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Site Superintendent

Job Order: MG-1339

The Site Superintendent, under the direction of the Project Manager Lead, is primarily responsible for all aspects of project management on worksites, including planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and evaluating construction projects from start to finish. The incumbent monitors workers and subcontractors to ensure that duties are being completed in an efficient, effective, and safe manner. The Site Superintendent must have a strong dedication to health and safety in the workplace, ensuring all workers and subcontractors perform their duties in accordance with Steenhof Building Services Group’s policies and procedures.


Core Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Resource and Fiscal Management
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork


Job Duties:

  • Lead work on all residential and commercial construction sites (ICI) to ensure compliance with design, project specifications, regulations, and safety codes
  • Aid with the planning, organizing, direction, control, and evaluation of construction projects onsite from start to finish according to schedule, specifications, and budget
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of construction project budget estimates
  • Ensure the proper execution of project start-up and construction management process
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules and monitor progress against established schedules
  • Assist with the preparation of contracts and assist with the negotiation of revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors
  • Coordinate and direct all construction workers on the worksite
  • Schedule proper staffing levels onsite each day to ensure that the project is completed as scheduled
  • Ensure that proper materials and quantities of materials are onsite each day prior to daily work commencing
  • Verify the quantity of necessary personal protective equipment and the replacement of any equipment that is damaged or put out of service
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external parties to monitor and report on construction progress
  • Ensure all contractual issues are resolved and dealt with in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Complete administrative duties onsite including timesheets, take offs, purchases, change requests, and daily logs, and any other documentation as required
  • Prepare progress reports and issue progress schedules to clients
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff
  • Ensure the overall safety of all workers onsite by performing regular checks and inspections during site visits
  • Plan, implement, and monitor the construction plan, including all scheduling and logistics
  • Organize and coordinate all subcontractor activities
  • Ensure accurate and timely project close-out
  • Represent the company on matters such as business services and union contracts negotiation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completion of a construction, building technology diploma or engineering degree preferred
  • 10+ years of work experience in site supervision/management within an commercial construction (ICI) environment
  • Knowledge of local, provincial, and federal workplace compliance regulations, ordinances, and legislation
  • Excellent communication and liaison skills with stakeholders and sub-trades
  • Proven track record of analyzing project scope, cost, and schedule, and taking appropriate action to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner, on budget, and to all specifications and requirements
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a project team
  • Superior leadership abilities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external customers
  • Focused on creating positive, productive, and long-lasting relationships
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to consistently achieve targeted deliverables completely and accurately
  • Proven ability to take initiative and confirm the accuracy of information that is sent and received
  • Highly effective negotiation, diplomatic, and conflict resolution skills
  • Superb facilitation of meetings, feedback sessions, and briefings in order to create consensus among stakeholders
  • Able to work overtime as necessary to meet project deadlines
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs and email
  • First aid skills and/or certificates are considered assets
  • Fall Arrest, Own set of tools, Own Vehicle
DATE POSTED 2016-04-04

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