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Project Superintendent

Company: Pat Williams Construction
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

REPORTS TO:

  • Project Manager, Vice President of Construction
    GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
    • The Project Superintendent's principal duty is to properly schedule the work of the crews, equipment, and subcontractors to achieve maximum production in the most efficient manner. It is through the Superintendent's efforts of effectively working crews, organizing work, and scheduling subcontractor's activities to work in unity with each other, that maximum profits are attained.
      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
      • General knowledge of computer use and Microsoft Office programs and Procore
      • Ability to clearly and comfortably communicate with all internal and external contacts of the company, in both written and verbal communications
      • Ability to perform general management through delegation, problem solving and conflict resolution
      • Ability to thoroughly understand and follow plans and specifications in the construction of projects
      • Leadership ability
      • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and imagination to derive the most efficient method of completing a task
      • Foresight to predict problems before they develop
      • A conscientious attitude towards controlling job costs and adhering to progress schedules
      • Ability to use a transit and level and oversee all aspects of job layout and surveying
      • Ability to communicate our plan and sequence of activities to all subcontractors and material suppliers to effectively implement our goals
        QUALIFICATIONS:
        • Current driver's license
        • OSHA 30 hour training course
        • Construction management degree and 5+ years experience in the construction industry or 10+ years experience in the construction industry
        • 5+ years in a supervisory position
          WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
          • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee en-counters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to wet and or humid conditions; mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or air-borne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in work environment is moderate to high.
            REQUIRED SKILLS:
            • General knowledge of computer use and Microsoft Office programs and Procore
            • Ability to clearly and comfortably communicate with all internal and external contacts of the company, in both written and verbal communications
            • Ability to perform general management through delegation, problem solving and conflict resolution
            • Ability to thoroughly understand and follow plans and specifications in the construction of projects
            • Leadership ability
            • Thorough knowledge of construction techniques and imagination to derive the most efficient method of completing a task
            • Foresight to predict problems before they develop
            • A conscientious attitude towards controlling job costs and adhering to progress schedules
            • Ability to use a transit and level and oversee all aspects of job layout and surveying
            • Ability to communicate our plan and sequence of activities to all subcontractors and material suppliers to effectively implement our goals
              ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
              • Participates in conjunction with the Project Manager in all project pre-planning to include development of preliminary construction schedule and assist in project buy out.
              • Coordinates with the Project Manager to deliver required manpower and equipment re-sources
              • Attends and co-chairs or chairs, as required, site progress/coordination meetings.
              • Monitors overall project progress and subcontractor performance and corrects when necessary
              • Sets project goals and deadlines in conjunction with Project Manager.
              • Receives, reviews and records jobsite daily reports, gives status updates to the Project Man-ager (good, bad, and the ugly).
              • Ensures weather delays are being properly recorded and reported to the Project Manager.
              • Assists Project Manager with updating the CPM schedule to maintain an "as built" schedule.
              • Monitors job site safety requirements (QA our company safety plan).
              • Relays generated RFIs to the Project Manager and the Project Superintendent.
              • Manages equipment resources, knows where the equipment and tools are and utilizes efficiently.
              • Coordinates with mechanics to ensure timely repair and maintenance.
              • Resolves problems and/or conflicts in the field with the assistance of the Project Manager.
              • Works closely with the Project Manager on project closeout, red zone meeting, punch list and all closeout documents (O&M, warranty and as built).
              • Ensures all required documents are filed with the appropriates authorities before, during and after completion of the project.
              • Ascertains that foremen are well qualified and efficiently carrying out duties assigned.
              • Properly lays out a project, making certain that the proper grades are followed and the structure is accurately located.
              • Reviews the job schedule and cost breakdown, resolving all differences of opinion with Project Manager at the beginning of the job.
              • Sets up the job office and equipment trailers and ensures that permits, labor notices, safety rules and regulations, and EEOC materials are posted in a conspicuous place. Sets up sanitary stations and water coolers in strategic areas.
              • Sees that company complies with EEOC policies in employing minorities.
              • Sees that the safety regulations are followed by the company and subcontractor crews. Safety meeting must be adequately attended.
              • Sees that a complete first aid kit is available and stocked in case of emergencies.
              • Has thorough knowledge of the plans and specifications for each project assigned.
              • Maintains a high standard of quality control at all times.
              • Sees that good housekeeping practices are observed and maintained by both company crews and subcontractors.
              • Ascertains that safety barricades are in proper place and safety lights are properly operating.
              • Maintains a good relationship with the Project Manager, seeking his/her assistance in the scheduling of materials, equipment and subcontractors.
              • Keeps the progress schedule current, reviews schedule status and job costs at least once each month.
              • Maintains inventory control over tools and equipment, ascertaining that movable tools are turned to the tool room and all other equipment adequately secured.
              • Ascertains that the project is secured each night.
              • Completes Superintendent's daily report each day, completely and accurately on Procore.
              • Ensures that all change orders are properly executed and indicated on as-built plans.
              • Reviews attendance each morning and afternoon.
              • Forwards all receipts, mail, reports and shipping "drays" to the office each day.
              • Attends pre-construction and construction meetings, taking notes on areas that may present a future problem and presents to the Project Manager for consultation.
              • Assists inspectors on their project reviews.
              • Maintains good relationship with inspectors, architects, subcontractors and other key people connected with the project.
              • Coordinates maintenance of heavy equipment on the project and supervises effective utilization.
              • Attends, on request, all technical meetings for the purpose of discussing job progress and problem areas.
              • Maintains close communication with Project Manager on any unforeseen problems which may develop.
              • Assists Project Manager in estimating percent completion of each item for monthly invoicing and labor for each job cost report.
              • Determines sequence of activities concerned with fabrication, assembly and erection of structures.
              • Schedules subcontractors and procures and schedules delivery of materials and tools to en-sure timely completion.
              • Constant review and inspection of materials and workmanship throughout the project to en-sure compliance with specifications and adherence to construction schedules. Keeps In Progress Punch list for subcontractors, and PWC, for performed work.
              • Works with Project Manager to monitor budget and expenses to ensure all work is completed within or under budget and in the most cost effective manner.
              • In conjunction with the Project Manager, resolves on-site and written schedule conflicts be-tween subcontractors and suppliers.
              • Weekly job site meetings (performs project walk through for percent complete, quality of work, cleanliness and safety issues).
              • Reports project progress weekly to Project Manager.- Produces/Maintains Redline Drawings for ALL work.
              • Performs project walk through with owner architect and Project Manager.
              • Ensures all in progress punch list items are completed correctly and in a timely manner.
              • Serves as primary field contact and manages unexpected issues professionally.
              • Performs other assignments as directed by the Project Manager or President.
                For more details on this position, please visit our website - https://www.patwilliamsconstruction.com/employment/

Keywords: Pat Williams Construction, Lake Charles , Project Superintendent, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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