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Project Superintendent - York and Durham Region, ON

Toronto, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  175059 

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 Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. established in 1912, is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, and we are continuing to grow.  Dufferin has a solid industry reputation and prides itself on hiring only entry level employees and developing them up the ranks. However, due to our growth and successful bid on some larger projects within our  York and Durham Region, we have a very rare opportunity to go ahead and open the doors to more experienced talent like yourselves and we want you to join our team!

You will be a successful addition to Dufferin Construction if you:

  • Have 8+ years of proven experience within the Heavy Civil Market.
  • Like to work independently, plan, schedule and manage projects for the construction and/or repair of heavy civil engineering projects such as roads, bridges, airports, sewers and watermains.
  • A minimum of 3 years as a leader who can successfully manage large scale projects and various levels of skilled workers all the while adhering to policies and guidelines.


  • Administer company safety program as per current procedures.
  • 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.
  • Maintain overall inventory control of all materials, plants and equipment assigned to the project.
  • 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 trades people as per current procedures.
  • Provide training and development activities to subordinates to meet the requirements of the company.
  • Delegate but still maintain overall responsibilities and accountability of the project.
  • Lead team to promote positive work environment.
  • Being able to guide and train foreman in  day to day construction activities
  • Tracking key performance indicators

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • University degree in civil engineering or Civil Engineering Technologist Diploma

Position Dimensions:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make timely, yet effective decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience.
  • Able to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the collaboration of people and cross functional groups.
  • Strong customer orientation.

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in Concord, the US and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!

Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

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

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