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Superintendent - Climate Controlled Storage Construction

Swinerton Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: January 30, 2020
  • Full-Time
We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Job Description Summary:

Supervision of the construction project resulting in successful project completion.

Job Description:

You Represent:

Swinerton's Core Values of Integrity, Leadership, Passion, and Excellence

You Are:
  • An enthusiastic, positive individual with a "can-do" attitude
  • An ethical individual who is respectful of and respected by others
  • Competitive and a team player
  • An individual who pays attention to detail in your own and others' work
  • Organized and able to plan ahead, consistently focusing on the right priorities
  • A results-oriented individual who is resourceful and creative in overcoming challenges and identifying necessary actions to execute on individual and team objectives
  • Accountable, fulfilling commitments and reaching objectives consistently
  • An individual who is adaptable with a good sense of timing who understands which actions will be most effective at specific moments and can recognize when a situation is urgent
  • A good listener with the ability to build trusted partnerships, internally and externally
  • Emotionally intelligent and able to be persuasive in convincing others to take action or see a certain perspective
  • A coach / mentor to others who empowers others to make decisions when appropriate
  • Goal-oriented, setting clear "stretch" goals for yourself and others
  • Socially Responsible, acting in the best interest of employees, community, and environment
  • Able to build high-performing teams
  • Customer-oriented establishing strong partnerships with clients and business partners
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment requiring extensive multi-tasking and dealing with unplanned operational needs

Skills You Have:
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written communication
  • Task / Time Management
  • Technology Application
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Managing People
  • Networking
  • Relationship Building

Knowledge / Experience You Have:
  • Desired knowledge of the basics of the construction business - industry trends, current practices, self-perform and common processes as it pertains to risk, safety, accounting, and operations
  • Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural or a related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a commercial ground up climate controlled storage construction environment
  • Current Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) Certification or achievement of STSC within six months of hire, maintenance of active certification status
  • Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all trades) and prior experience as foreman in at least one trade. Experience as project engineer plus.
  • OSHA laws, job scheduling, planning, expediting, and cost control
  • Versed in Microsoft Suite as well as BIM 360
  • Specific local market knowledge and subcontractor relations in the Charlotte and Southeast region

Key Responsibilities in the Role:
  • Maintain rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful and emotional situations
  • Create cohesive, positive, and mutually supportive culture with teams
  • Develop strong relationships with business partners and solicits leads on new potential work
  • Work with self-perform crews to ensure productivity is maximized
  • Assist with maintenance and updating of project schedules and take ownership of project schedule using software P6
  • Prepare, review, and approve all necessary field documentation and reports including, but not limited to, time sheets, T&M tickets, work orders, invoices, daily reports, inspection reports, permit applications, etc.
  • Manage all project inspections, testing, and permits ensuring project and subcontractors are appropriately prepared
  • Achieve successful results through others while understanding workload and capability limitations
  • Monitor and actively manage day-to-day project labor productivity in the filed as well as labor and material budgets
  • Effectively manage and build partnerships with subcontractors through the project ensuring compliance with subcontractor requirements (schedule, manpower, scope, contingencies, quality, etc.)
  • Ensure all client issues and concerns are effectively managed and resolved in a timely manner maximizing client satisfaction where possible
  • Encourage positive team dynamics, reduces risk, and organizes the efforts of the entire project team
  • Work with project pursuit teams and preconstruction resources to secure new projects

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!



Philadelphia, PA

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