Intermediate-Senior Superintendent – Edmonton

At Carlson Construction, we hire great attitudes backed with understanding!  We have over 90 years’ experience constructing quality buildings; and constructing great careers! With a focus on developing careers, we empower our people to grow personally and professionally.  We encourage opportunities to further an employee’s education and training.  We offer competitive remuneration and benefits from Health and Dental, to RRSP-matching.  We provide employees with work/life balance, fun events, and opportunities to get involved with the work we do in our communities.  We have 9+ decades of legacy and commitment to our people. We maintain reasonable volumes and entirely satisfied Client experiences!

Carlson specializes in Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Unit Residential project execution.

We currently have a need for an Intermediate-Senior Superintendent in our Edmonton region!  Reporting to our Director of Operations, you will lead and direct construction projects to completion in the commercial and institutional sectors in the Edmonton area.  As part of the Operations team, you will work closely with our Project Development, Finance and Human Resources teams.  Carlson is proud to have an especially collaborative team and we’re looking forward to adding to this knowledge and experience!  We are seeking an individual who is a Intermediate-Senior Superintendent, with the ability to be self-directed and work independently.  The chosen candidate will lead by example and has a proven track record.  We take pride in our commitment to reasonably maintained volumes with proven industry-best team members and longstanding, valued Clients.

Specifically, the key responsibilities of an Intermediate-Senior Superintendent are:

  • Manage all construction activities onsite to attain client, company and contractual expectations on budget, quality, schedule and safety
  • Control and monitor labour, material, and equipment expenses
  • Understand the project plan and specifications
  • Monitor and manage schedules and milestones, as well as monitor progress against established schedules
  • Create and execute project plans, and revise as appropriate to meet changing requirements
  • Supervise the activities and coordinate the work of subcontractors and subordinate staff
  • Proactively identify, address, and resolve issues and problems as or before they occur
  • Maintain control and responsibility for the security and operation of Carlson’s directly owned equipment on the job site
  • Where required, attend client meetings when required to assist with determination of project requirements, take down necessary information, and address issues
  • Schedule inspections as necessary throughout the process
  • Track the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines/trades
  • Review, manage, and adjust with the Project Manager manpower requirements
  • Identify resources needed and delegate individual responsibilities
  • Work with the Project Administrator and Project Manager to ensure that deliveries are expedited and coordinated


  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Senior Superintendent role, in the commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential General Contracting and Construction Management sectors.
  • Be generally familiar with policies and regulations related to the ICI building construction industry, in Alberta.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail are a must.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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