Construction Supervisor

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Ref
MAX10056
Consultant
Steve Thomas
Region
Canada
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Salary
CAD$150,000
Job Posted
19/02/2024
Type
Permanent
Status
Live: Interviewing now

Construction Supervisor job vacancy based Vancouver and Lower Mainland area. To work for a growing construction engineering consultancy team specialising in highways, bridges and civil infrastructure.

An exciting in house permanent role based in the Vancouver and Lower Mainland area on an ongoing basis.

Project Details

An exciting Construction Supervisor job based in the Vancouver area to work on both live projects and to assist with constructability assessments for projects before work begins on site.

Your initial project, to run for around 3 years, is to be the Construction Supervisor / Field Supervisor on a major highway project that is starting construction in the Lower Mainland, less than an hour from downtown Vancouver. You will be site based and will also visit head office in downtown Vancouver.

This is a full time, permanent employee Construction Supervisor job role with all the benefits of being permanently based in Vancouver and of being part of a premium engineering and project management team.  Job scope will be to both develop and deliver on site civil engineering infrastructure projects in the Vancouver region.

Responsibilities and Duties

As Construction Supervisor your job duties will comprise: 

  • Contract administration and to undertake on-site construction supervision and inspections
  • Prepare daily inspection reports, prepare and approve monthly progress payments and undertake other associated Contract Administration tasks
  • Monitor and report on the quality, quantity and progress of construction activities
  • Demonstrate your familiarity with construction specifications, requirements and progress reporting in your daily work
  • Review materials testing results and outcomes as required and communicate key information to Project Managers, Contractors and others related to the project
  • Review contractor’s submissions and provide recommendations for their further handling
  • Prepare for and chair on site progress meetings with clients, contractors and their sub-contractors
  • Take responsibility for identifying the required resources and assigning individual responsibilities on site
  • Able to understand the hazards and safe work procedures for each task
  • Report inspection issues to senior supervisor for action
  • Understand and fulfill responsibilities relating to the company Quality Management System, ISO 9001 and of course all client quality, safety, and environmental management systems
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to junior or support staff.

Desired Skills and Experience

Suitable Construction Supervisor / Field Supervisor candidates will have gained roughly 7+ years of previous highways, roads & bridge experience on site culminating in undertaking a comparable role on highway and/or bridge projects of a significant size and complexity.  Experience of working on British Columbia Ministry of Transportation or other Provincial government projects is highly desirable.

In particular Constructon Supervisor previous experience should include:

  • Experience of undertaking a Contract Administration role and on-site construction supervision and inspection experience
  • Experience of preparing daily inspection reports, monthly progress payments and undertaking other associated Contract Administration tasks
  • Experience of having monitored and reported on the quality, quantity and progress of construction activities
  • Able to demonstrate a familiarity with construction specifications, requirements and progress reporting
  • Have experience of reviewing materials testing results and outcomes
  • Be experienced in the handling of site progress meetings with clients, contractors and their sub-contractors
  • Able to understand the hazards and safe work procedures for each task
  • Experienced in the understanding and fulfilling of responsibilities relating to the company Quality Management System, ISO 9001 and of course all client quality, safety, and environmental management systems
  • Experienced and able to provide mentorship and leadership to junior staff

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

Site based experience and some experience of assessing and improving constructability of projects is more important than a specific qualification.

A Construction Management or Engineering qualification would be advantageous.

A clean driving record is essential as is the ability to comply with client D&A testing requirements

Employing Company Overview and Profile

This civil engineering employer is a highly regarded project delivery, engineering, risk management and project management consultancy based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

With a focus on civil engineering infrastructure projects, they have built an excellent reputation in Vancouver and British Columbia and have a forward order book of confirmed work on a range of infrastructure, transportation, civil engineering, and rail projects in the Vancouver and British Columbia region.

They have an enviable reputation for successful delivery of complex infrastructure projects to tight timelines and budgets

A full client employer profile will be provided to applicants shortlisted for interview.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous basic salary of cCAD$150,000 (dependant on experience)
  • Truck provided or cost of truck & business mileage covered
  • Generous salary based on candidate experience
  • Annual Bonus
  • 4 weeks vacation in addition to statutory holidays
  • Full healthcare package

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