The Superintendent is responsible for managing the construction of projects with the highest level of safety and quality on schedule and within budget. The Superintendent oversees the daily progress of projects and keeps the project team updated regularly.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIGNED TO OUTLINE THE FUNCTIONS AND THE POSITION REQUIREMENTS OF THIS JOB. IT DOES NOT IDENTIFY ALL TASKS THAT MAY BE EXPECTED, NOR ADDRESS THE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS THAT MUST BE MAINTAINED.
1. Safety– Manages the overall safety of the job site and relevant surrounding areas and sets the tone for achieving positive safety results on the project.
• Ensures that all employees, contractors, and visitors comply with safety policies, procedures, and laws.
• Ensures that new employees receive a site specific safety orientation upon their first day.
• Walks the job site daily to review for any safety hazards and job site cleanliness issues and takes appropriate action to correct identified hazards or issues.
• Ensures that a safety audit inspection is conducted at least weekly.
• Holds weekly safety meetings with all employees and subcontractors reviewing topics provided by Safety Department and any other relevant topics and ensures meeting records are maintained.
• Ensures that the Safety Department is notified of any accidents or near misses that occur on or around the job site and that accident investigations are conducted immediately.
• Coordinates pre-con meetings for high risk operations with the Safety Department and relevant subcontractors.
• Reviews and approves all subcontractor safety processes and plans.
2. Quality – Ensures that each project is delivered to the client with the highest level of quality.
• Manages SSI and subcontractor quality control ensuring that work completion lists are fulfilled completely, timely, and within the expected quality standards.
• Ensures punch list is completed in its entirety and there are no remaining issues with the owner and/or architect when final payment can be requested.
3. Schedule – Develops the project schedule and effectively manages all of the project schedule dates to meet scheduled milestones and completion date.
• Builds comprehensive project schedule and solicits feedback from trade supervisors, Owners.
• Tracks, updates, and maintains the overall schedule on a weekly basis or as directed by PM.
• Maintains the ability to identify where the project is in relation to the baseline schedule at all times and identifies a recovery plan when the schedule is off from baseline.
• Prepares short-interval schedules as necessary and reviews with subcontractors and suppliers.
• Understands the scope of work of all subcontractors and suppliers and obtains their buy-in to the schedule.
• Confirms that all long lead-time materials are ordered and confirms delivery dates.
• Stays abreast of all critical schedule activities and lead items as they change during the course of construction.
• Ensures that all shop drawings and submittals are processed and tracked.
4. Budget – Effectively manages the cost of work to ensure costs do not exceed budget.
• Assists the project team with quantity take-offs and assembly of the budget as needed.
• Assists the project team with constructability reviews of the plans and specifications.
• Reviews final project budget with PM.
• Manages all direct labor and keeps track of productivity.
• Manages elements of labor, materials, and subcontractors in a manner that produces the most cost effective results and within the project budget.
• Reviews and approves invoices and ensures that coding reflects where the dollars were spent.
• Tracks project costs and budgets accurately and reviews budgeted productivity vs. achieved productivity.
5. Communication & Management – Facilitates communication and management of the job site and ensures that all parties involved are aware of their responsibilities and informed of project status and expectations.
• Creates job responsibility matrix with PM, and reviews with field staff.
• Maintains a positive relationship with architect, owner, owner’s representative, subcontractors, and crews.
• Keeps the PM informed on all issues relevant to the project that impact or may impact schedule, budget, quality, safety, or any other important aspect of the project.
• Holds product pre-installation meetings with all respective parties.
• Ensure that the owner’s agents are trained on use of facility.
• Conducts a project debrief on budget, significant issues, and lessons learned.
• Upholds company policies pertaining to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, harassment, and drugs and alcohol.
6. Job Site Administration & Logistics – Ensures that relevant project records are processed and maintained as required and that the logistics of the project support the schedule.
• Reviews and understands prime contract. (Liquidated damages, special conditions, etc.)
• Defines the job physical set-up plan and jobsite security measures and places orders for all temporary facilities.
• Ensures that all permits required for the project are received. Defines material handling and hoisting requirements.
• Prepares/processes/tracks jobsite RFI’s
• Issues RFI’s to architect.
• Prepares and maintains superintendent daily reports.
• Sets up the process for disseminating, completing and signing off punch list work.
• Maintains the as-built drawings and prepares for submission upon completion.
• Procures final documents including C of O from local authority and others as required by contract.
• Ensures sewer, water, and power utility billings are transferred to owner.
• Ensures site phone is disconnected and final bill is closed
• Technical Expertise • Communication • Problem Solver
• Forward Thinking • Financial Tracking • Scheduling
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A. Formal Education: High school education or equivalent. Four year degree in building science, construction management or engineering preferred or equivalent experience.
B. Previous Job Performance/Experience Required: Thorough working knowledge of wood frame and concrete multi-family and commercial construction as related to all disciplines and phases of construction. A minimum of 5 years of experience as a superintendent required.
• Minimum of 5 years of construction experience as a Superintendent
• Experience running multiple projects simultaneously
• Experienced with multiple forms of WRB system
• Experienced with rot repair
• Experience managing the change order process and delivering change orders to customers successfully.
• Multifamily remediation experience
• Possess solid knowledge of company policies and procedures.
• Ability to read, speak, and understand English.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Good financial management skills.
• Thorough understanding of contracts and governmental requirements related to construction.
• Capacity to work in a team environment.
• Experienced builder possessing the ability to read plans, understand specifications, build schedules and resolve issues.
• Use discretion as needed with confidential/sensitive information.
• Working knowledge of computer programs including: Excel, Word, Outlook, & project management systems.
• Self – Directed
• Self – Motivated
• Efficient Time Management
• Exceptional Organization Skills
• Exceptional Problem Solving Abilities
• Detail Orientated
• Communicates with New and Diverse Groups of People
• Works in a challenging, fast-paced and energizing environment while consistently producing work product of exceptional quality.
• Demonstrates ownership of all assignments.
• Must be able to provide a clear vision for assigned projects.
• Demonstrates a willingness to always be learning.
• Ability to mentor and manage others; both internal and external
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION
• Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Physical ability to use telephone, operate computer and keyboard, walk on uneven surfaces, climb stairs and ladders and carry/lift items up to 25 pounds occasionally.
• Communicate and express ideas and exchange accurate information.
• Constantly move about the office environment and meet with other people.
• Work extended hours as necessary to perform any actions/tasks that need to be handled immediately
• Ability to manage resistance.
• Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Mostly in an office or job site trailer environment with occasional exposure to loud noise and varying weather conditions.
Frequent travel is required to attend jobsite meetings or trainings.