Superintendent

WEAVERCOOKE

Charlotte, NC, USA

Full time

May 15

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Since 1939, WEAVERCOOKE has built a strong reputation throughout the Carolinas and Southeast region, providing construction services to clients almost exclusively through negotiated work. We hire great people, give them exceptional training, and provide them with the opportunities and the responsibilities that allow them to learn and develop professionally. WEAVERCOOKE values and recognizes our employees as essential to our lasting success. We invest greatly in the personal and professional well-being of our people. Together, we have created an excellent place to work; when people join WEAVERCOOKE, they tend to stay. We provide a supportive, positive, and enjoyable work environment that encourages outstanding performance. We also believe that happy, healthy employees lead to a highly productive company.


General Description

The Superintendent is responsible for the supervision of the construction project resulting in successful project completion.


Key Responsibilities and Duties  

  • Attend and participate in Safety Training Program and enforce safety procedures
  • Maintain responsibility for CPM job schedule performance with a thorough understanding of the critical path on a project, sequence of construction, project phasing, and various trade durations
  • Ability to create and maintain an accurate “six week look-ahead schedule”
  • Develop Owner and Architect’s confidence
  • Assure work quality - Thorough knowledge and understanding of the quality level required on a Weaver Cooke built property, thorough understanding of waterproofing and the building envelope, utilizing WCC QC Checklist Program
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and professional as-built drawings
  • Order materials and tools and plan supply allotment to avoid “crisis” buying
  • Prepare necessary reports (e.g. time sheets, work orders, daily reports, and invoice approval)
  • Document and complete all punch lists in a timely manner
  • Review all drawings, specifications, and subcontractor submittals
  • Chair or attend pre-job conference, regular subcontractor meetings
  • Document final close-out and Owner’s acceptance
  • Perform manual work only in rare circumstances when, in employee’s independent judgment, exigent circumstances require it
  • Ability to travel as required by management
  • Promote and support Lean Construction processes
  • Promote and support environment of Continuous Improvement  


Minimum Skills or Experience Requirements

  • Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent experience (4 years as Assistant Superintendent)
  • Extensive field construction experience at supervisory level
  • Understand geotechnical, structural, and materials testing requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to establish control lines and grades
  • Experience managing the installation of public utilities
  • Knowledge of sediment and erosion control
  • Ability to read and comprehend all contract documents
  • Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of site development trades, structural trades, and building envelope trades
  • Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, and electrical trades
  • Thorough technical knowledge and understanding of all finish trade work, fair housing, and ADA codes
  • Experience managing, coordinating and obtaining close-in inspections and certificates of occupancy
  • Current OSHA 30 Safety Trained Certification, or achievement of within six months of hire, maintenance of active certification status
  • Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all trades), and prior experience as foreman or journeyman in at least one trade, or project engineer
  • Knowledge of OSHA laws
  • Knowledge of job scheduling, planning, expediting and cost control
  • Ability in problem-solving
  • Strong sense of urgency

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Exposure to weather, vibration, dust and fumes
  • Requires frequent stooping/bending/crouching, reaching, handling, finger dexterity, sitting, standing, walking, and lifting 50 or more lbs
  • Constant ability to see details at close range and at a distance, hear, and talk, and possess depth perception
  • Occasional climbing and carrying, proximity to moving mechanical parts, working in high exposed places
  • High noise intensity level

 

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • PTO and Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including FSA, HSA, wellness incentives, etc.


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