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Jenna Hislop

Director Canada

Senior Superintendent

  • Listed: 06 May 2024
  • General Contracting
  • British Columbia - Vancouver
You’re a seasoned Superintendent with over 8 years of field operations experience, in a leadership capacity, working in multi-disciplinary large-scale $100M+ residential, mixed use and/or office construction projects. You are recognized as an expert in the commercial construction industry and have a proven track record of project successes. You will be responsible for executing construction projects according to the business’s high safety and quality standards. You’re a natural leader with the ability to delegate work to field staff, contractors, and tradespeople.


• Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project. Applies the requirements of the Project Specific Safety Program (PSSP) to promote overall compliance of the business’s HS&E standards, applicable OH&S acts, regulations and codes with all employees and subcontractors on the project
• Ensures project materials are supplied and work is completed in compliance with the Project Quality Program
• 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
• Strategically plans and implements manpower levels and material quantities; ensures proper equipment and trades are available as required
• Assumes a leadership role and provides guidance to 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
• Oversees project reporting that accurately tracks site progress, events, inspections and other relevant information
• Performs other related duties as outlined in the business’s Construction Operations Manual


• 8+ years of construction experience as a Superintendent or similar direct supervisory role on large-scale $125MM+ residential, mixed use and/or office construction projects
• Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes
• Solid understanding of current construction practices; strong working knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications and project management
• Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule and budget
• Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpret stakeholders needs and identify solutions
• Capable of anticipating constructability issues in moderately complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plan and schedule
• Facilitation and mentoring skills ability to move the team forward and resolve conflict situations
• A track record of building successful teams and promoting teamwork through motivating, coaching, and consensus-building
• Ability to use Word, Excel, and Outlook; familiar with scheduling software
• Must have and maintain a valid provincial driver’s license
• Successful completion of pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

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