Team Leader, Construction Services

Print Date: September 29, 2023
Job ID: 46683

Job Overview

  • Company Name Defence Construction Canada
  • Job Start Date Sat, 18 Jun 2022 23:54:31 GMT
  • Job Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Team Leader, Construction Services

Job description: DCC is proud to be recognized by Forbes on their 2022 list of

The Team Leader, Construction Services, ensures the quality of service delivery within the service line at a site with a small to medium-sized construction program. The incumbent ensures compliance with service line policies and procedures, and manages contract-related risks. The incumbent leads a team of professionals and manages the human resources responsibilities for the team. The incumbent also manages the Client-Partner relationship. The incumbent develops creative solutions and ensures the team is focused on collaboration, and quality and timeliness of deliverables.

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative but not all-inclusive:

  • Oversee a team managing construction, professional services and service contracts to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, and DCC contract management policies and processes
  • Solve complex problems within delegated authority
  • Facilitate contract-related coordination and communications between stakeholders (, consultants, Client-Partners)
  • Promote and manage business development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations
  • Manage risk
  • Perform human resources functions (e.g. coach, supervise, mentor, plan and allocate resources, and manage performance)


  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in construction, architecture and engineering
  • Best practices and trends in financial management and human resources management
  • Procurement mechanisms
  • Project, contract and risk management principles
  • Health and safety management

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in engineering, architecture or related field with five years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Apply project, contract and risk management techniques
  • Demonstrate leadership and human resources management skills


  • Lead and manage direct reports
  • Provide functional direction and advice to other employees and to Client-Partners


  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment


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