Brinkmann Constructors - St. Louis office

  • Traveling Superintendent

    Job Locations US-MO-Chesterfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/10/2018 9:36 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1161
    # of Openings Remaining
    3
    Category
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    Brinkmann Constructors is hiring experienced Traveling Superintendents for projects throughout the U.S. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience as Lead Superintendent supervising large-scale, ground-up projects of at least $25-50+ million in diverse commercial market sectors including High-Rise, Multifamily/Student Housing, Senior Living, Large Box Industrial and Hospitality. Our offices are in St. Louis, Kansas City and Denver.

     

    The Project 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 schedules and conduct safety and quality control inspections. Additionally, the Superintendent anticipates and identifies project issues and risks, proactively communicates identified project issues and risks, presents solutions and confers with project team to resolve problems. Duties include but are not limited to:

    Responsibilities

    • Directs, coordinates and monitors activities of construction workers on a construction site
    • Collaborates with others to define construction requirements and project schedules; controls project scope and budget; modifies project schedule to reflect approved scope changes
    • Follows and promotes established project standards, processes and procedures; examines and inspects work progress and construction sites to ensure specifications are met
    • Reads drawings and specifications to determine construction requirements and to plan procedures
    • Anticipates and identifies project issues and risks, proactively communicates identified project issues and risks, presents solutions and confers with project team to resolve problems
    • Enforces conformance to safety and quality standards, processes and procedures; conducts safety and quality control inspections
    • Conducts weekly project status/issues meetings (i.e. preconstruction, safety, etc.); documents and distributes results
    • Records detailed information such as personnel, production, and operational data on construction documents (i.e. daily log)
    • Maintains established contractual requirements to manage customer expectations and quality standards; identifies opportunities for improvement
    • Maintains positive client relationships to leverage future repeat business
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field preferred
    • 10+ years' Lead Superintendent experience supervising commercial construction
    • Relevant prior experience leading large-scale, ground-up projects of at least $25-50+ million in diverse commercial markets, including High-Rise, Multifamily/Student Housing, Senior Living, Large Box Industrial and Hospitality 
    • 100% travel nationwide
    • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
    • Ability to understand and solve complex challenges 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
    • 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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