Superintendent (construction)

The Superintendent manages the work of Desola General Services, Inc. and that of the subcontractors. Superintendents have the overall responsibility for monitoring the quality of work and safety performed on the project. In addition, they have an obligation to monitor project costs and to take necessary action to minimize expenses and/or maximize profits while maintaining quality. They must thoroughly understand the Construction and Contract Documents including the subcontract agreements, all addenda, plans, and specifications.

Key Responsibilities.
• Schedule the work. Along with the Project Manager and key subcontractors, participate in the development of the overall project schedule.
• Plan and review the construction program with the Project Manager including procedures, job layout, equipment, systems, and manpower.
• Schedule and chair pre-construction meetings with the subcontractors and suppliers to prepare them for upcoming work.
• Coordinate, direct and monitor the activities of the subcontractors and suppliers. This includes all aspects of safety and quality and requires that the Project Superintendent hold regularly scheduled subcontractor coordination meetings.
• Maintain positive relations with the public, governmental authorities, Development, Architect, Engineers, and all others involved with the project.
• Direct and train field associates including subordinate supervisory personnel.
• Maintain and update daily project reports in “PROCORE” documenting the progress of the project as well as noting any problem areas that affect the timely completion of the planned activities.
• Coordinate, direct, and schedule all test and inspection activities of agencies and governmental authorities.
• Expedite all site needs-subcontractors, material, construction equipment, and labor.
• Coordinate subcontractors through a regular and disciplined series of meetings wherein their plans and efforts are questioned, verified, augmented, and when necessary, changed to ensure the desired result.
• Manage and maintain the project schedule, subcontractor specialty schedules, short interval schedule, as required to guide construction to a successful completion.

Job Basics.
• Effective organizational and time management skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills.
• Proficient computer skills including experience with related software programs.
• Accurate and detail oriented.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and relate effectively, productively, and positively with other Associates.
• Ability to work a schedule that may include hours other than 8-5 Monday through Friday, depending on business needs.

Requirements to Succeed:
• Minimum of 3 years as a lead Superintendent on multifamily projects or similar background

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