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Superintendent -Ontario - Canada 


Company Overview

DAVACO is a leading turn-key solution provider with more than 30 years of experience supporting the world's leading brands with the development, transformation, and maintenance of their physical sites throughout North America. In collaboration with a diversified base of clients, DAVACO delivers scale, speed, and high-quality solutions that solve tomorrow’s challenges today.


Essential Functions

The DAVACO Superintendent reports to the Divisional Manager and General Superintendent. While on site the Superintendent reports to the assigned Project Manager. A superintendent is DAVACO’s representative at a construction site. The superintendent directs and coordinates the activities of the various trade groups such as Carpenters, Electricians, Plumbers, Drywall Specialists, Painters, and Welders on site.

Some responsibilities include making sure that the work progresses according to schedule, that material and equipment are delivered to the site on time, and that the activities of the various workers do not interfere with one another. The superintendent supervises all these activities by talking with and directing the foremen for the different trades or craft workers. These Lead Foremen and their workers may be employed by DAVACO, Inc.


Job Attributes and Skills


  • Effectively communicate with all levels of the DAVACO organization, as well as temporary personnel, subcontractors, outsource partners and client representatives.
  • Review project issues and opportunities with Project Manager.
  • Communicate potential change orders to Project Manager as soon as they become known.
  • Manage and communicate client concerns, problems or complaints on assigned projects.


Project Execution:

  • Thoroughly understand project floor plans, fixture placement drawings, construction drawings, electrical plans, lighting plans, and all construction codes as affected by local and state ordinances.
  • Responsible for pulling permits and ensuring all inspections are completed.
  • Quality control of all DAVACO employees and sub-contractors.
  • Track change orders and complete required reporting that includes daily logs of trades on site and daily progress.
  • Notify Project Manager of fixture and material shipments.
  • Motivate employees on assigned jobs.
  • Walk through subcontractor work and challenge quality prior to releasing from the site.
  • Coordinate successful completion of punch list items prior to client walk through.


Job Evaluations:

  • Provide specific Sub Contractor and Vendor performance feedback to Cost Estimating and Project Manager.
  • Provide Project Manager timely evaluations on DAVACO field employees upon completion of projects.



  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and rectifies job site hazards immediately.
  • Implement corporate safety procedures, ensure job site safety is a priority, safety standards are followed.
  • Report to our Safety Specialist and your Operations Manager any serious safety violations.
Position Requirements


  • Commercial Experience highly preferred.
  • Well Organized.
  • Trained in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook & Internet.
  • Proficient in use of smart phone technology.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel.
  • Provide Project Manager timely evaluations on DAVACO field employees upon completion of projects.
  • Responsible for pulling permits and ensuring all inspections are completed.
  • Always lead by example.
  • Overseeing training of new crew members.
  • Must have tools with them and prepared to work alongside the crew when needed.
  • Outstanding communication skills to project managers/ supervisors/ field manager.
  • Ability to understand and read construction drawings.
  • Ensuring quality work and correct practices.
  • Able to make a schedule from a full set of plans.
  • Align all sub-contractors, vendors and DAVACO employees.
  • Able to direct large crews, multi-task and communicate with DAVACO management and clients.
  • Job Site calculations.
  • Costs Analysis and budgeting.
  • Small, Medium, Large projects – possibly multiple projects at a time
  • Acting Project Managers role when needed.
  • Can manage the largest scope projects, multiple weeks and run a crew with over 5 workers and at least 3 different sub trades.
  • Have the skill sets to perform at the highest quality level at least 7 of the components below:


(Below are examples of different scope items we execute but this is not an all-inclusive list)

Cabinet installation and modification

Casework installation

Drywall installation

Drywall tape and bed


Metal and wood stud installation

Some flooring; ceramic tile, quarry tile, carpet squares, VCT

Countertop hard surface modification and installation; Corian, granite

Laminate work

Ceiling installation and repair; ACT, hard lid

Digital board installation; kiosks, menu boards, POS

Door framing and hanging


Blueprint reading



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Nights  
Position Superintendent  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location DAVACO ULC (Toronto)  

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