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Superintendent
Reference Superintendent
Job Type Full-time
Duration Permanent
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted Tuesday, 24 September 2013
Location Across Western Canada
Job Description

§  During the planning phase of the project – provides assistance, as requested by the Project Planner, takes pictures and measurement of existing site, provides input on labour productivity and manpower requirements, and/or provides advice on methods of accomplishing certain tasks as required.

§  During the mobilization phase of the project – makes all arrangements necessary for work to begin.  This includes setting up site fencing, obtaining local permits, placing construction trailers, hiring construction workers, finding accommodations, and setting up accounts with local suppliers. Arranges for temporary services such as phone, hydro, and water.

§  Provides direction to both FWS and subcontractors throughout the construction phase. Ensures that all safety procedures are communicated and followed on site. Manages site activities to ensure that design, budget, and schedules are met. Liaises with inspectors and other local officials as required. Works in concert with the Project Manager to ensure all aspects of the construction are suitably handled. Monitors the quality of work being done. Maintains the security of the worksite. Resolves any problems that might arise on the worksite.

§  Develops a productive and effective labour force staffed with the appropriate trade qualifications to carry out “own forces” work in a safe and efficient manner; including acting as Site Safety/CSO as required. Performs site orientations and completes all required paperwork.

§  Coordinates and facilitates daily, weekly and monthly on-site contractor meetings to ensure maintenance of a safe and efficient work environment.

§  Provides the Project Manager and other FWS personnel with regular reports on site activities.  Builds and maintains an effective working relationship with the client and the client’s representatives as they visit the worksite.

§  On completion of construction activities - participates in the site “walk through” with the client and resolves any concerns prior to formal client acceptance striving for “zero deficiencies”.

§  Perform all administrative duties as outlined in the Field Operation Policy Binder.

Qualifications Pleasant demeanour with an ability to handle multiple time-sensitive tasks while working within a team environment.
Well-developed interpersonal and supervisory skills with the ability to be firm but fair. Capable of dealing effectively with heated and confrontational situations.
Computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Proficient in reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, contracts, and schedules.
Effective communication skills with the ability to write clear and concise reports.
Appropriate level of experience in a supervisory position in the construction industry. Extensive experience in relevant trade is required with at least one recognized journeyman’s certificate preferred.
Must possess all required Safety Tickets/training minimally including a current First Aid Certificate, fall arrest, confined space, WHIMIS, CSTS.
Must possess CSO Certification, or achieve same within the first 6 – 12 months in this position.
Basic understanding of Accounting including accounts payable and receivable.

Other Information
May be involved in multiple projects at a time.
Position may involve considerable extended time away from home.
How to Apply If you are interested in this position or know someone who might be, please contact Leona Boucher, Recruitment Officer at tradecareers@fwsgroup.com or 204.992.6647.

Email Resume To tradecareers@fwsgroup.com

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