General Superintendent

Job Details

Location, MI, United States of America
Job TypeFull-Time Regular
PositionCivil Engineering
Degree RequiredCivil Engineering

Job Description

On behalf of our construction client, who is responsible for a large, multi-year project, is seeking an experienced General Superintendent to join their team.

  • Oversee and mentor other superintendents while executing the project work
  • Managing the performance of productivity, safety, quality, environment and schedule adherence
  • Utilize equipment, material, and labor in order to maximize production and minimize costs in the area of assigned responsibility
  • Coordinate and interface effectively with other craft superintendents and subcontractors, as well as project staff and leadership to ensure a smooth workflow and schedule adherence
  • Resolve employee conflicts, grievances, and scheduling difficulties, informing project and corporate management as appropriate
  • Assist in schedule planning, determining craft labor levels, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.
  • Ensure project rules, procedures and programs are followed consistently, including those involving safety, attendance, and workplace behavior standards as reflected in client policies
  • Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates, weekly labor distribution reports and quarterly forecasts. Make craft/resource changes to achieve production goals to meet and exceed forecast
  • Manage subcontract administration to meet schedule and budget
  • Develop a program to maintain good client and stakeholder relations involving staff on site
  • Review, approve and negotiate subcontract change orders
  • Ensure Superintendents are completing and documenting daily records
  • Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports
  • Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes
  • Review and approve or reject promotions up to Key Foremen
  • Ensure Superintendents are following Inspection and Test Plans to ensure project quality requirements are met
  • Minimum 10 years' experience with heavy civil highway construction large projects (excavation, grading, paving, drainage, utilities, pile driving, cast in place concrete, formwork, girder erection, bridge deck forming/pouring, sheet pile/shoring)
  • Civil Engineering Degree
  • Demonstrated work experience in managing and moving large projects with tight deadlines forward while meeting all deliverables
  • Ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate craft performance
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents
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