Construction Supervisor

KGS Group is seeking a Construction Supervisor to join our Transportation team in Saskatchewan. With offices in Regina and Saskatoon, KGS Group is looking for someone in either office who will bring their experience, skills, and interest to this fast-growing group.

About Us

We are KGS Group, an employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm serving clients throughout North America. We’re different than traditional engineering firms. We believe a commitment to lasting relationships is just as critical as the expertise applied in our work. To us that means we put our clients and people first. We have the discipline to consistently deliver KGS Group Quality, never taking the easy way out. We always look closer and dig deeper. And no matter the project, we care enough to do it right.

As an employee-owned company, we’re invested in our work and our people. It’s a place where you can apply your abilities and contribute to challenging and meaningful projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. With the extensive, wide-ranging expertise within our company, you’ll also have countless opportunities to learn and grow.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing contractor and construction supervision and contract interpretation.
  • Lead a project team of 2 – 10 engineers, technicians, and seasonal staff to execute construction administration and contract requirements.
  • Provide supervision and direction to engineering staff on project site.
  • Lead the safety culture to ensure safe work practices and policies are upheld and followed.
  • Review all test results and provide interpretation as required for asphalt concrete testing, granular material analysis, compaction testing, etc.
  • Direct and assist survey crews to provide required grading and topographic surveys. Candidates should have the ability to perform surveys as required.
  • Conduct field and lab material testing (aggregate, soils) with an emphasis on training other staff.
  • Performing project management duties which includes communicating with client project managers and contractors’ staff regarding the contract requirements.
  • Drafting reports and providing interpretation of contract documents and test results.
  • Knowledge of Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways Construction practices is required.
  • Performing financial reporting as required by senior managers and clients.
  • Provide input and guidance to our design teams with preparation of alterations, revisions, and tender packages.
  • Contributing to a positive safety culture.
  • Other tasks as required.

About You

To fill the role, we’re looking for an applicant with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in project management and construction supervision for transportation clients in Saskatchewan, with a strong preference for previous work experience with the Heavy construction industry and / or Ministry of Highways projects.
  • Must have degree in Engineering (B.Sc.) from recognized college or diploma in Civil Engineering Technologies. Successful candidate should be registered as a P.Eng. in Saskatchewan or carry designations such as ASctT, C.E.T, or equivalent. This is not a mandatory requirement but will be considered a strong asset.
  • Ability to manage project sites, coordinate, and train engineering staff, and provide site supervision as required by the contract.
  • Ability to adapt to and meet the challenges of a variety of different projects from clients in the transportation industry across Western Canada.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work independently, and within tight timelines.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift or move 50lbs, stand for lengthy periods, walk over rough terrain, and perform repetitive movements.

KGS Group is an employee-owned, equal opportunity company offering an excellent compensation and benefits package.

KGS Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Upon request, KGS Group will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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