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General Superintendent


Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 120566 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a general superintendent/project manager, you will plan and coordinate the production efforts of direct supervisors under your supervision and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly and efficiently. You will provide liaison between field engineers and crafts to ensure construction complies with drawings and specifications. You will supervise electrical and mechanical disciplines at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by project supervision.

District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada.Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful.


This position is based out of one of our projects in Toronto, ON


•    Managing the performance of productivity, safety, quality and schedule adherence.

•    Utilize equipment, material, and labor in order to maximize production and minimize costs in the area of assigned responsibility.

•    Coordinate and interface effectively with other craft superintendents and subcontractors, as well as staff personnel and leadership to ensure smooth workflow and schedule adherence.

•    Resolve employee conflicts, grievances, and scheduling difficulties, informing project and corporate management as appropriate.

•    Assist in schedule planning, determining craft labor levels, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.

•    Ensure project rules, procedures and programs are followed consistently, including those involving safety, attendance, and workplace behavior standards as reflected in Company’s non-harassment and nondiscrimination policies

  • May require to provide supervisory direction of craft workers


  • 10+ years’ experience in the construction industry, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role
  • Advanced knowledge of various electrical and mechanical construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate personnel performance.
  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 


Generally requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supervisory role in electrical and mechanical disciplines on field construction projects and the proven ability to manage small projects. Must have thorough knowledge of the crafts. Must have leadership abilities and organizational skills. Proficiency at planning and scheduling work is a requirement. Must set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity for his/her subordinates.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

As a full-service, heavy industrial contractor, we’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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