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Construction Superintendent – Abandoned Mines, Northern Canada
Parsons is a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure — and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.
Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects.
Parsons is looking for a Construction Superintendent to join our team to support an abandoned mine opportunity in the Yukon. We are looking for staff who have experience managing construction projects in northern active and abandoned mines and are familiar with heavy civil construction projects and/or the construction of water treatment facilities. The successful candidate will provide expertise and technical assistance to a team managing remedial construction activities at an unique northern abandoned mine.
Manages all on-site field construction activities associated with the completion of a medium-size project. (Typically a project having 250,000 to 2 million construction manhours or a total installed cost of $2 to $50 million.) Applies a comprehensive knowledge of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the methods and techniques to be utilized for installation. Incumbent must become thoroughly familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities to be erected. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement, and field engineering. Willingness to rotate to or relocate to mine site is required.
Directs the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule. Ensures that the services of subcontractors and major construction equipment required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
Monitors progress and recommending corrective action as necessary for various work areas of construction operations.
Reviews the contractors assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Keeps alert to possible problem areas and takes preventative action to ensure that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.
Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.
Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients.
Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.
Serves as one of the points of contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction-related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
15+ years of progressive experience managing the year-round maintenance and operation in cold climates and remote locations including
Excellent health and safety awareness and leadership
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a thorough knowledge of industry practices. Proven leadership and management capability is also required, as well as good written and oral communications skills.
Bachelor's Degree in construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience)
5+ years of experience in similar role at Mine closure projects in very cold climates and remote conditions preferred
Experience working with management systems
Relevant education and/or certification
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Good organizational skills, with ability to manage and prioritize several assignments simultaneously.
Willing to work indoor and outdoor in various elemental conditions including rain, snow, heat, cold, etc. and comfortable working in extreme climates
Proficient computer skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) are a must.
Ability to lift up to 20 kg.
Valid class 5 driver’s license.
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding, and fun work experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that comprises talented professionals who use their energy, innovation, and dedication to deliver vital infrastructure and services to our clients and communities. We provide competitive compensation packages, attractive benefits, and great careers.
Founded in 1944, Parsons is a globally respected engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with $3 billion in annual revenues. Our staff comprises a wide variety of disciplines specializing in innovative, alternative delivery methods for transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and government markets, such as cybersecurity. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 28 countries. Collectively, we speak more than 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Our employees stand behind Parsons’ core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. We are confident that Parsons’ core values, business model, and team focus create positive career paths for our employees. We are proud of Parsons’ legacy and are highly engaged in achieving future growth and maintaining the strong financial stability of our corporation. Parsons will continue to go anywhere in the world, conquer every technical and logistical challenge, and persevere until the job is done. Parsons. Delivering a Better World.