Site Superintendent
Nunastar
Iqaluit, NU
A Site Superintendent is required for the construction division of Nunastar Properties Inc. a leading owner, operator and developer of hotel, commercial and residential real estate in Northern Canada. The position will be located North of 60 (Iqaluit, Nunavut).

The Mandate:
This position is a key member of the Nunastar team involved in the development and operation of real estate asserts in Northern Canada. Nunastar implements a wide range of projects each year ranging from renovations of existing buildings through to construction of new residential, office, retail and hotel buildings.

The Opportunity:
The Site Superintendent position will provide overall onsite leadership, administrative and technical management for the construction of a project. The Site Superintendent is accountable for the onsite safety, contracts, schedule, quality, cost control, people and administration of the project. The Superintendent is responsible to manage project performance and to protect and promote the interests of Nunastar Properties Inc, its employees, clients, subtrades and relationships to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and with quality in a safe and efficient manner.

The Site Superintendent will report directly to the General Manager and work with procurement and project personnel in the construction division.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience relating to site supervision with North of 60 experience preferably in construction, and real estate development. The successful candidate will be required to:

Develop, maintain, and negotiate contracts/tender packages

Are you someone who can work in a fast-paced environment and thrives on deadlines? We are looking for an energetic individual to support the development of project execution planning and construction methodologies

Responsible for planning, organizing and managing all site construction manpower and materials, including site layout and set

Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project; applies the requirements of the Project Specific Safety to promote overall compliance of Nunastar Properties Inc. (Qanik Construction Ltd). Safety Manual, applicable OH&S Acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project

Manage and/or oversee the completion of required documentation including: Superintendents daily log, safety documentation, timesheets, invoices, labour quantities, packing slips, purchase orders, and site photos

Ensures that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained

Develops, maintains and drives the construction schedule in conjunction with project team; ensures project milestones and completion dates are met

Issues materials and services purchase orders, confirms receipt of materials and return of equipment

Supervises field employees; ensures their work is planned and performed efficiently and their timesheets are accurately coded

Mentors project team members in order to contribute to their development and career growth

Leads project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support the project's ongoing progression

Maintains a thorough daily report that accurately tracks site progress, events, inspections and other relevant information

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer a competitive remuneration package, great benefits, and a dynamic, collaborative and motivated working environment.

The Candidate:
The successful candidate will have the following:
Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience relating to site superintendent with progressively increased responsibility preferably in construction, real estate development, and property management.

Journeyman Trade certification, CET, or equivalent

10 years’ commercial construction experience

8+ years as a lead commercial superintendent or equivalent management experience

Experience in pre-construction, design-build and wood frame construction.

Leadership training and safety certificates

Willingness and ability to travel and stay for long periods North of 60 (Iqaluit). There will be a work in and travel out (return to home base) program.

Working knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings and specifications, project health, safety and environment (HSE), quality, building materials, and required standards. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline orientated environment with strong time management and prioritization skills.

Strong written and oral communication skills. Willingness and aptitude to work effectively in a team environment.

Strong organization, analytical and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on attention to detail.

Good forecasting ability with strong analytical and interpretive skills

The Company:
Nunastar Properties Inc. is a highly successful, well-established and growing real estate operator and developer in Northern Canada. Our unique heritage extends over 50 years with hotels, residential and commercial properties located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and Iqaluit, Nunavut with the Support Office located in Edmonton, Alberta. We own and operate The Explorer Hotel (Yellowknife, NT) and the Frobisher Inn and Astro Hill community (Iqaluit, NU). As one of the largest long-term investors in northern Canada, Nunastar has been a key innovator and contributor to economic growth in the Territories. We are proud of our history of creating new and expanded opportunities for the communities in which we do business.

At Nunastar, we succeed by providing exceptional service to our guests and residents in our top-rated properties. Our over 200 full and part-time staff live by our core values of accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, customers, community and people. Nunastar is a strong corporate citizen throughout Northern Canada, making major volunteer, in-kind, and financial contributions each year. We have established and funded a significant charitable endowment, Nunastar Fund for Northern Children.

Our mission is to create places where people love to stay, gather, work and play. Our vision is to advance our role as Northern Canada’s premier owner, developer and manager of hospitality, residential, and commercial properties and the best employer to work with.

Application Process:
Please send your resume a cover letter to hr@nunastar.com. Nunastar thanks all applicants however only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until April 12th, 2019.