Buildings Superintendents


Calgary, AB, CA, T2Z 3R6


Jardeg has quietly existed as the construction industry's best-kept secret for over 15 years. We provide several professional services, including recruitment, finance, and administration, for a select, elite group of companies who are proud suppliers of construction, maintenance, and turnaround services for Graham's sophisticated portfolio of large, complex projects.


Superintendents are accountable for field operations from initial project planning to completion. The incumbent is responsible for the site management of the project and all project activities, including the supervision of self-performed and subcontracted construction work, and focuses on managing the execution of the work by utilizing and leveraging the team’s experience. This includes ensuring that the project is built on time, within budget, and according to company policies and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for managing, directing, and mentoring foremen and other field personnel, including junior Superintendents, and possesses comprehensive knowledge of the project management lifecycle and S-Curve. The incumbent actively searches for risk and opportunity and has the necessary experience to correctly recognize and escalate commercial issues.


As a Buildings Superintendent you will:

  • Participate in preconstruction services on all negotiated projects including development of site logistics, project schedule and phasing, design and constructability review and budget development.
  • Be responsible for site staffing, quality control, sub-trade coordination, project scheduling, field cost control and safety.
  • Determine the method of construction, materials quantities, equipment, work schedule and documentation of hours worked.
  • Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments and sub-contractors.
  • Maintain relationships with engineering, estimating and planning to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications and schedule.
  • Monitor compliance with company and site safety programs, documents and ensures corrective measures are implemented. 
  • Take an active role in the hiring, training, and monitoring field personnel, in conjunction with the General Superintendent.
  • Assist with preparation and facilitation of project meetings.
  • Assist project managers with resolution of outstanding claim items and with warranty.
  • In conjunction with the project manager, manage the project budget specifically as pertains to production on self-performed work.
  • Have knowledge of standard construction software and management processes.


To be successful in the role, you will have the following qualifications and experience: 

  • Varying years of experience will be considered: 5-20 years of commercial construction experience and a minimum of 3-8 years in a supervisory capacity role
  • Project experience in schools, multi-family or healthcare considered an asset
  • As a commercial superintendent, has experience with annual revenues of $5-25 million
  • Knows the impact of change on cost and schedule
  • Knowledge of construction engineering and design




With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.


If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.


GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Technical Workforce, Inc.

Reference Number: 14722