Supervisor of Construction

engineering building & property
Location: City of Brantford, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Feb 28, 2020
Closing Date: Mar 19, 2020
The Corporation of the City Of Brantford
Engineering Services
Supervisor of Construction
Job ID# 1016

Reporting to the Manager of Design and Construction, the Supervisor of Construction is responsible for leading a team of City Construction Inspector/Operators and Project Coordinators for the contract administration and inspection services of municipal linear infrastructure projects and external engineering consultants procured for contract administration and inspection services.  The Supervisor provides leadership and guidance to staff related to contract administration, construction and site supervision of small and large complex linear capital projects.  The Supervisor is also responsible for the of development of  project schedule, cost management, research and strategies of new technologies related to project delivery.  Other duties include but are not limited to providing guidance and recommendations in negotiations with contractors and consultants related to project schedule, costs, claims, contract change orders and all documents and site related issues.  Assists in the preparation and interpretation of construction procurement documents, Request for Proposal (RFP), Request forTender (RFT), Request for Quotes (RFQ), review of records, documents, reports and drawings and risk management to deliver quality projects within budget and schedule. Leadership to develop, update, implement and maintain employee training, succession planning and standard operating procedures.
  • Possess a three (3) year community college diploma or degree in Civil Engineering or a related field
  • Eligible for  a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET), Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Project Management Professional  (PMP) designation and/or Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) certification would be considered an asset
  • Must have over five (5) years of demonstrated progressive experience in the field of design, contract administration and inspection of linear municipal infrastructure projects
  • Experience with the Highway Traffic Act, Construction Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Provincial Standards and Specifications, Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP), Work Zone Safety and other applicable legislations and specifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication with the public, Council, contractors and City Staff  and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with the public, contractors, consultants and city staff
  • Knowledgeable with MS Office, MS Project, AutoCAD Civil 3D, GIS systems and activity management systems
  • Supervisory experience and the ability to provide technical expertise in the planning, budgets, design, tender process, contract administration and construction through to completion that meets a high level of service and reflective of the City s standards and policies 
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Class GDriver s License in good standing during the course of employment
WAGE RANGE: $41.30 to $51.63 per hour (based on 35 hour week)
To apply on-line, please visit the City of Brantford website at and click on Jobs and Volunteering and Current Opportunities.
Closing date for applications: Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.
Information gathered relative to this position will only be used for candidate selection.
We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
The City of Brantford is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 519-759-4150.