Superintendent

Everest Recruiting

Superintendent
San Diego, CA

Job Ref – 9069567

The Superintendent provides the knowledge, skills and experience required to manage the day-to-day field operations of retail, commercial or institutional construction projects that the organization undertakes. Our Superintendents are responsible for the production aspects of the work and are accountable for: producing quality work that is constructed consistent with the standards set forth in the project’s contract documents; for performing the work in a timely and cost effective manner and for maintaining a work environment that is safe and continuously kept clean and orderly. Moreover, our Superintendents are the forward face of our company and are responsible for establishing a professional work environment that includes: fostering a positive atmosphere, promoting proactive and effective communication, facilitating problem solving and for minimizing and resolving conflict in a constructive manner.

Critical Success Factors

  • Proactive in reviewing, knowing and implementing the project scope per the contract documents along with all ongoing support documentation
  • Focused on quality, safety and keeping a clean jobsite
  • Effective communication with all project team members
  • Dedicated, looks ahead, manages sequencing and leads the field team

Responsibilities

  • Managing the day-to-day field activities to ensure that the project milestone dates and overall schedule completion date is met. This is a continuous supervision of all work within the project.
  • Creating short-interval look-ahead project schedules that make sure that upcoming events are communicated, tracked and are being proactively attended to. Identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions
  • Managing the project site safety plan which includes creating and maintaining a culture that values safety, health and cleanliness.
  • Managing and coordinating the work to ensure that it is constructed in an orderly and deliberate manner that is consistent with the standard-of-care set forth in the contract documents that is viewed by industry as an effort that is consistent with best-practices standards
  • Establishing and maintaining all dimensional controls for the project to include the use of third party survey and layout personnel when appropriate
  • Verifying that all work is installed in a workmanlike manner (i.e.: plumb, level, straight, etc…)
  • Obtaining all inspections and ensuring that the quality aspects of the physical work are fully documented
  • Ensuring all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place
  • Administering client specific programs, such as Landlord/Site Rules and Regulations, Safety, Site Specific Security, etc.
  • Conducting and/or attending pre-construction, progress and other project and staff meetings
  • Managing self-performed activities to ensure that work is being performed within the established project budget
  • Managing changes in project scope to ensure that the most recent documents are being used at all times to prevent avoidable rework
  • Administering contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreements to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met
  • Managing the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion
  • Maintaining daily paperwork such as timecards, field reports, schedule updates and Email correspondence
  • Providing timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups, such as the client’s internal IS department, vendors, security, etc.
  • Complete project schedules for proposals, review estimates, assist in creating proposals, participate in interviews, etc.
  • Engaged in marketing and obtaining projects
  • Other duties may be assigned as need to support the goals of the company

Minimum Qualifications

  • AS degree in Construction Management or similar or a Journeyman status in a building trade from an accredited organization (i.e. Carpenter) AND demonstrated experience of progressive responsibility supervising construction
  • A demonstrated understanding of construction means and methods associated with the renovation and construction of commercial and institutional buildings and site work related thereto
  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, Email, scheduling, Microsoft Office and other software used in the construction industry.
  • Current safety credentials to include OSHA 30 1, 1st Aid and CPR

Competencies: 
Construction Skills

  • Understands the sequencing of work and the strategy of creating effective project schedules
  • Understands project control and change order management

Critical Thinking Skills

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex problems
  • Has strong problem-solving skills that involve a bias to work within established systems and the agility to work outside of the system when necessary to get timely results

Action Oriented

  • Is goal oriented and can react quickly to challenging circumstances to achieve the desired end results
  • Is proactive, looks for problems that could impede progress and relentlessly takes responsibility for solving them
  • Is committed to doing quality work the first time with little or no need for re-work
  • Works to meet or beat schedules and is driven to bring closure to avoid long punch lists

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills

  • Effective participation in a team environment and has the ability to lead effective field teams and to inspire others to their best
  • Is aggressive, however, fair and reasonable in all business dealings involving clients, subcontractors, and co-workers (understands win-win contracting)
  • Is an effective communicator, active listener, recognizes diverse perspectives and is capable of facilitating synergy and collaboration
  • Has the ability to confront difficult situations and manages them to a successful conclusion
  • Is organized and produces a paper trail that can be easily understood by a third party and
  • Embraces life-long learning, strives to stay current with new industry trends and practices

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Coverage (eye exams through medical insurance)
Life Insurance
Education Assistance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
401(k) Plan
Vacation and Sick Pay
Holiday Pay
Home and Auto Insurance
Wellness Program