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Site Superintendent

As a member of the Project Delivery Team (PDT), the incumbent in this position provides site management services from inception to conclusion of the project and provides insight into design and constructability, while living and promoting Westcor’s values: Authentic, Accountable, Collaborative, Innovative, Helping Others, and Having Fun, doing amongst other things:

Safety and Quality:

  • Responsible for implementation of safety program, hazard assessments, inspections, incident and accident investigations etc. and ensuring compliance
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring that Westcor’s Quality standards are met throughout the project
  • Responsible for compliance with contract documents in regard to inspections and testing

Communication:

  • Liaison between all key industry partners involved in the project (Client, Consultants, Trade Partners) and responsible for communication throughout the project
  • Provide to Project Manager/Project Coordinator summary of work for monthly project updates, which would consist of: Schedule update, Deliverables (shop drawing control), Photos, Budget update, Concerns, Constraints
  • Schedule and participate (and act as rotating chair as applicable) in monthly “Project Success Self Evaluation” meetings
  • Developing and following up on Site initiated RFIs
  • Assist Project Managers with site-changes and change orders by providing detailed costing input
  • Follow up weekly on constraints assigned to Superintendent that are in the Constraints Log

Construction Site Management:

  • Responsible for construction site management from start to finish
  • Responsible for monitoring and steering overall project schedule on a day-to-day basis. Alert PDT to potential issues that may arise utilizing Last Planner System for schedule management
  • Review, understand and proactively manage the scopes of work within the contract documents
  • Accountable for ensuring productivity of Westcor crews completing Westcor self-performed work
  • Responsible for Preventative Maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Responsible for coordinating mobilization (including set-up of Westcor trailer with required technology etc) and demobilization of construction site
  • Participate in the selection, performance management, and termination of field site personnel
  • Responsible for accuracy and submittal of weekly timesheets
  • Responsible for monitoring, updating, and review overall project resources, labour, equipment, and materials
  • Responsible for verification of invoices, labour quantities, packing slips of incidental site POs
  • Responsible for completion and distribution of Daily Job Logs
  • Responsible for Project Close-Out including final inspections, as-built drawings (gathering and capturing any changes in as-builts), deficiencies, warranty work and site demobilization in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Liaising with building authorities and regulators

Meetings:

  • Assist Project Manager with coordinating commissioning meeting and developing a commissioning plan combined with Schedule (Testing, Equipment start-ups, Training, Turnover)
  • Responsible to attend client meetings
  • Responsible for facilitating weekly Last Planner meetings
  • Validate and approval of Meeting Minutes

Procurement:

  • Participation in the Trade Award and Project Success process
  • Responsible for following the Westcor Procurement Model for Project Delivery for site purchased materials and services
  • Assist Pre-Construction when required with schedule development for future work

Financial:

  • Review and provide feedback to Project Manager on Trade Partners Monthly Progress Bills
  • Participate in monthly site WIP Meetings
  • Initiate documentation for cost recovery of back charge/s after advising Trades

Design:

  • Participate in Design Meetings and provide constructive feedback and recommendations with regards to the constructability, flow of work and impact on the schedule
  • Review preliminary design drawings and ensure that they accurately capture the client’s needs and wants discussed during the Design Meetings
  • Review owner supplied equipment for compatibility with design and construction
  • Review shop drawings for accuracy coordination and constructability

Turnover:

  • Coordination and completion of any and all job deficiencies
  • Conduct internal walk-through in preparation for client turnover
  • Conduct client review of work
  • Oversee completion of deficiency related work as necessary
  • Manage completion of warranty work as necessary

Mentorship

  • Provide support and guidance to junior roles within the PDT
  • Foster an environment where learning is encouraged
  • Recommend opportunities so that members of the PDT know of and value the expertise and skills within the team
  • Recommend opportunities for members of the PDT to work across programs to optimize the use of resources and achieve results
  • Encourage a passion for work and a sense of team
  • Motivate members of the PDT to develop and exhibit a continuous improvement mindset and encourage junior roles to make recommendations
  • Conduct PDCAs with direct reports

Participation in Business Development efforts:

  • Participate in seeking out new opportunities
  • Act as a Westcor Brand Ambassador

Please note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of this position

Expected Skills and Attributes:

  • Good understanding of construction management and construction principles and practices
  • Good understanding of all Project Delivery Methods
  • Good understanding and accountability of the site financial management of projects
  • With limited experience, the ability to seek guidance from senior roles
  • Ability to interpret legislation, laws and regulations
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills 
  • Communication and customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form including the  ability  to  maintain  ongoing  communication  to  anticipate  and  prevent  potential  problems,  develop  and  maintain  positive and effective working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Strong work ethic and highly motivated with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and completing deadlines in a timely matter
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Effective time management 
  • Ability to navigate MS Office
  • Proficiency with Bluebeam and ability to navigate and effectively use CRM / IPM

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of secondary school
  • 6  years of related and progressive experience as a Site Supervisor
  • Journeyperson trade certification
  • Experience in the construction / GC industry

Employment Type

  • Full-time

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