The Opportunity

Halifax, NS

Are you passionate about delivering high-quality residential construction projects safely, on time, and within budget? Join Cresco as a Site Superintendent and play a key role in achieving excellence in construction execution and customer satisfaction.

What you'll do


  1. Safety Leadership: Ensure a safe working environment by implementing and monitoring safety protocols. Collaborate with the Safety Manager and external consultants to address hazards and conduct worker orientations.
  2. Scheduling: Develop and maintain detailed schedules for assigned homes, updating them weekly to facilitate team coordination and production meetings.
  3. Construction Delivery: Meet construction completion deadlines to ensure timely delivery of homes, aligning with customer expectations and quality standards.
  4. Execution Excellence: Strive for minimal deficiencies at home turnover, following Cresco's high standards and prescribed by Atlantic New Home Warranty. Conduct regular inspections and prepare punch lists. Address deficiencies and seasonal items in a timely fashion.
  5. Own Your Homes by Walking Your Homes: Daily walks of homes to oversee progress, assist trades, and prepare checklists. Ensure milestone checklists are completed and uploaded for production meetings.
  6. Work & Invoice Approval: Review and approve invoices only for completed work meeting Cresco standards and scopes of work.
  7. Communication: Document and communicate any issues impacting project milestones promptly. Actively participate in production meetings and collaborate with the Construction Manager to resolve challenges.

What you'll need


  • Demonstrated the ability of managing safe jobsites, implementing safe work practices and delivery of homes in a production setting to high standards.
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage schedules and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • A strong understanding of building science and construction best practices.
  • Proven history of leading by example enabling a positive and healthy work environment.
  • Must be able to interpret architectural/structural drawings.
  • A valid driver's license.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Communication Construction Management Construction Safety Construction Site Management People Management Problem Solving Scheduling

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:

  • Company Vehicle
  • 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