Civil Construction Superintendent

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Superintendent Industry:Construction

Design Group Staffing Vancouver is recruiting for a Civil Construction Superintendent.  Our client, and excavating and shoring civil contractor in Vancouver is seeking an experienced Civil Construction Superintendent to join their team. They are anticipating a high volume of projects this year and beyond, and as such will be looking for the right individual to join this established Civil Contractor for a long-term opportunity.


The successful Civil Construction Superintendent will be responsible providing direction to the trades and construction staff in the field, while coordinating their responsibilities and activities on multiple sites. Create and execute project plans to meet project schedules and critical path dates. Ensure that crews excel within our safety culture and model the high standards that we expect of all employees.  Ensure production targets are met, while continuing to provide clients with a high-quality product that is never compromised. If a project issue or a scheduling conflict occurs, you will be one of the primary channels and will be responsible for solving these problems.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:        

  • Develop safety plans specific to projects and ensure the project team works those plans.    
  • Leads and directs trades, subcontractors and other construction staff    
  • Mentor foremen and work closely with junior field engineers on site    
  • Team with a project manager to ensure seamless project delivery to the client    
  • Problem solving on site in a fast-paced environment under the constraint of tight construction schedules    
  • Participate in estimates of execution hours, equipment and other resources required for construction projects    
  • Schedules construction tasks while identifying critical aspects of the execution    
  • Understand job costing and forecasting costs to form a basis of decision on critical project tasks.    
  • Understand contracts to recognize scope change and associated responsibilities    
  • Meet with new and existing clients and develop project opportunities through relationships.    
  • Participate in pre-tender site and scope evaluations with the estimators    
  • Propose creative project solutions

  • Must have 6+ years of leadership experience in the construction sector    
  • Background of successfully completing complex underground civil, earthworks, and other infrastructure projects.    
  • Technical diploma or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field of study is an asset    
  • Proven track record of managing a diverse and challenging portfolio of construction projects    
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction industry
The individual chosen for this role will be highly creative, professional, hardworking, achievement focused, analytical and organized.  Strong attention to detail, planning and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must.  Driver’s license is required.  All candidates must be able to work in Canada. 

To apply:

Must be able to work in Canada without Company sponsorship. Individuals meeting the above criteria, please submit your detailed resume with cover letter and hourly or salary expectations to Michelle Borrill, Senior Recruitment Consultant at [Click Here to Email Your Resume].

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity.  Due to the volume of resumes we receive, we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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