Senior Superintendent

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Site Management
Axiom Builders (BC)

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

Axiom Builders is looking a Senior Superintendent for an upcoming complex, multi-phase residential concrete high-rise project in the Vancouver area. Reporting to the Vice President, Operations, the Senior Superintendent will lead a project team to direct and manage the overall operations, quality and schedule of construction site and project. He or she will work closely with both internal and external partners, such as our safety department and our subcontractors, to execute construction in a manner consistent with Axiom Builders' objectives. With the support of the larger project team, the Senior Superintendent will be responsible to:

  • Identify and advise of design deficiencies, schedule interruptions or difficulties, and other project issues; works collaboratively with Project Manager to resolve issues;
  • Monitor and evaluate subcontractor performance with regards to safety and scope of work;
  • Administer contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, site instructions and change notices to ensure scopes, terms and conditions are properly executed;
  • Provide regular updates regarding, such as field reports, safety inspections, schedule updates, etc;
  • Ensure sufficient manpower is provided to achieve safety, schedule and quality objectives;
  • Ensure all employees, subcontractors and contractors are adhering to the company safety policies;
  • Supervise and direct team members through regular feedback, training and coaching; timely completion of performance evaluations;
  • Work in partnership with Head Office an communicate effectively with all departments and provides reports as requested.

What you Bring

The ideal Senior Superintendent candidate is a forward-thinking, proactive builder with extensive experience executing complex and unique concrete high-rise towers or wood-frame projects. Having been in the industry for many years, you have built strong partnerships with trades and project teams along the way, and your ability to maintain these relationships are crucial to your overall long-term success in this role and at Axiom Builders. You are an effective and concise communicator regardless of the situation; you have the ability to motivate and inspire the team to get ahead of the project schedule but you also make yourself approachable to listen to challenges they experience on a day to day basis. You are an experienced construction professional who values integrity and honesty, dedicated not only the schedule of your project, but more importantly, to the quality of the build and the satisfaction of the client.


Our Must Haves

  • At least 10-15 years of experience as a superintendent for a general contractor - with at least 3 years in a lead superintendent role;
  • Extensive project list of complex, multi-phase concrete high-rise or wood-frame project;
  • Excellent record of leading a project from pre-construction to completion;
  • Some experience with infrastructure, roadworks or bridges will be considered an asset;
  • Strong ability and proven experience in leading and motivating a site crew of various sizes and scopes;
  • Proven success in instilling and emphasizing a positive work culture on site.


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.


As we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, we want to keep the safety of our employees and interested candidates top of mind. Over the next few weeks, the Axiom Builders Talent Acquisition team will continue to conduct interviews for all posted opportunities via phone and video conference.


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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