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Superintendent

Company: LeChase Construction
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for the management of small to midsize projects with 1 to 3 team members which could include field forces, tradesmen, foremen, other trades and subcontractor/suppliers. Responsible to develop and lead all aspects of field operations to achieve or exceed all project goals for both LeChase and customer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Plan, coordinate and direct the efficient use of labor, equipment, materials and subcontractors/suppliers to secure safe, high-quality construction at minimum cost in accordance with the LeChase Fundamental Requirements.
Maintain daily communications with project manager regarding status of job.
Coordinate, participate, contribute and implement the Project Team responsibilities of pre-construction, construction and post-construction assignments.
Study and become completely familiar with project drawings specifications, schedules and other requirements including mechanical and electrical work scopes prior to the commencement of construction.
Initiate, maintain and implement three-week schedule. Communicate the three-week schedule goals and overall project status and costs to foremen and tradesmen.
Ascertain that foremen and their crew members understand clearly what he/she is to do each day and determine if daily goals are met or exceeded. Analyze the causes of and eliminate wasted time and cost overruns. Quantify and evaluate accurate daily productivity for maximum efficiency control and report same to office weekly.
Conduct Sunrise Safety Huddles.
Oversee the effectiveness and evaluate the performance of project foremen and their crews.
Properly use, secure and maintain tools and equipment. Keep the Director of Field Operations and Project Manager advised as to condition and performance of equipment.
Observe, monitor and control manpower efforts and productivity. Coordinate field personnel with the Director of Field Operations. Monitor costs daily.
Inspect incoming material for quality, count, completeness and contract compliance. Coordinate deliveries, placement and storage of materials to minimize handling and damage.
Ensure that all required paperwork is filled out accurately, correctly and turned in timely. The required paperwork includes time sheets with cost codes, equipment time sheets with cost codes, daily productivity/quantity reports, daily reports, accident reports, equipment/scaffolding release forms, project status reports, invoice approvals (when required), field purchase orders, time and material sheets, extra work/backcharge sheets, equipment time reports, safety meeting minutes, job meeting minutes, etc.
Inform the Project Manager of any significant changes required in the scope of work. Awareness of change order or extra work order items is especially important.
Follow and implement company safety program. Conduct safety meetings and safety inspections, ensure tool box talks are being conducted and maintain good housekeeping.
Follow, enforce and adhere to the Fundamental Requirements.
Assist in training foremen, project engineers and crew. Attend and participate in training seminars.
Maintain excellent working relations with Owners, their representatives, construction managers, architects and engineers. Pursue and obtain repeat business through complete customer satisfaction.
Coordinate, cooperate and assist subcontractors, suppliers and other prime trades. Maintain good working relationships.
Communicate with other management staff. Encourage communication and ideas from crews, foremen, other trades through weekly/daily meetings. Anticipate and develop problem solving techniques.
Review job costs and schedule status with Project Manager weekly.
Attend and participate in project meetings (when required).
Monitor use of and the return of rental equipment as soon as specific task is complete.
Constantly maintain As-Built Drawings and other project close-out requirements throughout construction.
Conduct efficiency studies on each item of work, on a periodic basis, to ensure efficient cost effective operations.
Prepare punch lists as project nears completion for final inspection.
Assist in the coordination and approval of monthly requisitions.
Set up pre-task meetings with subcontractors and suppliers before their work starts.
Coordinate shop drawings with the work of other trades, check for difficulties of installation, quality, maintenance, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma desired. Vocational and/or college diploma desirable. Technical, mechanical, electrical, communication and leadership training also desirable.
Knowledge of:
Basic knowledge of safety policies and procedures
English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation
Computer applications related to the work
Recordkeeping principles and procedures
Personnel principles and procedures
Ability to:
Maintain a safe worksite
Maintain quality control
Lead appropriate members of Project Team
About LeChase:
Established in 1944, LeChase prides itself on offering the capabilities of a large firm while maintaining the personalized service of a small firm. Today, the company ranks among the nation's top contractors - providing general construction and construction management services in a wide range of industries and on projects of all sizes. With a dedicated team of professionals striving to deliver excellence, the firm has earned a reputation for quality, safety and integrity. In addition to serving customers from its operations across the East Coast, LeChase can provide resources to meet the unique needs of clients no matter where they are located.

EEO Statement:
LeChase is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind during the hiring process, including but not limited to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, protected Veteran status, nationality, religion, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other non-merit-based factor.

Keywords: LeChase Construction, Binghamton , Superintendent, Other , Binghamton, New York

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