Superintendent - Tunneling
North Vancouver, BC
At Michels Canada, We Do That. Our company is passionate about our business, our customers and our talent! We are cultivating a culture of excellence and aspire to be best-in-class in the industry. Michels Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs. We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment in a fast paced setting.
What We Offer
- Competitive compensation
- Paid vacation
- Health and dental benefits
- A challenging and rewarding work environment
- An opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing business!
Your Opportunity with Michels Canada
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Superintendent will direct activities of foreman concerned with tunneling construction projects by performing the following duties. Critical for success are the ability to maintain a professional attitude and demonstrate teamwork.
- Action Orientated
- Timely Decision Making
- Ethics and Values
- Peer Relationships
- Problem Solving
- Interpersonal Savvy
- Customer Focus
- Drive for Results
- Developing Direct Reports and Others
Your Key Responsibilities
- Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or condition
From the time of award work with others to prepare all equipment and “scheme” the job. This may include site layout planning and scheduling of work to execute the work in the most efficient manner possible
Directly supervise the field team. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations’ policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; providing feedback; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Drive the success of the tunneling runs by ensuring the delivery, testing, set up, mining operations, maintenance, operation and removal of the TBM
Delivering optimum team performance while ensuring mining activities are efficiently coordinated and on schedule
With a committed focus to safety, ensuring the performance of daily Job Hazard Analysis toolbox meetings with crew and foreman
Direct Foreman(s) to schedule work, crews, tools, subcontractors, supplies and equipment for efficiency and to minimize travel time. Work with the PE’s/PM with project updates
Review production schedules along with work in progress and take corrective action in order to maintain profitability, adheres to the plans and specifications, maintains high standard of work and report work in progress promptly and accurately; approve timesheets and daily field reports
Work effectively with the project team by sharing innovative cost sharing ideas and plans
Assist in training and mentoring direct reports on TBM operations. Hold employees accountable for their performance of mining operations
Develop and maintain good relationships with local union representation and adhere to agreements
- Other duties as assigned
- High school diploma or equivalent, and 7-10 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination
- Competent with Microsoft Office Suite
- Must possess a valid driver’s license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record as determined by the DOT Operations Director and Michels Legal Department
We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.
*Preference will be given to applicants with previous experience with Herrenknecht*
For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.michelscanada.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Michels Canada is committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture, as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
Michels Canada is committed to supporting Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs. Michels Canada is headquartered in Nisku, Alberta, Canada, and serves many industries, including pipeline, HDD, tunneling, Direct Pipe, electrical power and communications.
Our capabilities span from relining deteriorating sewer and water mains and utility maintenance holes in expanding metropolitan areas, to building tunnels for wastewater treatment plants under the most densely populated regions of Canada. We construct reliable pipelines and underground river crossings for the critical growing energy sector. Michels is well equipped to mobilize equipment and personnel to projects in highly urban and very remote locations across Canada.
Michels delivery methods include bid-build, design-bid-build and public-private partnerships (P3). We are a preferred partner on large-scale joint ventures in multiple segments of our business.
We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country.