Pipe Superintendent

Kitchell Corporation - Phoenix, AZ3.5

As a Wet Utilities Pipeline Superintendent, our ideal candidate will plan, coordinate, and supervise the crew and equipment operations of each project. They will provide technical direction and have responsibility for safety, cost, productivity, profitability, and quality of work (including self-performed work) for the project. The Superintendent will follow and meet productivity goals and measure performance as well as schedule labor, materials, and equipment, including the work of subcontractors with the Project Engineer & Project Manager. (APPLICANTS WITH NO PREVIOUS SEWER, WATER, STORM DRAIN AND OR WET UTILITY PIPELINE EXPIERIENCE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION).

Essential Functions

A commitment to excellence, able to plan, manage, coordinate and execute company projects in the field, while providing administrative expertise to the entire project team.
Excellent communication, organizational, and supervisory skills are essential.
Must have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, and methods), negotiations, engineering, cost control, scheduling, and safety.
Assist in the review of shop drawings, submittals, subcontract change orders and purchase orders.
Coordinates the documentation of design conflicts and clarifications with the appropriate personnel.
Provide leadership and guidance to assigned project team members and subcontractors.
Ensure work is executed according to contract terms and conditions.
Conduct weekly safety meeting, coordinate meetings with project team, subcontractors and prepare daily field status reports.
Manage the construction site including job budgets, staffing, work assignments, jobsite organization, subcontractor management (multiple), jobsite safety and work plan preparation.
Direct field personnel to achieve a safe completion of the project, on schedule, within budget, and in compliance with plans/specs & regulations.
Interact effectively with clients, inspectors, project team and other stakeholders to maintain a positive environment and exceptional project experience.
Must be able to represent Company professionally at all times, and maintain positive relationships with clients, owners, subcontractors, vendors and other employees.
Coordinates with Project Manager and performs the timely completion of all punch lists.
Experience and Education

GED, High School Education or higher.
4+ Years of Superintendent/Site Management experience in Sewer, Water & Storm Drain (Pipeline) construction, including a complete understanding of construction documents, means/methods, materials & equipment utilization, productivity, scheduling, productivity analysis and site safety requirements.

Knowledge and Skills

A strong, energetic work ethic to efficiently execute all duties and responsibilities.
Proven track record of project success and project profitability.
Demonstrated decision making skills in a fast paced, high production environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to develop and maintain positive client, subcontractor, and supplier relations.
Detail oriented with ability to supervise up to $10,000,000 projects.

Licenses or Certifications Needed

Valid Driver's license with clean MVD record.
Obtain and maintain CPR, First Aid and minimum OSHA 30 Hour certification.
MSHA & OSHA preferred.

About Us

hardison/downey inc. is a commercial contractor focusing on multifamily, senior housing, hospitality, Class A office and retail markets. As an operating company of Kitchell, we benefit from Kitchell’s culture of employee ownership, as well as the expertise and financial stability of a large contractor. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that fosters personal and professional growth with in-house education programs, formal and informal mentoring and cross-training opportunities. We prefer to grow from within, building careers and financial stability through long-term ownership. We are consistently ranked among the top places to work, attributable to our tenured staff and outstanding benefits including profit-sharing, discretionary stock options, incentive bonuses, health and life insurance, health savings accounts (HSA) with wellness incentives, 401(k), college savings plans, business travel assistance and insurance, discounted auto and homeowners insurance, identity theft protection, rewards programs and much more.

Kitchell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.