Job: Field Superintendent

Title Field Superintendent
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Position Description and Essential Functions—Field Superintendent

Job Title: Field Superintendent
Job Code: Management
Reports To: Project Manager
Department: Management
Job Purpose:
• Plan, direct, and coordinate, often through subordinate personnel, the daily activities concerned with the construction of commercial projects from inception and ground-breaking through completion. Participate in construction activities while maintaining schedules, budgets, safety, and quality control.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
• All field operations on project, executed within the working environment that ensures safety of people, equipment and property at all times.
• Work with project manager in developing and maintaining a workable schedule.
• Schedule subcontractors at proper intervals relating to building sequence.
• Enforce safety rules set forth by Company, OSHA, local codes and all governing authorities.
• Meet with subcontractors to familiarize with site and scope of work.
• Schedule and meet with inspectors and other building/government officials.
• Assist project manager in field checking and turn-around of shop drawings.
• Complete all field reports and documentation such as conversation logs, safety checklists, material receipts and personal log in addition to formal daily reports.
• Document proposed change orders and backcharges.
• Advise project manager of material shortages, delayed shipments and damaged material that will affect project schedule.
• Work with architect, engineer and project manager to resolve errors or conflicts found in drawings or specifications.
• Coordinate site-layout. Possess a working knowledge of site work and elevations. Be prepared to check the work of the grading contractors and other trades as necessary to ensure their work is installed at specified elevations.
• Work out solutions for minor conflicts in the field (example: duct in the way of plumbing pipe)
• Maintain a correct and complete set of drawings on site at all times. This includes civil, architectural, fire marshal approved, shop drawings and a working set of as-builts.
• Ensure accuracy and quality control of subcontractor’s work.
• Conduct owner and subcontractor walk-throughs and prepare punch-lists.
• Ensure existing and finished areas of project are protected from damage.
• Monitor and enforce daily cleanup of jobsite.
• Monitor and enforce soil erosion control compliance.
• Supervise temporary labor forces.

Job Description:
• Supervisory Responsibilities:
May lead and direct the work of others. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
• 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 is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
• 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 stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. This position requires the frequent operation of a motor vehicle. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 25 pounds. Performance of this job requires Close vision and Distance vision.
Job Requirements:
• Must possess a minimum of five years experience as a COMMERCIAL SUPERINTENDENT.
• Must be self motivated and have the ability to work independently.
• Must rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
• Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
• Must be able to meet high quality standards while meeting aggressive schedules.
• Must display strong leadership skills and personal accountability.
Qualifications:
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Education/Experience:
Five years related experience and/or training.
• Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Computer Skills:
Basic computer skills needed.
• Certificates and Licenses:
GSWCC Level 1A Soil Erosion Control Certification; Valid Driver’s License

 

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