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Senior Superintendent

Senior Superintendent

Category 
Superintendent
Work Location 
US-MI-Detroit
ID 
2016-1032

More information about this job

Overview

We want you to join our team.

 

Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.


“We build living monuments that transcend our time on earth” – John Rakolta Jr. CEO of Walbridge.

 

What we offer: 

  • Career planning, development & growth
  • Outstanding training programs

 

Why Walbridge:

  • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
  • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 100 years
  • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices

High visibility role as lead field superintendent that will direct and coach those that schedule, coordinate and supervise craft employee activities. 

 

May involve leading the supervising team of one or more trade groups (electricians, boilermakers, carpenters, etc.) working in particular construction discipline (civil, structural, electrical).

 

Must clearly develop and communicate job progress, future risks and mitigating measures to clients, team members, etc.  This position reports to the Project Manager/Project Director.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Plan and lead Superintendents (on larger projects) and/or craft activities includes determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities equipment, temporary power sources, work schedule and documenting actual hours worked. 
  • Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments, or other contractors. 
  • Maintain liaison with engineering, estimating, and planning to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications, and schedule.
  • Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) as required.
  • Assist Labor Relations Department in maintaining communications with unions, resolving jurisdictional disputes, requisitioning required manpower, etc., as necessary and applicable to the labor approach for the projects assigned. 
  • Monitor craft compliance with project safety program requirements; document and ensure corrective measures are implemented. 
  • Maintain liaison with other departments (i.e., Material Control, Purchasing, Quality Control, Engineering) to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, etc., support craft activities and project schedule.

Qualifications

  • 4 year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience.
  • 15+ years supervisory experience leading large facility or industrial construction [$75 M- $100 M Healthcare, Higher Education, Office Buildings, etc.] with at least 5 yrs on major projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of the technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures required. 
  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and demonstrated ability to control and supervise large groups.
  • Ability to accept project assignments that may require extended long term temporary living arrangements or frequent travel to non-local job sites. 

 

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment