Speedwell Construction

Summary/Objective:

To provide on-site coordination for all phases of construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, materials, and equipment. Ensure that specifications are strictly followed and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. The superintendent is responsible for scheduling, inspections, quality control, and overall job site safety.

Essential Functions:

  1. Schedule 20+ subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in the critical path to ensure timely completion
  2. Ensure that the subcontractor is executing and complying with their scope of work and correcting all deficiencies identified by the project team
  3. Lead required subcontractor meetings and preconstruction meetings to coordinate the work
  4. Perform quality control checks regarding the work performed
  5. Identify conflicts and issues in the construction process and communicate them to the project team for resolution
  6. Communicate with the project team regarding Issues, Material Submittals, and Request for Information (RFI)
  7. Maintain a daily log of activities on the job site through the daily reporting software
  8. Work to meet local township requirements
  9. Maintain a clean and organized job site
  10. Identify and hold all subcontractors to the OSHA and Speedwell Safety Standards

Competencies:

  1. Interpersonal Skills: listen to others, maintain confidentiality, focus on solving conflict, and not pass blame
  2. Oral Communication: speak clearly and positively, participate in meetings, seek clarification, and respond to questions
  3. Written Communication: able to read and write effectively, edit work for spelling and grammar errors
  4. Teamwork: Able to build morale and group commitment to goals and objectives, balance team and individual responsibilities, support everyone’s effort to succeed, give and welcome feedback
  5. Customer Service: listen to the needs of the customer and respond appropriately even in demanding situations, respond to requests for assistance
  6. Professionalism: tactfully approach others and treat them with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position, accept responsibility for one’s actions, and follow through on commitments
  7. Planning/Organizing: prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and plan for additional resources if needed, organize other people and their tasks
  8. Adaptability: adjust as the work environment evolves and deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  9. Attendance/Punctuality: arrive at work or meetings on time
  10. Dependability: follow instructions, complete tasks on time or notify the project manager if an alternate plan is needed, respond to the project manager’s direction, and commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
  11. Initiative: volunteer readily, seek opportunities to increase responsibility, and pursue self-development activities
  12. Understand the implications of added information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  13. Knowledge of the OSHA requirements need to complete the project
  14. Ability to read and understand construction drawings and specifications

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the daily management of the job site activities and personnel. They may also serve as a coach or resources for other positions in the company.

Work Environment:

The employee will be located on an active outdoor or indoor job site. The employee will frequently encounter extreme temperatures, high noise levels, airborne particles, and construction equipment. Personal protective equipment and other safety gear must be used as required in certain situations.

Physical Demands:

The field superintendent must have the ability and endurance to visit the job site. They must be able to sit, climb, crawl, walk, stand for extended periods, cross uneven terrain, navigate obstacles, kneel, stoop, crouch, use their hands, reach, pull, and drive. The employee must be able to lift and pull up to 100 lbs. The employee spends a portion of their day using office equipment, which may cause eye or muscle strain.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is an exempt, full-time position. The work hours are Monday through Friday, with 50 hours per week being the expectation. The employee may have to work evenings or weekends as required.

Travel:

The employee is required to travel to their job site. The employee will occasionally travel for educational training.

Required Education and Experience:

-High School Diploma or equivalent

-5 or more years of previous experience in the construction industry

Preferred Education and Experience:

-Minimum of 3 years in jobsite management

-Minimum of OSHA 10-hour certification and preferred OSHA 30-hour certification

-Basic understanding of Information Technology

-CPR/First Aid certification

-Experience with various construction trades

-Experience in commercial or industrial construction

Work Authorization/Clearances:

The employee must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening, background check, and Motor Vehicle Record review. The employee must have a current driver’s license.

EEO Statement:

Speedwell Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other Duties:

Please note that this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.