Construction Field Superintendent

Momentum is looking for a Construction Field Superintendent to join our 20 member design-build firm. In this role, you’ll be responsible for directing day-to-day field construction activities at our job sites. You’ll interact directly with clients, company management, administrators, project engineers, field personnel, subcontractors, design team professionals, and vendors. As the face of Momentum, your interactions and decisions will help grow long term client value and drive new business opportunities.

Role Title: Construction Field Superintendent

Purpose: The purpose of this role is to effectively direct the day-to-day field construction activities for job site operations in order to meet Momentum contract obligations for site safety, project scope, systems performance, product quality, and schedule.

Additionally, this role works closely with a Project Manager and the project team to ensure project profitability. The Field Manager cultivates client satisfaction and trust in order to develop and/or sustain a long-term, repeat project client relationships.

Responsibilities include assistance in procurement, field logistical coordination, directing and supervising multiple subcontractors and vendors, ensuring job site safety and compliance measures are enforced and providing quality control oversight. Position will include frequent regional and/or national travel for extended durations. Other duties may be assigned.

Manager – Director of Construction Services; Manager-once-removed: EVP

Key Result Area: Project Initiation

  • Assist as necessary to solicit and evaluate qualified subcontractors.
  • Assure that all contractors, subcontractors and other participants fully understand the project’s design and requirements at every stage of the project.
  • Establish field logistical protocol and manage the staging, field operations and related temporary facilities.
  • Establish a safe workplace, lead by example, and ensure that the subcontractors and vendors provide a safe workplace in accordance with the defined safety program, both for project workers and for the client and their vendors. Promote a culture of safety as a priority.
  • Control site access and ensure visitors and project personnel are authorized, logged and properly attired
  • Set and establish clearly defined jobsite hours, operations and work areas.

Key Result Area: Project Planning

  • Consistently schedule and monitor the construction process using the established standard 4 week look ahead and overall project schedule format, anticipate and discuss potential difficulties and/or risk, collaborate with the project team to resolve issues early, and keep the work flowing.
  • Understand and help asses risks that arise during the construction process with project team.
  • Routinely walk job site and effectively document and communicate compliance or quality issues with subcontractors and vendors.
  • Arrange work and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines as part of the overall project schedule.

Key Result Area: Project Execution and Control

  • Provide leadership with the coordination and management of client-direct consultants and vendors, such as telecommunications vendors, security vendors, bank equipment vendors, furniture suppliers and legal counsel.
  • Assist with the coordination and management of program consultants, such as surveyors, civil engineers, MEP engineers, architects and interior designers.
  • Oversee the day-to-day on-site operation of each project.
  • Observe and assess productivity, quality, safety and schedule compliance, report to the Project Manager.
  • Consistently produce daily job site activity logs including pictures as necessary.
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager and Contract Administer to review progress billings from subcontractors and vendors in order to assure that work milestones are being reported and correctly invoiced.
  • Deliver timely and clear reports to the client and the other team members, as directed, concerning construction progress, milestones and other project priorities.

Key Result Area: Project Closeout

  • Ensure project delivery and substantial completion dates are clearly communicated and planned with Subcontractors and vendors.
  • Coordinate the final stages of construction, including contractors’ punch lists and similar tasks that must be completed, prior to project closeout.
  • Ensure final punch list items are completed and project is ready to turnover for client work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 7-10 years experience with Field Supervision of Commercial/Industrial Design Build Projects ranging in size of $400K to $15 million in total project value.
  • Strong background in permitting and approvals process, sequencing and planning, and subcontractor management required.
  • Financial Institution Construction and Corporate Headquarters Construction and procurement, in both negotiated and hard bid contract environments, experience preferred.
  • Experience coordinating with the owner’s forces for integrated communication, furniture, fixture and equipment (FF&E) experience a plus.
  • ProCore experience preferred.
  • MS Office and Microsoft Project applications a must. Bluebeam and Smartsheet experience is highly desirable.
  • Effective verbal and written communication is a must.
  • Experience with LEED projects preferred.
  • LEED accreditation preferred, but not required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Candidate must possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to issue written and verbal communication as well as posses the ability to speak persuasively and negotiate outcomes with diverse groups.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • The candidate should posses the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, mark-ups, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry in the daily work environment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver’s License required with acceptable driving record.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to travel overnight by car and/or plane.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee could be frequently exposed to moving equipment, mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock while in the field. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally high and usually moderate.
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