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Parsons Corporation Construction Superintendent - Mining in Yellowknife, United States

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Job Description:

Parsons' construction capabilities complement our engineering and design experience by delivering innovative, safe, and sustainable civil infrastructure around the world. We employ construction professionals with expertise in building major highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, rail, and water and wastewater treatment plants. In today's rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog; financial strength; bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services - all under one roof. Parsons constructs world-class infrastructure.

Parsons is seeking a Construction Superintendent for work on our Giant Mine remediation project in Yellowknife, NT. This person will assist with planning, organizing, and supervising specific portions of construction work on site.


  • Preparation of technical components of tender documents meeting the project requirements

  • Coordination of requests for clarification on all issued documents, and issuance of addenda to tender documents

  • Management of internal and external communications regarding tender submissions

  • Assists Assistant Construction Superintendents, Construction Inspectors and Safety with EHS program implementation; Contractor review, site inspections and enforcement of standards

  • Provides support to the HS and Environmental managers, leads by example and actively participates in the EHS program (training, inspections, employee mentoring)

  • Monitors manpower requirements, efficiency, and productivity of construction crews

  • Coordinates the material and equipment requirements with planned engineering and construction schedules.

  • Provides technical direction in construction methods to craft supervisors and foremen to attain required quality control

  • Assist in preparation and issuance of contract documents

  • Processing and maintaining control and accountability for contract modifications

  • Managing and coordinating the appropriate closure of contracts, including management of performance metric reporting, acquisition of deliverables (i.e. Operations manuals, warranty documentation)

  • Maintaining and updating tracking tools with current values for contracts and amendments (projected and actual), and developing data summaries

  • Compliance monitoring of contract deliverables

  • Assisting with management of project data

  • Assisting with preparation of technical reports

  • Verifies layouts with field engineers and ensures craftsmen maintain the established horizontal and vertical controls

  • Coordinates work efforts between various subcontractors and company workforce

  • Maintains production controls and verifies the construction progress at prescribed intervals


  • 4-year degree in construction related field

  • 10 years of experience in the construction / environmental industry

  • 3 year of experience working in Northern Canada

  • Knowledgeable of environmental industry practices and regulations

  • Professional designation (or the ability to obtain one) as a professional geologist, engineer is desired

  • Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected

  • Experience in the construction of large civil/industrial or mining reclamation closure projects is preferred

  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as familiarity with industry practices

  • Proven leadership capability is required

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.