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Senior Site Superintendent

Toronto, ON · Construction/Facilities
Senior Site Superintendent
Real Estate Developer
Residential High Rise
40+ Story Tower(s)

Toronto, ON

Senior Site Superintendent Position Description: Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Senior Site Superintendent is accountable for coordination, administration and site supervision for the construction of Residential buildings. They will ensure Company’s Values and Business objectives are adhered to at site, consistently demonstrate the Company brand and operate a site where all stakeholders are treated with respect and professionalism.
* The client is looking for candidates who display long term tenure from employer to employer. A minimum of 4 years tenure. The project focus is large high-rise projects. Due to the long-term nature of these projects, they require a Senior Site Superintendent who has been involved in complex, high-rise projects for their entire project life cycle, inception to occupancy. Someone who has been involved with all aspects at all stages. Candidates without this experience will not be considered *

Senior Site Superintendent Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate the Company Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.
  • Promote Safety, Health, and Environmental Policies and Standards.
  • Represent Company and conduct all communications to the highest standards.
  • Ensure the Company brand is represented on all projects.
Opportunity Management and Opportunity Response
  • Support and open to identifying Business Development opportunities that bring in new projects.
  • Work with the Proposal Lead to develop proposed project schedule, methodology and site logistics for the proposal.
Pre-Construction Management
  • Work with the Project Manager, develop and maintain master project schedule with input from subcontractors using either MS Project
  • Assess commissioning and O&M requirements for master project schedule.
  • Develop Health, Safety and Environment Plan.
  • Review contracts with the Project Manager to ensure scope of work and schedules are accurate and feasible.
  • Notify Equipment Management Team of requirements for project.
  • Assist with selection of trade subcontractors.
  • Conduct constructability reviews to bring value to the construction execution stage.
Construction Management
  • Plan, organize, direct and control daily construction operations with direct leadership responsibilities for junior resources as assigned.
  • Fully understand the Master Contract and Subcontractor Contracts.
  • Plan and prepare construction resource loaded schedules and monitor progress against established master schedule, ensuring successful project completion within schedule and budget.
  • Develop and measure productivity on site to measure planned progress against actual.
  • Control site logistics, maximize efficiencies, minimize deficiencies of all work including all subcontractors, suppliers, and employees.
  • Establish site for construction.
  • Maintain daily and ongoing reporting to track site progress.
  • Maintain a clean and organized site.
  • Execute the quality management program proactively to minimize deficiencies.
  • Approve timesheets.
  • Hold daily field level hazard assessments.
  • Hold weekly toolbox talks.
  • Conduct weekly subcontract progress meetings and hold everyone on site accountable to the Master Project Schedule.
  • Purchase, maintain, track and forecast materials.
  • Review all subcontractor submittals.
  • Support the development of commissioning and turn over plans.
  • Fix deficiencies in line with achieving total completion date.
  • Manage risk during the project by following the Risk Management Plan.
  • Communicate daily with the Project Manager and project team on the status of construction including any concerns or discrepancies that may require escalation.
  • Manage, control, and record all permit requirements, third party inspections, commissioning, training and hand over.
  • Communicate with the office to manage administrative tasks.
  • Responsible to ensure all on site contractually required items are implemented and completed.
  • Champion health and safety and occupational practices and regulations.
  • Provide cost-effective solutions to construction issues and coordinate with the Project Manager.
Post Construction Management
  • Complete warranty work.
  • Close all site accounts.
  • Complete any deficiencies and issues related to the warranty period.
  • Demobilize site.
Employee and Talent Management
  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of direct reports.
  • Coach and develop direct reports and employees on site.
  • Partner with Human Resources to align people strategies to business objectives.
  • Conduct direct reports performance review plans and assessments.
  • Participate in corporate initiatives.
Senior Site Superintendent Qualifications: 
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in construction management, engineering or another relevant field
  • Certification of First Aid/CPR, WHMIS
  • Possess valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • 10 years’ experience in the construction industry, Residential construction management
  • Strong familiarity with contract administration, understanding drawings, specifications, architectural and engineering standards and building practices, including building codes
  • Full understanding of mechanical and electrical installations, including commissioning and handover
  • Excellent budgeting, costing, and scheduling skills
  • Solid understanding of construction industry practices
  • Experience using MS Word, Outlook, MS Project, Electronic Document Management System, Bluebeam, and Plan Grid
  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing all disciplines, internal employees, and external sub-trades
  • Ability to inspire trust in difficult situations by instilling confidence and engaging people on matters that affect them
  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities, capable of handling pressure and challenges
  • Works within tight deadlines and prioritizes of work to achieve them
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated through speaking to groups of employees on site, and communicating to a variety of stakeholders including clients, management, and site employees
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise

Senior Site Superintendent Salary:
Competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, learning / development / growth opportunities, project stability

Similar Job Titles:
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Site Superintendent
Senior Site Superintendent
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