Construction SuperintendentFull Job Description
A construction superintendent is responsible for the daily operations of a construction site from planning projects to overseeing their completion. Duties vary depending on the type of construction each business conducts, but generally tasks include scheduling work to proceed according to a strict timeline, conducting audits and checks to ensure that work corresponds with blueprints or client requests, and monitoring safety and compliance. Another key responsibility of a SS is managing, and more importantly leading all the people on the job site. Facilitation skills, conflict resolution, team building, client relations, quality/problem solving, and using construction technology are some of the soft skills required to accel as a superior Site Superintendent. Mentally, superintendents must be upbeat, alert and focused more than ever. Emotionally, superintendents must be in control, not easily caught off guard, and not prone to negative, caustic, or offensive responses. And psychologically, superintendents must be adept at understanding personality differences, building teamwork among potentially divisive and diverse project members, and be comfortable “in their own skin.”
Hard Skills - Duties & Responsibilities
- Review plans and specs for complete understanding along with MEP coordination drawings. Ensure all plans and specs are up to date and loaded into Procore.
- Review/coordinate/manage/update the project schedule on FastTrack and load into Procore. (Distribute 2- week look aheads every Friday to your PM’s, General Super, and Director of Ops)
- Request all OSHA Certifications from all subs, do a safety orientation and keep on file along with them providing a copy of their company safety program to store in Procore/Sharepoint.
- Coordinate/document all field testing and required inspections and maintain a file in field office.
- Review/respond to all field reports issued by the Geotech, architect, structural engineer and MEP engineers and keep a file in field office trailer or job site setup.
- Review Building Permit and post in field office trailer along with the Dig Safe# which may be obtained by the site contractor.
- Review all subcontractor exhibit Ls for clear understanding of work scope.
- Coordinate and set up site field office trailer along with proper furnishings and office equipment.
- Coordinate site property lines and foundation lines with hired surveyor.
- Set up site with required signage along with fencing and if needed provide a site logistics plan.
- Coordinate all required temp power for the project and filed office trailer including internet.
- Coordinate all temp toilet facilities needed on site for use during construction.
- Review site security requirements, ensure cameras are installed and accessible, and hire security company if required.)
- Manage site daily clean up with all subcontractors, provide barrels and coordinate dumpster.
- Contact all local utility companies to coordinate all connections related to electric, water, sewer, gas. Review any existing utilities.
- Maintain a clean set of as-built drawings and update during course of construction.
- Maintain, update on field set of drawings all sketches as received from architect and engineers to be taped to field set of drawings.
- Work with the project manager on a daily basis for all communications involved in the project applying to all phases of the construction. Review and become familiar with the schedule and budget and ensuring adherence to these.
- Place orders for materials by using a P.O. number if the purchase is over $500 and keep accurate records.
- Take care of and maintain all equipment and materials on site.
- Liaise with inspection authorities regarding approvals.
- Work with the architect and engineers as needed to maintain questions and answers thru the RFI process.
- Hold weekly safety meetings and toolbox talks, document any injuries as required and review comments from Risk and Safety Management on a weekly basis. Load signed toolbox talks forms into Procore.
- Hold weekly subcontractor meetings, take notes and distribute weekly to all foreman along with a 3 week look ahead to assure all sub work is coordinated in a timely fashion.
- Daily Reports should be completed on a daily basis with all the required information, manpower, activities, weather, visitors, at least 50 pictures per day, etc., ensuring all of your on-site crew time entries are completed for the day in Procore.
- Attend weekly owner/architect meetings and provide a 3 week look ahead.
- Review, maintain on site all shop drawings as they are provided prior to work starting of that scope.
- Coordinate all required mockups as required.
- Hold Pre-installation meetings, slabs, roofs, etc., keep notes, take pictures and document/distribute meeting minutes.
- Maintain quality control throughout the project. Complete Procore Inspection as assigned by your General Super/Operations Manager (i.e. Pre-Dry Wall Inspection)
- Submit a weekly Job Site Cleanliness Inspection report and distribute to your PM, General Super, and Director of Operations.
- Act as the on-site Leader and representative of the company. Acting in good faith with loyalty discernment, and integrity.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $70,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Bonus pay
- Signing bonus
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Middletown, RI 02842: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: One location
Interested parties may apply here.