Construction Supervisor

ON, Canada
Posted On May 22 2020 Jun 21 2020

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


The Construction Supervisor is responsible for supervising/coordinating and directing construction activities within an assigned discipline or area. Takes all the necessary measures to ensure that the works performed by the contractors are undertaken safely, executed to the prescribed quality standard, and in compliance with design, specifications, schedule and cost requirements.  Candidates can be based anywhere in Canada.


Key Responsibilities


Responsible to ensure the implementation, and compliance by contractors, of the site Safety, Health & Environment requirements;

Champions health, safety and zero incident culture and makes this visible and mandatory throughout the assigned area of responsibility, is pro-active with contractors to promote safe and hazard free work and attends daily safety meetings with the contractors;  

Responsibility for construction supervision and administration including supervision of contractors and their subcontractors for assigned portions of the project within the assigned discipline or area of responsibility, in compliance with corporate/project policies, procedures, and instructions within assigned operations;

Assists in the coordination of the design deliverables to support continuous and efficient construction;

Monitors the delivery of materials to the site and release to contractor;

Monitors and checks directly the work carried out, trades and resources, quality of work and materials, and audits contractor’s quality control activities;

Communicates the identification, management and resolution of deficiencies and nonconformance to the Construction Manager;

Assists with site administration and record keeping procedures in accordance with the Construction Execution Plan;

Assists with construction estimating, scheduling, cost control and reporting for all work being performed by the contractor within the assigned discipline or area.

Records daily activities in a log and submits a daily report identifying all important activities, changes and special events;


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Technical degree or equivalent years of supervisory experience required for a leadership position;
  • Trade school and journeyman status for the applicable discipline assignment;
  • Minimum five to ten years onsite experience on major projects or in heavy industrial, infrastructure, commercial or institutional construction;
  • Can demonstrate a health and safety focus in the planning and construction execution phase;
  • Strong leadership skills, the ability to motivate and lead discipline-focused site teams and contractors to successfully execute the assigned scope of work;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Broad knowledge of the EPCM model of project delivery including the activities, interfaces and interdependencies of all project disciplines (engineering, procurement, construction management, and other project related disciplines)
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability to practically interpret and apply good construction practice and appropriate industry standards.Preferred
  • Ability to operate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to professionally manage and resolve contractor issues to avoid further conflict escalation.
  • Ability to travel and work on domestic projects on a rotational basis, including remote fly-in / fly-out based projects.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 



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