ABOUT USAecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public-sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon Industrial offers a suite of unparalleled services to some of Canada’s largest energy suppliers, providing best-in-class solutions to the oil and gas, power transmission, nuclear, co-generation, and renewable sectors.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Reporting to the General Manager, the Superintendent is responsible to ensure that projects are completed on schedule in compliance with the contracts and the job cost estimates and all the work is completed safely to acceptable standards of quality and workmanship. The Superintendent is also responsible for the management of day to day operations in the yard to which they assigned, scheduling and monitoring subcontractors, scheduling, ordering and scheduling material deliveries. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES· Responsible for the overall planning and scheduling to ensure that projects are constructed in a timely and cost effective manner· Monitors the overall progress of the projects and takes corrective action where necessary· Coordinates and monitors the three main functions – Administration, Scheduling and Construction· Represents the Company with the owner· Ensure that the owner is being advised of all extra work and claims and that subcontractors are being advised of backcharges· Ensure that contracts are kept current and being updated with change orders on a regular basis· Responsible for implementing and monitoring of the Company’s Safety and Environment Policies and QC Plans· Ensures that all functions and operations on the job are in compliance with local legislative requirements· Directs and maintains discipline and morale of the project staff· Ensures that Company policies and project procedures are being adhered to· Ensures compliance with union agreements, if applicable· Reviews and provides approval of project cost reports and ensures projected job profits are accurate and current· Assists in bid process· Perform other duties and responsibilities as required SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES· All on-site staff and site visitors KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & TRAINING NEEDS · Technical school background and at least five years of construction experience· Experience in Utilities Industry considered an asset· Working computer proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)· Strong interpersonal and communication skills· Sound knowledge of construction techniques, practices and fundamentals· Experience with contract and subcontract management· Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and work within a team environment· Strong organizational and time management· Maintain valid Ontario (G) driver’s license FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY · All on-site costs.· Project budgets and forecasting. · Signing authority for the above.
EXTENT OF PUBLIC CONTACT · Deals with suppliers and vendors in person and on the telephone· Communicates with supervisors and management at site· Communicates with co-workers, hourly trades personnel to interpret information and discuss problems· Deals with Union representatives as required · Deals with the general public impacted by projects PHYSICAL DEMANDS· Walking, lifting, equipment operation, etc. · Ability to carry drawings and diaries as required· Ability to use stairs, ladders and climb over rough terrain· Ability to work long hours per day in sometimes rough weather conditions