Superintendent – Gas Station / Bulk Plant Construction

Job Description

Are you ready to make your mark in Western Canada’s construction industry? Do you have what it takes to contribute to an exciting, well-established construction organization? Have you been waiting for an opportunity to use all of your skills and experiences you have acquired and put them to use?

Keller Construction Ltd., one of Western Canada’s leading construction companies, is looking for a Superintendent with a focus and background in Retail Petroleum Construction to join our team. This will be a great career challenge, this will take someone who is ready to learn, teach, grow and make an impact.

We are looking for individuals that approach work with the following core values:

Elevate Safety – We don’t just demonstrate safety, we define it daily

Lead to Succeed –We lead the industry and our company through our dedication to doing good work and sharing our knowledge with others

Take Care – We are the best when we demonstrate care for our clients, each other and our community

Make the Team – Being part of the team is about more than showing up; it is contributing and working for successful outcomes

Be Professional – We all play a role in the positive image we portray and how we are perceived

Job Purpose:

While reporting to the Project Manager and VP, Construction, Superintendents are ultimately responsible for managing all on-site construction activities daily on their sites and supervising personnel as required to successfully complete projects efficiently, on schedule and within budget. They will ensure that high quality performance and compliance to project standards is maintained while following strict safety protocols and reporting standards.


  • Site Safety
  • Safety Reporting
  • Project Schedule
  • Budget Adherence
  • Site Construction Activities
  • Field Staff Management

Position Description:

  • Full responsibility for site safety of all Keller team members and Keller subtrades
  • Coordinate and supervise all on-site daily construction activities
  • Lead safety meetings and present required information to large groups
  • Responsible for all required site documentation and timely reporting as required by the Director of Safety and the client
  • Accountable for all safety coaching, and orientations onsite as required
  • Ensure that all Keller employees and sub-trades receive necessary safety training prior to work commencement, including POST
  • Responsible for the quality on projects, establishing Pre-Construction Quality Reviews with trades and onsite Quality Control during construction.
  • Maintain a visible and engaged presence on the site and act as a leader
  • Work responsibly and professionally while maintaining positive relationships with all project stakeholders and employees on site
  • Prepare and maintain construction schedules, order materials, and schedule inspections as required
  • Delegate and direct all field personnel and subtrades to achieve completion of the project within schedule, budget, and ensuring quality workmanship
  • Work with the office staff to ensure that field staff scheduling needs are communicated effectively in advance
  • Perform reviews for staff on site as directed
  • Interpret and manage contractual obligations and responsibilities
  • Work closely with your Project Manager on a regular basis to ensure your site operates smoothly
  • Attend Pre-Construction meetings with your Project Manager prior to work starting, where schedules, scope of work, working hours and manpower requirements are discussed and decided on
  • Attend Kick-Off meetings, where all safety issues as well as project certification are discussed with owners and subcontractors
  • Perform carpentry and general labour as needed

Desired Background

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ Superintendent level work experience in Retail Petroleum (Gas Station) construction with projects in the $1 Million to $5 Million range is required
  • CPCA Certification (PM 2 and 3) would be a definite asset
  • Effective typing, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting contract requirements
  • Solid computer skills and knowledge of relevant software
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping.
  • Post-Secondary education in a relevant discipline
  • Retail Petroleum construction experience and knowledge of POST is required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ demonstrable work experience in commercial construction carpentry
  • Completion of, or enrollment in, the carpentry Apprenticeship Program or equivalent experience in the trade