High-Rise and Mid-Rise Wood Frame Assistant Superintendent

Job Posted On: December 20, 2017
Deadline: April 30, 2018

VanMar Constructors ON Inc is seeking High-rise (concrete) and Mid-rise Wood Frame Assistant Superintendents to assist the Superintendent in the successful execution of projects located in the GTA and Kitchener-Waterloo areas. Project details to be provided during an interview.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact working in a well-established, entrepreneurial, highly respected midsized design-build General Contractor specializing in multi-residential, commercial, institutional and mixed use projects, where knowledge and experience are very well compensated for. VanMar provides excellent benefits and compensation commensurate to experience in the industry.

While working on a dynamic team of construction experts, you will be reporting to a Project Superintendent and expected to perform duties with minimal supervision and a high degree of initiative, following high level guidance and intent.

As the successful candidate, you will be a strategic thinker, but also be comfortable rolling your sleeves up to get things done at an executional level. You are well versed in all disciplines of general construction. Interested parties are asked to send a cover letter and resume’ to


Submit your resume by email




 A carpenters ticket or trade based certification is an asset.
 10 – 15 years of experience in the general construction industry and extensive experience in project execution of multi-residential, midrise wood frame and noncombustible projects and high rise residential projects.
 An industry recognized degree equivalent to a 2-year diploma in construction technology, a professional designation or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Skills and Competency Requirements

 Knowledge of construction methods from project start up through to project completion (wood framing, high rise concrete, structural steel, etc.)
 Knowledge of relevant Environmental & H&S Legislation
 Knowledge of construction tradespeople capabilities and equipment usage
 Proficiency in construction site ‘best practices’
 Proficiency in developing and enforcing project schedules and the efficient sequencing of work to achieve the shortest possible construction duration.
 Technical knowledge of sitework, building structures, building envelopes and building interior finishes.
 A detailed and practical approach to Quality Management and Quality Control.
 A thorough knowledge of safety legislation and regulations and an ability to enforce safety on site.
 An individual who is able to handle a variety of constituencies, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities
 Demonstrated proficiency in interacting directly with customers, 3rd party engineering consultants, trades, etc.
 Organizational skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
 Leadership Skills
 Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral


Submit your resume by email