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Senior Project Superintendent

Company: The Christman Company
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Build More with Your Career at Christman
Are you interested in becoming an employee-owner with an industry leader that will Build More opportunities in your professional career? If so, Christman could be the place for you!
The Christman Company is looking for Senior Project Superintendent candidates for large-scale commercial construction projects in our Raleigh, NC region.

What You Will Do:
As a Senior Project Superintendent, you play a crucial part of the construction project team. Primary daily responsibilities of this role include, but not limited to:

  • Ensures Christman is represented at the project site every day work is being performed by setting expectations, responsibilities, and maintaining commitments.
  • Review conceptual, schematic, and design development documents for constructability, phasing options,
  • temporary protection requirements, site logistics, and other field construction issues. Recommend or evaluate construction options and efficiencies based on these reviews.
  • Establish project site expectations for safety, quality, unforeseen conditions, housekeeping, and general conduct.
  • Create project-specific safety program highlighting key or unique hazards introduced by site conditions or
  • work methods and scheduled adjacencies. Develop and communicate leadership approach for addressing hazards on the project.
  • Define safety expectations by providing a safety orientation for every individual who enters the site.
  • Emphasize the importance of not sacrificing safety for speed. Discuss relevant safety topics with trade contractor on a weekly basis or more frequently if needed.
  • Address early offenses to clarify expectations and reinforce commitment to safety, recognize and correct common work area hazards.
  • Promptly report and investigate accidents and safety-related incidents, disciplining repeat or extreme violations, up to and including, permanently removing individuals from the project site.
  • Plan and coordinate site logistics, including traffic patterns, equipment locations, and storage and staging.
  • Partner with Project Manager, client, and trade contractors to develop a work plan for the project.
  • Coordinate project team's preparation for upcoming work through scheduling and progress meetings.
  • Plan and coordinate timely initiation, momentum, and completion of all trade contract work on the project site according to the project schedule.
  • Oversee technical interpretation of construction documents and drawings, recommend construction methods, and equipment as required. Assure consistency with contractual specifications and requirements for the project.
  • Discuss quality expectations with trade foremen prior to installation (pre-bid, post-bid, and preinstallation meetings).
  • Arrange pre-installation coordination meetings for all work areas that involve overlapping work by multiple trade contractors.
  • Prioritize and review critical submittals for dimensional control and constructability.
  • Maintain rolling punch list defining final quality expectations and ensure completion.
  • Verify and authorize trade contractor timesheets for extra work performed on a time and material basis.
  • Authorize purchase requisitions for material, equipment, and labor as agreed with Project Manager, Executive, or Director prior to the project startup or in the event emergency situations arise and is required to keep the project and team members safe.
  • Complete thorough and accurate daily reports of progress and concerns or challenges, including daily weather and safety inspections, violations, and accidents.
  • Continuously assess and analyze project's actual status against goals, develop contingency plans, and revise construction strategy as required.
  • When conflicts and disputes arise during the course of the project, focus all parties on developing mutually acceptable solutions aligned with the contractual agreements.
  • Compile fair and honest reports of the project team's experience with each trade contractor using the trade contractor evaluation survey. Complete assigned and required training for this role.
    What You Will Bring to the Team:
    Required experience, knowledge, and skills for this role include:
    Required Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.
    • Minimum ten (10) years of commercial construction experience in a leadership role as a Foreman or Superintendent leading multiple projects at time or a single large/complex project typically ranging from $40M and above.
    • Successful completion of classes or other training in Construction Management, Project Management, Safety, or Communication. -or-
    • Equivalent combination of the above education, training, and experience.

      Preferred Education and Experience

      • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.
      • Demonstrated progress in leadership experience on multiple small projects ranging from $500K to $5M and larger single projects up to $40M.
      • OSHA 30-Hour, First-Aid/CPR, and other safety/quality related certifications.

        Additional Eligibility Qualifications

        • Have the ability to interact with and develop effective working relationships with a wide range of people, including internal and external customers, in different situations.
        • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Able to plan, schedule, and organize tasks while completing work within established deadlines.
        • Ability to follow instructions, respond to management direction, take responsibility for own actions, and keep commitments.
        • Must have excellent written and oral skills.
        • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft 365 including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
        • Have a passion for team-based planning and problem-solving.
        • Have a wholehearted commitment to building strong partnerships to support project goals.

          Why Christman?
          Here at Christman, everyone is an owner. Through our employee stock ownership plan, each employee-owner shares in the collective success and wealth of our nationally recognized company and is eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance, 401K contribution, professional development and tuition reimbursement, and more.
          We're a top 100-ranked ENR General Contractor that has been building since 1894. Learn more about how you can grow as a Christman Expert, Leader and Partner and build more with us.

          Work Environment and Physical Demands: The majority of work is completed outside at the construction site and in an office trailer where the project is monitored, and daily decisions are made about construction activities.
          The position is often exposed to sounds and loud noises, such as construction equipment. The job requires the wearing of protective equipment when on the construction site (hardhats, safety glasses, and highly visible clothing). Temperatures and conditions may vary depending on the weather and seasons.
          As part of our focus on being a Great Place to Work, we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics we expect:

          • Ability to occasionally stand, walk, sit, reach (with hands and arms), climb, balance stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
          • Must be able to talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, be able to use a telephone and operate a keyboard.
          • Be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.

            The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.The Christman family of companies is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and does not discriminate against protected classes of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans or Individuals with Disabilities.
            Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Keywords: The Christman Company, Raleigh , Senior Project Superintendent, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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