Construction Site Superintendent - LRT

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CA - AB, Edmonton
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)
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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!

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We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.


Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.


Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

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

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We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

Work Life Harmony

Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

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We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.


Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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Parsons has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader in domestic and international engineering and construction projects. The company also has a solid history supporting federal government work.”

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