Heavy Civil Earthworks Site Superintendent

Thompson Construction Group is currently seeking a charismatic and experienced individual to join our team as a Heavy Civil Earthworks Site Superintendent working from our operations area in Fort McMurray. Reporting to a Construction Manager, the Site Superintendent is involved in a wide range of earthworks construction activities.

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Job Type: Full-Time

Education Level: See Qualifications

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Ensure site safety and environmental standards are met or exceeded
  • Organize the job site and crew to carry out the project plan
  • Coordinate machine and manpower movement throughout the project
  • Establish and communicate tasks to Site Foreman to ensure they clearly understand their respective roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure compliance and enforcement of corporate health and safety policies and procedures
  • Directly supervise all phases of the project and ensure quality control testing is completed and accurate
  • Ensure subcontract forces work efficiently to meet schedule demands and that the work carried out is done in accordance with the plans and specifications
  • Attend site meetings


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the Heavy Civil Earthworks Construction and/or Mining Industry
  • Previous experience leading teams of a minimum of 100 workers
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work in the Fort McMurray area and live in remote camps, working a rotational schedule
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certification
  • Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Certification
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence Certification
  • Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test

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