Project Supervisor

Project Supervisor


Job Position: Project Supervisor

Company: The Salvation Army

Expected salary: $56000 – 67000 per year

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Project Supervisor Job Details:



The incumbent is responsible for the supervision of all maintenance and construction projects on Salvation Army facilities in Yellowknife


Supervision of Maintenance Plans (10%):

· Becoming familiar with the property, facilities, and equipment

· Establishing facilities & equipment routines or plans to maximize useful life of the facilities

· Recommending to Operations Manager new policies & procedures for improvement in efficiency and safety

· Undertaking the maintenance in accordance with the plans

Maintenance and Repair of Property/Facilities (55%):

· Identifying facilities & equipment maintenance or repair requirements

· Assessing program room upon program participants’ withdrawal from program for damages and other maintenance issues and repairing before release of room back to program use

· Estimating Cost and obtaining approval to proceed

· Obtaining materials and supplies and undertaking the work necessary to meet building codes

· Performing basic trade skills of electrician, carpenter., plumber, mechanical, or painter

· Identifying the requirement for specialized trades/skills and obtaining the services of commercial tradesman with approval

· Responding to emergency situations

· Rotating with Operations Manager and/or other operations supervisors to handle after-hour situations

· If certified, performing boiler checks

· Completing other tasks as assigned

Supervision of Minor Facilities Construction & Renovations (10%):

  • Preparing plans in consultation with Operations Manager
  • Estimating cost of project
  • Obtaining materials, supplies, approvals, and contractors or staff/volunteers to complete the project
  • Personally completing or overseeing project to completion

Supervision of staff/volunteers (5%):

  • Supervising staff/volunteers for the completion of building repair requirements
  • Working with volunteers from within the programs
  • Assessing potential volunteers to determine existing skills and suitability for volunteering
  • Providing work experience, skill development, and personal coaching to assist volunteers for future employment

Oversight of Facilities Improvement & Capital Projects(10%):

  • Assisting with the planning
  • Organizing and scheduling contractors
  • Monitoring the progress of the project

General administration (10%):

  • Maintaining maintenance logs
  • Maintaining records in accordance with The Salvation Army’s Accreditation Standards
  • Filing all contractor maintenance reports
  • Maintaining and upkeeping of a procedure manual
  • Preparing purchase order requisitions following established guidelines
  • Attending departmental meetings
  • Attending other meetings as requested by the Operations Manager


  • Completion of high school plus additional courses in facilities management or equivalent
  • 5th Class Engineer would be considered an asset
  • NWT Boiler certification would be considered an asset

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of maintenance/repair experience

Note: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • The ability to identify maintenance and repair needs and develop a plan to address the deficiencies
  • The ability to deal with management, other staff, volunteers and contractors with professionalism
  • The ability to promote and demonstrate collaborative teamwork
  • The ability to supervise projects, contractors, staff, and volunteers
  • The ability to operate in a safe and efficient manner at all times
  • The ability to establish effective working relationship with suppliers
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, in English
  • Effective interpersonal relationship building and coaching skills
  • The ability to problem-solve and manage crises and conflict
  • The ability to plan working day and work effectively independently
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to work within the mandate of and embrace the mission of The Salvation Army
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • The Salvation Army on-line certification for abuse prevention
  • Clear internal abuse registry check
  • Participate in mandatory yearly training

Working conditions:

  • Working environment is typically a light industrial environment.
  • Work involves dust, noise, handling of chemicals, paints, solvents, working in confined spaces, on ladders or scaffolds. Interior and exterior working conditions in all seasons. (including winter at -40c)
  • Hours of Work: This is a Full-time position based on 40 hours per week. Normal flexible hours of work – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday; ½ hour unpaid meal break.

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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