Site Superintendent

Job Location: Calgary
Job Type: Full Time

Site Superintendent


Join our #TeamBuilt culture at Kindred Construction! We are a British Columbia based General Contractor and our Construction Management Team is expanding into Alberta. We currently have one state of the art commercial project under going pre-construction located in Bowness, Calgary.



As part of our Construction Management Team, our Site Superintendents work under limited supervision with a Project Manager (PM) and Consultants to complete quality construction projects while maintaining high safety standards. Site Superintendents must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative, tact and courtesy in contacts with vendors, contractors, consultants and clients.



  • Set up Site office and establish positive relationships with affected business’ and/or people
  • Manage and direct all site personnel
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications, provide clarification to site employees and trade contractors
  • Manage and resolve all site related issues
  • Direct work of all Trade contractors, establish schedule, identify schedule impact, workflow, and priorities through the use of effective scheduling
  • Implement and manage 4-week look ahead schedules in conjunction with major milestones identified on master construction schedule.
  • Develop scopes of work and details for Purchase Orders, Change Orders or Back-charges to trades
  • Monitor budget spending and advise on cost overruns and cost savings
  • Source site supplies and rental tools
  • Record daily site reports, timesheets, and job progress photos to ensure projects are met or exceed required contract specifications
  • Coordinate inspections and occupancy permits
  • Assists with the development of a competent and efficient construction site team by recommending the employment of qualified applicants and identifying when current site staff need additional training.
  • Participate in weekly and/or monthly consultant/client/trade meetings
  • Other duties as required



  • Dedicated to quality and service
  • Work well under pressure, juggling multiple responsibilities with numerous interruptions
  • Construction skills are required, including the ability to use small hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing devices, as well as equipment and materials applicable to the construction and carpentry trades.
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds, prolonged standing and frequent bending, stooping and reaching is required on a daily basis. A full range of physical motion is required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Project and email communication
  • Experience with Procore (assets)
  • Self motivated, detail oriented, organized and the ability to “think outside the box”
  • Demonstrated work experience with projects up to $25M
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team management
  • Current with all construction and building codes, standards, and regulations
  • Strong local contacts for qualified sub-contractors
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable vehicle
  • Hold, at minimum, Level 1 Occupational First Aid certificate
  • Work is typically conducted at a site trailer with PC and internet access, however work may occasionally occur outside or from a vehicle should circumstances or the project require
  • May assist with carpentry and/or other labour tasks
  • Work the hours the job takes to get done, it is the Superintendents responsibility to effectively manage these hours to maintain project schedule and work/life balance


Thank you for your interest in Kindred Construction. Given the anticipated interest in this role, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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    Kindred Construction is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. We believe in the power of a shared table to bring people together in an environment of mutual respect – it is at the core of our Team Built culture. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing teammates without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental/invisible disability, marital status, and any other characteristic covered by appropriate law.