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Site Superintendent

Vancouver, BC

As part of our Construction Management Team, our Site Superintendents work under limited supervision with a Project Manager (PM) and Consultants to complete quality construction projects while maintaining high safety standards. Site Superintendents must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative, tact and courtesy in contacts with vendors, contractors, consultants and clients.


  • Set up Site office and establish positive relationships with affected business’ and/or people
  • Manage and direct all site personnel
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications, provide clarification to site employees and trade contractors
  • Manage and resolve all site related issues
  • Direct work of all Trade contractors, establish schedule, identify schedule impact, workflow, and priorities through the use of effective scheduling
  • Implement and manage 4-week look ahead schedules in conjunction with major milestones identified on master construction schedule
  • Develop scopes of work and details for Purchase Orders, Change Orders or Back-charges to trades
  • Monitor budget spending and advise on cost overruns and cost savings
  • Source site supplies and rental tools
  • Record daily site reports, timesheets, and job progress photos to ensure projects are met or exceed required contract specifications
  • Coordinate inspections and occupancy permits
  • Assists with the development of a competent and efficient construction site team by recommending the employment of qualified applicants and identifying when current site staff need additional training
  • Participate in weekly and/or monthly consultant/client/trade meetings
  • Other duties as require


  • Dedicated to quality and service with 5+ years of successful experience in a technical role, with proven ability to manage and lead projects
  • Demonstrated work experience with custom home projects ranging from $10M up to $25M
  • Completed post-secondary education in Construction, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Work well under pressure, juggling multiple responsibilities with numerous interruptions
  • Strong local contacts for qualified sub-contractors; developed working relationships with numerous trades, suppliers and industry professionals
  • Experience with Procore is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, client management, and team management
  • Current with all construction and building codes, standards, and regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current construction practices and methodologies
  • Hold, at minimum, Level 1 Occupational First Aid certificate or willingness to obtain one

Thank you for your interest in Kindred Construction. Given the anticipated interest in this role, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Kindred Construction is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. We believe in the power of a shared table to bring people together in an environment of mutual respect – it is at the core of our Team Built culture. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and existing teammates without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental/invisible disability, marital status, and any other characteristic covered by appropriate law.

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