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Project Superintendent

Company: Peak Construction
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • Establish And enforce safety programs with the goal of accident-free projects.
  • Understand project drawings and recognize coordination issues within the contract documents.
  • Coordination of subcontractor and Peak team.
  • Advance in managing and training personnel.
  • To make the overall Peak management team more efficient and productive by taking responsibility for Safety, Quality and schedule on assigned projects.
  • Control the field portion of the project budget by properly managing field related cost issues.
  • Develop and utilize CPM schedule of project on a weekly if not daily basis.
  • Develop computer skills and understanding of Peak software listed above. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
    Ultimately, the Project / Jobsite Supervision Role (Superintendent Category) at Peak Construction Corporation is Primarily Responsible for the following:
    • Project Safety
      • Accident / Incident free projects;
      • Timely and thorough documentation of all incidents on Peak jobsites;
      • Preparation for, support of, and immediate follow up to third party safety consultant project safety audits;
      • Project Quality
        • Overall Project quality is the Superintendent's responsibility;
        • Preparation for, participation in, and immediate response and follow up to all municipal and jurisdictional inspections throughout the duration of the project
        • Proper documentation and administration of all municipal / jurisdictional inspections and follow up;
        • Preparation for, administration of, participation in, and immediate response to all project punch list activities and work;
        • Completion of all punch list work (internal Peak punch list, Owner/Architect punch list, other applicable 3rd party punch list) within 30 days of punch list creation;
        • Project Schedule
          • Overall responsibility for meeting Peak's contractual schedule requirements of the Project;
          • Responsibility for creating and managing weekly three weeks look ahead schedules at every stage of the project in concert with meeting the requirements of the overall master schedule for the project;
          • Responsibility for working with Project Management during the pre-construction, procurement, and initial construction phase of the project to provide direction, requirements, and timelines for critical path procurement of resources to complete the project on time; Superintendent I Responsibilities/Duties:
            • Oversee projects (typically) up to $20MM
            • Be present on the jobsite at all times when there is Peak Subcontractor presence on site
            • Project set-up including temp power, logistics plan, staging areas, temp power and utilities, jobsite office, procurement of general conditions items such as safety equipment, signage, temporary facilities, dumpsters, etc..
            • Complete Documentation of field activities on a daily and no less frequently than weekly basis including but not limited to all information required for daily reports (including but not limited to date, weather, subcontractors on site, crew size, work area, visitors to the site, inspections on site, material deliveries on site, incidents on site, etc.), new worker orientations, weekly project reports, and other field documentation as required per project.
            • Facilitate and expedite communication between and among Peak and the Subcontractor team
            • Make objective decisions and seek creative solutions to problems
            • Effectively communicate with all project team members.
            • Build relationships with the Peak Mission and Values in mind
            • Positive leadership utilizing the values of the Peak Mission Statement.
            • Work efficiently and independently.
            • Manage select projects applicable to experience.
            • Utilize Microsoft Project to develop and understand C.P.M. scheduling, and use it to manage the project.
            • Comprehend and administer project budgets.
            • Ability to read, comprehend prints and specifications to provide proper direction to project personnel.
            • The ability to understand the shop drawing process. Review shop drawings for errors, omissions, inconsistencies and coordination conflicts between trades.
            • Administer project safety per Peak policies.
            • Read and administer contracts.
            • Minimize warranty issues through attention to quality, good reviews and proactive management.
            • Value engineer projects and details.
            • Assist project team with material procurement process.
            • Oversee project closeout and complete punch lists within 30 days of punch list date.
            • Interface with municipal representatives' inspectors, etc.
            • Interface with end user / client and maintain a positive client relationship
              • Interface with 3rd party testing and quality control vendors and pro-actively coordinate with their work; Other Responsibilities and Duties:
                • Timely responses (emails, texts, phone calls) to Peak team and Ownership on all project issues;
                • Employ a pro-active (not reactive) management style;
                  Continually search for what we don't know we don't know;
                  QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
                  • Ability to work well, collaboratively, constructively, and productively with others;
                  • Exhibit strong problem-solving ability.
                  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
                  • Exhibit strong decision-making skills and ability to prioritize commitments/challenges against others.
                  • Must be self-Motivated
                  • Strong leadership skills.
                  • Exhibit an ability to mentor junior team members.
                  • Ability to handle stressful situations and foresight to seek appropriate solutions in a timely manner
                  • Education: Post high school education or equivalent in the construction field
                  • Experience:
                    • Completed all qualifications and responsibilities of the Asst Supt Position
                    • 2-5 years as a foreman in the trades
                    • 2-5 years as an assistant superintendent or equivalent
                      1-2 years' experience in layout of building/surveying

Keywords: Peak Construction, Des Plaines , Project Superintendent, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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