Construction Superintendent

Job Description

Responsible for successfully managing all construction operations and projects; ensuring that jobs are completed timely and profitably.
Responsibilities:
  • Supervises all construction field employees; provides direction and training. Communicates policies, procedures and objectives
  • Administers safety program and performs safety audits when necessary. Instructs employees on the importance of safety.
  • Plans, directs and prioritizes projects and manpower needs; utilizes project management software and other scheduling tools.
  • Uses accounting reports and programs to review job status to identify risk and opportunity.
  • Manages subcontractor schedule and performance.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with owner, contractors, consultants, and architects.
  • Identifies, reviews and signs off on change orders, purchase orders, project turnover authorizations, accounts receivable, write-offs, credits and other necessary approvals.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all federal, state and local industry code requirements.
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company Standard Operating Procedures and products by attending company training classes, utilizing the SOP document library, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods; Interfaces with corporate departments, including the factory, coordination and labor, and consults with the Regional Operations Team.
  • Mediates and resolves complaints and problems of external and internal customers. Includes meeting with local business agents to resolve issues involving union employees.
  • Determines what materials need to be ordered for job completion, and coordinates and arranges for sub-contracting portions of installations.
  • Makes weekly crew visits and day one visits to manage safety, site activities and progress of employees and customer; documenting findings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Thorough knowledge of the construction industry and general management skills; or general business knowledge normally acquired though a Bachelor’s degree; or two years’ experience managing on a branch departmental level; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Write reports, contract proposals and business correspondence
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from management and customer
  • Define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
Location
Alexandria, VA
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