Site Superintendent - Construction

Ottawa (ON) On-site Only
Opportunity Number: 2067524
ConstructionConstruction & Property Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
See DescriptionNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
One to two weeksMonday, January 24, 2022
Job Description

As the Site Superintendent you are in an building management position which oversees timely construction of each home -- within budget, to company high quality standards while striving to provide the best homeowner experience. You play an important role in producing quality ready homes by coordinating various complex aspects of construction process, in an efficient, safe manner through effective assistant management of trades, suppliers, and staff.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring complete adherence to company processes, in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Managing construction of assigned homes from carpentry to warranty service request signoff. Assumes shared responsibility for each home meeting ALL standards, including QA ready.
  • Attends regular staff meetings. Comes prepared to discuss safety, quality, production timelines, costs and other issues as determined by Site Manager.
  • Assists in monitoring all daily trade functions: timeliness, quality of workmanship and completion of work. Walks all homes daily to ensure imperfections are noted, Building Code is adhered to, and Homebuyers’ Options and Extras are done. Adheres to procedures as required by the trade Scopes of Work and Quality Standards. Takes corrective action, as necessary.
  • Conducts detailed frame check on each unit prior to drywall, in accordance with Policy and Procedures, and follows up to ensure timely completion of any items noted.
  • Shares responsibility to schedule and conduct homeowner frame walk.
  • Supervising on-site construction staff, including the scheduling of subcontractor’s inspectors and suppliers on the job, resolving day-to-day problems on the job site, inspecting all work during construction to ensure compliance with plans and specifications, and resolving construction problems.
  • Assists in ordering all materials required to construct houses.
  • Communicates and coordinates activities with trade partners to ensure smooth production operation.
  • Scheduling and attending municipal inspections. Assists Inspectors with the completion of review and rectifies issues as required.
  • Managing to Production Schedule and updating it no less than weekly.
  • Enforcing Lumber Management Program with supplier and framer as developed by Purchasing Department, in accordance with Policy and Procedures.
  • Ensures all work being done in a safe manner and enforces safety standards and laws within position’s scope of authority.
  • Ensures homes are as clean and aesthetically appealing as possible while under construction.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Good technical understanding of homebuilding
  • Intensely focused on delivering a quality product --- takes pride in building a QA-ready home
  • Basic understanding of Ontario Building Codes and Health & Safety regulations
  • Willing to take responsibility and be held accountable for results
Must have:

  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in homebuilding industry in absence of post-secondary education
  • Ability and experience in recognizing and solving problems, taking initiative in seeking direction from direct supervisor when uncertain
  • Good customer service skills
  • Self-started who leads by example and readily assumes responsibility for results; readily takes on greater responsibility
  • Good organizational skills and experience using basic tools such as to-do lists, day timer, logbook, daily follow-up
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required, both oral and written
Nice to have:

  • Post-secondary education / Community College in related field (e.g. Construction Engineering Technology) or suitable combination of education and relevant industry experience preferred
  • Experience using BuildPro would be considered an asset
  • People management experience as asset

Education and Certifications

Minimum education required: College Diploma

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly or reach out to Sarah at or 613-696-9475!

We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2067524

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