Intermediate Superintendent

Employment type: Full-time
City: Halifax
Last visit: 2014-07-17
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-07-17


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Our People and Culture

Ask an Aecon employee and most will say the work we do coast to coast, here and abroad, can easily be summarized as challenging, dynamic, fast-paced and exciting.

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Aecon is pleased to have been named one of the Best Employers in Canada, as published in Maclean's magazine, for five consecutive years.

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At Aecon, our goal is to create a 'best-in-class' work environment that promotes our Vision, Mission and Core Values. Aecon's employee recognition awards support these goals by providing an opportunity to formally recognize people who make outstanding contributions to our companyand to the communities in which we operate.

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Through a broad range of internal initiatives, Aecon actively supports the development of our human capital - you!

The Opportunity

  I. ABOUT USAecon Infrastructure brings together state-of-the-art technology, the most recent advances in process, and an experienced team dedicated to the work we perform, ranging from road building to institutional and commercial construction. Built on innovation, we constantly challenge ourselves to meet the demands of existing markets, and anticipate how to serve emerging ones.  For more information please visit our website ( II. PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONReporting to the Senior Superintendent/General Superintendent, the Superintendent will be responsible for providing overall supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities on project construction site. III.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES·         Maintain excellent relationships with owner, architect, consultants, subcontractors & public·         Implement and enforce Aecon's corporate health and safety program·         Adhere to Aecon's Policy & Procedures Manual·         Be an ambassador of the company both internally and externally·         Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations·         Ensure project profitability, schedule adherence and customer satisfaction·         Develop project master schedule with Project Manager. Ensure subcontractors comply with project master schedule·         Utilize project master schedule to create detailed 3 week schedules for subcontractor use·         Develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budget are in jeopardy·         Review and update schedule, cost forecast and cash flow with Project Manager for PSR·         Plan and supervise the work of subcontractors and own forces on the project including determining methods of construction,           manpower levels, material quantities, equipment and work schedules·         Assume responsibility for productivity of subtrades, efficient use of materials and equipment and contractual performance of the           project·         Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications and project schedule and budget.·         Interface with client representatives, design consultants, other contractors, etc.·         Ensure project is constructed within project quality guidelines·         Maintain appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, rental records, concrete logs and as-built           drawings, etc.·         Supervise, mentor, coach and train project personnel·         Ensure compliance with Aecon union obligations·         Assist in securing new work by participating in proposals and presentations·         Organize and chair weekly subcontractor and safety meetings·         Participate in basic layout and field engineering activities·         Maintain lines and levels - verify as built conditions IV.   OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES·         Perform other duties and responsibilities as required V.    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES·         Direct Assistant Superintendents and Field Engineers in the execution of their assigned duties.·         Direct on site hourly staff (typically the forepersons of unionized trades) ·         Manage Performance expectations and conduct Performance Evaluations of project staff ·         Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate executives and managers toward their professional development VI.   KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS·         Education to include a technical college diploma or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience·         Minimum 8 years construction and subcontractor supervision experience or equivalent·         Proven ability to successfully supervise construction projects·         The proven ability to effectively manage field staff·         Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction such as; technology, equipment, methods, trade agreements and jurisdiction,           engineering, cost control, scheduling and safety requirements·         Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills are essential·         Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as Primavera P6 scheduling software·         Working knowledge of Aecon's project management system, accounting system and Aecon's scheduling software·         Ability to read and understand Cost Reports·         Good presentation skills

Aecon is one of Canada's largest and most diverse construction and infrastructure development companies. An industry leader in some of the country's strongest growth sectors - transportation, resources, power, as well as social, manufacturing and urban infrastructure, Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 Years

Industry: Construction and Trades

Job Function: Skilled Trades and Labour

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