Join our growing team!

Interested in joining the Lindsay team?

We have a reputation to live up to, and it’s the quality of our people that allows us to exceed client expectations.  We’re always on the lookout for people with experience, passion, and dedication to service.  If you’re one of the best estimators, tradespeople, engineers, project managers, site superintendents, managers, or administrators in the industry, then we want to hear from you.  Please send your resumé and cover letter to describing what type of position you are looking for and for which of our locations.  We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Openings

Lindsay Construction is currently seeking qualified individuals for the below positions:

Nova Scotia

Design Build Architect
Project Manager (Sydney, Cape Breton)
Project Manager (Dartmouth)
Project Coordinator, Formwork (Dartmouth)
Project Coordinator, Roofing and Cladding (Dartmouth)
Estimator/Senior Estimator
Site Superintendent

New Brunswick

Estimator/Senior Estimator
Site Superintendent


Estimator/Senior Estimator


The Opportunity

Lindsay Construction is interested in providing 6 individuals from the Nova Scotia Aboriginal community (2 Labourers, 4 Carpenters) with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the ICI construction industry. As one of largest employers of carpenters and labourers in the Atlantic region, Lindsay Construction undertakes a broad range of construction projects including hotels, hospitals, schools, retail and commercial spaces, etc. that in turn helps employees to develop diverse and in-depth trade related knowledge. The program is expected to begin in early 2017.

Duration of Placement:

8 week paid work placement


Worksites in the Halifax Regional Municipality


Current collective agreement rate for trade in question (determined by level of experience on entry, when placement begins, etc.)

Skills and Training Required:

Below is a brief list by trade of the skills and training relevant to the positions available. Caseworkers however are encouraged to help candidates identify any other certifications, training or construction related experience (both formal and informal) they have as it may prove to have transferrable skill value.

For candidates wishing to pursue the opportunity, but lacking a specified skill, case workers are encouraged to explore available training options and to discuss with Lindsay Construction.


This opportunity is ideal for those who have some carpentry experience; however, new entrants to the trade will be considered.

Required before starting on-site:

  • WHMiS
  • Safety Orientation
  • Fall Protection
  • Aerial Lift

Preferred but not essential before starting on-site:

  • Scaffolding
  • Knowledge of Tilt-Up
  • Knowledge of Concrete Forming


Labourers assist other tradespersons on the job site. This opportunity is ideal for those who work well with others, are mechanically inclined and physically able to do a variety of tasks that involve lifting, bending, etc. Previous job site experience is preferred; however, new entrants will be considered.

Required before starting on-site:

  • WHMiS
  • Safety Orientation

Preferred but not essential before starting on-site:

  • Fall Protection
  • Fork Lift
  • Aerial Lift

Additional Pre-Requisites for all Applicants

Applicants interested in this opportunity should also have the following:

  • Reliable method of transportation to and from the job site and/or training facility
  • Willingness to join the union representing their chosen trade
  • Personal Protective Equipment (to be specified)

For more information on this program, please contact us at


Why work with Lindsay Construction?

At Lindsay Construction, we are fortunate to share a unique environment with a dedicated, highly skilled workforce that has a foundation built on mutual respect. Throughout its history, Lindsay Construction has always valued its employees as our most important resource.

We take pride in our strengths, which are based on open communication, cooperation, and commitment to continuous improvement. You are encouraged to bring suggestions forward. Above all, while working safely, we focus on achieving quality standards in everything we do in order to meet and even exceed our clients’ expectations. Every role in the company contributes to our success and we all have a shared responsibility to work together towards the company’s goals and vision.


Lindsay Construction is built on a foundation of integrity, quality, and value. Since 1959 we’ve been recognized as Atlantic Canada’s most trusted partner for both large and small building projects. We’ve earned that trust by consistently providing the finest workmanship, superior design, and dependable service. Whether civil, industrial, commercial, or institutional from our Dartmouth, Moncton, or St. John’s office, your building project is in the right hands when you partner with Lindsay. Lindsay Construction is much more than the services we provide. We are an experienced, knowledgeable, and dependable group of individuals who are dedicated to going above and beyond. We are locally owned and operated, so we genuinely care about the clients we serve and the projects we lead. We are committed to completing projects safely and to making a difference in our communities. Take a moment to get to know us, and look at what our clients have to say about our services and people. You’ll understand why Lindsay is anything but your average construction partner.


Lindsay Construction is a growing company with a family feel. We are committed to doing the best work we can do each day and our behaviours and decisions are guided by our vision, mission, and values. We also strongly believe in giving back to our communities. All of these factors come together to make us who we are.

Our Vision: To be the industry leader in design and construction, and preferred building partner providing quality at every level with innovative solutions to client’s needs.

Our Mission: To provide the highest level of service and integrity to customers, suppliers and employees, while continually improving our Quality and Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

Our Values: Our values are at the foundation of everything we do at Lindsay Construction. We value safety, quality, ethical behaviour, client satisfaction, and respect.

Community Involvement

Our commitment to community goes beyond what we build.

We consider each of our building projects to be a positive contribution to their community. However, our commitment to enriching Atlantic Canada doesn’t stop there. Lindsay Construction is proud to support many events and organizations that enrich lives throughout the region. We also encourage our people to lend their own energy and support to an array of community initiatives.

Please visit our Community Involvement page to view just a few of the ways that Lindsay has become involved in local communities.


Lindsay Construction offers eligible, full time employees a great benefits package, which includes co-pay medical, dental, long term disability, and health and wellness program.

Continuing Education

Lindsay Construction supports continuing education and development for our employees. We have executive education, technical training, and mentoring. We realize that our most important resource is our people, and we invest in them to encourage growth, leadership, and future success.


Lindsay Construction actively participates and partners with various schools, colleges, and universities, seeking students for work term placements. Although we take students in many departments, in the past we have had great success with students from University Engineering Programs (e.g., Civil) as well as community college (e.g., Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management Technology, and Certified Architectural Technologist. We complete our summer hiring early; therefore, students interested in completing summer work terms should apply in the January or February timeframe. Students interested in work term opportunities or full time opportunities should email their resume to

Lindsay Construction Specializes in:

Project Management: Plans, coordinates, and controls projects from beginning to end.

On-Site Operations: Performs the physical work required to produce the company’s products (building and infrastructure construction, roofing, cladding, millwork, sheet metal, etc.)

Estimating: Prepares estimates of labour, material, and subcontractor costs.

Engineering & CAD: Establishes and evaluates structural and architectural components of buildings and produces drawings for construction.

Business Development: Promotes the company and drives sales of products and services.

OHS & Quality: Establishes, maintains, and monitors workplace health, safety, and quality systems.

Finance and Accounting: Assists leadership in making business decisions, and provides ongoing accounting and administrative support.

Information Technology: Facilitates information technology systems development, management, and support.

Human Resources: Assists with recruiting, developing, and providing a rewarding work environment for talented individuals.