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Project Superintendent – Civil Engineering Construction

Construction demathieu & bard (CDB) inc.

This is a Contract position in Peterborough, ON posted May 13, 2024.

Demathieu Bard: Daring to endeavor!

Our Culture

Construction Demathieu & Bard (CDB) Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Demathieu Bard, a company based in France with over 160 years of experience in the construction industry, and has been operating in Canada since 1997.

CDB specializes in major infrastructure construction and rehabilitation and is known for its innovative, complex construction methodologies and adaptability when undertaking challenging projects. As the general contractor, construction manager, and/or project manager, CDB continues to successfully deliver complex and challenging projects, particularly heavy infrastructure projects such as bridges, canals, dams, tunnels, culverts and viaducts.

Our technical ability and well-recognized ‘can-do’ attitude sets us apart. Our strength as an organization lies in the skills and drive of our employees and it is a point of pride for us to encourage and develop our talent. CDB has currently over 150 engineers and technicians in Canada, with a wide range of multi-disciplinary skills and a right balance of experienced and young professionals. As an organization we are committed to optimizing our skilled resources, emphasizing professional development, and encouraging knowledge sharing across the company.

Please note: This position requires the ability to be mobile/temporarily relocate within the province of Ontario, as work sites and project durations vary. Experience in building/rehabilitating heavy civil transportation infrastructure (often involving water, such as bridges, canals, dams, culverts, cofferdams and similar) is also required.

Job Summary

The position is responsible for providing on site coordination for various construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material and equipment, ensuring that all specifications are met and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. Superintendent also shall be responsible for scheduling, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Responsibilities

· Effectively manage site employees by providing coaching and guidance and resolving any issues and concerns

· Coordinate the work of subcontractors and speciality sub trades, evaluate their performance

· Determine manpower requirements and communicate hiring needs to the Human Resources

· Oversee detailed look-ahead schedules

· Coordinate time-sheets submissions

· Participate in meetings with clients

· Manage materials/supplies ordering and receiving process

· Ensure regular inventories of equipment, tools, and materials are performed

· Ensure as-built drawings are updated

· Coordinate site mobilization and demobilization

· Ensure construction site documents are produced, maintained and filed according to CDB procedures

· Participate in project completion & close-out

· Maintain health, safety and environmental standards and laws by:

Ø Fostering respect for health & safety, and ensuring compliance among workers

Ø Ensuring all workers are trained based on the job site requirements

Ø Ensuring all workers are aware and following safe work practices

Ø Maintaining the records of trainings

Ø Conducting site orientations for the new hires

Ø Conducting weekly safety meetings

Ø Ensuring WHMIS 2015 compliance

Ø Ensuring mandated fire and communications equipment is in place and available when necessary

Ø Ensuring PPE and safeguards are available, being worn and/or used properly, and being in a good state of repair

Ø Harmonizing the Health & Safety programs of the GC and sub-trades and adjust the programs accordingly

Ø Reporting all incidents and participating in incidents investigation

Ø Conducting Workplace Health and Safety risk analysis

Ø Coordinating work stoppages if necessary

Ø Ensuring emergency preparedness and conducting drills/simulations

Education

·        Diploma in Civil Engineering Technician / Technologist or equivalent in experience

Certifications / licenses

·        Current Driver’s Licence

Experience and Knowledge

·        Minimum 10 years’ experience as a superintendent in civil construction

·        Proven records managing site operations on Dam/Hydraulic/ Bridge projects with min $7 mil budgets

·        Proficient in reading plans and specifications

·        Impeccable safety record

·        Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and policies to ensure compliance through reporting and administration

Core Competencies

·        An out-going team player

·        Advanced communication skills both oral and written

·        Accountability

Job Specific Competencies

·        Advanced planning and scheduling

·        Forward thinking

·        Outstanding leadership and coaching skills

·        Workplace health and safety awareness

·        Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

·        Personal credibility

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion 

We respect and value our differences. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Construction Demathieu Bard (CDB) Inc. is committed to making the Recruitment & Selection process accessible. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know when we contact you and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

While we thank all applicants, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Notice regarding the use of AI 

As per Part III.1 of the ESA, 2000, section 8.4(1), CDB does not use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to screen, assess or select applicants.