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Date:  Nov 11, 2020
Location: 

Windsor, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil East

Civil 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

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.

 

Aecon is currently seeking a Civil Superintendent  to join the iconic Gordie Howe - Bridging North America Project based out of Windsor, Ontario. The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct the performance of all field construction activities for assigned subcontractor and/or craft areas in conformance with Canadian Port of Entry plans, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates. This requires a thorough working knowledge and background of assigned work, the ability to cope with complex situations through deliberate analysis and planning, and the ability to see actions in relation to short and long-term goals. As a significantly experienced superintendent, it requires directing other line supervision as necessary in their roles to meet or exceed all project objectives. This position requires the ability to coordinate and direct construction craftsmen in numerous crafts across the full spectrum of the Canadian Port of Entry campus.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and direct the work activities of all involved subcontractors and crafts for assigned construction activities across the Port of Entry facilities and civil footprint in alignment with available engineering deliverables, tools, construction equipment, and materials
  • Confirm that subtrade supervisors and construction craft are trained and are knowledgeable about our safety policies & procedures, environmental requirements, quality requirements, specifications, and work plans & procedures
  • Ensure that material is being utilized to ensure optimum efficiency and that work is being performed in conformance with specified quality requirements
  • Assist with management of contractor activities in conjunction with the project engineering core and contracts administration group
  • Participate in development of detailed execution schedules and monitor the work activities schedules and manpower requirements to meet established completion dates together with optimized productivity
  • Coordination of craft personnel, material, and equipment needed to meet schedules; help to establish construction crew organization and composition including craft qualification level, foremen and general foremen as applicable
  • Contribute to scope of work development for subcontract execution
  • Contribute to the development of the construction plan and manage subcontractor activities
  • Assure construction compliance with design and quality requirements 
  • Coordinate field engineering, information handling, and construction activities 
  • Oversee all activities of construction scope, field change management and field project controls
  • Play an active role in the development of the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of all work performed
  • Adhere to and support BNA’s Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability Policies
  • Complete safety audits and advance reporting as required
  • Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all areas of POE construction
  • Ensure the implementation of the Safety Program to all subcontractors to create a safe work environment throughout the jobsite and ensure that they adhere to the safety and record keeping requirements 
  • Document and report all injuries and any incidents
  • Manage all small tools and consumables to assure a cost effective and productive construction execution
  • Manage construction equipment as required, including planning, monitoring, and controlling such as needed to assure safe and efficient construction execution
  • Directly support project and construction management with planning and utilization of proper means and methods for all construction activities
  • Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents
  • Provide ongoing constructability input to the design organization and working trade designs 
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and MOL Acts and Regs
  • Assure that project materials and workmanship meet the project Quality Standards 
  • Contribute to the development and implement Corrective Action and Preventative Action for Non-Conformances
  • Assist in resolving technical problems encountered during the construction of the project
  • Work in conjunction with Engineering and Quality to develop and implement work plans and procedures
  • Schedule development and updates for Port of Entry construction execution 
  • Take the lead on productivity issues and monitor work performance and efficiency of employees and subcontractors to ensure project plans and schedule are followed and project is executed effectively and within budget. 
  • Assure compliance with project construction schedule budgets
  • Advise supervisor of potential problems, work interferences, or schedule difficulties
  • Manage personnel and provide an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training
  • Organize and prioritize subcontractors to perform work on multiple scopes of work in an effective and timely manner, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines
  • Perform additional assignments as directed by superiors or as required for successful project completion

 

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years in a heavy civil senior superintendent position, preference given to candidates with infrastructure projects.
  • Ability to lead and evaluate trade performance is essential.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders
  • Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job
  • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
  • Ability to manage construction staff and multiple subcontractors as needed.
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents.

 

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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