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Superintendent - Telecommunication Construction (17404)

Kitchener, ON
Job Summary
You are an experienced Superintendent with an expertise in utility construction. You are responsible for day to day field operations, ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget. As the Superintendent, you will also be implementing project plans and schedules, while ensuring safety and quality control. Throughout the project, you will be responsible for delegating work to field staff, contractors, and trades people.

Join our Technical Services team in Kitchener, ON today! 

Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project
  • Applies the requirements of the Project Specific Safety Program (PSSP) to promote overall compliance of Ledcor HS&E standards, applicable OH&S / OSHA Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
  • Ensures that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications and design drawings while making certain that high quality standards are maintained
  • Develops, maintains, and drives the construction schedule in conjunction with project team; ensures project milestones and completion dates are met
  • Conducts site meets with the City for road occupancy permits and with locators to ensure correct areas are being marked
  • Reviews workload with management, completes WIP reports, and schedules crews on an ongoing basis
  • Strategically plans and implements manpower levels and material quantities and ensures proper equipment and trades are available as required
  • Assumes a leadership role and provides guidance to project team members and sub-contractors
  • Supervises sub-contractors to achieve all required project deliverables
  • Leads project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support the projects ongoing progression
  • Oversees project reporting that accurately tracks site progress, events, inspections and other relevant information
  • Performs other related duties as required
Requirements
  • 5+ years of utility construction experience as a Superintendent or in a similar supervisory role
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with fibre optic cable
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes
  • Solid understanding of current construction practices
  • Knowledge of various pieces of construction equipment and their operating capabilities (i.e. directional drills, vac trucks, road cut saws etc.)
  • Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget
  • Strong knowledge of construction documents (including utility plans and maps), contracts, costs, and budgets
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpreting their needs and identifying solutions
  • Capable of anticipating constructability issues in complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plan and schedule
  • Facilitation and mentoring skills; is able to move the team forward and resolve conflict situations as they arise
  • A track record of building successful teams and promoting teamwork through motivating, coaching, and consensus-building
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs; intermediate to advanced user of Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Work Conditions
  • Field based position
  • Travel to various sites in Kitchener, ON (up to 70% of the time) is required
  • This role requires working outdoors in various weather conditions
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