• Assistant Superintendent - Scott Construction Group

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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    Day Shift
    5 & 2
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  • Job Description






    Title: Assistant Superintendent

    Reports to: Superintendent

    Location: Burnaby, BC


    Position Summary:

    Scott Construction is a well-known and trusted General Contractor & Construction Manager based in Western Canada. With offices in Burnaby and Calgary, Scott has been providing construction management services and building relationships since 1984.


    Our diverse portfolio of projects finds us building amazing complex structures to smaller renovation projects for clients in the commercial, residential, institutional, industrial and special projects sectors. Scott Construction offers the unique opportunity to work on safe, challenging, high-profile projects, provides a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package, and the unique experience to grow your career while working with some of the most amazing people in the industry.


    We are looking for an Assistant Superintendent who can execute and deliver quality projects on time and on budget.  Reporting to the Site Superintendent, you will be responsible for providing supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities on specific scopes of work and for assisting the Senior Superintendent with overall supervision of the project construction site.


    Key Roles/Responsibilities: 

    • Assist with coordination and supervision of all construction activities on site;
    • Ensure project is constructed in compliance with drawings, specifications, project schedule and budget;
    • Along with Superintendent & Project Manager, maintain construction schedule and identify/resolve problems as necessary and in a timely manner;
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the client, consultants, subcontractors, public and project team;
    • Ensure subcontractors comply with project master schedule;
    • Utilize project master schedule to create detailed schedules for subcontractor use;
    • Develop recovery strategies when project schedule or budgets are in jeopardy;
    • Review and update schedule, cost forecast and cash flow with Project Manager;
    • Provide leadership to peers ensuring all site staff are adhering to the company safety culture;
    • Maintain appropriate field documentation including safety records, daily progress reports, rental records, logs etc.;
    • Organize weekly subcontractor meetings;
    • Maintain an organized, safe project site including construction office;
    • Assist with supervision, mentorship, coaching and training of project personnel;
    • Represent Scott Construction at company-sponsored and industry events;
    • Maintain awareness of current marketplace and trends to gain and maintain our competitive advantage and develop effective bid strategies;
      • Provide leadership to ensure Scott’s culture, commitments and accountabilities are being met in the following areas:
      • To provide an environment of respect, wellness and career growth for all staff
      • To continually contribute to building backlog of profitable work
      • To schedule, budget, quality and service
      • To occupational health & safety and the environment
      • To execution, getting things done, providing solutions, continuous improvement
      • To managing, mitigating and eliminating risk


    Experience & Qualifications:

    • Education to include a technical college diploma or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience;
    • At least 5 years previous supervisory and construction experience working on high-rise residential, commercial, institutional and/or concrete projects with a spend of at least $20 million;
    • Experience as a Carpenter an asset;
    • Demonstrated 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;
    • Proven creative problem solving skills;
    • Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills;
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook;
    • Experience using Procore is an asset;
    • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentations), including the ability to successfully translate technical information to non-technical individuals;
    • Exemplary leadership skills, including strong teambuilding capabilities;
    • Solid understanding of specifications, construction methods and procedure;
    • Good presentation skills;
    • Excellent relationship building skills; and
    • Proven integrity when dealing with Clients, Trades and Consultants.


    Qualified candidates should apply including a cover letter and resume.


    We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Scott Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer.  For more information about Scott Construction Group, please visit www.scottconstructiongroup.com



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