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Assistant Superintendent

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The Assistant Superintendent’s primary responsibility is to support the Superintendent and Project Manager in the successful completion of assigned projects. The Assistant Superintendent participates in overseeing job site safety, quality, project scheduling, and is responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and execution of work that delivers project milestones on time and within budget, attaining or exceeding profit goals. This position reports to the Project Superintendent.

VC Management Inc. typically has 5 projects under construction at any given time, and we build a variety of projects including multi-family residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, civic, Step, Passive House, and green buildings – LEED® certified. Being a part of VC Management Inc. means working on a variety of interesting projects, working with a supportive team, and being proud to say “we built that”.

Project Superintendent Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of construction supervision experience

  • Trade background and/or education is preferred

  • Demonstrated competence in the areas of safety, people management, trade work and computer programs

  • Must have problem-solving skills

  • Must be a proactive planner

  • Must be proficient with technology

Why we think you'll like working here:

  • Open, collaborative and supportive team environment

  • Competitive salary, plus potential bonus & profit sharing

  • 2 weeks of paid vacation which increases with seniority

  • Professional development support

  • We get together often for company-wide social events


About VC Management Inc.

VC Management Inc. is a full-service construction partner. Our goal is to deliver the best building and best service possible for our clients. Our tag line, “for each other, with others in mind” is a philosophy that we truly believe in and we encourage our team to practice every day. Building and maintaining strong relationships is vital to our success.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Documentation, Reporting and Risk Management

  • Review documents and drawings for accuracy and constructability.

  • Review and enforce sub-contractor contracts and identify discrepancies in scopes of work.

  • Advise project team of potential problems, work interference, and schedule difficulties, while assisting in resolving conflicts.

  • Maintain solid documentation, complete daily site reports, POs, and project photos.

  • Manage all required municipal and provincial inspections.

  • Provide daily site reports with progress photos.

  • Review drawings to identify issues prior to the works being started.

  • Document all trade deficiencies, accidents, or items VCM managed or paid for items in the project “accountability list”

  • Write, review, and submit RFI’s to the RFI manager and provide solutions to the problem in the request.

Budget & Cost Control

  • Review the General Condition / Requirement budget and any provided estimates to understand the project, and plan to avoid costly issues and project delays.

  • Effectively monitor expenditures, review invoices in detail, and manage labour and material costs.

  • Manage trades and the work in such a way to prevent change orders and prevent added costs



  • Prepare and maintain construction schedules, and identify and solve potential scheduling problems, and advise the Project Manager of any deviations or potential deviations from the overall schedule or critical path.

  • Order materials and equipment and request sufficient manpower throughout the project to maintain schedule and productivity.

  • Identify potential delays prior to them taking effect and ensure they are resolved quickly.

  • Produce 3 week look ahead schedule using pull/push planning

Health & Safety

  • Promote a safe and healthy work environment for all personnel on-site, monitor safety performance, and oversee the Site HSE Coordinator / Construction Safety Officer.

Relationships & Leadership

  • Supervise and develop site team members through regular feedback, training, and coaching.

  • Provide mentorship

  • Lead project meetings with internal and external parties.

  • Maintain VC Management Inc.'s professional image and keep a clean and organized job site and site office.

  • Dress in a professional manor to keep VC Management Inc’s professional image. This includes wearing the VCM supplied PPE and apparel and to ensure they are kept in good condition or replaced.

  • Lead your project team with the same professionalism and encourage the same from junior staff.

  • Supervise activities of suppliers, subcontractors, and sub-trades.


  • Adhere to VC Management Inc.'s quality standards, monitor the performance of sub-contractors, and implement techniques to ensure quality issues are addressed proactively.

  • Create a quality control program for the project and ensure it is implemented to prevent quality control issues arising.

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