The Superintendent implements sanitation & health facility construction projects in rural Alaska. The position involves hands-on skills in facility construction in rural Alaska. Projects are typically completed in a "force account" setting through a cooperative agreement between the ANTHC and the local community government.
Assists in pre-construction activities with community, initial visit of project site and participates in design review meetings.
Reviews project designs and provide suggestions for improvements, estimates labor, materials, and equipment and task durations.
Schedules appropriate and trades and skill set, completes Material Take-Off.
Works and manages construction effort from project site, supervising, scheduling, and directing skilled and unskilled labor forces.
Coordinates equipment use and material transportation, conducts project activities and quality assurance measures in accordance with ANTHC guidelines and enforces ANTHC Safety Program.
Coordinates labor requirements and administrative functions with local government, submits daily production reports/project logs to include project photos, and maintains equipment use and preventative maintenance records.
Compiles record drawings and testing certification as needed.
Observe and comply with all Federal, State, and local building codes and ordinances, and the ANTHC Standard of Conduct.
Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to assigned staff. Develops goals and priorities in conjunction with employees, and assigns tasks and projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skill in sanitation (water, sewer and solid waste) and/ or primary care (rural clinics) facilitiesconstruction
Skill in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of construction projects and crews.
Skill in interpreting written construction plans and specifications.
Skill in preparing material take-offs for the purpose of material ordering.
Skill in communicating effectively with construction staff, engineers, field employees, and community workers and residents.
Knowledge of rural Alaska logistics, conditions, and construction materials.
Knowledge of cold weather construction.
Knowledge of Alaska Native cultures.
Knowledge in construction management.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Seven (7) years skilled trade work experience in carpentry, heavy equipment operation, heavy equipment mechanic, plumbing, electrical, pipe/utility installation (water and sewer), and/or concrete. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
Supervisory - Two (2) years of proven employee supervisionexperience in construction.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Journeyman certification in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, heavy equipment operation and/or mechanic, plumbing, electrical, pipe/utility installation – water and sewer, concrete work; OR verifiable skills equivalent to a journey level designation. According to the needs of the organization, some incumbents in this job class may be required to obtain specific technical certifications and licenses.
MINIMUM LICENSE QUALIFICATION
Valid State Driver’s license is required. Possess a current CDL or ability to obtain within six months from hire date. Possess ability to obtain Alaska Driver’s license within six months from hire date.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Position is physically demanding and requires lifting and carrying equipment and supplies up to 100 pounds. Work may occur in uncomfortable positions, while frequently bending, reaching, stretching, crouching, and climbing. Work occurs mostly outdoors in all types of weather and field conditions such as rain, fog, snow, mud, and cold weather. Extensive travel to rural communities in small single engine airplanes is required. Time on site may vary from several weeks for small jobs to several months for larger jobs.
TYPICAL CAREER PROGRESSION AND PROJECT RESPONSIBILITY
Most Superintendents will begin employment at the Superintendent I (entry) level. Advancement to the II and III (senior) levels of the position will be based on performance, level of responsibility, and experience accordingly. Criteria for Superintendent level I, II, and III:
Level Years Experience Project Complexity (per season)
Superintendent III 12 years/ 6 years Supervisory Medium to Large/ $2- 5 million
Superintendent II 10 years/ 4 years Supervisory Small to Medium/ Up to $2 million
Superintendent I 7 years/ 2 years Supervisory Small/ Up to $1 million