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Superintendent, Higher Education

Company: Suffolk Construction
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career. About SuffolkSuffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We're ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of "Top 400 Contractors." And we're proud to be a certified 2022 "Great Place to Work." For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.The RoleSuffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We'll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We'll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you'll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.The Superintendent is responsible for overseeing and managing all day-to-day job site activities, including project team performance, site conditions, safety and quality standards, compliance with scope, and effective management of trade partners.Oversee, manage, and document all day-to-day job site activities including OSHA safety complianceDirect field personnel according to the project plan and Suffolk supervisory principlesCommunicate issues, events, performance, and progress daily to the Project ManagerReport any problems promptly to the Project Manager to facilitate the most cost-effective solutionsEstablish effective working relationships with clients and Suffolk team membersRequest advice and assistance from the General Superintendent on matters pertaining to materials, sequencing, scheduling and personnelProject Start-Up/Turnover Meeting:Identify pre-mobilization activities in conjunction with the Project Executive, General Superintendent, and the Project ManagerDevelop start-up schedule with Project Manager and send it to the Project Executive and General Superintendent for reviewScheduling: Assist in formulating and implementing construction schedules in the fieldEstablish and implement the Project Baseline Schedule based on the project contracts and subcontractor input, taking into account any elements that might impact the scheduleMaintain the schedule and ensure that work performed is consistent with the contract and will meet or exceed client expectationsUpdate Project Schedule monthlyProvide progress report with the two-week look ahead of schedule to the Project Manager and the field staffSafety:Ensure that all subcontractors participate in a safety pre-construction meeting prior to starting work on the projectEnsure that all subcontractors have a full set of MSD sheets on the project, as well as their site specific safety plan and current insurance certificate or OCIP/CCIP enrollment IDReview the project daily to ensure that all activities are being performed in accordance with all OSHA and governing requirements and the project site specific safety planReview safety reports and injury data to assess safety performance on assigned projectsEnsure project(s) are budgeted & staffed appropriately to support safety programsCommunicate clear expectations for safety to project teamsPerform safety inspections using predictive solutions software IAW SCCI safety programAdhere to all Suffolk Safety program requirementsQuality Management:Ensure that all pertinent benchmarks for the project are established and inserted into the baseline scheduleEnsure that all appropriate individuals become members of the Q-TeamEnsure that all 1st delivery inspections and Benchmark inspections occur per the baseline schedule so as not to impact the progression of the subsequent workEnsure that the inspections are approved, documented, and communicated to the project teamSubcontractor and Site Management throughout the Project:Manage site pre-construction including pre-construction survey, job site utilization and staging plansMobilize the field office and maintains the job site to Suffolk standardsOrganize documentation of the job site for easy access and reviewManage subcontractor performance to quality and ethical standardsWork with PM to identify and resolve personnel issues and construction process revisionsManage all phases of the construction process including documenting and reporting site activities and progress, manage excavations and assist with Job Site Utilization PlanMeeting Management:Attend project turnover, mobilization, and project coordination meetingsAttend/chair safety pre-construction meetingsAttend/chair weekly foreman and safety meetingsAttend/chair monthly schedule review meetingsAttend closeout meetingsAttend owner meetingsAttend/chair subcontractor meetings and any others necessary to monitor and manage the projectAdministrative Management:Complete and implement construction office checklists including emergency phone listsComplete daily reports and maintains logs of key activities, files, and shop drawingsManage the quality and condition of all material deliveriesMaintain required safety reporting and all other required files to Suffolk standardsInsure that as-built working drawings are maintained as well as the current drawing log and revision log, communicating this to the subcontractorsProject Closeout:Manage subcontractor closeout, transfer of utilities, owner training, work list and punch listBachelor's degree in applicable discipline and experience relative to project size/scope4+ years of experience in related construction fields The ability to manage and embrace change. Respond and adapt to new processes and new ways of looking at old problemsApplicable area licensesExcellent team development skills and leadership abilitiesStrong ability to partner with the Project Manager and staffCommitted to excellenceSelf-motivated and self-confidentMust possess effective communication skillsCapable of dealing with ambiguity and tight work oversightAble to constantly multi-task and handle competing priorities between Suffolk business needs and organizational issues while maintaining excellent customer relationsMust possess business judgment to negotiate the critical balance between budget and construction processesExcellent organizational skills to manage the many details necessary for successful constructionMust have judgment to know when to appropriately escalate issues up the chain of commandExcellent management skills to effectively manage subcontractor performance to high qualityExcellent problem-solving skills and the ability to take action confidently and decisivelyCandidate must possess Suffolk's Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism, and CaringWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.

Keywords: Suffolk Construction, Dallas , Superintendent, Higher Education, Education / Teaching , Dallas, Texas

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