Superintendent

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  • Department: Construction
  • Location: Redwood City, CA
DATE POSTED: June 15, 2017

Job Description

The commercial Superintendent will be responsible for the supervision and management of all aspects of assigned projects from mobilization through punch list and demobilization, including client relations and cost control of general conditions.

Responsibilities: Other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures that all construction work performed is of the highest quality
  • Assists Project Managers in formulating construction schedule and maintaining construction schedule throughout the project from start to finish
  • Supervises employees, subcontractors and vendors to ensure both quality control and project compliance
  • Recommends employee hiring, promotion, discipline, and termination
  • Verifies and approves employee timecards
  • Schedules and directs all inspections with city officials, government agencies and private agencies as required
  • Schedules all trades and material deliveries daily
  • Resolves problems as they arise regarding plans or specifications, conflicts with the architect, engineer, clients and subcontractors and documentation of all corrections, changes and requests
  • Assists Project Manager with bidding, subcontract scope of work, pricing of owner and subcontractor change orders and verification of costs
  • Produces and submits the following documents accurately as per the designated timeframe:
  • As Builts – Records updates weekly
  • RFI’s & RFI Logs
  • Daily Reports – One copy submitted to Field Coordinator no later than 8:00 am Monday and one copy in Superintendent’s file
  • Incident Reports – Completed and submitted to Safety Manager within 24 hours of injury
  • Safety Meeting Forms – Completed and submitted to Safety Manager each Monday
  • Jobsite Photographs (following Construction Photos policy) – Minimum two photos per day to be taken.  Weekly photos submitted each Monday to Field Coordinator and Strategic Planning Team
  • Rolling Schedule – Detailed three week schedule showing all working areas of the jobsite and all trades involved
  • Ensures that subcontractors are providing own clean up and debris boxes
  • Attends regularly scheduled safety training and procedure meetings
  • Performs safety management responsibilities, orientations, quarterly meetings, OSHA Standards, WLB Safety Program Components and WLB clients and insurance carriers. This includes planning, communication, monitoring, enforcement and documentation
  • Maintains and posts OSHA and Company required safety literature
  • Documents and completes all punch list items in a timely manner
  • Attends job start up and close out meetings
  • Assists OSHA inspectors as per WLB OSHA Inspection policy
  • Maintains “General Job Requirements” supplies in office trailer at all times
  • Maintains Systems and Procedures manual
  • Complies with WLB Hazardous Materials procedures
  • Manages incidents and crisis as per the WLB Crisis and Incident Management procedures
  • Follows Emergency Action Plan procedures
  • Prepares adequately, as per the Safety and Insurance Procedures, for Cranes and Helicopters onsite
  • Checks email at least four times per day and responds to email within 24 hours
  • Tracks, maintains and secures company owned tools as at all times
  • Completes Insurance Coordinator’s Sub on the Job Report and returns no later than each Monday
  • Conducts weekly onsite foremen meetings
  • Maintains all general condition costs
  • Orders all onsite material as required
  • Provides written backup to all subcontractors in regards to any damages, back charges, etc.

Requirements: Our ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of ten years experience in the construction industry in a supervisory role
  • Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all trades), and prior experience as a foreman or journeyman
  • OSHA 10 hour training or equivalent
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Project
  • Beginning to intermediate level in Constructware
  • Experience in BIM, LEAN and LEED practices a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced level understanding of digital images (how to open, view, customize and print them)
  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize work assignments
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work outside year round in all types of weather conditions
  • Availability to work extended hours as required by weather conditions or urgent circumstances
  • Ability to travel throughout all areas of construction sites during all phases of a project
  • Hearing and visual capabilities to safely handle the hazards encountered in the work environment
  • Ability to lift heavy objects as encountered in the work environment
  • Ability to raise, lower and climb various types of ladders
  • Motor vehicle driving record that is consistent with Company and insurance carrier standards and policies
  • Provides personal transportation that is insured, legal and reliable to multiple and sometimes distant jobsites
  • Uses cellular and electronic mail communication tools effectively so as to continuously remain within communication range of other company managers
  • Leadership and motivational skills

If interested in this position, please forward your resume to Shannon Stienstra.

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If you would like to apply to join our winning team, please submit your resume to the appropriate contact or visit us on Linked-In.

Recruiters and Agencies/Search Firms:

If you are interested in assisting our HR Team with recruitment needs, please reach out to Monique Peetz in Southern California (hrsocal@wlbuter.com) or Shannon Stienstra in Northern California (hrnorcal@wlbutler.com).

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