Substations Construction Operations Supervisor

The Construction Supervisor fosters an environment of construction execution excellence. As well as building a culture of providing solutions, not problems. S/he is responsible for the organization of the day to day activities on the job site. The Construction Supervisor will ensure that activities are being completed safely and efficiently all while upholding a strong dedication to quality.  S/he will be proficient in all areas of substation construction. The Construction Supervisor works closely with the Construction, Project and Fleet Managers to ensure that projects are profitable and delivered on time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Journeyman PSE or Electrician (PSE preferably)
  • Formal Supervisor training considered an asset

Experience

  • 4+ years as a Journeyman involved in substation construction.

Skills

  • Proficient at substation construction execution and planning
  • General knowledge of the Alberta utility network, code and regulations.
  • Ability to coach and mentor apprentices
  • Comfortable with computer software such as excel, word and pdf editors
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and clients

Personal Characteristics

  • Safety – We go home safe every night.
  • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
  • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
  • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
  • Teamwork – Great people working together.
  • You have a calm demeanour and thrive in high-stress situations.
  • You are able to think on your feet and resolve issues quickly.
  • You are detailed and thorough in completing all tasks and activities.
  • You are someone people rely on. You are responsible and dependable.
  • Leadership – willingness to lead, take charge, offer opinions and direction to all direct reports.

Other

  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Must speak, read and write English expertly.

DUTIES:

Leadership

  • Uphold core corporate values
  • Provide positive examples of conduct, safety and mentoring to direct reports

Operations

  • Hold daily tailboard and close meetings with direct reports
  • Supply daily reports to clients, Iconic construction and project managers
  • Develop and supply a 3 week look ahead to clients, Iconic construction and project managers
  • Review project safety, security and environmental policies and procedures with direct reports
  • Review and understand corporate policies/procedures.
  • Review and understand project schedule/milestones
  • Participate in resource planning with construction, project and fleet managers
  • Assist construction manager with the evaluation of direct reports
  • Submit daily timesheets to Iconic office and help manage/minimize overtime
  • Monitor discrepancies between bid and post-award work scope
  • Coordinate day to day work scope with foreman on large scale projects
  • Manage project to man hours estimated in proposal. Report deviations from man hour estimated to PM.
  • Identify any field level scope changes to PM and CM for pricing and client approval

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring every team member gets home safely.
  • Ensuring all projects are profitable and meet or exceed proposal margins.
  • Ensures all direct reports complete the duties in their respective job descriptions.
  • Building relationships with client field level supervisors.

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