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Chenega Corporation General Civil-MEP Superintendent in Ottawa, Ontario


The General (Civil-MEP) Superintendent is responsible for the overall Civil and MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) field works on a project, ensuring contract compliance in reference to all works, and ensure all works are completed with respect to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction. Directing the day-to-day coordination of civil, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trade contractors and their sub-contractors (and/or self-performed works) to ensure work meets or exceeds the contract requirements.


  • Assist the Project Manager and Project Scheduler to develop project construction schedules detailing the timing of material delivery, subcontractor work schedules and overall project plans. Advise Project Manager of circumstances and issues that will have a significant impact on the project schedule.

  • Prepare and maintain reports in accordance with company policies, procedures and contract requirements that accurately describe project status. Document issues and problems that have developed and provide reasonable remedies for their resolution.

  • Verify accuracy of drawing plan measurements of floors, walls, ceilings, etc. Identify discrepancies and take corrective action with Estimating or Project Manager.

  • Schedule the routing and delivery of materials and take appropriate precautions to ensure job-site security.

  • Co-chair weekly project construction meetings with subcontractors, architects, engineers, other vendors, and owner to discuss project status. Document issues that impact the project schedule or will impact project budget and assign resolution to appropriate individuals in attendance.

  • Make active attempts to resolve labor disputes and personnel problems. Elevate unresolved issues to Project Manager when needed.

  • Establish effective working relationships with client, architects, building manager, building engineer and others. Actively enforce all building regulations regarding noise, use of elevators, security, etc.

  • Maintain adequate and competent subcontractor labor crews as approved to complete timely and quality work. Schedule and coordinate work crews consistent with project demands and schedule. Supervise work of crews to ensure work is completed as contracted with a minimal punch list. Meet daily with subcontractors to ensure daily schedules and task lists are understood.

  • Take necessary steps to maintain general conditions costs are within the budgeted amounts.

  • Review invoices from subcontractors and vendors and recommend approval or modification to Project Manager.

  • Document all field changes and “as-built conditions” on a weekly basis.

  • Assist Project Manager and/or Estimators by reviewing bid documents and estimates from a logistics, scope of items and general field perspective.

  • Review design documents, specifications, equipment submittals and shop drawings for functional capabilities, performance and monitoring capabilities and the ability of the systems to meet the design requirements.

  • Interact with installing trade contractors and witness daily construction, start-ups, contractor testing, performance testing, document/track field inspections/observations & deficiencies and related reporting.

  • Prepare and/or assist the Project Manager in the preparation of plans, schedules, and documents.

  • Preparing and executing equipment/system protocols, pre-functional and functional checklists.

  • Develop, document, and communicate the Civil and MEP work plans regarding changes made in the field, particularly regarding long-lead equipment and systems procurement and delivery.

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise.

  • Obtain or verify that the Contractors/subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes.

  • Ensure the work is performed in a safe and quality manner.

  • Establish credibility among owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment.

  • Lead Civil and MEP works progress/coordination meetings on a regular basis.

  • Maintain daily reports and documentation and update the project schedule, create, and implement contingency plans when necessary.

  • Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to project team and procurement/contracting plan, coordinate and manage jobsite logistics.

  • Manage the final project commissioning and ensure contract compliance of project close-out procedures.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, or other technical engineering degree) preferred.

  • 10+ years experience required.

  • International experience with USACE and/or US State Dept (OBO) required.

  • Secret Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance required

  • Strong technical and communication skills, with excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing requirements

  • Ability to work in a team environment, and collaborate on a daily basis with the project team.

  • Proficient in construction documentation and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction, divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control

  • Strong knowledge and appreciation of USACE EM385 construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan.

  • Experience in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Building Automation systems, as well as the Commissioning of these systems on similar/relevant projects.

  • Ability to interact with installing contractors and manage/perform field execution of commissioning documents, generate field reports, punch lists, summary reports, O&M Manuals, O&M training, etc and manage and/or prepare project closeout as per contract requirements.

  • Required to adhere to Chenega Corporation mandate that all employees must be fully vaccinated to COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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