Assistant Site Superintendent

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Site Management
Axiom Builders (AB)

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a very personable company with serious commitment to building things right.  As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across Western Canada. Our people share a commitment to service, integrity and quality and this collective vision has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with over 25 notable projects with 6000 condo units currently under construction. Headquartered in Vancouver, Axiom also has a branch office in Calgary with satellite offices in Victoria, Edmonton and Seattle.

About the Role

As a key member of the Construction team, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible to assist with the safe, timely, and profitable delivery of a construction project, ensuring all site activities are fully coordinated.  Reporting to the Site Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for assisting with overseeing trades and effectively managing daily on site activities. The ideal candidate would possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professionals and consultants while successfully directing the sub-contractors and other construction related personnel. Other responsibilities include:

  • Plan, coordinate and safely execute the work in accordance with the construction documents, schedule and budget
  • Assist the Superintendent in managing work on site to ensure the compliance of construction drawings and specifications
  • Support the Superintendent in planning and implementing schedules, determining manpower levels, material quantities, inspections, equipment and requirements are maintained
  • Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control including deficiency lists
  • Maintain a safe job site and ensure that the requirements of Occupational Health and Safety and WCB are enforced
  • Coordinate and schedule subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Carry out any other assigned tasks given by the Superintendent, Project Manager or VP.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions and proactively develop appropriate means and methods to meet and overcome challenges

What you Bring

Your stable and tenured experience on concrete high-rise towers as an Assistant Superintendent as well as positive references from your previous trade partners will be crucial to your success in this role. As a junior leader on site, you can communicate effectively and confidently to head office as well as to your crew. You are friendly and dependable, but most importantly, you are committed to delivering quality work on every project and team that you are a part of - a core principle here at Axiom Builders.


Our Must Haves

  • At least three years of experience working on high-rise concrete projects as an Assistant Superintendent for a general contractor
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Construction or a related field
  • Strong ability and proven experience in leading a site crew of various sizes
  • An extensive history of working on a site until project completion and success


Your Rewards

Axiom distinguishes itself from our competitors not only by our level of quality, but also by our commitment to our staff. At Axiom, we offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Professional Development Support


How to Apply

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application (including resume, projects list and if available, letter of references from trade partners) to our career portal. While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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