General Superintendent

Gilbane - Richmond, VA4.2

ContractEstimated: $81,000 - $120,000 a year
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Overview
The General Superintendent is responsible for the overall field on a large project, leading a team of superintendents to ensure that company policies and procedures are met in regard to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure that the day-to-day coordination of Gilbane’s trade contractors and their sub-contractors turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
  • Manage the project budget for general conditions and site services
  • Develop, document and communicate the work plan regarding changes made in the field
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
  • Obtain or verify that the subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes
  • Verify safety compliance with all trades; act as primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies
  • Conduct maintenance and planning of “work-arounds,” shutdowns and tie-ins
  • Establish credibility among owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment
  • Lead contractor meetings on a regular basis
  • Oversee daily reports and documentation using iBuild
  • Create, manage and update the project schedule, create and implement contingency plans when necessary
  • Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to Project Team and Trade Contractors
  • Plan, coordinate and manage jobsite logistics
  • Oversee project quality plan and implement necessary changes
  • Resolve jurisdictional disputes
  • Aid in the development of project team
Qualifications
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 10+ years experience on a $15-50+ million commercial/industrial construction project or multiple projects in a superintendent role
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Prolog
  • Must be construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
  • Must have experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
  • Must have strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
  • Must be able to create an environment where “safety first” is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and injury free attitude
  • Must have experience supervising a project team
  • OSHA 30 hour certified
Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.