General Superintendent

May 25, 2021
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  • Location: Alexandria, Va – 22314
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #10789

GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT required by our Client, an construction company, to be hired on a full-time basis, located in Norfolk, VA.

Duration: Permanent

PRINCIPAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Supervises multiple types of project work on one or more assigned locations. Supports superintendents, field engineering, and estimating to ensure project compliance with contract drawings and specifications.
  • Plans work methods, materials, equipment needs and work schedule for assigned project work. Reviews daily work schedule with direct reports and updates monthly schedule from project feedback.
  • Reviews and understands the project specifications to support job set up activities at all assigned locations. Works with work crews, field engineers and local utility companies to identify hazardous areas on job site.
  • Provides technical input to identify and resolve project risks including construction methods, work plan and material requirements, safety and schedule activities. Documents daily activities and meeting notes using Company approved document methods.
  • Performs additional assignments per management’s direction.
  • Presents production work plan during initial project meeting to ensure all project crews and leaders are in alignment.
  • Coordinates with internal and external teams to ensure that project work is equipped with appropriate equipment and material quantities to complete production within assigned budget and schedule.
  • Forecasts the work schedule to identify possible issues and provides technical or scheduling recommendations to mitigate production issues.
  • Coordinates with internal and external departments to ensure all mandated inspections are completed within requested timeframes.
  • Supports and promotes strict adherence to safety and process controls regarding operating equipment, worksite safety and documentation requirements.
  • Supervises sub-contractor production and workforce regarding assigned project work. Recommends work schedule or work method adjustments regarding sub-contractor activities, as needed.
  • Coordinates project close out activities in line with Company standards and Owner checklist requirements.
  • Maintains knowledge of Company values and strategic plan.

EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 years’ heavy civil construction experience required.
  • Minimum 9 years Superintendent experience required.
  • Previous experience with underground construction highly preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree a plus.
  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills required.
  • Strong leadership capability with internal drive to mentor and grow internal talent.
  • Proven ability to handle complex construction projects using strong organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proven ability to manage difficult schedules and project demands while maintaining strict adherence to project safety program.
  • Developed expertise in a specialized construction type.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction site equipment operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction site safety protocols and proven ability to enforce project safety programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local union or prevailing wage rules.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret standards and contract specific plans and specifications.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
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