New Job Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery (Commsrvcs) In Ontario

Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery (CommSrvcs)
Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery (CommSrvcs)

Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery (CommSrvcs)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $79,048–$92,475 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job Brief

This position will plan, assess feasibility, and deliver City capital building projects, including: capital repair and improvement, historical building restoration, facility and space efficiency alterations, energy management, and new construction.

Employment Status:
Permanent Full time
Open To:
Internal/External Applicant(s)
Closing Date:
Duration (if temporary):

The City of Kawartha Lakes invites applications to join our team as the Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery

When you come to work for the City of Kawartha Lakes, you are joining a community of municipal workers who take pride in knowing that every day you are having a positive impact in the community. Our mission is to deliver the highest standards of municipal services while creating a healthy and sustainable future for all Kawartha Lakes’ residents and businesses. We work to our values of Accountability, Respect and Teamwork and we want you to Jump In with us!!

We are an equal opportunity employer which values equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. We foster a safe and creative work environment, where training and skill development are prioritized, with opportunities and support for career advancement. As a team member at the City of Kawartha Lakes, you may be entitled to the following: flexible work hours, remote and hybrid working arrangements, OMERS pension (defined benefit), employer paid benefits package including short and long term disability income replacement, education reimbursement and other programs that foster innovation, leadership, and career advancement.

Job Title Supervisor, Capital Projects Delivery

Salary $79,048 – $92,475 (2023)

Reports To Manager, Buildings and Property

Hours Normal Working Hours 37.5 hours per week

Location Lindsay

Other Combination of general office environment and travel to outlying locations, in accordance with job requirements

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for contract administration and the delivery of capital projects including:
  • Working with program clients to ensure clarity about their needs, and to discuss/resolve the most cost effective solution to be provided by a project, from a review of options
  • Administering energy management projects to identify eligibility and coordinate application for incentives/subsidies to offset project costs
  • Preparing contract documents according to City policy and procedures for contracting services, and in alignment with industry standards
  • Assessing feasibility and developing cost estimates for projects, from own detailed analysis, outside cost consulting, and requests for quotations from contractors, for review with Division manager
  • Preparing project plans, requirements programs, designs and specifications, and contract documents, coordinating the contract award process along with authorizing work within the prescribed signing authority of the position
  • Oversee the functions of Contract Administration; including: conduct inspection of work, monitor and supervise contractor performance, administer hold backs, resolve deficiencies, carry out post-contract performance evaluations, and prepare financial reports and closeout reconciliations
  • Ensuring compliance with the Ontario Fire Code, Building Code, and City Property Standards, and all applicable legal requirements as may apply to the range of City building and occupancy types, and operations
  • Provide input to City asset management planning, as well as development of annual and multi-year capital plans and related submission to Senior Management and Council including:
  • Assessment of existing buildings, building elements, assemblies and systems, considering occupancy and use, any planned change is use, City strategic plans, etc.
  • Conducting research, preparing technical options analysis, documenting cost effective solutions, and projecting benefits and costs of candidate investments, to support the development of business cases and proposals
  • Prepare technical drawings using AutoCAD, write specifications, conduct building assessments/audits, estimate costs, prepare business cases and write proposals, and prepare presentations
  • Support quality and performance improvement of operations within the Division

-Responsible for the hiring, discipline, dismissal, performance management and training of staff, in consultation with the Director and Human Resources

- Administer the terms of the applicable Collective Agreements , in collaboration with Human Resources

  • Responsible for the supervision of temporary staff and of maintenance staff in the absence of the Manager
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary diploma in construction, architecture, engineering, facility management, or a related field

- Minimum 5 years of related progressive experience, preferably in a municipal environment

- Experience in building/facility development and maintenance, along with sound project and contract management skills, with managing multiple capital projects of moderate complexity

- Supervisory experience in a unionized environment

- Strong working knowledge of building science, building envelope construction, building electrical and mechanical systems. Familiarity with building systems and equipment for recreational facilities would be an asset

- Sound experience in the development of facility requirements programs, building/facility design and specification, and cost analysis/estimation.

- Strong working knowledge of building-related regulations and codes, including regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

- Working knowledge of sustainable building practices as associated with experience in the application of L.E.E.D standards; certification would be an asset.

- Demonstrated ability to manage the performance of consultants, contractors, and service providers, in accordance with contract law and industry standards

- Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire and provide direction to project teams

- Strong working knowledge of Asset Management Planning and its application to managing a building and property portfolio

- Strong working knowledge of budgeting, purchasing/procurement, and construction contract administration standards and practices

- Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and tact and maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times, complying with all applicable privacy legislation, policies and procedures

- Effective oral communication and strong interpersonal skills to deal with members of the public, staff, Council and senior government

- Demonstrated customer service skills at a level to develop and maintain cooperative/ collaborative working relationships both within and outside the organization

- Demonstrated ability to contribute to team-work and build upon a positive and healthy work environment

- Excellent written communication and numeracy skills; attention to detail and accuracy

- Demonstrated time-management skills with the ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

- Ability to demonstrate initiative consistently with commitment to quality improvement, sharing process improvement initiatives with management

- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet and any other related software

- Possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence, with access to a vehicle

- Upon a conditional offer of employment, a Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search, will be required