Civil Superintendent

Ottawa, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  495268 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.


Dufferin Construction, A CRH Company is currently hiring a Civil Superintendent to join their growing team!


Who we are

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


Dufferin Construction offers a wide range of construction services that cater to the Heavy Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Municipal and Land Development market segments.


CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 locations in 29 countries, CRH has marketing leading positions in both North America and Europe.


Why Work with Us?

  • Competitive Compensation packages
  • Group Medical, Extended Health and Dental Plan starting from Day 1
  • Voluntary Savings Program – TFSA & RRSP
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Four weeks’ vacation
  • Service Awards ​
  • Bridge Scholarship Program​
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Mileage Program
  • Discounts on gym membership, telecommunications, home and auto insurance


Job Description:

Under the general direction of the District Manager, the Superintendent independently plans, schedules and manages projects for the construction and/or repair of heavy civil engineering projects such as MTO, sewers, walls and watermains, including the supervision of all skilled and semi-skilled workers.  Also assists in the administration of contracts in conjunction with the Estimator/Project Coordinator.


Location:  Ottawa, Ontario


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize and direct the resources assigned in order to achieve maximum contribution to fixed costs and profits.
  • Establish and monitor construction work schedules.
  • Allocate work to and supervise the activities of all foremen assigned to the project.
  • Accurately forecasts financial status of assigned projects.
  • Administer company safety program as per current procedures.
  • Maintain overall inventory control of all materials, plants and equipment assigned to the project.
  • Keep a diary and maintain adequate records regarding items of work under dispute.
  • Process force accounts and extra work orders as per current procedures.
  • Administer all labour agreements as per current procedures.
  • Coordinate the administration of contracts in conjunction with the Estimator/Project Coordinator.
  • Maintain positive customer relationships.
  • Prepare all reporting as per current procedures.
  • Hire competent, skilled trade’s people as per current procedures.
  • Provide training and development activities to subordinates to meet the requirements of the company.
  • Delegate adequate authority to subordinates.
  • Keep District Manager informed of significant developments.
  • Promote best interest of the company.


Educational Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • 7-10 years of experience within heavy civil industry with MTO, roads and bridges experience.
  • Ability to evaluate trade performance is essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents.
  • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate with others a must.
  • Ability to work within varying weather conditions




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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.



Date:  Apr 25, 2024

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