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Construction Superintendent

Wework Companies New York, NY
  • Posted: March 14, 2019
  • Full-Time

Construction Superintendent


Mission
WeWork is looking for a Construction Superintendent to serve as the construction site leader for
project execution from start to finish. As a member of the construction team, the successful
candidate will work with a project team (including peers in Estimation, Operations, Construction
Technology, and Project Management) to support all efforts that go into building a WeWork
space. The focus of the Construction Superintendent role is to implement exceptional project
execution strategy, by taking responsibility of the day-to-day operations of our construction
sites. Construction Superintendents at WeWork are expected to be excellent risk-assessors and
communicators.


Constructability Analysis
Construction Superintendents are expected to facilitate the review of project scope with design
teams (both internally and externally) to ensure an acceptable level of coordination is achieved
before installation. Analysis includes a thorough understanding of construction documentation,
requests for information (RFIs), and submittals.
Requests for Information (RFIs)
Works with the assistants to process timely RFIs to the design team to clarify
construction documents
Submittals
Works with assistants to develop a submittal schedule
Review all drawings and specifications included with subcontractor submittals
Resolves problems as they arise regarding plans or specifications, conflicts with the
architect, engineer, clients and subcontractors and documentation of all corrections,
changes, requests, unknown existing conditions and conflicts with a 'can-do' attitude
Visual Scheduling


Construction Superintendents are expected guide and implement a construction Schedule
Master Plan with trade partners from the commencement of construction through Handover.
You will work with Project Managers to ensure that Work Plans are developed and Progress
Tracked toward the completion project scope (with special care given to priority items), to
achieve project schedule milestones.
Schedule Master Plan

Conduct Pull Planning sessions to coordinate Priority Scheduling for critical path
items with subcontractors
Schedule and direct inspections with authorities or agencies having jurisdiction
Weekly Work Plan
Hold regularly scheduled weekly coordination meetings and pre-start conferences
Monitor and update the project team weekly on the work plan forecast for trade
partner s
Progress Tracking
Update the Schedule Master Plan once weekly indicating Planned vs. Actual start
and end dates, and circulate to the project team for review
Ensure that responsibilities are classified and assigned with due dates in the
project execution platform
Insights
Ensure that participants resolve assignments in a timely manner in the project
execution platform
Evaluate potential schedule risks and provide delay recovery plans when
necessary


Safety & Quality
Construction Superintendents are expected to provide assessment of our trade partners to
ensure a safe construction site (compliant with any local laws or regulations governing
workplace hazards), timely delivery, and quality workmanship. You will provide feedback on
market considerations (including material specification and selection) and perform regular
construction site inspections to ensure a high-quality finished product.
Verify subcontractor certificates of insurance
Perform regular construction site inspections
Maintain a safe construction site (compliant with any local laws or regulations governing
workplace hazards)


Cost Trending
Construction Superintendents are expected to assist in the collection of construction data for
use in Cost Management. You will provide information on Site Logistics (such as staging and
equipment), construction labor resources, and potential scope change to assist cost managers
with optimizing project budgets.
Major Equipment needs identified and budgeted with Project Management
Time sheets, work orders, daily reports and invoice approval
Assists Project Manager with bidding, subcontract scope of work and pricing of
subcontractor change orders
Works with the Project Manager to develop a timely buyout plan
Site Logistics
Construction Superintendents are expected to coordinate the construction site activity with the
goal of achieving the delivery milestones set forth in the project schedule. You will work with Art
& Graphics, Sourcing, Real Estate, suppliers, and trade partners to ensure regular and on-time
delivery of the necessary materials and equipment to complete projects.
Coordinate field construction team for the install of project scope, including the following:
WeWork direct-hire work
Subcontractor direct-hire work
Work with assistants and suppliers to maintain an equipment control program and/or
rental log, including the following:
Ensure proper equipment identified
Ensure maintained equipment delivered
Ensure equipment is maintained while on-site
Coordinate regular and on-time delivery of required materials for construction (daily)
Maintain a clean and organized construction site


Handover
Construction Superintendents are expected to assist in the delivery of a fully-commissioned,
substantially complete, and clean WeWork Product to our Community team. You will work
closely with an internal team of Logistics Specialists to ensure that a smooth handover is
achieved and documented before Opening Day.
Deliver a fully-commissioned, substantially complete, and clean WeWork Product to our
Community team
Work closely with an internal team of Logistics Specialists to ensure that a smooth
handover is achieved and documented
Complete internal and consultant Punch List
Obtain Temporary Certificates of Occupancy
Obtain final Certificate of Occupancy


Qualifications
Problem-solver with strong sense of urgency
5+ years experience as a Construction Superintendent
Strong understanding of construction documents
Effective leader that can apply critical thinking skills to provide solutions
Proactive at communicating change and evaluating risk
OSHA-30 or equivalent
Bluebeam, Fieldlens, and Smartsheets experience preferred
Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all
trades), and prior experience as foreman or journeyman in at least one trade, or project
engineer
Special Considerations
This job requires the use of hands to finger, handle or objects, tools or controls, sit, talk,
hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch or crawl
This job will require regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne
particles
This job requires that the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
Candidate must be willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Candidate must be willing to work emergency or on-call duty on nights and weekends
 

Employment Type: Full-time

Wework Companies

Address

New York, NY
USA

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