and out, filling with gas after hours, parking in safe areas at job
sites to reduce risk of minor damage, stocking the service vehicles
with sufficient supplies and tools.
- The well-being and safety of the employees is one of the
biggest concerns of any company. At Advance Millwrights Inc. the
nature of our work has our employees at times working in high risk
areas. It is critical that the foremen are aware of their legal
responsibilities when it comes to safety issues. Under the
Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act they are addressed as
- Employers are responsible for taking every precaution
reasonable to protect workers. Employers must create and enforce
safe work procedures and policies. To ensure any required
equipment, materials or safety devices are available, properly
maintained and used to manufacturer's instructions.
- Supervisors are responsible for taking every precaution
reasonable to protect workers. Supervisors must advise workers of
any existing or potential hazards and ensure that each worker works
in a safe manner. Supervisors must ensure all workers use safety
equipment and protective devices where and when required.
- Workers must use all equipment and protective devices where and
when required. Workers must follow all safe work policies and
procedures required by employers. Workers must report to their
supervisor any defect in safety related equipment they become aware
- The foreman must understand and adhere to the company health
and safety manual. It has been custom designed to make everyone
aware of any potential risks that exist in our workplace and what
precautions must be taken to avoid injury.
- The company has a legal responsibility to make sure all
employees know these rules and work within their guidelines.
- The foreman has a legal responsibility to enforce these safety
rules and to discipline any employee that violates them. The road
foremen should also be familiar with and obey any safety and health
rules in effect at the customer's location.
- Advance Millwrights has a progressive discipline system in
place for anyone whose conduct is considered a threat to themselves
or others. Any warning given by a foreman to an employee must be
recorded and a copy put in the employee's files.
- Minimum 5 years experience as a Millwright Foreman
- Experience leading teams of minimum (3) individuals
- Willing to train and work with Millwright Apprentices
- Clean driving record
- Strong welding skills
What AMI Offers:
- Competitive Salary/Wages
- Extensive Benefits
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Paid Vacation
- On-site apprenticeship and skill development programs
- Travel Opportunities
- RRSP Matching
- On-site parking
- Company retreats and events
- Social Committee events and family activities
We Look Forward to Hearing from You!
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and thank all
applicants in advance. Accommodations are available during all
stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human
Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities
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