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General Superintendent

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH118390
  • Location: USA, New York, Manhattan
  • Sector: Build, Trades and Labour, Built Environment
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 02/03/2018
This vacancy has now expired.
General Superintendent is responsible for the overall field on a large ground up, high rise project, leading a team of superintendents to ensure that company policies and procedures are met in regard to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction.

General Superintendent typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Ensure that the day-to-day coordination of trade contractors and their sub-contractors turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
- Manage the project budget for general conditions and site services
- Develop, document and communicate the work plan regarding changes made in the field
- Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
- Obtain or verify that the subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes
- Verify safety compliance with all trades; act as primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies
- Conduct maintenance and planning of "work-arounds," shutdowns and tie-ins
- Establish credibility among Owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment
- Lead contractor meetings on a regular basis
- Oversee daily reports and documentation using iBuild
- Create, manage and update the project schedule, create and implement contingency plans when necessary
- Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to Project Team and Trade Contractors
- Plan, coordinate and manage jobsite logistics
- Oversee project quality plan and implement necessary changes
- Resolve jurisdictional disputes
- Aid in the development of project team

BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
10-15 years experience on a $15-50+ million commercial high rise construction project or multiple projects in a superintendent role
Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Strong technical and communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing needs
Ability to work in a team environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Prolog
Must be construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
Must have experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
Must have strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
Must be able to create an environment where "safety first" is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and injury free attitude
Must have experience supervising a project team
OSHA 30 hour certified

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