Senior High-rise Construction Site Superintendent

Job Posted On: October 27, 2021
Deadline: November 27, 2021

Are you ready for change, challenge, and opportunity, and are you a strategic thinker yet comfortable rolling up your sleeves? And, you are well versed in all disciplines of general construction?

VanMar Constructors/Developments is seeking a motivated, energetic individual to fill a senior high-rise Superintendent. As the Superintendent you will lead the success of a multi-phase mixed use residential/retail/office high-rise project that will commence in 2022. While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to the President and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact!


  • Coordinates site construction activities and manages on-site personnel.
  • Works closely with Project Manager(s), consultants, trades, inspectors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures construction projects operate in accordance with contract documents and construction site ‘best practices’.
  • Provides overall on-site management of daily on-site activities such as coordination of on-site crews, equipment, material, and sub-trades.
  • Create and maintain project scheduling with sub-trades and vendors.
  • Ensures workmanship of sub-trades meet company quality standards.
  • Identifies any additional work and obtains extra work authorizations as necessary.
  • Analysis of qualitative and quantitative information on construction project performance to identify any issues that may need to be addressed.
  • Maintains daily superintendent’s log.
  • Participates in site and company meetings as required.
  • Ensures compliance with VanMar’s Health & Safety Program.
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  • Carpenters ticket or trade-based certification is considered an asset.
  • 20+ years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential, mid-rise, and high-rise residential projects.
  • 15 + years of experience as a construction Superintendent.
  • An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 3-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation, or an equivalent in combination of education/experience would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion.
  • Knowledge of Environmental & H&S Legislation and the ability to enforce safety on-site.
  • Knowledge of construction tradespeople capabilities and equipment usage.
  • Proficiency in construction site ‘best practices’.
  • Proficiency in developing and enforcing project schedules and the efficient sequencing of work to achieve the shortest possible construction duration.
  • Technical knowledge of site work, building structures, building envelopes, and interior finishes.
  • A detailed and practical approach to Quality Management and Quality Control.
  • An individual who can handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interacting directly with customers, third party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.


As a reputable company, integrity, trust and commitment drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, VanMar is the type of company where you can balance great work and great life. It doesn’t matter if you are right out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits and we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do. VanMar provides:

  • Excellent Compensation
  • Comprehensive Health Coverage for you and your family
  • Performance Structured Bonus Plan
  • Employee Referral Rewards
  • Continuing Education Funding for Career Development and Growth
  • Compensated Travel
  • Health and Wellness
  • Company Events
  • Medical Conscience Rights

VanMar recognizes and values the contributions of all of its employees to building projects of the highest quality. As a result, our company has become a trusted and reputable builder throughout Ontario and British Columbia. To learn more about our company, please visit our website:

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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