Construction Manager

Thompson Bros have an opening for a Construction Manager based out of their head office located in Spruce Grove.

Location: Spruce Grove, AB

Job Type: Full-Time

Education Level: Construction / Technical Diploma, C.E.T. or Engineering Degree

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Provide construction direction and oversight to project team comprised of surveyors, estimators, PCs, and site superintendents.
  • Coordinate Site Superintendents and project workforce needs with General Superintendent.
  • Manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is completed in accordance with budget and schedule.
  • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to.
  • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.


  • Completion of a Construction, Technical Diploma, C.E.T. or Engineering Degree
  • 10 or more years of Earthworks Construction experience
  • Ability to read field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Superior leadership qualities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external customers.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including laborers, technical, professional, and upper management.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email.
  • Must have:
    • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certification
    • Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Certification
    • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test

How To Apply:

Please email your resume to or fax it to (780) 962-3903. Clearly indicate the position you’re applying for.