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WSP USA Environmental Construction Site Superintendent in Winnipeg, Manitoba

WSP has a new opportunity for a Environmental Construction Superintendent to join our Applied Solutions team on a variable with benefits basis.

The construction site superintendent is responsible for coordinating all site 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 safely, on time, and while monitoring costs associated with the activities. This position is also responsible for administering and enforcing all WSP health and safety policies and plans on-site.

Some projects are in remote locations and may involve fly-in/fly-out on camp 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.

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.

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What you can expect to do here:

  • You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life-Saving rules to heart;

  • Coordination and 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, design, and specifications on site;

  • 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 WSP 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 site security;

  • Attending on-site project meetings; and,

  • Other duties as assigned by the project manager, contracts manager or regional leader.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • 5-7 years supervisory experience;

  • Ability to manage resources and schedule;

  • Effective communication skills and working with indigenous contractors

  • 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;

  • Able to travel and extended working hours as required;

  • This position will require travel to the Northwest Territories and work on a remote project site on a rotational basis.

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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.

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

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. (https://www.wsp.com/en-CA/careers/notice-to-staffing-agencies)