Careers Opportunities at BGL

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This person reports directly to the chief estimator. 5 years experience required. Competitive salary and benefits offered.

Duties include:

  • Prepares estimates for plumbing, process piping, equipment installations and HVAC up to $ 10 million in value
  • Pre-tender site visits
  • Mechanical purchasing
  • Shop drawing review
  • Assist mechanical operations staff

    Job Requirements:

    • Welding Certifications
    • At least 1 year experience in a similar role
    • Ability to perform the following welding techniques, OAW, FCAW, GTAW, TIG, GMAW and SMAW
    • Working at Heights certification is an asset
    • Ability to interpret welding process specifications, operate manual, semi automatic or fully automated welding equipment
    • Recommended knowledge of the following equipment, brakes, shears, and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
    • Ability to fill holes, indentations and seams of metal
    • Familiar with the following metals, plasma coatings, stainless steel, steel, iron and heavy metals, aluminum alloys
    • Experience with Water and Water Treatment Plants is an asset
    • Ability to work with limited supervision

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be physically fit
    • Working at Heights certification is an asset
    • Ability to work with limited supervision
    • Mechanical skills are an asset

Job Requirements:

  • Industrial Millwright Trade Certificate is necessary
  • 5 or more years’ experience in a similar role
  • Ability to perform the following welding techniques, OAW, FCAW, GTAW, TIG, GMAW and SMAW
  • Working at Heights certification is an asset
  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions, repair or replace defective machinery parts, fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance and set-up
  • Experience with Water and Water Treatment Plants is an asset
  • Ability to work with limited supervision

Objective: The direct objective of the Project Superintendent at BGL Contractors is to provide overall on-site management, technical and administrative direction at the site level. To enforce the beliefs, procedures and policies of the company and ensure the project is constructed in accordance with budget, design, and schedule.

  • Responsible for all on site activities on a daily basis.
  • Ensure productivity and monitor efficiency of employees and subcontractors to ensure project schedules, planning and budgets are maintained.
  • Contribute to the development of a construction “plan” and manage subcontractor activities.
  • Ensure compliance with design and contract requirements.
  • Supervise all construction and field engineering activities.
  • Assume responsibility for project construction schedule, budgets and commissioning of project systems.
  • Ensure all workmanship complies with company and project standards.
  • Ensure compliance of all on site personnel with the BGL Contractors Health and Saftey Program to create a safe working environment and adhere to all of the safety record keeping requirements.
  • Assist in resolution of conflicts arising for work interferences and schedule and budget difficulties.

Directive: The Project Superintendent, reporting to the Project Manager, will lead all site personnel and subtrades to the successful completion of the construction project. Interface with consultants, owners, subtrades, suppliers, governing authorities and the various company departments to assist the Project Management department in establishing a profitable project in accordance with the construction contract. Further responsibility will be as directed by superiors to allow for project success.

Reporting directly to the Senior Project Managers.

  • Meeting Responsibilities:
    • Schedule project start up meetings with Superintendent
    • Ensure minutes of start up meetings recorded/distributed
    • Schedule hand-over meeting with Estimating
    • Ensure minutes of hand-over meeting recorded/distributed
    • Prepare pre-construction meeting agenda
    • Attend pre-construction meeting with client. Invite appropriate parties ie Super, coordinators, Owner
    • If required under contract prepare minutes for client meetings.
  • Clerical Responsibilities:
    • Set up computer file for project
    • Make file listing for project and have support staff prepare and distribute to office cabinet and site.
    • Prepare forms and ledgers for project.
    • General correspondence with client, subs, suppliers and site
  • Schedule Responsibilities:
    • Preparation of construction schedule.
    • Monitoring/Updating of construction schedule
    • Develop Article C schedule for subcontracts
    • Ensure planning aids are prepared and distributed every Friday by noon
  • Progress Billing Responsibilities:
    • Prepare initial billing breakdown on Excel and gain breakdown approval from client.
    • Request monthly progress worksheet from support staff
    • Submission of progress applications
    • Follow up with client for payment approval / payment certificate
    • Prepare subtrade payment certificates upon receipt of billing approval amounts
    • Monitor and expedite receivable and payables to ensure timely processing for HST purposes. Before the end of the month following payment application period.
  • WSIB / MOL Responsibilities:
    • Submit MOL Registration of Employer form to client
    • Expedite MOL Registration of Employer forms from subs and suppliers that will be working on site
    • Request current WSIB Clearance Certificates from subs
    • Ensure site personnel are performing safety orientations, safety talks, site inspections and safety meetings as required. Review documentation, distribute and file as necessary.
    • Ensure all incidents are reported to safety officer and incident reports are completed. Review documentation, distribute and file as necessary.
    • In the event of an accident, ensure Safety Coordinator is aware immediately so WSIB form 7 can be completed and submitted within the deadline specified.
  • Costing Responsibilities:
    • Expedite cost budget breakdowns from Estimating
    • Update forecasted costs on all jobs in progress every two weeks
    • Identify any miscodes and have reassigned by accounting
  • Purchasing Responsibilities:
    • Review budgets before purchasing or renting
    • Check with shop or other sites that may have excess materials or equipment required
    • Check all PO’s for completeness. Ie description, codes, delivery, payment terms, etc
    • Review invoices and approve for posting
  • Contract Responsibilities:
    • Make application for Substantial Performance in accordance with contract and Lien Act.
    • Ensure Substantial Performance Certificate is published in Daily Commercial News immediately upon receipt from payment certifier where applicable.
    • Send contract release letters to all subcontractors for their acceptance prior to release of holdback monies
  • Subtrade Contract Responsibilities:
    • Administrate PO’s and subcontracts.
    • Ensure field personnel have all correspondence and documents pertaining to scope of work for sub / supplier