Lead Superintendent -- Construction

Plaza Construction
Washington, DC
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
The Lead Superintendent leads, directs and coordinates the work of subcontractors and/or Plaza trade labor (mechanical, electrical and plumbing). The Lead Superintendent is responsible for ensuring safety, schedule delivery, quality of work performed and adherence to budget of the project, with a goal of project completion for the complete scope or for a specific area of work or trade discipline. The ideal candidate for this role will have been a Lead Superintendent for at least 8 years. We are also looking for Sr. Lead Superintendents with 10, 15 years or more of experience. This is a direct hire role with Salary, Benefits and Bonus. Responsibilities of the Lead Superintendent*: . Having complete knowledge of all contracts, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications, shop drawings, schedules, labor agreements and local codes. . Overseeing and making decisions related to the performance of work related to scheduling, delivery, logistics, quality control, trade employee staffing levels, and general conditions expenditures. . Managing labor relations with subcontractors and Plaza trade staff. . Overseeing work among trades to promote a coordinated project operation. Resolving local area problems regarding procedures, precedence, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment, schedule and all other appropriate matters. . Responsible for ensuring trades' adherence to the terms of the subcontracts. . Managing the work to ensure that it is installed in compliance with and conforms to the approved contract documents. . Executing QA/QC processes, including but not limited to all third-party special inspections. . Ensuring all necessary permits and insurance are in place and kept current for the term of the project. Acting as liaison to inspection agencies. . Managing the overall site safety program as required and ensuring subcontractor compliance with Plaza standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations. . Supervising and developing Assistant Superintendents and/or interns, as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals. . Creating schedules and determining sequencing of work. Developing and implementing recovery strategies to maintain project schedule. . Organizing and leading trade subcontractor meetings to discuss safety, scheduling, quality, and other relevant matters. . Communicating with owners, trades, and architects/engineers in connection with field issues. Investigating and resolving such issues. . Liaising with Technical Project Managers with regard to field issues. . Reporting to the project team with regard to work in place, and overseeing the monthly estimate of work completed, payrolls, material invoices and subcontractor payment applications. . Responsible for timely notification and documentation to support resolution of back charges and change orders. . Responsible for reviewing and vetting field tickets and submitting to Project Superintendent. . In conjunction with the Project Manager, assuming responsibility for close-outs, including TCOs, as-builts, local agency sign-offs, punchlists, etc. . Responsible for the accurate and timely submission of daily journals. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of four years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Knowledge of building construction means and methods, scheduling and cost control procedures, general contract, general conditions, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Must have OSHA 30 certification. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Lead Superintendent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to occasionally climb permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Lead Superintendent encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. *May perform other duties as necessary or assigned. PLAZA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Company Description: Plaza Construction is one of the nations leading full service Construction Management/ General Contracting Firms recognized for building value with vision. Our roots are based in real estate, investment and development management. Plaza's portfolio includes work across industries. Our uniqueness comes from understanding what it is to be the owner, the developer and the builder- a trifecta that is evident in Plaza's portfolio of prestigious commercial, corporate and residential properties. Our innovation and creativity allow us to translate a client's concept into reality while keeping a solid focus on the bottom line. Plaza's portfolio reflects the leadership, energy, motivation, and hands -on approach incorporated into every project that we build. We strive to deliver excellence and value to our clients, while maintaining a leadership position in the industry. Plaza continues to play a relevant role in the building of corporate headquarters, commercial properties, heathcare centers, universities, infrastructure, transportation facilities, museums, retail spaces, hospitality, and residential buildings. We remain at the forefront of building the most exciting, highly desirable and notable luxury residential condos, hotels, restaurants and retail spaces in the country.

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