Site Superintendent

Avant-Garde Construction and Management Inc. is located in greater Moncton and provides construction services throughout the Maritime Provinces. The company specializes in the commercial sector, providing general contracting and construction management services to developers, tenants, and retailers in the area. Avant-Garde is a bilingual, service driven company. For more information on the company please visit our website at www.agcm.ca.

Job Overview

The site supervisor is responsible for the management and safety of Avant-Garde Construction's job sites. This position is based out of our Riverview office and may require some travel to project locations including New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Position Responsibilities

Site Leadership

  • Communicate and enforce site rules regarding safety procedures to subcontractors, document orientation process with AGCM generated orientation cards
  • Facilitate contract work for subtrades:
    • Be familiar with outline scopes of work
    • Manage changes in project scope to ensure that the most current drawings and information is properly coordinated with on-site contractors
    • Ensure that work is constructed in an orderly and deliberate manner to produce high-quality work in accordance with the project schedule
  • Ensure safety of job site operations
  • Maintain daily reports in the project log book, submit time sheets to record the site activities, and for employees or subcontractors as required for time and material work
  • Assemble the job site office, safety boards, and equipment requirements, maintain a neat and tidy site office and meeting room
  • Coordinate all required municipal inspections
  • Conduct and/or attend pre-construction, progress, and other project and staff meetings
  • Conduct and/or participate in regularly held meetings involving AGCM internal staff and external stakeholders such as owners, subcontractors, etc.
  • Meet with client representatives on a regular basis to discuss the status of projects, to proactively identify and resolve problems, and to ensure that the client is kept knowledgeable about the status of the work
  • Build and maintain positive work relationships with company management, colleagues, clients, subtrades, architects, engineers, and suppliers

Scheduling

  • Assist in the preparation of the project schedule
  • Monitor and maintain the project construction schedule on a weekly basis to ensure that the project milestone dates and overall schedule completion date is met
  • Manage and monitor look-ahead no less than two weeks to proactively identify issues that could lead to problems; and facilitate solutions

Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of construction designs, process and procedures, including reading building and site plans
  • Problem solving and keeping information flowing to the people involved in the project
  • Inform the project manager of any errors, discrepancies, or omissions on the design drawings
  • Establish and maintain all dimensional controls for the project including the use of third party survey and layout personnel when appropriate
  • Ability to manage e-mail and produce site-generated requests for information
  • Familiarity with using tablets such as iPads for communication and coordination

Quality Control

  • Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control
  • Act as primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies
  • Ensure that 'as-built' drawings are prepared on an ongoing basis by all trades during the construction period
  • Coordinate and direct independent testing and inspections as required
  • Manage the deficiency list and project closeout process to ensure timely completion

Budget

  • Control and monitor labour, material, and equipment expenses
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly cost forecasting summaries
  • Generate field purchase orders for AGCM-supplied materials based on quantity takeoffs

Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team player, and able to establish strong working relationships with team members, clients and subcontractors
  • Committed to meeting deadlines and completing projects on time
  • Willingness to work out of town if required

If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your resume, in confidence, to info@agcm.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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