Job Description

Senior Site Superintendent
Operating Company Stuart Olson Buildings Group
City Greater Toronto Area
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Reporting to the Director, Operations, the Senior Site Superintendent is accountable for coordination, administration and site supervision for the construction of commercial buildings. They will ensure Stuart Olson’s Values and Business objectives are adhered to at site, consistently demonstrate the Stuart Olson brand and operate a site where all stakeholders are treated with respect and professionalism.

This position based in the Mississauga, ON office with travel to the client site.






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

  • Promote Safety, Health, and Environmental Policies and Standards.

  • Represent Stuart Olson and conduct all communications to the highest standards.

  • Ensure the Stuart Olson brand is represented on all projects.

Opportunity Management and Opportunity Response

  • Support and open to identifying Business Development opportunities that bring in new projects.

  • Work with the Proposal Lead to develop proposed project schedule, methodology and site logistics for the proposal.


Pre-Construction Management

  • Work with the Project Manager, develop and maintain master project schedule with input from subcontractors using either MS Project or Primavera P6.

  • Assess commissioning and O&M requirements for master project schedule.

  • Develop Health, Safety and Environment Plan.

  • Review contracts with the Project Manager to ensure scope of work and schedules are accurate and feasible.

  • Notify Equipment Management Team of requirements for project.

  • Assist with selection of trade subcontractors.

  • Conduct constructability reviews to bring value to the construction execution stage.


Construction Management

  • Plan, organize, direct and control daily construction operations with direct leadership responsibilities for junior resources as assigned.

  • Fully understand the Master Contract and Subcontractor Contracts.

  • Plan and prepare 2 and 6 week construction resource loaded schedules and monitor progress against established master schedule, ensuring successful project completion within schedule and budget.

  • Develop and measure productivity on site to measure planned progress against actual.

  • Control site logistics, maximize efficiencies, minimize deficiencies of all work including all subcontractors, suppliers and employees.

  • Establish site for construction.

  • Maintain daily and ongoing reporting to track site progress.

  • Maintain a clean and organized site.

  • Execute the quality management program proactively to minimize deficiencies.

  • Approve timesheets.

  • Hold daily field level hazard assessments.

  • Hold weekly toolbox talks.

  • Conduct weekly subcontract progress meetings and hold everyone on site accountable to the Master Project Schedule.

  • Purchase, maintain, track and forecast materials.

  • Review all subcontractor submittals.

  • Support the development of commissioning and turn over plans.

  • Fix deficiencies in line with achieving total completion date.

  • Manage risk during the project by following the Risk Management Plan.

  • Communicate daily with the Project Manager and project team on the status of construction including any concerns or discrepancies that may require escalation.

  • Attend owner meetings throughout the project.

  • Manage, control and record all permit requirements, third party inspections, commissioning, training and hand over.

  • Communicate with the office to manage administrative tasks.

  • Responsible to ensure all on site contractually required items are implemented and completed.

  • Champion health and safety and occupational practices and regulations.

  • Provide cost-effective solutions to construction issues and coordinate with the Project Manager.


Post Construction Management

  • Complete warranty work.

  • Close all site accounts.

  • Complete any deficiencies and issues related to the warranty period.

  • Demobilize site.


Employee and Talent Management

  • Manage the day to day responsibilities of direct reports.

  • Coach and develop direct reports and employees on site.

  • Partner with Human Resources to align people strategies to business objectives.

  • Conduct direct reports performance review plans and assessments.


Stuart Olson Corporate

  • Participate in corporate initiatives.



  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in construction management, engineering or other relevant field

  • Certification of First Aid/CPR, WHMIS

  • Possess valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

  • 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, preferably high rise construction management

  • Experience working on P3 pursuits an asset

  • Strong familiarity with contract administration, understanding drawings, specifications, architectural and engineering standards and building practices, including building codes

  • Full understanding of mechanical and electrical installations, including commissioning and handover

  • Excellent budgeting, costing and scheduling skills

  • Solid understanding of construction industry practices, OBC, OHSA and WCB regulations and safety standards, OHS Certificate

  • Experience using MS Word, Outlook, MS Project, Electronic Document Management System, Bluebeam, and Plan Grid

  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing all disciplines, internal employees and external sub-trades

  • 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

  • Works within tight deadlines and prioritizes of work to achieve them

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

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated through speaking to groups of employees on site, and communicating to a variety of stakeholders including clients, management and site employees

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Travel to site will be required;travel within Canada as directed

  • Ability to relocate to projects and offices within Canada and elsewhere according to Stuart Olson resource requirements an asset

  • 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.



Application Instructions: All interested candidates can apply directly to the position at Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.


Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.


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