Archinect

Construction Superintendent

Eric Rosen Architects Eric Rosen Architects Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Jan 23 '24Posted on:
$90,000 - $110,000 annually Pay:

Job Summary 

Under the general direction of the Construction Manager and Architect, the Construction Superintendent works collaboratively with the design, construction, development, and project team on a variety of custom designed commercial and residential projects in the Los Angeles area. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, highly organized, personable, and can communicate clearly and effectively with the ability to think from the design side in addition to the construction side. The Construction Superintendent is part of our construction team responsible for the successful completion of construction projects for Raleigh Enterprises and its affiliated entities. They will be tasked with the daily onsite supervision of subcontractors along with some staff and temps with the goal to keep construction jobs on schedule, on budget and per the approved construction documents, and will report to the construction team with daily reports, progress photos, and RFI’s from the subcontractors. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.  

  • Manage job site safety, quality, and schedule for assigned projects from pre-construction to completion and closeout.
  • Ensure standards of quality and safety are adhered to by the project team and subcontractors.
  • Work collaboratively with the Project Manager, project team members, subcontractors and labor crew.
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • Manage an ongoing punch list program and subcontractor follow through with completion of punch list items.
  • Travel offsite to pick up necessary jobsite materials and products.
  • Perform as the site point person.
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships and communication with clients, construction manager, project team, consultants/architect/engineers, subcontractors, adjacent community, trade partners & governmental agencies.
  • Assist with setting up job site logistics, field coordination, and project schedules.
  • Participate in the review of all project documents for constructability and content, including shop drawings.
  • Maintain and update project records including RFI’s & quality control punch lists daily.
  • Communicate to Construction Manager and Architect via RFI’s and daily reports.
  • Assist with creating and enforcing a site-specific emergency action plan for assigned projects in collaboration with the Project Manager.
  • Coordinate with building inspections, subcontractor inspections, and agencies.
  • Ensure standards of quality and safety are adhered to by the project team and subcontractors by performing daily job site walks and submit safety audit reports when required.
  • Conduct and attend Foreman meetings, pre-task meetings, safety meetings, and project staff meetings.
  • Manage job site manpower production and performance.
  • Use project management and scheduling software effectively. 
  • Inspect project materials when delivered to the site to verify product is per approved submittals.
  • Manage an ongoing punch list program and subcontractor follow through with completion of punch list items.
  • Manage the on-site work for consistency with the construction documents and directives from the Construction Manager and Architect.
  • Observes and abides by all job site safety, sanitation, and security procedures.

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:  

  • Ability to read architectural, structural, civil, shop drawings, etc. and communicate clear and concise questions to Construction Manager and Architect.
  • Displays high-level of professional integrity and ethical conduct.
  • Displays professional appearance and presence, abiding by company standards.
  • Maintain calmness, composure, and exercise good judgement under high levels of pressure.
  • Adapt to frequent change, fast paced environment, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, while focusing on attention to details, maintaining a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask; uses time efficiently and effectively; prioritizes and organizes work assignments.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to be a creative, clear, and critical thinker when analyzing and resolving problems, while exercising good judgment.
  • Is dependable and demonstrates an outstanding attendance record and is punctual.
  • Constantly look for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Observes and abides by all job site safety, sanitation, and security procedures.
  • Use equipment and materials properly and according to product specifications.
  • Ability to be proactive rather than reactive during the construction process.
  • Ability to set up and use online construction management software and keep information updated regularly.
  • Ability to be organized, forward thinking and detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision.

Supervisory Responsibilities

In coordination with the Construction and Project Manager, the Construction Superintendent supervises a combination of up to an average of thirty (30) subcontractors. regular staff, and temporary/agency staff.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include training and coaching; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving issues; ensure that safety program and guidelines are implemented, and compliance is continuous. 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

A minimum of 10 years of experience as a Project Superintendent, or equivalent role, in the construction industry or equivalent combination of education (training/certifications) and experience is preferred. Must understand the construction industry, job site safety requirements, planning and scheduling, building trades and sequence of work, and relevant technology.

Preference for the qualified candidate to possess experience from the design side in addition to hands-on construction experience with proven trade work in multiple disciplines.

Experience with typical construction site coordination tasks such as:

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret architectural and engineering drawings, plans, documents, material specifications, financial reports, and legal documents (e.g., contracts). Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.     

Computer and Software Skills

  • Ability to set up, implement, and use online construction management software and keep information updated regularly.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Project Management Software – Procore is a plus.
  • Scheduling Software - FastTrack is a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • First Aid/CPR certification is a plus.
  • Valid California Driver’s License (Class C) and insurance.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in English - verbal and written.
  • Proficient in Spanish - verbal (plus). 

Other Qualifications

  • Must be able to provide acceptable documentation as evidence of identity and employment authorization.
  • Must pass drug and background screening.
  • Must have flexible work availability to work various shifts, weekdays, weekends, and holidays if necessary to complete a project and meet deadlines.              

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; smell; stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and walk up and down stairs and on uneven pavement. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally move/lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will occasionally be exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold and heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

This is a full-time salaried position with associated benefits per company standards.

 

Please submit single pdf document including resume, cover letter, salary preference, references and images of prior projects to thestudio@ericrosen.com


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