Superintendent : Heavy Civil Earthworks

Jan 11, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Full Time
The Nuna Group of Companies is now accepting resumes for a Superintendent with large earthworks construction projects experience.

Nuna is the largest Inuit-owned heavy civil construction, earthworks, and mine construction contractor in Canada.

We offer:
  • 2 week on / 2 week off rotations; 12-13 hour days
  • Competitive hourly rate with Overtime pay (1.5x),
  • Extensive benefits including company matching RRSP plan;
  • Safety bonuses,
  • Employee recognition program,
  • Rotation allowances,
  • Commercial flights and accommodations are covered,
  • Long-term employment opportunities

This position is located on our project site located near Timmins /Gogama Ontario (Northern Ontario)

You will be a seasoned Superintendent with a minimum of 5 years previous experience, mainly in the Mining / Heavy Civil Earthworks industries; preferably working in Northern Ontario .

The Superintendent coordinates all site construction activities and supervises all field personnel as required to successfully complete the project on schedule and within budget. This includes ensuring that established company goals are realized within established quality standards while supervising all trade and field personnel and administering good construction safety practices with all on-site activities.

The Superintendent and Project Manager will work together to coordinate the project to the satisfaction of the client, consistent with the cost, schedule and contractual requirements.

The Superintendent will help maintain client relationship that will enhance future business.
  • Ensures adequate site-specific safety orientation and training;
  • Maintains standard operating procedures (SOP's) and Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs);
  • Ensures that the job site is free of hazards and or dangerous conditions prior to the commencement of any work;
  • Maintains all required documentation with respect to personnel and equipment maintenance;
  • Submits weekly activity and status reports to management;
  • Monitors equipment availability and utilization to optimize results;
  • Monitors crews' productivity to optimize results;
  • Monitors planned production and cost targets to optimize results;
  • Effectively plans and supervises crews on a task basis;
  • Effectively manages sub-contractors, ensuring compliance with sub-contract requirements;
  • Attends scheduled crew change meeting as sponsored and required by Nun;
  • Ensures that Employees are well trained for assigned duties and for maintenance of effective records;
  • Sets a personal example to promote a safe work environment as well as respect for the environment;
  • Aggressively pursues strategies to improve safety performance and reduce Frequency & Severity;
  • Conducts Task Hazard Assessments (THA) with their team and ensures employees perform a THA when required;
  • Conduct daily inspections of the workplace;
  • Conduct safety meetings (weekly/ daily toolboxes);
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge and experience in extremely remote sites;
  • Provides accurate and timely daily/weekly reports;
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of appropriate computer software (Excel, and

Microsoft Office etc.);
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of relevant mining/ civil earthworks construction sector.

All successful candidates must:
  1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
  2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver's License
  3. Have experience as requested in the job description above
Nuna is committed to the principle of employment equity. We welcome diversity and encourage all who are qualified to express their interest.

Interested applicants are asked to apply online at
We thank all who apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Nuna is a highly regarded civil construction company with hundreds of employees working across the Arctic and Northern Canada. Working often in remote locations, Nuna offers unique on-the-job experience and opportunity to build an exciting career. Our multi-disciplined teams provide a comprehensive array of services and innovative solutions to the most challenging and remote sites in northern Canada. Nuna's core values of: Safety - Integrity - Teamwork - Respect for Cultural Diversity and for Community & Environment ; reflect our reputation as a safe, cost-effective and innovative operator in the north.