Kimesskanemenow Limited Partnership builds an annual winter road to connect the communities of Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat. The James Bay winter road is generally open from mid January to late March of each year, with construction starting early December. Kimesskanemenow is seeking to hire a winter road foreman for the construction phase in the MOOSE CREE SECTION of the James Bay Winter Road.
The foreman will be working under the supervision of the General Manager and will be responsible for overseeing the construction of the winter road for the Moose Cree section of the winter road using the local community subcontractors. The foreman position is a full-time contract position commencing December 3, 2017 through to the end of the construction phase on or about February 7, 2018.
The Road Foreman will:
Assist with all phases and aspects of the winter road construction, operations and maintenance in the Moose Cree section of the winter road and ensure that the winter road project meets all users’ requirements.
The Road Foreman will require access to a snowmobile during winter road construction, and will be provided with the use of a truck during the construction phase of the winter road season. Accounts will be set up with the various local fuel vendors for the purchase of work related fuel for the vehicle.
This position will be located in Moosonee/Moose Factory. No relocation or housing assistance will be provided. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please forward letters of applications and resumes to the following via mail/email or facsimile by 4:30 pm Friday November 3, 2017.
Kimesskanemenow Limited Partnership
70C Mountjoy St North, Suite 426
Timmins, Ontario, P4N 4V7
or firstname.lastname@example.org or (519) 787 5120 Fax
The Western James Bay Winter Road connects the communities of Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Kashechewan to Moosonee through the annual construction and maintenance of an ice road. From Moosonee there is a rail link to the main Ontario provincial highway system at Cochrane.
The 312 km. long James Bay Winter Road is operated and managed by First Logistics, a division of Kimesskanemenow LP, a limited partnership between the four communities it connects, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Moose Cree First Nations. The word kimesskanemenow is a Cree word which means 'our road'.
This website provides road users with up to date road status and conditions, and provides access to the past newsletters, employment opportunities with Kimesskanemenow, and contact information.
President: Nancy Wood
Vice President: Guy Ginter
Secretary/Treasurer: Randy Chase
Directors from Attawapiskat: Richard Iahtail and Mike Okimaw
Directors from Fort Albany: Alex Solomon and Agatha Nakogee
Director from Kashechewan: Willie Friday Jr.
Directors from Moose Cree: Guy Ginter and Chief Patricia Faries