The Environmental Site Superintendent is responsible for the field level execution of projects, including but not limited to supervising all on-site activities, managing field operations staff, overseeing sub-contractors, etcetera.
May be required to supervise multiple sites simultaneously.
Superintendents are the lead role on site, as such that they are responsible for executing all facets of their work plan safely and efficiently.
Health and Safety
Must have full understanding and working knowledge of the QM’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures, ensuring all site personnel adhere to them at all times
Be aware and willing to ensure safety compliance by all personnel on site.
Document and Notify the General Superintendent of any unsafe or potentially hazardous situations on site
Ensure the appropriate safety equipment is available and worn by site personnel at all times
Develop / contribute to daily operational and project plans, and participate in deliverable level planning with Project Manager
Identify issues that arise and lead the discussion in their resolution
Provide regular status updates to General Superintendent and Project Manager
Obtain stakeholder input / acceptance for project deliverables
Establish site control, including preparation of safe zones, lay down areas, stockpile areas, hot zones, etcetera
Coordinate the physical activities of employees, subcontractors, and suppliers for all site activities
Perform regular physical job site walkthroughs to observe safety and quality
Ensure all staff maintain focus and adhere to the schedule & design while keeping safety a priority
Ensure all site resource (labor, machinery, materials, sub-contractors etcetera) are effectively utilized and monitored in order to achieve timely completion of projects
Ensure all tools and equipment used onsite are taken care of and put away. Any damage or defects are to be reported to the General Superintendent
Prior to the commencement of site works, gain an understanding of the relevant project specifications and drawings
On an ongoing basis, monitor all works against specifications to ensure the continuing quality and accuracy of work performed
Identify, develop a plan, and correct any defects, mistakes, errors, contamination or variations.
Ensure all the applicable quality checklists are properly completed
Ensure that relevant information is communicated to direct reports / sub-contractors enabling them to effectively carry out their functions
Be willing to receive specialized training in order to accomplish skilled tasks
Ensure that all employs have, or receive the proper training for their assigned tasks
Other duties as required
Grade 12 or equivalent work experience
Company and client mandated safety training
Post-secondary education in related field is an asset
Valid driver’s license mandatory
Previous training in First Aid, PPE etcetera. is considered an asset but internal training and orientation will be provided as required.
Specialized training, for example, Fall Protection, Flagging etcetera is an asset but will be provided as required.
Supervisory experience in remediation or civil construction
Construction industry experience, in civil earthworks / groundworks, landscaping and / or environmental remediation projects
Experience as a general laborer or Heavy Equipment Operator is an asset
Applicable safety and employment regulations, policies, procedures
Capable of managing required paperwork
Knowledge of specifications and blueprints
Good understanding of codes, laws and other requirements
Knowledge of quality standards
Communicates effectively with others and maintains favorable employee and client relations
Ability to determine, by inspection, that specification and requirements are met
Ability to conduct group meetings and reconcile conflicting views
Ability to delegate and supervise the work of others
Ability to motivate workers as needed
Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions
Ability to communicate and coordinate with clients, project managers, subordinates, professionals, subcontractors and suppliers
Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports
Ability to use computers and is efficient with Microsoft excel
Ability to adapt to quickly to change
Majority of time will be spent on job site; out of town travel may be required
Hours can be long, between 10 12 hours per day based on project and client requirements.
Use of specialized PPE may be required after appropriate training
Work is outdoors so appropriate clothing will be required
We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
QM Environmental welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as well as part of employment with QM Environmental.
We appreciate your interest! Please note that once we receive your application we will contact you if your qualifications meet the requirements for the role.