Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Delta, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Position Title:  Superintendent

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Reporting to the Construction Manager or designate, the Superintendent is responsible to provide leadership, supervise and coordinate operations on multiple construction sites and are responsible for the performance of their assigned Superintendents. They are directly responsible for, although not limited to, ensuring the safety of crew members, ensuring the productivity of crew members, following OH&S and Company policies, procedures and guidelines. The Superintendent is a key participant in the relationship between the company, other contractors, the client and all other project stake holders. The Superintendent is required to act in a professional manner that will strengthen these relationships in a positive way.


Key Responsibilities

  • Promote, lead and execute a Safety-First culture for all employees, sub-contractors and consultants in compliance with Aecon’s Environmental Health and Safety Program and provincial occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Promote safety in all activities and engage in safe work plan development, hazard assessments, FLRAs and mentorship with crew.
  • Provide guidance to team members by leading safety meetings and inspections.
  • Track and report project, quality control, resource requirements and customer or employee relations to the General Manager.
  • Oversee multiple job sites and ensure Superintendent compliance with all assignments, project policies and procedures.
  • Drive quality, efficiency and productivity of work crews.
  • Direct Foremen on productivity issues and monitor the work performance, working with the Foreman and crews to overcome challenges.
  • Follow project plans and budget while ensuring the Superintendent, Foreman and crews perform to meet production goals.
  • Assist the Foreman to translate drawings, specifications and work requirements into a prioritized work plan.
  • Understand the scope and sequencing of work, support Superintendent to plan and prioritize the work, effectively redirect crews and equipment to assigned tasks and minimize downtime on sites.
  • Contribute to the development of a construction plan.
  • Work with the Construction Manager to identify equipment and labour resource requirements.
  • Work with the Construction Manager and Leads to periodically reassess daily goals to meet forecasted production, schedules and budgets.
  • Support an inclusive employee relationship culture, and is accountable for adherence to policies that ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment.
  • Build and maintain a strong functional team through instruction, training, coaching and team building.
  • Ensure work completed meets quality standards, that preparation and submittal of required reports, documentation and logs are completed.
  •  Oversee the approval of daily production records and reporting on work progress, these include:
    • Daily quality control inspections and checklists.
    • Record and report of violations or disciplinary actions.
    • HSE inspections and reports.
    • Review Foreman records and track all rental items, ensure returns are completed and documented.
    • Project specific forms/inspections/tracking as required.
    • Approving field log each day and ensuring submittal of field log for each Foreman is completed daily.
    • Reviewing field log with the Project manager/Leads to ensure accuracy of phase codes and reported items.
  • Document reporting of and maintaining in good repair all company owned and rented tools, equipment and assets.
  • Manage Foremen and hold them accountable for their responsibilities in administration and quality control.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a supervisory position in the construction industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable OH&S legislation.
  • Exceptional ability to multitask in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Proficient Computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Must Maintain a valid Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Ability to work night shifts and occasional weekends as required. 


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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