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Organization: Fourth Pig Green and Natural Construction
Location: GTA & Golden Horseshoe, Ontario

The Fourth Pig Green & Natural Construction's mission is to foster ecologically balanced methods of construction and energy production in order to promote more sustainable and healthy communities. The Fourth Pig consults on, renovates and builds low-carbon, energy efficient buildings. We work primarily in the GTA, the Golden Horseshoe and Muskoka areas.

We are hiring for a few positions. These positions are focused in the GTA but please let us know if you have interest in future positions in Muskoka.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to info mask* Your cover letter should include a statement of your environmental interest/experience. The Fourth Pig offers competitive wages commensurate with experience/expertise. Please include your wage expectations. Please include the job title (or titles) in your subject line and please no calls.


Wage range: $35-42/hour

The candidate will be responsible for overseeing all trades and effectively managing daily on site activities. The successful candidate must possess the knowledge, experience and confidence to engage and professionally interact with the design professional's, consultants and client while successfully directing the sub-­contractors and other construction related personnel in planning, coordinating and safely executing the work in accordance with the contract documents, schedule and budget. This individual will work closely with the Project Manager and fulfill an integral role on the project. Candidate must be professional and a personable leader committed to the overall objective and self development within the company.


  • Assist in the preparation of the project schedule
  • Review the project plans and specifications and comment on the building design, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems
  • Review and accept the general conditions budget
  • Assemble the job site office and equipment requirements
  • Have confidence in own ability to intelligently communicate with design team/client as well as effectively lead the trades
  • Contact, schedule and coordinate all subcontractors, suppliers and utilities
  • Monitor and maintain the project construction schedule on a weekly basis
  • Raise and discuss relevant issues at the job site meetings
  • Inform the Project Manager of any errors, discrepancies or omissions contained within the Consultant’s design drawings
  • Maintain a safe job site and ensure that the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act are enforced
  • Coordinate and direct independent testing and inspections as required
  • Maintain and enforce good construction standards and quality control
  • Maintain control and responsibility for the security and operation of directly owned equipment on the job site
  • Control and monitor labour, material and equipment expenses. Assist in the preparation of the monthly cost forecasting summaries
  • Ensure that “as-built” drawings are prepared on an ongoing basis by all trades during the construction period
  • Coordinate all required municipal inspections
  • Prepare and expedite project deficiency lists
  • Maintain a eat and tidy site


  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Site Superintendent on residential custom builds and renovations.
  • Knowledge of the current Ontario Building Code as it applies to residential low-rise and light-commercial construction
  • Formal training in a construction related field an asset
  • Must have understanding of construction terms, scheduling and planning concepts
  • Possess a personal computer in good working condition with internet access
  • Knowledge of common computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in green and natural building techniques and products an asset
  • Experience and knowledge of Passive House techniques is an asset
  • Posses a valid Class G driver’s license with insurance
  • Posses a reliable vehicle

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GoodWork ID: 42425       Date posted to Aug 30 2017