Superintendent, Major Projects (Buildings) | General Contractor

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • 150 - 200
  • Salary: 150 - 200

Outpost Recruitment

Superintendent, Major Projects (Buildings) | General Contractor

Posted 6 days ago
General Contractor
Leading General Contractor focused on residential, commercial and institutional buildings projects in Vancouver
General contractor seeking experienced Superintendent with local experience for construction phase of commercial, residential and institutional projects. Ideal candidate will have experience on projects up to $50m, will be a self-starter and able to work off their own initiative. Good ability to manage schedules, costs, pre-construction, subcontractors and invoicing. This is a really good opportunity for someone to be an integral part of a growing company and make a great position for themselves in a busy market, with the ability to make good money along the way.
Job Summary
You’re a Superintendent with field operations experience working in multi-disciplinary commercial and residential construction projects. You will be responsible for enforcing company and project policies, they are the main client interface, and ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors. This position works closely with the executive team and provides leadership in field operations. For you, safety and quality are a priority and you are able to effectively delegate work to field staff, contractors, and subcontractors.
Comply with and effectively implement company Safety Program to ensure safety and environmental standards are met or exceeded
Ensure project construction is completed in compliance with the construction schedule, control budget and contract documents
Execute work in accordance with Contract documents, sub-contracts/agreements, plans, specifications and shop drawings including coordination and execution of changes to the work
Responsible for temporary worker hiring decisions in conjunction with Project Manager and direct, manage and promote productivity of employees on the job site (including trade contractors, suppliers, assistants and hourly employees) required to construct the project in accordance with the contracts, plans and specifications
Prepare the weekly production schedules and look ahead
Ensure appropriate action is taken in cases where contracts, plans and specifications are inadequate or contravene good building practice in conjunction with Project Manager
Review and enforce the trade contracts, scopes of work for discrepancies with project requirements
Review drawings for dimensional errors, construction detailing, constructability, economy and long-term durability in conjunction with the Project Manager
Review the budget and the underlying estimate to understand what assumptions were made and what conditions have been set in conjunction with the Project Manager
Coordinate inspections with civic authority and other authorities with jurisdiction for routine and occupancy-related inspections
Attend, chair and document regularly scheduled trade meetings; maintain liaison with client and architect contacts to facilitate construction activities in accordance with Safety Program and Quality Management Program
Work collaboratively and conduct effective meetings with other departments, project staff, owners, architects, subcontractors, sharing knowledge and experience to meet the client’s objectives efficiently and effectively
May be responsible in overseeing one or more teams/projects that are at multiple sites or large complex projects; fostering strong teamwork orientation
6+ years of construction experience as a Superintendent or similar direct supervisory role
Combination of work experience and/or technical training in an industry-related trade certification / education program
Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes
Solid understanding of current construction practices
Ability to guide safe work practices in a high pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget
Working knowledge of construction documents, contracts, costs, and budgets
Working knowledge of scheduling and project management
Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpret stakeholders needs, and identify solutions
Capable of identifying constructability issues in moderately complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plan and schedule
Skilled at promoting teamwork with project team and stakeholders
Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to use Word, Excel, and Outlook. Familiarity with scheduling software
Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Engineering, Architecture, Building Technology, or Construction Management
Red Seal Carpenter (Journeyman) Certificate a strong asset
Gold Seal accreditation an asset
Accommodation or allowance for an agreed period (for someone from out of town)
Bonus scheme on each project the person is managing
Health and dental insurance.
Ideal Candidate:
• Local Canadian experience required

Only candidates with authorisation to work in Canada will be considered. .
Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.
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