Site Superintendent (High Rise Construction)

Position Summary     

Our client company is currently looking for 2 experienced Site Superintendents with experience in high rise concrete building construction to oversee an innovative condo development in Lower Mainland BC. Reporting to the VP, Development & Construction, this position is responsible for overseeing the entire construction site, construction team and trades/suppliers. This individual manages the flow of the project from breaking ground to completion. The Site Superintendent exhibits their authority, while complying with city regulations and bylaws, to ensure that projects are completed by deadline and on budget.

As a superintendent, you will need to have a proven track record in building projects within the construction industry. It is essential to have extensive experience on projects valued $30M and above. Must have proven track record working successfully with local-area subcontractors.


Site Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all aspects of the project during construction, including: site work, safety, planning and execution.
  • Mentor and train construction associates in the policies, procedures, systems and technical construction means and methods.
  • Manage the workload of the construction teams to achieve the desired results.
  • Maintains the construction documents at the job site so that all pertinent information is readily available.
  • Prepare progress reports for Project Manager.
  • Assist the project manager with screening, sourcing and oversight of suppliers and sub-trades for project.
  • Assist in the recruitment of personnel for the project under construction.
  • Ensure on delivering the project on-time and on-budget.
  • Solve, anticipate and prevent problems.
  • Conduct professional and ethical representation to customers and employees.
  • Schedule all work and material supply with preparation of two-week forecast schedule for subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Accept material and approve completed work.
  • Issuance and proper daily record keeping of purchase orders and site diary to ensure matched waybills prior to submitting.
  • Develop a good working relationship with all suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Oversees the tendering when required.
  • Chair site trade meeting and attend safety meetings.
  • Meet with trades to arrange deficiency repairs, make changes/corrections as required.
  • Coordinate with all City and Regional inspectors and consultants for all inspections.
  • Consult with engineers, architects, and the owners on design problems and change orders after reviewing with Project Manager.
  • Design and establish a checklist for inspections, quality control, and standard procedures.
  • Ensure that all time sheets are filled out daily.
  • Ensure the work permits are obtained and communicated to construction teams prior to the start of any work activities.


Safety Responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with Safety Manager on all related
  • Chair and conduct safety meetings and maintain safety-meeting minutes.
  • Maintain proper safety related documentations, programs and initiatives.
  • Prepare formal safety worksite reports and formal field inspections.
  • Set up and maintain safety training and on-site orientations specific to the Project Site conditions.
  • Establish First Aid Committee and maintain a first aid facility that meets and exceeds the requirements of WorkSafeBC.
  • Maintain employee records pertaining to Health and Safety.
  • Inform workers of potential dangers in the workplace, assess the risks, and implement controls and advise them of precautionary measures. Assist the owners with all other safety related concerns.
  • Ensure construction personnel adherence to all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Provide incident reports to the Safety Manager and the company’s Construction Management.
  • Assist site management with the completion of all necessary Hazard Assessments as outlined in the Health and Safety Manual.
  • Administrate the Sub-contractors Safety Documentation, safety training cards and required documents.
  • Deliver company and site-specific safety orientation and training.
  • Provide customer service on Pre-Delivery Inspection (“PDI”).
  • Arrange meetings with owners for PDI and walk-through suites (if necessary).
  • Coordinate with owners at their convenience and trades to ensure requested work is completed as per specifications bearing in mind that your hours of work may vary and extend to some PM hours as required.
  • Perform other customer care/construction department duties as may be directed by the company’s Senior Management.
  • Record information for service requests and forwarding the information to the appropriate personnel.
  • Follow up with warranty managers and representative to confirm warranty action or customer contracts.
  • Ensure the highest quality in our product as quality controller in new construction products.
  • Various other duties and responsibilities as assigned



  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience in construction. Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience with high-rise construction and multi-family construction.
  • General WorkSafe Site-Safety and First Aid certifications are a plus.
  • Knowledge of construction building codes and building methods.
  • Strong understanding of the construction trades and high-rise construction projects.
  • Sound knowledge in reviewing and analyzing all architectural, structural, and MEP drawings.
  • Attention to detail and documentation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and within a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical information.
  • Ability to work well within timelines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Build strong relationships with diverse internal and external groups and work effectively and creatively in a collaborative manner.
  • Able to work independently on multiple projects and make quick decisions using sound judgment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and carry multiple projects through to completion.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Knowledge of PC and a strong understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite. Bluebeam experience. Construction-business software experience including scheduling, estimating and spreadsheets preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires the Superintendent to frequently walk, stand, and climb stairs/ladders in/around construction site. Must maintain professional appearance and be able to work in a construction environment in all weather conditions (rain, snow, heat, hail, wind, sleet), around hazardous chemicals, dust, dirt, and other particulates. Must also have the ability to operate an automobile, read large quantities of information, operate computer equipment, speak, hear, bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry up to 100 lbs. independently. Finger dexterity is necessary.

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