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Parsons Corporation Construction Site Superintendent - LRT in Edmonton, Alberta

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Job Description:


Construction Site Superintendent- Transportation Infrastructure / LRT is responsible for actively managing construction projects at the site, responsible for Site EHS safety and supervision, directing construction trades and resolving site conflicts with schedule, coordination and design, and ensuring project quality and construction industry standards are met.


Construction Site Management and Supervision

  • Daily supervision and coordination of the sub-trades/subcontractors and workers

  • Ensure construction industry standards are met and ensure high quality control in the effort to minimize deficiencies.

  • Ensure project materials and workmanship meet project design specifications and high-quality standards.

  • Ensure smooth coordination of all construction related activities.

  • Adhere to project schedule deliverables and critical path.

  • Assist Project Mangers in the creation of site plans and procedures (i.e., scheduling and forecasting resources).

  • Provide resolution to project issues as they arise and communicate project issues in a timely manner to Project Manager (i.e., work scheduling conflicts, work interference, errors / discrepancies / omissions in Consultant’s design drawings, project deficiencies list, poor workmanship quality, etc.).

  • Coordinate and direct independent testing and inspections as required.

  • Document daily job report and keep Construction Manager informed of project status.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned (i.e., housekeeping, basic handyman / carpentry, etc.).


  • Provide leadership and direction to safety professionals, and all other site personnel.

  • Ensure trades/subcontractors / workers adhere to health and safety policies, procedures and best practices. Promote a safe work environment (i.e., site inspection, hazard assessment, toolbox safety talk, etc.).

  • In the event of accident informs immediately according to Company procedure.

  • Follows Company procedures to ensure safe environment, personal safety and safety of others.


  • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Construction, Engineering, Business or related field. Candidates with equivalent experience may be considered.

  • Health & Safety related training applicable to construction sites including Competent Supervisor.

  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive construction project management experience (i.e., urban transportation, commercial, industrial, new construction projects). Canadian / Alberta experience preferred.

  • Must be available for evening/night and week-end work

  • Understanding of construction industry standards and operations (i.e., construction specifications, building materials, methods and procedures).

  • Construction project management experience in high security environment is an asset.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Knowledge and experience working with various tools and equipment.

  • Must have experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, AutoCAD Viewer and Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel, Word, Project, Outlook).

  • Intermediate mathematical skills.

  • Team management, including assessing and providing feedback on job performance to sub-trades.

  • Problem solving / conflict resolution and sound decision-making skills.

  • Ability to visualize the entire project, anticipate issues and implement solutions in collaboration with Project Managers.

  • Attention to detail, specifically quality control to minimize deficiencies in real-time.

  • Time management and organizational skills to ensure project deadlines are met.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including active listening and interpersonal skills.

  • Going above and beyond attitude (strong work ethics).

  • Work well in a fast pace and high-pressure environment.

  • Exercise sound judgment

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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