The Project Superintendent’s responsibility is to supervise the field construction of a project and to complete the work on schedule, within the budget and to the quality of workmanship specified. In the performance of this function, it is the Project Superintendent’s responsibility to protect and promote the company's interests in all matters and to do whatever is reasonably necessary to discharge his duties and responsibilities which include, but are not necessarily limited to the following.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee all phases of construction including labor requirements, materials deliveries, and subcontractor schedules from beginning to end.
Provide leadership, establish, and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships of the on-site staff to promote a positive morale.
To maintain good relations and communication s with all involved in the project including the public.
Work closely with the Director of Field Operations and Project Managers to ensure schedules, material, and manpower needs are met to ensure deadlines are met.
Train and mentor staff as needed.
To have a thorough and general knowledge and understanding of the General Contract, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications, and addenda, and to assist the Project Manager in the development of the on-site procedures, evaluate potential risks and develop a plan of action.
To examiner the Contract drawings, specifications and addenda for design deficiencies, impractical details and possible code violations, and to bring these to the attention of the Project Manager’s attention for review them with the Architect.
To assist the Project Manager in the development and refinement of the Project Schedule, and to work with the Project Manager to keep the schedules properly updated and to see that the job meets the various required dates.
See that all required permits or licenses have been obtained, and that a weatherproof bulletin board is installed on which all required safety notices are posted.
To cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of the inspection agencies, and to effect remedial actions indicated by the reports of these agencies.
Help Project Mangers monitor expenditures and implement corrective actions.
Attend quarterly staff meetings run by the executive team by to provide summarized construction and job budget data.
To develop daily reports of work done and labor and material employed.
To review and approve all time and material work vouchers and invoices to ensure shipments are complete.
Ensure that all pertinent construction records including daily job site log, weather delays, material delays, timecards, etc. are documented on the company project management software (Paskr).
Communicate and lead to ensure high performance from all employees, vendors, and trade partners in relation to schedule and quality of work.
Assist the Project Managers with Coordinating and running weekly meetings for clients, subcontractors, onsite employees, and the company President to provide jobsite progress updates and printed reports.
To participate, as required, in the timely preparation of monthly requisitions to the Owner and to see that they are promptly reviewed and approved by the Architect’s field representative
To chair weekly coordination meetings and safety meetings with the subcontractors and provide the Project Manager with a signed attendance log on the project management software (Paskr).
Conduct daily site checks to monitor progress and quality standards.
Collaborate with Project Managers to develop and maintain jobsite checklists.
Create and maintain jobsite notebooks and current drawings for each jobsite where you are the Superintendent of record.
Ensure that subcontractors maintain jobsite safety and adhere to the safety requirements.
Collaborate with Project Mangers to coordinate all required inspections with local codes officials and provide good communication and positive relations with community officials.
Oversee trade partners on site.
Job Requirements and Qualifications
Ability to always comply with all company and OSHA safety standards
High diploma is required, technical school degree or construction courses is preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in construction management.
Knowledge of applicable building codes, zoning ordinances and OSHA requirements for job and trade.
Strong ability to read and understand drawings.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize scheduling activities and hold subcontractors accountable for work performed.
Additionally, strong communications and interpersonal skills are required.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Frequently required to sit, stand, kneel, stoop, or squat.
Use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Reach with hands and arms.
Talk, hear and communicate with other employees or customers.
Specific vision ability to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to analyze situations logically to identify causes and draw solid conclusions.
Ability to anticipate the consequences of a situation.
Ability to modify one’s own behavior to meet expectations of others.
Ability to sustain one’s own emotions from interfering with responding effectively to internal and external customer’s needs.
Exposure to outdoor environments that include extreme cold, wet, or hot weather.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle and maintain eligibility to operate a motor vehicle by keeping a clean driving record.
Maintain current and comprehensive vehicle insurance when using personal vehicle for company work purposes.
Maintain regular work attendance during scheduled hours.
Minimum travel as required according to the project needs.