A project superintendent’s role is to effectively monitor, direct, and coordinate the field operations. To work together with all project managers and engineers to form an effective management team for our clients.
An overall description of the Whiting-Turner superintendent’s role is to implement and maintain full control of all field matters. Other major duties include:
- Set up of the Whiting-Turner field office appropriate for the project.
- Review and be familiar with contract documents, specifications, shop drawings, and submittals.
- Help develop the overall CPM schedule with the Whiting-Turner team prior to construction and managing that schedule throughout the project including the creation and maintenance of 2-4 week look-ahead schedules.
- Develop and maintain the site logistics plan for the project.
- Review and assist in developing scopes of work for each subcontractor.
- Perform constructability reviews.
- Conduct preconstruction meetings with all subcontractors prior to beginning each phase of work.
- Direct field operations to operate according to the “plan” and in an efficient manner.
- Conduct foreman’s meetings.
- Participate in progress meetings with the team and or owners.
- Follow up on RFIs, submittals, as-builts and changes.
- Administering the safety program for the project.
- Conducting and ensuring quality control in accordance with the established project quality assurance program.
Basic qualifications for candidates include:
- Minimum of 15 years’ of construction industry experience and experience overseeing projects/trades with value of $20M or more.
- OSHA 30 training required.
- Experience with construction projects, mechanical/electrical systems, building materials, building mechanics or working with craft workers.
- Knowledge of basic business principles sufficient to project and monitor expenses.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
- Ability to read and understand technical specifications, blueprints, technical manuals, product/material installation instructions and engineering/architectural drawings.
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Whiting-Turner will train qualified candidates to develop:
- General knowledge of safety regulations, local and state building codes, environmental codes, availability of industry-specific codes and guidelines.
- Whiting-Turner 101 training on all aspects of field supervision and Whiting-Turner standards.
- Continuous improvement training and opportunities for career growth.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Suretrak, Primavera (or other scheduling software), PlanGrid, BlueBeam, tablet use, as well as opportunities to learn and utilize BIM/VDC and other technologies.