Brinkmann Constructors - St. Louis office

Assistant Superintendent - Entry Level New Grad

US-MO-Kansas City
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1142
# of Openings Remaining
1
Category
Construction Operations

Overview

The Assistant Superintendent works closely with the Project Superintendent and Project Manager to ensure the successful completion of a timely, cost-effective, safe and quality project. This position may be solely responsible for the overall planning and oversight for a segment of a project or small-scale and interior projects. 

 

The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for directing, coordinating and monitoring activities of construction workers on a construction site. This position collaborates with others to define construction requirements, develop project scheduling and conduct safety and quality control audits. In addition, this position anticipates and identifies project issues and risks, recommends solutions and confers with the project team to resolve problems. 

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with, at times under the direction of, the Project Superintendent and Project Manager on the overall day-to-day supervision of field-related construction activities for construction projects.
  • Directs, coordinates and monitors activities of construction workers on a construction site.
  • Collaborates with others to define construction requirements and schedule; controls project scope and budget; modifies project schedule to reflect approved scope changes.
  • Follows and promotes established project standards, processes and procedures; examines and inspect work progress and construction sites to ensure specifications are met.
  • Reads specifications such as blueprints to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures.
  • Anticipates and identifies project issues and risks; recommends solutions; confers with project team to resolve problems and to coordinate activities.
  • Enforces conformance to safety and quality standards, processes and procedures; conducts safety and quality control audits.
  • Conducts weekly project issues/status meetings; documents and distributes results.
  • Record information such as personnel, production and operational data on construction documents.
  • Maintains established contractual requirements to manage customer expectations and quality standards; identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains positive client relationships to leverage future repeat business.
  • Assists in the preparation and execution of the project closeout process, demobilize all resources and successfully transition the project to the client.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or related field preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or better preferred.
  • Construction internship or other related work experience in the construction industry required
  • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules
  • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges in order to present alternative solution(s)
  • Ability to walk the job site, climb ladders and scaffolding, lift loads up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint
  • Key success factors include passion for the construction industry, self-motivated, strong work ethic, time-management, highly organized, detail-oriented and creative
  • Must be able and willing to travel up to 100% of the time and/or temporarily relocate for project assignments
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

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