Assistant Superintendent

The future you want is within reach.

 

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.

 

We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. When you join PCL, you become an important part of the team behind some of the most prominent structures and infrastructure that shape our communities. 

 

Here's how an Assistant Superintendent for our Atlantic Canada office contributes to our team:

Responsibilities

  • Works with site superintendent and lead project manager, implements PCL’s safety program and maintains safety and record-keeping requirements.
  • Supervises, directs, coaches, trains, and mentors the project team, including direct and indirect reports.
  • Effectively communicates with own forces and trades and ensures that performance, productivity, quality, and safety requirements are met.
  • Consistently collaborates with superintendent, construction/project manager and project team. Advises site superintendent or project manager of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc.
  • Liaises between field engineers and estimators and ensures construction complies with drawings and specifications.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) and assists with resource-loaded three-week lookahead schedules.
  • Monitors and executes the project construction plan and schedule.
  • Reviews and understands the contract and subcontracts, including understanding risk and risk mitigation plans.
  • Maintains project administration correspondence and complies with documentation requirements.
  • Develops and maintains strong customer focused relationships with all stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Journeyman certificate or undergraduate degree in engineering or a related discipline.
  • Enrolled in the Gold Seal program as an intern preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in a field coordinator position or lead hand/foreman role preferred.
  • Successfully supervised a construction workforce.
  • Knowledge of construction industry and company operations, including building materials, construction specifications, and methods and procedures.
  • Understanding of project scope and ability to apply basic engineering principles to resolve constructability challenges. Understanding of project schedules and ability to identify the critical path.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple scopes of a construction project, including scheduling, monitoring, and coordinating own forces work (OFW) and trade contractors with three-week lookahead schedules.
  • Understanding of contract language with the ability to identify and mitigate risks and identify and leverage opportunities.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental principles/procedures/legislation.
  • Ability to lead and run effective site meetings with client, consultants, trades, own forces work, and internal employees.
  • Demonstrated conflict-resolution skills, problem-solving abilities, and professional judgment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Familiar with and/or ability to understand virtual construction software and tools.
  • Working knowledge of and/or ability to learn Microsoft Office Suite and internal operational systems.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

 

Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

 

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!

 

Target Start Date: 10/31/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. 

Primary Location: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 

Job: Assistant Superintendent

Requisition: 1344