Bird Construction is a leading general contractor in Canada with a long history of service that has offices from
coast to coast. Bird’s clients include leading firms in the commercial, institutional, retail, multi-tenant residential,
industrial, mining, water and wastewater, energy and civil sectors. Today, Bird is a publicly traded corporation
with employees forming a significant shareholder group. This enhances the degree to which employees at all
levels commit to their clients. A hands-on approach to the business has given Bird an edge in being able to
make decisions quickly and to adapt to the requirements of their clients.
The Superintendent leads, directs and coordinates the work of subcontractors and labourers. This leadership position is responsible for the day to day management of the construction site on an assigned project, executing field operations safely and in a manner consistent with Company objectives.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide safety leadership through implementation of Bird Safety Program and monitoring of safety performance of field staff and subcontractors.
Provide people leadership through establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with field staff and subcontractors in order to promote positive morale.
Supervision and development of site team members through regular feedback, training and coaching; timely completion of performance evaluations.
Contribute to the development and refinement of the project schedule.
Administer contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, site instructions and change notices to ensure scopes, terms and conditions are properly executed.
Identify and advise of design deficiencies, schedule interruptions or difficulties, and other project issues; works collaboratively with Project Manager to resolve issues.
Monitor and evaluate subcontractor performance with regards to safety and scope of work.
Ensure quality of subcontractor workmanship and building material.
Ensure sufficient manpower is provided to achieve safety, schedule and quality objectives.
Maintain daily paperwork including field reports, safety inspections, schedule updates, etc.
Demonstrated, progressive experience in General Contracting as a Superintendent in commercial and institutional construction; direct field supervision of large institutional or commercial projects; P3 and Design Build experience is a plus.
Trade background in carpentry and/or Gold Seal Certification considered an asset.
Effective supervision, coordination and scheduling of construction activities to ensure consistent completion of projects on-time, on budget and to the clients’ satisfaction.
Demonstrated leadership, field management and problem-solving skills support your collaborative approach to delivering results and developing team members.
Service and results-oriented, you are able to build and steward trust with a broad network of professional colleagues, subcontractors and team members to effect competitive excellence, pride in teamwork and outstanding project delivery.
You have demonstrated competence in the areas of safety, workforce management, project execution, cost control, quality and administration.
Proactive problem-solver that can manage difficult situations with positive results.
Sound knowledge of construction and building techniques and ability to read and interpret contract drawings and specifications.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Office including MS Project.