Site Superintendent

Job Title: Site Superintendent – High-Rise
Reports To: VP High-Rise Construction
Department: Construction II

Position Summary

Lead the onsite construction activities of a high-rise project.


• Lead on-site management, administrative and technical direction on the construction project site with specific focus on schedule and logistics.
• Develop and implementation of “look ahead” schedules which facilitate the achievement of the project design, budget, and schedule objectives.
• Responsible to implement Smartcentres Construction Management II Inc. Safety Program to create a safe work environment throughout the jobsite and adhere to the safety and record keeping requirements.
• Contribute to the development and coordination of construction plans to manage subcontractor activities.
• Take a leadership role in construction meetings with consultants and subtrades.
• Manage the Smartcentres Construction Management II Inc. onsite staff including assistant superintendents and coordinators.
• Ensure reviews and inspections of onsite work are completed to assess construction compliance with design requirements, specifications, and quality standards.
• Supervise and coordinate field inspections with city staff.
• Complete a daily summary report including details regarding health and safety, employees on site, daily progress.
• Monitor compliance with project construction schedule, identify schedule risks and opportunities to accelerate construction schedule.
• Facilitate the resolution of constructability or coordination concerns.
• Mentor junior staff.
• Other duties as requested.

Academic/Professional Requirements:

• Educational and experience requirements include a Construction related university degree, college diploma or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.

Required Skills/Experience:

• A minimum of 10 years’ construction high-rise experience
• Proven leadership ability
• Proven management skills
• Strong knowledge of high-rise building architectural and engineering drawings
• Foresight to predict problems before they develop.
• Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents.
• Knowledge of Tarion guidelines.
• Proven ability to achieve ‘building occupancy’ with city officials.
• Health and Safety certificates (WHMIS, Working at Heights, Basics to Supervision)
• Ability to assume responsibility, interface, and clearly communicate with others.
• Enthusiasm for challenging and new initiatives.


The Site Superintendent must be client focused, advocate and communicate a positive image of the company, both internally and externally. The Site Superintendent shall take accountability for decisions made and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner in representing the Trust’s interests. The Site Superintendent shall demonstrate entrepreneurialism and behave like an “owner” in carrying out daily tasks and responsibilities; demonstrating creativity and resourcefulness in achieving desired results. The Site Superintendent is expected to be a team player and work effectively with colleagues and associates in terms of input, sharing of ideas and working to achieve common goal.

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