Superintendent - Mechanical - Local


Red Deer, AB, CA, T4N 3T3


Position: Superintendent - Mechanical - Local 

Project Type: Maintenance - Nova

Project Location: Nova Chemicals Joffre 

Shift: Day 

Schedule: 4 on 3 off - Monday to Thursday OT/callouts as required 

Accommodations: Local Only

Travel Details: Not Available

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Quinn Construction Ltd.

Reference Number: 14564 





Reporting to the Superintendent 2 or above, the Superintendent 4 assists and supports senior Superintendents with field operations on larger projects from initial project planning to completion. The incumbent may be solely responsible for a specialized or limited area on larger projects, or for general field operations for projects under $1M. The incumbent is responsible for project activities including the supervision of self-performed and subcontracted construction work, with a focus on the execution of the work - 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, and under the guidance of senior Superintendents, is actively working to broaden their scope of knowledge in order to gain the experience and proficiency required to become fully autonomous.





  • Coordinate the details required in the development of construction strategies, project execution plans, schedules, and estimates.
  • Communicate consistently with subcontractors and staff the expectations and directions regarding schedules, construction methods, company policies and procedures, permits, safety/loss prevention, quality control, and other performance standards.
  • Assist with the review and coordination of the project safety plan.
  • Review the submission and revisions of project drawings with subcontractors and other superintendents.
  • Attend all pre-tender meetings.
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of project execution, inspection, testing and safe work plans.
  • Ensure that the project site and company assets are secure and maintain a safe and respectful working environment at all times.
  • Manage team members and assist with conducting performance reviews. Under the supervision of a senior Superintendent, carry out performance management, disciplinary action, termination, back charges and other required actions.
  • Review billable charges for materials and subcontractor requisitions, and obtain appropriate approvals.
  • Attend all Progress and Safety meetings with all subcontractor representatives and review and obtain agreements on upcoming work to be accomplished.
  • Ensure project closeout is appropriately finalized to settle all financial obligations, demobilize all resources, and transition the project to the client.
  • Planning and Process
  • Understand the project specifications and general conditions of the contract, and confirm that all materials and work comply with the contract and quality specifications.
  • Advise Project Manager and other personnel as required with respect to changes to methods, materials, schedules and procedures.
  • Maintain a planning cycle one month ahead regarding materials, schedules, and crew.
  • Financial Accountabilities
  • Assist in the review and update of progress, cost reports, schedules, and forecasts to completion on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the management of the project budget by controlling expenses, administering owner and subcontractor billings, and identifying work not covered by subcontractor’s scope of work/budget.
  • Conduct business in line with client guidelines.


Client Focus

  • Manage the experience of customers and/or their designates to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained.



  • Take personal responsibility both for your own health and safety, and that of other workers, visitors to the site(s), the community, and the environment.
  • Assist, conduct, and coach worker(s) in Field Level Risk Assessments (FLRAs), and Behaviour Based Safety.
  • Know and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations.
  • Hold direct reports accountable for HSE performance, and verify that subordinates are executing their responsibilities properly.
  • Demonstrate HSE leadership at all times.
  • Ensure contractors and subcontractors meet or exceed HSE MS requirements during execution of work.





  • Hold the authority to control the quality performance on project site.
  • Communicate the PSQP to the project site team including subcontractors.
  • Execute the PSQP and implementation of all quality activities on site.
  • Monitor the performance of quality by the subcontractors.
  • Verify that the project site team is performing all required quality activities and hold them accountable for their quality performance.






  • Journeyman Trade Certification or a related designation is preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Depending on the project size, scope, and complexity the years of experience may vary.
  • Fundamental knowledge of construction disciplines, cost control, scheduling, safety regulations and engineering required.
  • Proficient sub trade management skills.
  • Commitment to quality and safety, and ability to evaluate project related processes and make necessary changes to meet and exceed internal and external customer expectations.
  • Knowledge of contract risk management.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Human Resources and Labour Resources.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.
  • Proficient using scheduling and project management software.






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.