Company: Wood
Skills: Civil Construction, Construction Manager, Construction Superintendent
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Construction Supervisor to join our dynamic world class team; supporting one of the largest environment remediation projects in North America. Based in a thriving, south-eastern community, Port Hope, ON is accessible from the Durham Region; Peterborough, Oshawa, Whitby, Bowmanville, Courtice.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Execute projects on schedule, budget, quality and safely
  • Direct the daily field work to ensure compliance with specifications and drawings
  • Manage the field labor pool and associated equipment, subcontractors and supplies to ensure project execution meetings project schedule
  • Direct onsite health and safety. Mentor site staff to ensure the maintenance of a safety culture
  • Assist in the recruitment of competent field resources as necessary working with the project manager
  • Manage Heavy Equipment, Vehicles and Manpower Resources on site
  • Ensure that required operating staff training and H&S compliance is completed
  • Health and Safety:
    • Actively participate in the cultivation of onsite health and safety culture, leading by example
    • Actively participate in Operations Meetings, and leading morning tailgate meetings
    • Review and make recommendations on near misses and incidents
    • Conduct site inspections showing health and safety leadership
  • Project Execution:
    • Assist in hazard identification
    • Ensure pre-job requirements such as locates, licensing, permits etc. are in place
    • Ensure subcontractor prequalification's are on file
    • Manage the manpower, equipment, tools, materials necessary to support the project schedule
    • Review plans and specification to ensure the work being performed meets project requirements

Skills / Qualifications

  • 3 + years' experience as supervisor in civil or environmental construction environment
  • Remediation background is an asset
  • Demonstrated commitment to H&S and the cultivation of a safety environment
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, able to lead field resources including laborers, operators, technicians etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal format
  • Ability to work in a team environment with other Project Managers, Engineers and Superintendents
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a controlled demeanor
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Read and understand drawings, contract plans and specifications
  • Ability to multi- task
  • Ontario environmental and labor legislation, standards, and guidelines
  • Extensive experience reading and interpreting specifications and drawings for large civil construction projects
  • Extensive knowledge of regional construction practices
  • Proficient computer skills

Work Environment :
  • 10-12 hour days during construction season
  • Work outdoors in adverse conditions at times

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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