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Site Superintendent

Rate TBD
Location Vancouver, BC Canada (On-site)
Type of project Specialized Help Technical support, Engineering
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Area of Specialization Engineering
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Vancouver BC
Job Description

The Site Superintendent, under the direction of the President-Production, will primarily be responsible to ensure all persons on the construction site are using the required personal protective equipment properly and at all times. This position will ensure all employees are performing duties in compliance with company policies and standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, and complete and on-time delivery. This role will also manage job site administration duties, such as reviewing/submitting employee time-sheets, and completing/maintaining daily logs. The Site Superintendent must possess a degree or diploma in a related field and position-relevant bonding and certifications.


- Assist in creating project schedules where required.
- Obtain all health and safety documents.
- Review project documents to gain familiarity prior to project commencement.
- Review details and source possible cost savings.
- Collaborate with Project Coordinator to identify and coordinate items with long lead times.
- Conduct a pre-construction survey, noting on record of any existing damage or deficiencies with photos and notes.
- Communicate any existing damage or deficiencies to the Project Coordinator.
- Manage and control equipment list. Sign off.
- Install signage on sites. Confirm with Marketing to ensure quantity, quality and positioning with photographs.
- Monitor and control project schedules and budgets.
- Monitor and control project quality.
- Completely understand scope of work, and notify Project Coordinator and Project Manager of any “Extras” or change orders.
- Ensure daily completion of timesheets in HH2 Software.
- Keep daily log of site activities in HH2 software.
- Maintain log of any First Aid situations.
- Coordinate and schedule sub-trades and subcontractors.
- Adhere to and accelerate project timelines and materials.
- Manage/set the pace of production to ensure timely execution.
- Ensure a clean “Work Safe” work site.
- Conduct safety meetings and maintain safety log.
- Fill out appropriate forms for any Work-Safe related events.
- Ensure all site staff and sub-trades’ conduct and appearance is professional and in accordance with Work Safe BC.
- Ensure that proper tools and machinery are available to complete the project in a safe, timely manner.
- Monitor and address all tenant complaints in a professional manner.
- Maintain a good working relationship with management and tenants.
- Prepare and provide schedule updates to the project management team, consultants and clients, as required.
- Assist and communicate with HR to make sure all site staff paperwork is processed.
- Conduct site staff evaluations.
- Communicate and/ or escalate all employee matters to HR.
- Anticipate any delays such as weather, labor shortages, and project budget cuts; be prepared to move ahead with a backup plan so as not to delay the progress of the project. Communicate to the project management team.
- Assist Project Manager with preparation of monthly progress draws and schedule updates.
- Maintain site security, for work areas and residents/occupants.
- Ensure the site is protected in the event of expected or unexpected weather conditions.
- Maintain a daily journal of site activities, employee achievements, contribution and/or performance.
- Conduct deficiency walkthrough with Project Manager and Client.
- Ensure completion of deficiency items and communicate with the Project Management team.
- Final site cleanup and demobilization.
- Ensure all equipment is cleaned
- Ensure all equipment is returned and stored away in an organized fashion.
- Sign off on the Equipment list with Purchasing Coordinator at the time of return.


- Degree or diploma in a related field
- Position-relevant bonding and certifications
- Three years of experience in a management role and five years of experience in a related industry
- A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
- Ability to manage coordination efforts in construction projects with various parties, such as architects, project engineers, and landscaping installers
- Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations
- Proven experience preparing and conducting post-implementation evaluations
- Ability to create realistic schedules to support the timely completion of construction projects
- Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures
- Demonstrated project management skills
- Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
- Ability to delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of all direct reports

Work Conditions:

- Exposure to hazards associated with the industry/trade
- Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions
- Regular exposure to conditions including heat, humidity, and dust
- Use of required personal protective equipment
- Flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays


- Competitive salary
- Salary increase based on performance
- Recognition programs
- Advanced technology tools
- Stable work-life balance
- Various fun activities, lunches, learning sessions, etc.
- Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
- A positive and fun corporate culture, while maintaining accountability
- Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
- Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
- On the job training, mentoring and coaching
- Career Development Programs
- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
- Group Insurance Plan
- Extended Health Care
- Eye Vision Coverage
- Dental Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Life and Accidental Death Insurance
- Best Doctors
- Right Directions Employee Assistance Program
- Registered Retirement Savings Program

Specific schedule:
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-June 16, 2020

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