Field Lead Hand – Construction

Field Lead Hand – Construction


Job Position: Field Lead Hand – Construction

Company: ATCO

Expected salary:

Location: Resolute, NU

Field Lead Hand – Construction Job Details:


Job Description:
ATCO Frontec is a market leader providing facilities management, camp services, workforce lodging solutions, operational support services and disaster and emergency management for a diverse range of clients. We are a service-based organization made up of great people who work hard to get the job done and deliver excellence in the communities where we work and live.
Working on a rotation of 8 weeks on/4 weeks off with all travel paid.
Description: ATCO Frontec is seeking a Lead Field Hand to join our Site Services department in Resolute Bay, Nunavut. Reporting to the Manager, the Field Lead Hand is responsible for planning, overseeing, and participating in a variety Maintenance and Construction tasks while acting as the key communication contact from the office to the operations in the field. In addition, this position will support a wide variety of scheduling, organizational, logistical, financial and administrative assignments.
Lead Hand

  • Lead field personnel in projects and tasks
  • Inspect and evaluate work progress through completion
  • Determine material, equipment, supplies and personnel needed to complete repairs, and projects efficiently
  • Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the safety regulations and safety policies / procedures
  • Tracks, monitors and communicates progress and issues to the Site Manager
  • Participation and lead field Daily Safety Toolbox meetings
  • Meeting schedule requirements to quality standards.
  • Completing daily time sheets.
  • Directing staff of 20 plus employees and subcontractors with daily tasks.
  • Manage and provide necessary training tools to operational staff to ensure the ongoing availability of qualified personnel to meet the Customer’s expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned

Project Coordination

  • Works with the Site Manager to develop an execution plan, detailing an overall project schedule, assuring realistic target dates and benchmarks to ensure the successful implementation of processes and procedures.
  • Completes contracts and pricing analysis to be reviewed and signed off by the Site Manager
  • Coordinates Subcontractors and Vendors under the direction of the Site Manager
  • Assists in the development of short and long-term strategies and schedules for current projects
  • Tracks and monitors safety stats and reports them to the Site Manager and recommends corrective actions
  • Operates within ASL Quality system and company safety policy in all phases of assignments.
  • Maintains records of all safety, cost, scheduling and quality work executed
  • Responsible for the development of itemized work statements in a form suitable for tender and invites/ solicits suitable contractors.
  • Recommends, upon review of tenders, acceptable contractor to perform the work.
  • Submits requests for purchase orders in order for work to commence in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that selected contractors comply with all safety and environmental standards and necessary legal requirements related to the project.
  • Ensures that the work performed is according to contract scope of work.
  • Solves unanticipated site problems, confirms the necessity for and negotiates the cost of any extra work.
  • Coordinates support requirements with applicable ATCO Structures and Logistics Staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalency Education
  • A minimum two to four years’ experience working on construction projects experience in any combination of general administrative, scheduling, coordination, work order management, procurement, or equivalent;
  • Current certificates in Fall Arrest and Confined Space
  • Class 5 license and clean drivers abstract is required
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to estimate time and materials needed for assigned work projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to be a positive member within the team
  • Ability to provide direction to both employees and subcontractors to complete projects on time and budget
  • Ability to work independently and able to multi task and prioritize workloads
  • Proficient in Excel, MS Word, Outlook
  • Experience working in a remote environment is considered an asset
  • Strong commitment to follow workplace safety requirements and procedures
  • Must be prepared to work in extreme weather conditions

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
This position has been identified as safety sensitive and will require completion of a pre-employment alcohol & drug test, fit to work medical test and criminal record check.
Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check.

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