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WSP Canada

Construction Site Supervisor (Civil) Calgary, AB 2022-10-23

Calgary, AB
Part Time
8 days ago
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ 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.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects .

At WSP :

•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


We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector, made stronger with the recent acquisition of Golder. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond. With Golder now part of our WSP team, we have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change.

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.
The Opportunity:

We have a new opportunity for a Construction Site Supervisor to join our construction team on a full-time based based in BC or Alberta.

The construction site supervisor is responsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes supervising all sub-trades, suppliers and field personnel on the project site on a daily basis. The construction site supervisor is tasked with delivering the project scope of work on time while monitoring costs associated with the activities. This position is also responsible for administering and enforcing all Golder construction health and safety policies and plans on-site.

Some projects are in remote locations and may involve fly-in/fly-out on camp base sites. Typically, you will work on rotations (2 weeks on/ 2 weeks off). Accommodation, meals and travel expenses will be covered by WSP if applicable.

A day in the life:

•Administering excellent construction safety practices on-site through h&s policies and plans;
•Coordinating and supervising all construction activities;
•Maintaining construction schedule of projects;
•Tracking costs associated with the work, review with project budget;
•Problem-solving site issues and minimizing associated construction delays;
•Communication with project manager and project coordinator;
•Daily communication with contract administrator or client's representative;
•Daily planning of project tasks to ensure project work adheres to schedule;
•Administer subcontracts and PO's through daily communication with subcontractors, suppliers;
•Ensuring quality and accuracy of work performed/deliverable;
•Identifying potential cost savings and streamlined field methodologies;
•Ensuring project deliverables adhere to the drawings and specifications;
•Maintaining documentation as per site-specific system;
•Maintaining site security;
•Attending on-site project meetings; and,
•Other duties as assigned by the project manager, contracts manager or regional leader.
•You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life-Saving rules to heart;
We'd love to hear from you if you have ...

•5-7 years supervisory experience;
•Ability to manage resources and schedule;
•Experience in earthworks and/or Site Remediation and/or civil work
•Experience in the management of Health and Safety and a demonstrated "Safety-First" focus attitude;
•Knowledge of Canadian construction safety laws and regulations, terms and conditions of contracts;
•Understanding of equipment resources and efficiency;
•Available for business travel and extended working hours as required;
•Willing to work most of the time away from home on remote sites

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.

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 .

WSP Canada Inc.

Calgary, AB

Intermediate (6 - 10 years)

Edmonton (10072 Jasper Avenue)
Construction, Mining and Trades Management and Executive