Civil Superintendent
Stuart Olson Buildings Group
British Columbia - Vancouver
5d ago

Reporting to the Field Manager in the region, the Civil Superintendent will be responsible for construction of civil infrastructure projects including roadways, bridges, underground utilities, and pump stations.

You will play a significant role in setting high expectations amongst your team with regards to safety, quality, budget, and schedule towards the successful execution of various civil infrastructure projects.

This position is based in the Lower Mainland with current projects in the Fraser Valley, Langley, Vancouver and Richmond area.


Demonstrate the Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.

Promote the best interest of the Company.

Conduct performance plans and assessments with direct reports.

Maintain high level of morale among direct reports.

Act as a coach and mentor to direct reports.

Site Supervision

Implementation of health, safety and environmental procedures on site in accordance with legislation and company policy to ensure the safety of all workers and protection of the public.

Effectively managing own workforce, equipment, materials, and trade contractors to attain targeted goals.

Ensure cost control measures are being followed to meet project budgets.

Coordinating of personnel and equipment resources.

Preconstruction activities such as schedule development, construction sequencing and value engineering.

Working closely with the project manager, project coordinator, owner, consultants, trade contractor’s inspectors and regulatory agencies to prepare and execute project plans.

Achieving project milestones by developing look-ahead schedules and identifying deliverables for own forces and trade contractors.

Implementing corrective action where necessary to catch up and meet key milestone dates.

Proactively identifying, addressing and resolving issues and problems as or before they occur.

Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, consultants and sub-trades with a focus on mutual trust and respect.

Stuart Olson Corporate

Participate in corporate initiatives.


Undergraduate degree or diploma in construction management or other relevant field

10 years’ of hands on experience in the capacity of site superintendent or foreman

Demonstrable record of success on projects up to $20 million+ with effective decision making capabilities

Experience should include direct site management of utility work, earthworks, site service packages, structural concrete work, and road construction works

Strong familiarity with contract administration, understanding blueprints, architectural and engineering standards and building practices, including building codes

Excellent budgeting, costing and scheduling skills

Strong leadership skills with experience managing all disciplines and sub-trades (including both employees and external contractors)

Strong computer skills, MS Office

Evidence of exceptional leadership skills and ability to influence and work within informal teams

Ability to inspire trust in difficult situations by instilling confidence and engaging people on matters that affect them

Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships

Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges

Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

Strong analytical, critical thinking, troubleshooting, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills

Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

Superior written and verbal communication skills

Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise

Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate.

Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities.

At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.

Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911.

Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.

We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario.

We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.

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