Construction Supervisor

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Division: Civil Engineering

Location: Calgary, AB

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Construction Supervisor

Who we are

At WATT Consulting Group (WATT), our mission is to exceed expectations in the delivery of quality, innovative and customized solutions for each unique project, community, and client. WATT is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm. Since 1983 we have played a key role in the advancement of best practices by offering innovative, tailored solutions in Transportation Engineering + Planning, Geotechnical Engineering, Geomatics + Surveying, and Civil Engineering. With regional offices across Western Canada, our team of consulting professionals brings advanced local knowledge, industry expertise and passion for their community to both private and public sector projects.

You will be joining a team that is passionate about what we do and who hold ourselves to a high standard of excellence. We take our work to “HEART” -these are the values we hold high and strive to live by every day: Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork.


At WATT we offer:

  • Agility, innovation, and responsiveness – As a smaller consulting firm, we are proud of our ability to respond quickly to new ideas and opportunities, as well as challenges as they arise. We are a company of fun, warm, innovative and solution-focused individuals and we welcome (and invite!) other like-minded folks to contribute to a more positive future together with us.
  • Collaborative leadership – Our organization believes strongly in diverse and collaborative leadership. Wherever possible we provide opportunities for all staff to be involved in shaping and improving the work we do, contributing to the development of our organization, and setting a course for the future.
  • Workplace flexibility – Whether you are an emerging professional that still wants time to see the world, a new parent craving a schedule that works better for your family, or an experienced senior professional looking to downshift, our workplace offers many flexible arrangements that can better blend work and your personal life.
  • Workplace balance – Just like any job, there may be times where deadlines or initiatives mean longer hours, one of our principles is to try to minimize these and focus on keeping a balance. We reward and appreciate people for the work they do, and NOT grinding through long hours or weekends.
  • We walk (and bike) the talk – We are focused on creating safer, more sustainable, and livable communities and we take action in our own offices and regions. Our offices are centrally located and equipped to support travel to them on foot, by bike and e-scooter and by transit.
  • Positive workplace culture – We offer a competitive suite of benefits and programs, including 10 paid sick days per calendar year, vacation time, employer paid benefit plan, Group Deferred Profit Sharing, Health Savings/ Tax Savings Account, and competitive salaries. In addition, we are a collaborative, friendly group. We do great work together in the office and we also connect outside of work for events, activities, and volunteer opportunities.

WATT  is seeking a Construction Supervisor to join our team in our Calgary office. The Construction Supervisor will supervise, inspect, and coordinate construction activities, both as a Prime Consultant and as a Sub-Consultant on various Land Development projects. In addition, work closely with project managers, project engineers, and designers to prepare tender/contract document packages and opinions of probable costs at various stages of design development.  Our Construction Supervisor will have an opportunity to train/mentor junior field technical staff.


  • E.T. or eligibility to become a C.E.T., with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction supervision of land development and municipal projects in Calgary and surrounding areas.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Municipality specifications and CCC/FAC process.
  • CAD experience would be helpful but not mandatory.
  • CPESC certification would be an asset.
  • Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP), Manhole Assessment Certification Program (MACP), Lateral Assessment Certification Program (LACP) -National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO) will be assets.


  • Supervise day-to-day construction activities, including Erosion and Sedimentation Control inspections, either in person or via junior technicians in field, including survey and quality control testing coordination.  Record and prepare daily progress reports and Local Municipality inspection forms.
  • Train/mentor junior field staff.
  • Perform and manage all tasks associated with the administration of construction contracts including tender and specification preparation, cost estimation, tender letting, review, analysis, and award recommendations.
  • Maintain project files and all relevant QC documentation for construction projects.
  • Receive Contractor draft invoices, review and advise Contractor of revisions, prepare Project Progress Claims (PPC) for signoff by PM and issue PPC’s to client for payment.  Maintain PPC tracking system for all PPC’s.
  • Assist in the creation and preparation of proposals for both public and private sector clients including projected field staff utilization and broad scope project costs.
  • Act as a resource to PM’s and designers in the gathering of information and/or pricing for non-typical items.
  • Liaise and keep the client informed on changes and challenges encountered during construction phase of project.  Discuss additional costs incurred in the field due to site conditions.
  • Attend CCC & FAC inspections with Local Authority, record deficiencies, inspect completed deficiencies, and prepare CCC & FAC certificates, and all supporting documentation for submission to Local Authority for acceptance.
  • Ensure that work on sites being carried out safely and in compliance with OH&S requirements.


  1. Active participation in job process improvements.
  2. Performance of key job responsibilities in an accurate, efficient, courteous, and enthusiastic manner.
  3. Strong sense of engineering judgement and sensitivity to cost.
  4. Active team membership, by cooperating and communicating relevant information with managers and coworkers.
  5. Compliance with Company Policy.
  6. Appropriate self-management (punctuality, absences).

Please Note:   WATT Consulting Group is a dynamic and growing organization, as a result the above role and responsibilities may change as the requirements of WATT Consulting Group business change.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to grow your career in a dynamic organization, owned and led by employees, submit your resume to by clicking on the ‘Apply Now‘ button.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Watt Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer.


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Our Heart, Our Values

HONESTY – We believe that honesty is a key component of the best relationships. We act with uncompromising honesty and integrity in dealing with clients, coworkers and the communities where we have an impact.
EXCELLENCE – We engage the right people with the right experience, skills and resources to safely deliver the best, sustainable solutions. We take care in providing high-quality, reliable work because we appreciate that the results matter.
ACCOUNTABILITY – We hold ourselves to the highest professional and ethical standards. We are accountable for our performance to each other, our clients and the public. We hold paramount our responsibility in health & safety as well as the protection of the environment.
RESPECT – We work together in a spirit of openness and honesty that encourages engagement, collaboration and respectful communication. Treating all people with fairness and courtesy is fundamental to our relationships with both staff and clients.
TEAMWORK – The diversity of our people, and the ideas we generate, is the source of our innovation. We value supportive and collegial relationships because we learn from each other. Together as a team we can achieve more.