Superintendent | Wausau, WI

ERG Construction Opportunities

Superintendent | Wausau, WI

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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understands the contract between the company and the owner.
  • Reviews the plans and specifications for constructability and construction schedules, advises project team of issues or deficiencies.
  • Assists in quantity takeoff and pricing estimates.
  • Prepares, manages and updates the detailed project schedule with sequence and activity duration including procurement items.
  • Establishes the punch list process and closeout procedures with the Project Manager, owner and architect before trade contractor work starts.
  • Understands all the plans, specifications and details during the project. Maintain a complete set of updated construction drawings as a permanent record.
  • Schedules and procures tools, equipment necessary for the project.
  • Provides information in the project start-up and closeout meetings.
  • Understands project estimate and budget set-up.
  • Understands trade contractor and supplier contract scopes.
  • Ensures the trade contractors meet the schedule and perform quality work.
  • Maintains positive relationships with trade contractor personnel.
  • Manages, reviews and controls all project cost codes, budgets, and production units for the project.
  • Responsible for all site productivity and reporting.
  • Reviews shop drawings, RFI’s and ASI’s (all change orders) for coordination and implementation of project requirements.
  • Updates Record drawings with all changes.
  • Prepares and submits RFI’s on project questions and problems and manage the project manager, owner and architect response time.
  • Reviews and coordinates the scope of work responsibilities for trade contractors in the trade contractor start-up meeting.
  • Manages the trade contractor progress and manpower requirements on a daily basis.
  • Assists with the weekly site progress meetings held with the owner, architect and key trade contractors.
  • Meets project utilization goals for the company’s personnel or document good faith efforts.
  • Monitors, records and reports to project manager trade contractor participation in utilization goals.
  • Prepares and reports to the General Superintendent on job progress, manpower requirements, materials used, labor cost, and work in place.
  • Assists in the monthly interim progress meeting.
  • Discusses and take action on critical issues promptly with the project manager.
  • Finalizes all punch list work within one month of owner occupancy.
  • Assists in preparing the final written analysis on project profitability, profit enhancers, profit busters and project problems for discussion in the closeout meeting and the permanent project records.
  • Directs and assists foreman in managing crews to conform to progress schedules.
  • Confers with trades people and unions to resolve complaints and grievances within the work place.
  • Ensures that work in progress conforms to specifications and that work is completed with quality workmanship.
  • Mentors, coaches and trains foremen, field engineers and assistant superintendents assigned to the project team.
  • Involves team members in making key decisions.
  • Provides counseling and feedback to field employees, trade contractors and suppliers to ensure they understand performance expectations and how their performance compares.
  • Provides recognition and positive reinforcement to employees and project team members to support the desired performance.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree or completion of a 2-year certificate program in construction management, architecture, engineering, trade school, comparable training.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in the construction industry.
  • 3+ years of managerial and supervisory experience preferably as a commercial construction superintendent.
  • Ability to read and understand construction blueprints/documents/specifications.
  • Computer experience: project scheduling, spreadsheets, word processing, cost control, and project management software.
  • Ability to travel.

Company Benefits:

  • Health insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance.
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution.
  • Employer sponsored life insurance.
  • Allstate supplemental benefit options.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • 401(k) with employer matching.
  • Short and long-term disability benefits.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development assistance.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Employee-driven wellness program.
  • Travel stipend, per diem as qualifications are met, and lodging expenses as are qualified by General Superintendent.

Recruiter Contact Info

Pierson Gill
Construction Recruiter
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