The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour

The Junior Site Superintendent assists the Site Superintendent in managing the day-to-activities involved with the build including employees and sub-trades. The incumbent will be a hands on supervisor and supporting trades as required.

What you'll do


  • Coordinates, supervises the daily site activities of carpenters and sub-trades to ensure tasks are completed on time and according to the specified scope of work. Carpentry duties required to aid in the construction process.
  • Ensures safe work practices are followed on-site.
  • Act as an integral part of a team to construct high-performance homes & production homes.
  • Produce high quality, efficient work according to the planned scope, provide direction to temp labourers.
  • Assist in the coordination of daily activities including updating CRM systems.
  • Assist Site Superintendents in estimating, creating schedules, ordering materials, and preparing multiple sites for start of construction.
  • Reviews scope and provides input on budget and schedule.
  • Resolves design challenges, handles change requests, and addresses equipment or material problems.
  • Advises the Site Superintendents of work to be completed outside of the contract and potential change orders.
  • Monitors the schedule in coordination with Site Superintendents & Construction Manager and provide reporting.
  • Ensures quality for the client by providing stage checklists throughout the build with direction and training from the Site Superintendents.
  • Ensures appropriate safety requirements and documentation are always met.

What you'll need


  • 5-7 years of residential single family home onstruction including experience in a leadership role.
  • Carpenter experience is required.
  • Concrete knowledge is an asset.
  • Solid understanding of residential construction, trades, and local construction techniques.
  • Experienced with good knowledge to interpret drawings, specifications, and other relevant project information.
  • Enjoy the challenge of steady work on projects and are looking for a long-term career.
  • Maintains current knowledge of applicable & local building codes and workplace safety regulations.

  • Work well independently and on a team.
  • Are detail oriented, tidy, and of high integrity.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.
  • Have valid driver's license.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Carpentry Construction Safety Scheduling Skilled Trades

A little bit about us


For over 30 years, the owners of Cresco, first-generation Canadians Hossein Mousavi and Taleb Abidali, and their team have built award-winning homes and communities across Halifax. The magic of this successful family-owned company is in its collaboration with customers, partners and a loyal network of builders and trades. Cresco is known for its relentless focus on quality and artistry in building homes and developing communities such as The Ravines of Bedford South and The Parks of West Bedford.

Whether building single-family homes, multi-unit residential or commercial properties, or working through master-planned developments, Cresco has a long-term perspective on land acquisition, partnerships, community building and the innovative use of design and building principles.

With over fifty industry and community awards and progressive, long-term thinking, Cresco is deeply committed to giving back, evidenced by its active participation and support of organizations such as the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation, Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation, Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation, Halifax YMCA, Nova Scotia Home Builders' Association, Urban Development Institute, Halifax Chamber of Commerce, and Family Business Atlantic. Cresco has also built lottery homes for multiple charities over the past two decades.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

As a local, family owned builder we focus on our employees and their families by offering the following benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision coverage
  • Life Insurance and long term disability
  • Free access to virtual healthcare
  • Physical wellness subsidy
  • Matching RRSP Program up to 5% of earnings
  • Community involvement
  • Opportunity for growth