Site Superintendent - Wood Frame

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
ID
2024-3379
Category
Site Management
Company
Axiom Builders (BC)

About The Company

Axiom Builders is a leading construction partner for many major developers in both residential and commercial construction, with over 5 million square feet under construction in Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Seattle. Our skilled team of over 500 diverse construction professionals are dedicated to meeting client expectations, with the goal of becoming an extension of their project team. Together, we execute thoughtful community-centric projects, always with safety top of mind and backed by our COR safety certification.

 

From iconic residential towers, noteworthy rental developments, LEED Gold office buildings, and purpose-built tenant improvements, our portfolio and expertise continue to grow. Two of our projects – Fifteen Fifteen in Vancouver and REN in Seattle – received a 2023 Award of Excellence from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). We’re also proud to have representation on the UDI U40 Executive Committee, and to have made Kincentric’s Best Employers list a few times over the past few years.

 

Our expertise, determination and straightforward approach are derived from our values – Accountability, Autonomy, Excellence, Humility, and Respect. The result: a quality product that’s built right – the first time.

 

Learn more about life at Axiom and our projects.

About The Role

Axiom Builders is looking for a Superintendent, Wood Frame for a multiple wood-frame projects starting up this year. These projects are in Vancouver, Burnaby and New Westminster. As our organization continues to expand our portfolio of projects, we are looking to diversify our internal talent and skills by bringing on new team members with wood frame expertise.

 

As part of the larger field operations team, the Superintendent will lead and direct a field and site team to manage the overall operations, site, quality and schedule of a construction project. The successful candidate will maintain effective working relationships with our project management, safety and trades partners while ensuring a seamless construction process consistent with Axiom Builders' commitment to quality, objectives and values. Key responsibilities include:

  • Work collaboratively with Project Manager and regularly communicate updates such as field reports, safety inspections, staffing requirements and schedule updates;
  • Oversee subcontractor performance with regards to safety and scope of work;
  • Ensure sufficient staffing is provided to achieve safety, schedule and quality objectives;
  • Identify and advise of design deficiencies, schedule interruptions or difficulties, and other project issues; 
  • Administer contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, site instructions and change notices to ensure scopes, terms and conditions are properly executed;
  • Supervise and direct trades and labourers through regular instruction, communication feedback;
  • Support CSO and head office in ensuring all employees, subcontractors and contractors are adhering to the safety policies;
  • Work in partnership with Head Office and communicate effectively with all departments and provides reports as requested.

What You Bring

The ideal Superintendent, Wood Frame candidate comes from a background in building multiple town-home communities and low-rise projects in the Lower Mainland. Although wood frame projects might be your area of expertise, you are open to venturing into the world of high-rise concrete or mass timber down the line in your career. You are a forward-thinking, proactive individual with strong connections and relationships in the industry. You recognize that it's these relationships that will be key to your overall long-term success in this role and at Axiom Builders. You are an effective and concise communicator regardless of the situation. As a leader, 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 value integrity and honesty - you not only dedicate yourself to the project, to the team and to the company, but also, just as importantly, to the client.

 

Skills and Requirements

  • At least six (6) years of experience as a superintendent for a general contractor with a project list that includes multiple wood frame or low-rise projects;
  • Excellent record of leading a project from pre-construction to completion;
  • Ability to build relationships with not only the field staff, but also clients and other external stakeholders;
  • Ability and proven experience to lead and motivate site crew of various sizes and scopes;
  • Proven success in influencing a culture of positivity, ownership and reliability on site.

Your Rewards
We’re committed to the success and development of our people and recognize that they are the drivers behind our success. We provide our teams with the tools and support they need to strive, thrive, and advance their long-term career here.

The base salary range for this role may be $100,000 to $140,000, depending on experience, plus a competitive [performance-based / project based] bonus program. During the interview process, let’s talk to get the right fit for your experience level.

In addition, our total rewards package offers:

  
Rewards

  • Benefits & Perks | 100% health/dental coverage, 5% off presales, 8% off rentals, and lots more
  • RRSP Matching | 5% match on your RRSP contributions
  • Compensation | Competitive salaries with annual market analysis

Opportunities

  • Unique Projects | 40+ projects in motion, from skyline-changers to bespoke sales centers
  • Career Growth | Twice per year we level-up with our Performance Feedback Program
  • Learning & Development | 15 offerings from our dedicated L&D team

Community

  • The People | Dozens of fun events to bring us together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs
  • Giving Back | 1600+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program
  • Leadership | 12 down-to-earth execs to learn the ropes from

 

What’s Next: How to Apply
Want to love what you do? We’re always looking for talented people who fit our culture and are passionate about what they do. Here are three easy ways to apply:

  • Click ‘apply’ on this page
  • Add your resume via our Careers Portal
  • Email careers@axiombuilders.ca

Thank you for your interest in Axiom Builders! While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.

 

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