Construction Manager

Thompson Bros have an opening for a Construction Manager based out of their head office located in Spruce Grove.

Location: Spruce Grove, AB

Job Type: Full-Time

Education Level: Construction / Technical Diploma, C.E.T. or Engineering Degree

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Provide construction direction and oversight to project team comprised of surveyors, estimators, PCs, and site superintendents.
  • Coordinate Site Superintendents and project workforce needs with General Superintendent.
  • Manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the allocation of adequate resources, scheduling, documentation, budget, and other factors necessary for success.
  • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is completed in accordance with budget and schedule.
  • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
  • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to.
  • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.


  • Completion of a Construction, Technical Diploma, C.E.T. or Engineering Degree
  • 10 or more years of Earthworks Construction experience
  • Ability to read field drawings and plans
  • A solid understanding of all construction trades and construction techniques
  • Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills
  • Effectiveness in the areas of construction safety and productivity
  • Superior leadership qualities with a demonstrated track record of dealing successfully with internal and external customers.
  • Able to effectively communicate with all types of staff, including laborers, technical, professional, and upper management.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise necessary cost control measures.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft computer software (e.g. Excel, Word, etc.) and email.
  • Must have:
    • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certification
    • Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Certification
    • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test

Additional Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

How To Apply:

Please email your resume to or fax it to (780) 962-3903. Clearly indicate the position you’re applying for.