Site Superintendent - Yukon

Added April 21, 2023


Johnston Builders Ltd. is seeking an individual that is residing in (or willing to relocate to) Whitehorse for the full-time position as a SITE SUPERINTENDENT at possible sites within Johnston Builders’ diverse portfolio across Western Canada.

In the past 30+ years, Johnston Builders Ltd (JBL). has earned recognition as a successful and respected privately-owned contracting firm providing construction management, general contracting and consultant services across Western Canada. JBL specializes in a number of construction sectors that includes urban retail complexes, light industrial, hotels, medical facilities, educational institutions, non-for-profit, adaptive re-use and restoration, and sustainable construction projects.

Johnston Builders is propelled by an exceptional team of construction executives, project managers, superintendents, estimators, field and support staff that adheres to JBL’s core values. trust and transparency, supporting our team and community, confidence in taking a calculated risk, approachable, big picture thinking.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Oversee site construction and on site safety.
  • Work closely with design-build team during construction to project completion.
  • Communicate closely with planning departments and permit authorities. Arrange for inspection as required.
  • Coordinating and scheduling construction on site. Complete / update 3 week look ahead schedules.
  • Work closely with the project manager, project coordinator and project director to collaborate on all aspects of the project.
  • Complete daily reports.
  • Complete / oversee daily Tool Box Meetings.
  • Oversee and enforce project safety as per the Health & Safety program on site. Ensure all safety documentation is up to date and collaborate with the safety officer as required.
  • Complete time sheets and manage all man hours on site.
  • Issue field Purchase Orders for some materials, equipment and small contract work.
  • Help with shop drawing review.
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable personal to ensure accurate and timely invoicing, payables and change orders.
  • Complete force Accounts as required.
  • Ensure a clean and organized site.
  • Ensure quality control and quality assurance during the construction duration. Ensure document control for QA/QC is up to date.
  • Ensure work is conducted in accordance with Johnston Builders Operation Procedures Manual.
  • Complete updated set of Record Drawings.
  • Complete items on the deficiency report.

Ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Have a positive attitude, excellent and solid interpersonal skills.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the Building Code.
  • Proficient in reading and understanding plans and shop drawings.
  • Proven attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Some computer skills including the ability to competently operate Microsoft Word, Excel, email, Bluebeam.
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Very effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-Motivator with leadership qualities.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • A solid understanding of the commercial and light industrial construction.
  • Team Player.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License.

Compensation and benefits:

  • The hours for this position are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday through Friday / 44 hours per week.
  • A base salary that is reviewed annually and year end performance bonuses.
  • Competitive and flexible vacation schedule.
  • Company contributed RRSP matching employee input up to 5%.
  • Medical, dental, optometry and prescription benefits and other insurance coverage.
  • Provided Company Vehicle for work or Competitive mileage rate for use of vehicle.


If you wish to join a dynamic organization that values their employees and provides a friendly and fun work environment submit your resume to Johnston Builders Ltd. attention Bruce Fillmore c/o Sharlene Bouley at [email protected]. Applications will be considered until April 30, 2023 with interviews thereafter.

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