MRG Memphis

Construction Superintendent

 

Job Scope:

To provide on-site coordination and supervision for all phases of multi-family construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material and equipment, ensuring that the plans, specifications and local codes are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in critical path to ensure timely completion.
  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed.
  • Communicate with project team regarding ASI’s, RFI’s, and Material Submittals.
    Ensure that subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work.
  • Use of Purchase Orders for all material orders including order date, product and unit price.
  • Review, code and approve Subcontractor’s monthly requests and time and material invoices for payment.
  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.
  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.
  • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to project team for resolution.
  • Maintain daily log (written) of activities on the jobsite.
  • Perform Superintendent duties at multiple job sites simultaneously.
  • Ensure subcontractor has corrected all deficiencies identified by project team.
  • Walk all units on project daily to monitor activities and assist in future planning.
  • Preside over weekly subcontractor meetings designed to coordinate the work.
    Issue notices of non-compliance to subcontractors regarding quality of work or scheduling.
  • Ensure that the job site is always kept in a clean and organized manner.
  • Perform job progress and completion punch list identification and completion.

Secondary Functions:

  • Assist in budgeting and bidding.
  • Gather project material submittals and maintain records of approvals at the job-site.
  • Preside at pre-construction meeting with each subcontractor.
    Opening the jobsite at beginning of the day and securing the jobsite at the end of the day.
  • Assist in hiring sub-tier employees.
  • Review and approve all subcontractor as-built prints.
  • Review all charge account and draw tickets insuring shipments are complete.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Provide direction to and resolve problems amongst 30+ subcontractors and vendors.
  • Ability to identify deficient work and provide resolution.
  • Communicate using the following tools: telephone, fax machine, written logs, email, computer, cell phone devices, digital camera.
  • Physically lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines
  • Endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures.
  • Monitoring jobsite general health and safety.
  • Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional situations; Responds promptly to client needs; Solicits client feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative: Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of verifiable experience, thorough knowledge of trades, and computer literate.
  • Experience in multifamily production is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, Word, and Project) is also preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

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