Employment - Construction Site Manager

Construction Site Manager

Cape Smokey




Construction Site Manager

Cape Smokey is located on Cape Breton Island, the # 1 ranked Island in North America. A storied land with more tales to be written. Rich in natural beauty, with a deep sense of cultural roots, Cape Breton Island is known for its warmth and generous need to share it with the world. Locals know it’s a place for all seasons; now it’s your turn to see for yourself.

Job Summary:

Cape Smokey is seeking a qualified and experienced Construction Site Manager (NOC 70010), to manage and direct ongoing construction projects.  We are looking for an individual who has successfully managed large scale construction developments, ideally in a ski hill or resort setting. This is a year-round position.  We are looking for an individual who can successfully balance leadership with operational priorities. You are agile and flexible with the capacity to oversee various functions; from managing contractors, to building and managing budgets.  Most importantly, you are an organized individual who is passionate about Cape Breton and its future. 


  • Prepare and submit construction project budget estimates
  • Recruit, hire and supervise staff and/or volunteers
  • Hire and supervise activities of subcontractors
  • Plan and prepare construction schedules and milestones and monitor progress
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures for quality control
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Read blueprint, schemas and drawings
  • Select trade subcontractors and co-ordinate their activities
  • Plan and manage budgets
  • Direct the purchase of building materials and land acquisitions
  • Develop and implement quality control programs
  • Oversee the analysis of data and information
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations and prepare reports


  • 5 plus years’ experience as a construction site manager
  • Must have contracting experience
  • A diploma or bachelors degree in engineering, preferably civil engineering
  • Superior communications skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong occupational health and safety leadership skills
  • Must be discrete and diplomatic.

Language of Work:

English. The ability to work, read and write in Czech is an asset.


This position is a full-time position for 35 to 40 hours per week.


The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000


  • Ongoing training;
  • Vacation;
  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits;
  • Access to resort activities;
  • Food and merchandise discounts.


The location of work is Ingonish, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

How To Apply

Cape Smokey will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants, please send your application and your possible start date via email to: 


Website: https://capesmokey.ca/

Must include job title, cover letter and CV

Email Address: hr@capesmokeyholding.com Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Ingonish Beach
Victoria County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Smokey
NOC Code
Construction managers (70010)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Period
Remuneration Per Pay Period
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
December 18th 2023
End Date
Language Requirements
The ability to work, read and write in Czech is an asset.
Language Proficiency Level
Posted on
November 13th 2023
March 2nd 2024