Job Description

What's in store

The position is required to be involved and supportive of day-to-day operational and disciplinary decisions. The site foreperson is accountable for following project plans and schedules and ensuring that crews under his/her direction perform daily and weekly activities to meet production goals.

Our 4 division are:
Heavy civil

Work Hours

What to expect

The hours of work will consistently range from 40 to 50 hours per week, (7 am–5 pm) depending on the contract and timeline—overtime, weekends and/or evenings also may be required with regards to the aforementioned.


What's typical

Forepersons at MGI will come across and engage with tasks such as:

  • Using equipment, placing materials accurately and according to drawings and/or direction
  • Operating skid steers, mini excavators and occasionally heavy equipment
  • Digging ditches or trenches, backfilling excavations, or compacting and levelling the earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, and other tools
  • Removing rubble and other debris at job sites
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
  • Report on progress to managers, engineers, etc.
  • Supervise personnel on-site and the safe use of equipment
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials


Training: What's preferred

  • Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps
  • Workplace Violence and Harassment for Workers
  • Accesibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Salary

    Salary and Compensation:
    What’s rewarded

    We offer competitive salaries on experience, knowledge, and education. MGI also provides attractive benefits that extend to health, dental, vision insurance, retirement planning, pension plans, professional development, training credits, wellness programs, travel/vacation days, discounts on company products and services, commuter benefits, and team bonding events to maintain a healthy and inviting company culture.

    Why MGI

    What we’re all about

    Our mission is very clear: we are dedicated to providing our clients with cost-effective and timely service; our employees with a safe and rewarding workplace; and our planet with environmentally sound business strategies and operating procedures. We look to situate development projects not as a ‘one-off’ but contextualize them within the broader community and actively look to redefine construction as a lifestyle, not just a ‘job.’

    We realize that some seek employment where others are driven by a greater civic-duty. It is this latter segment, those who are self-motivated, passionate, entrepreneurial in spirit while egoless in nature, that we believe are best suited for our collective role in #ConstructingHistory.

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