​What is a Site Superintendent?

A Site Superintendent has the responsibility of supervising building of houses, commercial building, hospitals, schools, bridges and roads. Site Superintendents take charge of scheduling, supervising activities and maintaining the safety and compliance on site. 

What are the typical daily duties for a Site Superintendent?

From employer to employer and project to project the job description of a Site Superintendent can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Creating cost estimates, including supplies, materials and labor costs for projects

  • Hiring and assigning construction work for projects

  • Monitoring the construction process

  • Meeting with property owners to discuss specifications of a construction project

  • Preparing and reviewing reports and progress

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​Cambridge is a city in the the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and lies at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers. Cambridge, has an estimated population of 129,980 as of the 2016 census and covers an area of 43 square miles. Cambridge has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

King Street - Dover Street to Bishop Street

Scheduled to be complete in fall 2021 this project includes completion of underground works – watermain, sanitary and storm sewer – between Montrose Street and Bishop Street, as well as the completion of surface works – curb, sidewalk, asphalt, street scaping – between Lowther Street and Bishop Street.

Avenue Road - Hespeler Road to Franklin Boulevard

The region has identified several projects as part of the Cambridge 1 Pressure Zone changes. One of the projects required to support adjustments to the water pressure zones and boundaries is the construction of a new watermain on Avenue Road between Hespeler Road and Franklin Boulevard.

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