Job summary

Work environment


Keys to Success

  • Experience with a North American General Contractor working on projects in the Vancouver Area
  • Experience working on ICI projects, particularly restauraunt, retail, and/or hotel experience
  • Has the following certifications: WHMIS, Basics of Supervision, Fall Protection/Working at Heights, First Aid  

The Site Superintendent position can be very diverse. Depending on the project’s size, scope, and challenges, he/she may be responsible for site work, foundations, structure, shell, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, interior rough-in, finishes, furniture, fixtures and equipment. The Superintendent’s role is one of leader, coach, negotiator, and mediator. The leadership and initiative displayed by this individual is critical to the project’s success.

Primary Functions, Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Oversee, manage and document all day to day job site activities
  • Direct all field personnel according to the projects plans, specifications and generally accepted construction principles
  • Communicate issues, events, performance and progress daily to the Project Manager
  • Report any problems promptly to the Project Manager and help to facilitate the most cost effective, schedule neutral solution
  • Establish good working relationships with the clients, consultants, trades, municipal officials and BLT team members
  • Request advice and assistance from the Project Manager on matters pertaining to materials, phasing, drawing coordination, schedule, costs, personnel, etc.
  • Perform additional assignments as directed by superiors or as required for successful completion of the project


  • Identify mobilization requirements in conjunction with the Project Manager
  • Provides input & assistance to the Project Manager in developing the construction schedule
  • Implement the schedule based on project contracts and sub-contractor input
  • Maintain the schedule and ensure that the work performed is consistent with the drawings, specifications and contract
  • In cooperation with the Project Manager, update the schedule weekly and provide a forecast to completion


  • Ensure that all sub-contractors participate in a pre-construction safety meeting and that they have all necessary training, certification and documentation.
  • Review the project daily to ensure that all activities are being performed in accordance with all governing health and safety requirements


  • Ensure that all inspections occur as per the schedule so as not to impact the progress of subsequent work.
  • Ensure that all inspections are approved, documented, and communicated to the project team

 Site Management     

  • Manage the site including layout, utilization, storage and staging plans
  • Mobilize the field office and maintain the job site to BLT standards
  • Organize the documentation of the job site for easy access and review
  • Manage the sub-contractor’s performance, manpower levels and productivity
  • Manage BLT’s on site labour
  • Monitor labour time spent and materials used on scope of work changes
  • Work with the Project Manager to identify and resolve issues and revisions
  • Document and report site activities and progress daily


  • Attend project turnover, mobilization and weekly coordination meetings
  • Organize and chair weekly safety and sub-trade meetings
  • Organize and chair site closeout meeting


  • Complete and implement the construction office checklist including the emergency contact phone list
  • Completes daily reports and maintains logs of key activities, files and shop drawings
  • Prepare detailed daily time sheets
  • Manage the quantity, quality and condition of all equipment and material delivered to the site
  • Maintain the required reporting as outlined in BLT’s Corporate Health and Safety Policy
  • Adhere to job site specific health and safety policy
  • Ensure that as-built working drawings are maintained as well as the current drawing log and revisions log. Communicate these to all sub-contractors


  • Ensure all final inspections and sign-offs take place
  • Confirm closing of permits and issuance of certificates and licenses
  • Manage the sub-contractor close out, transfer of utilities, the deficiency list and owner training and hand-off
  • Confirm the commissioning of all project equipment and systems
  • In conjunction with the Project manager, prepare the deficiency list and track completion of items

 Secondary Functions:

  • Assist in other projects as required periodically
  • Any reasonable requests by management are valid job assignments


Level of education

High school



Work experience (years)

6-9 years

Written languages

En : Intermediate

Spoken languages

En : Intermediate


Discretionary bonus based on performance


  • Coffee State of the art Saeco Esspresso/Cappuccino/Latte machine
  • Coffee

    State of the art Saeco Esspresso/Cappuccino/Latte machine

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive salary

  • Dental insurance
  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance
  • Disability insurance

  • Free parking
  • Free parking

  • Gym
  • Gym

  • Life insurance
  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance

  • Medical and paramedical expenses coverage
  • Medical and paramedical expenses coverage

  • On-going training
  • On-going training

  • Performance bonuses
  • Performance bonuses

  • Reimbursement of training and development activities
  • Reimbursement of training and development activities

  • Travel insurance
  • Travel insurance

  • Vision care insurance
  • Vision care insurance