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Superintendent
Black & McDonald Limited - Calgary, AB
Posted:3/29/2017
Job Description

​The Superintendent is responsible to manage all field construction within a specific trade or multiple trades on a project including; planning, organizing, directing and controlling various aspects from start to finish according to schedule, specifications and budget. The Superintendent will report to the Site Project Manager or his designate.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and provide leadership for health, safety, environment, and quality programs and policies
  • Assist Project Manager in the planning of assigned projects
  • Planning and scheduling of work activities
  • Executes plan and evaluates schedules and site personnel to ensure project objectives are met
  • Provides leadership to Foremen and prioritizes work accordingly
  • Oversees site safety and quality control personnel
  • Hire and supervise the activities of subcontractors and subordinate staff
  • Build and maintain customer and supplier/vendor relationships
  • Monitor job costing, reporting, forecasting, and productivity
  • Oversee field administration: timesheets, project reports, and material purchases
  • Review work/contracts for areas of risk and correct deficiencies
  • Read and interpret JDE reports, such as job cost, labour, projection sheets, and PO entries
  • Ensure productivity and profitability
  • Other duties as assigned by your direct supervisor


Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements (Advanced to Expert Level):​

  • Change Management
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

    Education & Skill Requirements:

  • Trade Certificate/Diploma or Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 8 years industrial field experience
  • Supervisory and Leadership Skills
  • Advanced site safety supervision
  • Ability to read drawings and project/structural design interpretation
  • Building materials and systems
  • Proven planning and scheduling skills
  • Contract management
  • Risk management
  • Dispute resolution and negotiation skills
  • Computer skills related to Microsoft applications
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017330791