Superintendent, Civil / Infrastructure | General Contractor

  • Vancouver
  • Posted 3 days ago
  • Salary: $120,000+

General Contractor

Leading Canadian infrastructure contractor

Our client, a leading civil and infrastructure contractor has openings for Project Superintendents with civil experience in concrete, earthworks and underground works to join their project team.

Compensation: Competitive salary, great benefits package, 4 weeks’ vacation, fitness membership, training opportunities, summer hours and more.

The Opportunity:

Oversee and manage construction activity on a challenging and exciting project.  Using your hands-on approach, you will provide strong and high quality focused leadership, excellent technical construction expertise and provide proactive solutions.  You anticipate project needs through your proactive approach and work with the team/trade partners to create a roadmap for project success and completion. You will ensure project excellence through outstanding leadership, key focus on effective project execution, quality, health and safety and people.

The Superintendent:

  • Demonstrates leadership in HS&E to promote HS&E standards, applicable OH&S acts, regulations and codes with all employees
  • Use proactive approach to determine materials are supplied/ in compliance with Quality Program;
  • Establish and identify on-site manpower requirements;
  • Hands-on approach to lead, mentor and walk with the site team to support the project team;
  • Collaborate with trade partners and consultants;
  • Develop and drive the construction schedule ensuring completion dates and milestones are met;
  • Recommend innovative methods that will increase effectiveness & efficiency to ensure project excellence and productivity;
  • Collaborate with the PM for all construction site start-up details
  • Be a role model during coordination meeting with our clients and associated representatives;
  • Stay on top of workforce training for the site team and ensure all training is up to date;
  • Actively receive delivered materials on site according to policy;
  • Ensure project is built according to the approved plan, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that all content is current;
  • Celebrate project success and completion and be a key member of the project wrap-up process.


  • 8-10 years’ experience working as a Superintendent on civil construction projects such as roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, marine and waste water;
  • A construction related degree, diploma or certificate;
  • A proven track record of project success and team collaboration;
  • Strong knowledge of construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, quality & cost control;
  • Ability to quickly identify problematic situations, identify possible causes, produce effective solutions and collaboratively lead a large team to successful completion.
  • A passion to develop, maintain and execute the project schedule;
  • Good computer skills and previous experience with scheduling software;
  • Knowledge of the Vancouver market and ability to work throughout British Columbia
  • Strong leadership and teambuilding abilities

Ideal Candidate:

• Candidates with valid work permit only.

Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.



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