Assistant Superintendent

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Construction Management
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, we’ve become one of the western region’s most eminent builders.


Our highly skilled team of over 500 diverse construction professionals are dedicated to meeting our client’s expectations with the goal of becoming an extension of their project team. Together, we execute thoughtful community-centric projects. From iconic residential towers, noteworthy rental developments, LEED Gold office buildings, and purpose-built tenant improvements, our team knows their stuff! We’re proud to have made the Kincentric Best Employers list in 2021 and 2022,  and to have representation on the 40 Under 40 in Canadian Construction list.


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.

About The Role

Axiom Builders is looking for an Assistant Superintendent to support the Superintendent and project team in directing and coordinating construction site activity on our largest wood-frame site in Port Moody. The successful candidate will work with construction leaders to plan and implement schedules, determine labour levels, material quantities and ensure the field team has all the tools and resources they need to be effective. As one of the leaders on site, the Assistant Superintendent will champion and promote safety initiatives in partnership with our CSO and safety team and ensure safety is top of mind for everyone on the team. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Assist the Superintendent in managing work on site to ensure the compliance of construction drawings and specifications;
  • Support with administering contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, site instructions and change notices to ensure scopes, terms and conditions are properly executed;
  • Identify and advise of design deficiencies, schedule interruptions or difficulties, and other project issues, working collaboratively with Project Manager to resolve issues;
  • Monitor and evaluate subcontractor performance with regards to safety and scope of work;
  • Ensure sufficient labour resources are provided to achieve safety, schedule and quality objectives;
  • Maintain daily field reports, safety inspections, schedule updates and other construction documentation;
  • Ensure all employees, subcontractors and contractors are adhering to the company safety policies.

What You Bring

The ideal Assistant Superintendent candidate is a career-driven, results-oriented construction professional destined for field operations. You have the experience and confidence to engage professionally when interacting with the design professionals, consultants, clients and other internal and external stakeholders. You are looking to join a well-established builder with large portfolio of different project types. You thrive independently, but are as equally effective in a team-oriented environment. You has strong relationships and references from previous trade partners and understand these partnerships will be crucial to your long-term success with Axiom Builders. You believe in the long-term potential of our organization and you share in our company values of humility, accountability, respect and hard work.


Skills and Experience

  • Four to five (4-5) years of experience working on wood-frame projects with a sub-trade or general contractor;
  • Solid history of seeing a construction project from preconstruction to project completion;
  • Proficiency in reviewing structural drawings, blueprints and construction documents;
  • Strong ability and proven experience to work effectively with a site crew of various sizes;
  • Red Seal Carpentry ticket or construction related education will be considered an asset;

Your Rewards
We value our people and aim to treat them right, evolving our total rewards package often based on their input. Here are some of the top reasons our people like working here.


Our Community

  • The People | Dozens of fun events to bring us together, from topping-off parties to family BBQs
  • Giving Back | 800+ volunteer hours since launch of our Community Engagement program
  • Leadership | 12 down-to-earth execs to learn the ropes from


  • 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


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

The base salary range for this role may be $85,000 to $110,000, depending on experience, plus a competitive performance-based bonus program. During the interview process, let’s talk to get the right fit for your experience level.


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

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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