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Construction Superintendent - New Self-Storage Projects

Universal Engineering Services PC White Plains, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking to add to our Construction Management Division for one of three new self-storage projects in Westchester County, NY.

As the Project Superintendent you shall be responsible for the management of new, out of the ground self-storage facility alongside 1 to 3 project management team members which include field forces, tradesmen, foremen, other trades and subcontractor/suppliers. Responsible to develop and lead all aspects of field operations to achieve or exceed all project goals for both Universal Engineering Services (UES)  and the customer.

Job Description: Required to have a minimum of 10 years’ experience with commercial construction projects. Self-storage experience a plus.  This individual provides daily direction and supervision to the subcontractors on the project.

Position Requirements: Minimum 5 years Construction Site Mgt Experience, Minimum OSHA 30 Construction Card, have own car, travel to Westchester County, NY. Be self-motivated, self-starter requiring minimum supervision. Have own cell phone/ service to use for business calls when need. Possess good MS Office skills, emails, etc. Well-spoken and understood with English language, be spoken or written in working with diverse situations and people. Self-storage construction or similar experience preferred.

Job Requirements: Hands on, construction superintendent to oversee construction of out of the ground self-storage facilities. 1. Plan, coordinate and direct the efficient use of labor, equipment, materials and subcontractors/suppliers to secure safe, high-quality construction at a minimum. 2. Maintain daily communications with project manager regarding status of job. 3. Coordinate, participate, contribute and implement the Project Team responsibilities of pre-construction, construction and post-construction assignments. 4. Study and become completely familiar with project drawings specifications, schedules and other requirements including mechanical and electrical work scopes prior to the commencement of construction. 5. Initiate, maintain and implement two-week schedule. Communicate the two-week schedule goals and overall project status and costs to foremen and tradesmen. 6. Ascertain that foremen and their crew members understand clearly what he/she is to do each day and determine if daily goals are met or exceeded. Analyze the causes of and eliminate wasted time and cost overruns. Quantify and evaluate accurate daily productivity for maximum efficiency control and report same to office weekly. 7. Conduct Weekly Safety meetings. 8. Oversee the effectiveness and evaluate the performance of project foremen and their crews. 9. Keep the Project Manager advised as to condition and performance of equipment and labor staffing. 10. Observe, monitor and control manpower efforts and productivity. Coordinate field personnel with the Project Manager. Monitor costs daily. 11. Inspect incoming material for quality, count, completeness and contract compliance. Coordinate deliveries, placement and storage of materials to minimize handling and damage. 12. Ensure that all required paperwork is filled out accurately, correctly and turned in timely. The required paperwork includes time sheets with cost codes, equipment time sheets with cost codes, daily productivity/quantity reports, daily reports, accident reports, equipment/scaffolding release forms, project status reports, invoice approvals (when required), field purchase orders, time and material sheets, extra work/backcharge sheets, equipment time reports, safety meeting minutes, job meeting minutes, etc. 13. Inform the Project Manager of any significant changes required in the scope of work. Awareness of change order or extra work order items is especially important. 14. Follow and implement company safety program. Conduct safety meetings and safety inspections, ensure tool box talks are being conducted and maintain good housekeeping. 15. Follow, enforce and adhere to the Company polices and procedures. 16. Assist in training foremen, project engineers and crew. Attend and participate in training seminars. 17. Maintain excellent working relations with Owners, their representatives, construction managers, architects and engineers. Pursue and obtain repeat business through complete customer satisfaction. 18. Coordinate, cooperate and assist subcontractors, suppliers and other prime trades. Maintain good working relationships. 19. Communicate with other management staff. Encourage communication and ideas from crews, foremen, other trades through weekly/daily meetings. Anticipate and develop problem solving techniques. 20. Review job costs and schedule status with Project Manager weekly. 21. Attend and participate in project meetings. 22. Monitor use of and the return of rental equipment as soon as specific task is complete. 23. Constantly maintain As-Built Drawings and other project close-out requirements throughout construction. 24. Conduct efficiency studies on each item of work, on a periodic basis, to ensure efficient cost-effective operations. 25. Prepare punch lists as project nears completion for final inspection. 26. Assist in the coordination and approval of monthly requisitions. 27. Set up pre-task meetings with subcontractors and suppliers before their work starts. 28. Coordinate shop drawings with the work of other trades, check for difficulties of installation, quality, maintenance, etc.

Universal Engineering Services is a design build firm located in Rye Brook, NY and is in business since 2003.  




Universal Engineering Services PC


White Plains, NY