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WSP Canada

Senior Construction Superintendent

Posted 5 hours ago

Job Description

WSP has a new opportunity for a Construction Superintendent to join our Earth and Environment Applied Solutions (EEAS) team on a full-time basis based in our Whitby office.

The construction engineering team handles a diverse range of both engineering and construction operations related to projects across Canada in support of WSP's engineers, scientists, and the other operating divisions.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


A day in the life:
  • Supervision of on-site construction activities, including health and safety, within the established budget and scheduling guidelines including daily cost control;
  • Administering of construction contract and specifications on site;
  • Manage the site operating budget and ensure operational spending meets budget;
  • Reviewing, approving and tracking all daily construction operations;
  • Management/Direction of site subcontractors, suppliers, labour forces and equipment;
  • Monitoring and maintaining overall project schedule;
  • Management of client and stakeholders representatives on site;
  • Manage overall site Health and Safety as the on-site company representative;
  • Leading health and safety orientation and daily toolbox meetings;
  • Health and safety inspections, incident reporting and preparation of daily cost control reports; and,
  • Liaison with Project Manager and consulting designers and internal and external team members.

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Some experience in a supervisory role in remote sites would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in design build projects would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in completing and maintaining daily job reports and cost control using commercially available software (i.e. Heavy Job);
  • Current NORCAT and/or SURFACE MINER training would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience on sites involving heavy civil engineering and/or earthworks, with some experience in either specialized geotechnical, environmental, and/or infrastructure work would be an asset; and,
  • Mobility (out of town) within the Region and nationally is expected to be 80% of the time.
  • This position will require travel nationally for select projects.
  • Candidate must be willing to travel and work out-of-province occasionally on project sites on a rotational or full-time basis.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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