General contractor specializing in commercial tenant improvements: The Superintendent is responsible for the overall construction of projects and should have superior knowledge of all aspects of commercial construction (ie. site, concrete, structural, finishes, MEP, etc.).
- Scheduling (must be able to use scheduling software)
- Material Ordering
- Management workforce
- Daily and sub-daily reports
- Run a safe site, weekly safety meetings and daily audits, and collects and reviews JHA’s and Pre-Task planning
- Must be able to use scheduling software at a basic level
- Able to produce and edit PDF documents
- Able to communicate via phone, email and text in a clear and professional manner
- Must be able to read and understand Construction Drawings and Specifications at an intermediate level
The Superintendent will have the ability to calculate common construction quantities such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume. This position will also have the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
This position will require proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines and strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. The individual to be computer savvy and have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess an acute attention to detail.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and four to eight years overall construction experience, including one to three years of satisfactory Superintendent experience.
Duties includes, but is not limited to, safety, scheduling, blueprint and project document understanding, application and regulations knowledge, subcontractor coordination, management of self-performed work and interaction with clients, architects, subcontractors and governmental officials. The Superintendent will spend approximately 10% or less of their time in the office working on bids, training, and documentation. The Superintendent will be on jobsites 90% or more of the time, depending on the size of the project. The time spent on the jobsite will be to manage the project, coordinate labor and subcontractors and meet with clients, architects, and subcontractors. The Superintendent does not perform any physical labor on the jobsite; occasionally the Superintendent may give direction to a carpenter or laborer that could include some physical labor. The Superintendent will perform the overall job management of construction projects. This position has superior knowledge of construction practices and uses problem solving skills as they are needed to resolve jobsite conflicts. This position must know how to prioritize numerous tasks and projects with multiple and shifting deadlines. The Superintendent must attend to details, collects, assimilates, prepares reports, and presents data to management. This position must manage critical and confidential information, difficult customers and situations with moderate to elevated levels of stress. The position must comfortably interact and build professional relationships with entry to executive level staff, subcontractors, clients, and possibly persons with English as a second language.