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Posted on 10/06/2023

General Superintendent – Vancouver, BC

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We take this matter seriously and are working with the appropriate authorities. Please remain aware on this matter and report any suspicious outreach to your local authorities and email any concerns to Note: resumes sent to this email will not be considered; please apply directly to our current career opportunities at

General Superintendent
Vancouver, BC 


Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels Family of Companies is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support 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.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is looking for a General Superintendent to overseeing total field construction efforts to ensure large projects or several smaller projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule. The General Superintendent should be able to handle projects over $100M. This position will be based out of our Infrastructure Divisional office located in Vancouver, BC


  • 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 conditions.
  • Oversee all active projects and provides leadership to Superintendents and/or Assistant Superintendents in the field.
  • Manages all manpower, materials, and equipment as per the projected execution plan including the coordination of field construction staff.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments to ensure the project schedule is met.
  • Coordinates plans with field engineers to overcome any inconsistencies.
  • Responsible for detailed direction of construction specifications, budgets, and schedules.
  • Uphold company culture and core values by adhering to Michels Canada’s Standards and Policies and working with others to promote and preserve our values while conducting your duties to contribute to a positive and professional work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Technical Trades certification with 5- 10 years’ experience or equivalent.
  • Related construction experience in complex, multi-disciplinary civil open-cut construction projects such as water/wastewater linear conveyance projects, transportation, and civil infrastructure.
  • Previous years of supervisory or management experience in the construction of civil infrastructure projects such as water/wastewater linear conveyance projects, transportation and associated infrastructure.
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven, and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Michels Review Team.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Canada is preferred.  
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

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Michels Canada
Infrastructure - Civil Works
Canada | Coquitlam, BC
Employment Duration
Full Time
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