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Bridge Construction Superintendent

  1. Ottawa
  1. Transportation

Bridge Construction Superintendent

Why join us?                      

TransitNEXT is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNC-Lavalin. As the sole proponent in the TransitNEXT team, SNC-Lavalin is awarded the design, build, finance and maintenance of the new extension, and will also assume responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the existing Trillium Line.

Join TransitNEXT and become part of The Trillium Line Extension project, expanding and enhancing transit services in Ottawa.

As part of the Trillium project based in Ottawa, we are looking for a qualified Bridge Construction Superintendent.  The incumbent will be responsible for the supervision of the construction of bridges, supervise crews and subcontractors and coordinate the work with the other trades on the project. The Bridge Construction Superintendent will report to the General Superintendent and work with the Bridge Field Engineers to ensure that the work complies with the safety policies, budget and schedule.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Develop construction work methods for the implementation of the caissons, columns, girders, deck and other ancillary elements for new bridge construction

  • Supervise the rehabilitation and upgrade of existing bridge structures

  • Direct all field personnel and subcontractors to achieve completion of project on schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that conforms to plans and specifications

  • Review and understand project drawings and identify potential changes required

  • Promote and enforce safety and environmental SNC-Lavalin policies and procedures

  • Supervise and mentor construction crews

  • Coordinate material deliveries

  • Order and maintain in good order all tools

  • Communicate with clients, subcontractors, architects, stakeholders, engineers and project delivery team

  • Plan equipment rental or purchase

  • Coordinate survey crews and technical team with the construction schedule

  • Prepare 3-week schedule and integrate with the overall project schedule with the project team

  • Coordinate the sequence of work with the other trades on the project like retaining civil construction and systems installation

  • Keep logs of site activity and report issues in a timely manner to the Construction Manager

  • Ensure that the quality standards are met and generate NCRs and deficiency lists as required

  • Maintain proper site tidiness, access, fencing and signage

What will you contribute?

  • 10 years in a supervisory role on bridge construction projects

  • Experience on multidisciplinary projects is an asset

  • Demonstrate knowledge in standard bridge erection methodologies

  • Effectiveness in Microsoft Office and other applications used on the project

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Must hold a valid driver’s license

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 3 weeks of vacation time

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities

You wish to leverage your experience and contribute to this position? Apply now!

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