Mortenson Construction   •  

Mc Lean, VA

Industry: Construction


8 - 10 years

Posted 376 days ago

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Mortenson's Federal Contracting Group is currently seeking an experienced Superintendent with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.  Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions.  The Superintendent will be responsible for providing coordination, planning, and supervision to assistant superintendents, contractors, and craft activities in a particular area of discipline. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.


Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementation to ensure all materials, equipment, andinspections support the projectschedule
    • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
    • Review and understand contract documents
    • Coordinate plans and specifications with design engineers, resolving discrepancies
    • Participate in the development and management of a project schedule to include three and six week look ahead schedules
    • Develop a site logistics plan
    • Manage the utilization of Mortenson tools and equipment
    • Collaborate with project partner superintendents


  • Coaching, supervisory, and developmentresponsibilities
    • Conduct on-site project orientations
    • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings
    • Supervise project partners, craft foremen, and crews
    • Responsible for the mentoring, management, and timely performance evaluation of Assistant Superintendent(s), General Foremen, and Foremen
    • Interview, hire, transfer, and  if needed terminate craft team members
    • Ensure proper task coding of work hours on time cards
    • Manage and track work progress and craft productivity
    • Manage craft team member training, ensuring they are current prior to starting task
    • Conduct career development discussions with foremen and craft team members


  • Otherduties as assigned, including:
    • Provide high level management of safety, quality, risk,  and compliance for the project and team members
    • Recognize and mitigate unfavorable working conditions
    • Identify opportunities to improve processes and procedures


Required Skills:

  • Minimum eight years constructionexperience with two of those years having supervisory experience
  • Current driver’s license
  • Proven ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of constructionlaw and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office skills at an intermediate level
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Ability to obtain personnel security clearance required or existing security clearance preferred 
  • Federal contracting experiencepreferred
  • Due to the nature of work performed within these facilities, U.S citizenship is required.



  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or 10 years tradeexperience