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General Supervisor - Building Construction Posted on Mar 02, 2018 by Arcan

  • Location Okotoks, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 to $42.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 60 to 70 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements






Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

  • Renovation
  • Custom Work
  • Construction

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Carpenter Red Seal Certificate
  • Carpenter Trade Certification
  • Leadership for safety excellence course
  • Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) Certification of recognition


3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Prepare production and other reports
  • Oversee apprenticeship training

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Institutional
  • Commercial

Workers Supervised

  • Trades helpers
  • Labourers
  • Carpenters
  • Apprentices

Specific Skills

  • Train or arrange for training
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Co-ordinate and schedule activities
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
  • Read blueprints and drawings

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Work Site Environment


Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

  • Staff in various areas of responsibility
  • 11-15 people

Work Location Information

Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The General Supervisor - Building Construction is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry Trades

Interest in supervising the activities of carpenters who construct, renovate and maintain structures of wood and other building materials and who build and install interior finishing in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, and of cabinetmakers who construct and repair custom wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures and related products; an in ensuring that standards for safe working conditions are observed; may supervise activities of related workers


Interest in co-ordinating and scheduling the activities of carpenters; and in resolving problems; may co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, helpers and labourers


Interest in understanding the functioning of equipment and machinery and production procedures used in carpentry

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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