Construction Superintendent

Far West Contractors Corp
Palmdale, CA
Jul 18, 2017
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Job Description

The Superintendent is the key role to plan, organize, and prepare the site logistics. Schedule all subcontractors to assure the most efficient sequencing of activities. Provide for all field activities related to a project including on-site field administration, supervision and technical management of all construction operations, supervision of assistants, foremen, subcontractors and other construction-related personnel. Provide quality control by studying contract documents and questioning all uncertain details. Continuously walk the job and inspect each trade's work and compare work-in-place to the contract documents. Continuously search for problems and resolve them before the work is executed. Verify implementation of all corrections for non-conformance and punch list items. Ensure final product meets or exceeds contract documents and the customer's needs and requirements within the construction scope and budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Technical Skills:
  • Develop, maintain and enforce a project site logistics and temporary facilities plan
  • Implement, maintain and enforce project site safety programs
  • Coordinate and manage all material deliveries and subcontracts
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of the scope of work for subcontractors and bid packages
  • Provide input to the Project Manager on field activities impacting the Change Order process
  • Develop schedules for the successful start-up and turnover of all systems to the client
  • Implement SWPPP measures and documentation
  • Implement street cleaning plan per AHJ
  • Assist Project Manager with the preparation of Project Status Report's (PSR)
  • Possess knowledge of all documents associated with the project including plans, specifications, contract, subcontracts, purchase orders, daily correspondence, shop drawings and submittals
  • Maintain a complete and accurate set of working documents and As-Builts
  • Provide technical assistance to all members of the project team
  • Coordinate all field inspections and testing

Management Skills:
  • Develop, implement, maintain and enforce a project-specific quality control program to include all subcontractors
  • Monitor all job site control reporting measures
  • Conduct weekly coordination meetings and document with meeting minutes
  • Prepare and maintain Master Schedule
  • Prepare and maintain two to four week look ahead schedules (pending size of project)
  • Coordinate the timely completion of all punch lists and work completion lists
  • Document all actions dealing with actual or possible claims/legal action
  • Ensure all requirements of insurance, labor relations, and EEO are met
  • Assist Project Manager in development of a General Conditions budget
  • Assist Project Manager as required in preparation of project documentation

Interpersonal Skills:
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all (client, inspectors, architect, subcontractors, project team, various CWD departments)
  • Motivate and build teamwork/morale in the project team
  • Promote Far West Contractors values and goals with the project team, client and subcontractors

Position Requirements:

Education and/or Experience:

A combination of education and experience equivalent to: Five to ten years related commercial construction management experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proficient in basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project)
  • Proficient Micro Soft Project similar project scheduling software and be capable of maintaining the project schedule and developing 3-week look-ahead schedules and milestones
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of construction delivery systems, the construction administration processes, building trades, and technical aspects of construction including means and methods, materials, building systems, planning, scheduling and estimating
  • Proven leadership qualities, leading the team from design, preconstruction, and construction phases
  • Strong teambuilding skills, able to provide guidance, coaching and motivation in a challenging and autonomous work environment.
  • Results-oriented with a demonstrable track record of delivering various scale projects on time and on budget, meeting rigorous quality and safety standards, and ending with satisfied Clients
  • Flexible, team oriented, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Decisive and work well under pressure and deal effectively with unexpected issues
  • Completion of OSHA Ten-Hour Safety Course
  • Effective written and verbal language communication skills
  • Well developed and proven negotiating skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • First Aid/CPR certified


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Palmdale, CA


Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:44:26 PDT