The Superintendent is arguably the most important role on a building construction project site—this individual’s leadership is often considered the most critical factor in a project’s success. The Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and managing all day-to-day job site activities, including project team performance, site conditions, compliance with our “build smart” approach and safety and quality standards, compliance with scope, and effective management of trade partners. A primary responsibility of this individual is to establish and implement the baseline schedule based on the contracts, while proactively addressing challenges that could impact the progress of work and ensuring that the work performed is consistent with the contracted scope
The Superintendent must be an exceptional communicator, negotiator and arbitrator, and will serve as the client’s direct point of contact on projects. The Superintendent must be a strong leader, communicator and advocate for team collaboration and innovation, and must have the ability to manage, cultivate and mentor team members to promote their professional growth.
If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!
Oversee, manage and document all day-to-day job site activities including OSHA safety compliance. Direct field personnel according to the project plan and Suffolk supervisory principles. Communicate issues, events, performance and progress daily to the Project Manager. Report any problems promptly to the Project Manager to facilitate the most cost-effective solutions. Establish effective working relationships with clients and Suffolk team members.
Request advice and assistance from the General Superintendent on matters pertaining to materials, sequencing, scheduling and personnel.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.
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