Construction Project Superintendent (Maryland)

NewGround - Baltimore, MD

Construction Project Superintendent (multiple US locations)

About NewGround:
NewGround is a leading global company that imagines, designs, and implements retail and corporate environments that drive competitive advantage. For 106 years, NewGround has excelled in Design/Build. We are a cutting edge, international award-winning design firm.

Position Description:
The Project Superintendent provides on-site direction for all aspects of construction for their assigned project. Required skills include knowledge of materials, methods, processes, procedures and equipment involved in the construction of buildings and related site work. Manage project costs to insure completion within budget expectations. Work with Regional Vice President of Construction to develop the project schedule in critical path steps and budget time required to meet deadlines. Inspect and review projects construction in progress to enforce compliance with plans, specifications, building and safety codes. Schedule and direct all subcontractors and vendors through all activities to full completion of the project. Hold extensive knowledge of principles and processes for providing client satisfaction in meeting quality, cost and schedule expectations. Work directly with Regional Vice President of Construction and the “Build” Team through the entire project construction process

General Skills:
Strong ability to read and understand plans and specifications, comprehensive knowledge of commercial construction means, methods and best practices and related systems
Ability to schedule projects in “Critical Path” progression and budget time required to meet milestones and deadlines
Interpret and clarify plans and contract terms to subcontractors professionally
Draft and submit subcontracts, purchase orders, Subcontractor change orders to RVPC for release
Generate client change orders for RVPC review, approval and release
Assist RVPC in developing project budgets, estimates and progress including cost tracking reports
Evaluate plans, specifications and related construction documents for “Constructability”
Work with Regional Vice President of Construction to develop responses to mitigate weather or environmental delays Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good leadership skills
Proficient computer skills including Excel, Word and Micro-Soft Project. Proficiency in ProCore preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage all on site construction related activities, subcontractors and venders
Prepare purchase order and subcontract drafts for RVPC approval
Purchase and schedule all long lead items
Obtain all project related permits and licenses from AHJ’s
Ensure SWPP and environmental requirements are met
Review and approve subcontractor and vendor pay requisitions and submit to RVPC for final approval
Schedule delivery and sequence of project materials and work
Hold weekly site safety meetings
Hold weekly subcontractor site meetings
Hold weekly Client update meetings
Enforce subcontractor compliance with building and safety codes from all Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ’s), implement on site quality control and adherence to plans and specifications.
Proficient in developing project budget and schedule
Document project progress and update schedule for review
Complete and submit all field required reports and logs as required
Take all site progress photos
Must be able to successfully manage budgets and schedules of project
Perform all other related work, as assigned or as apparent
Must be able to lead on site construction project team
Ensure regular communications with RVPC and Project team
Inform project team of design, cost or schedule related items
Maintain strong client relationship and communicate project status effectively
Coordinate with A/E team
Construction quality control expert
Prepare reports for internal and external communications
Report project status to RVPC as required
Complete Project punch list and close out procedures timely
Participate in internal kick-offs/brainstorming and project debriefs
Communicate with internal and external project team effectively
Support construction team as needed to insure project success
Communicate design or material delivery issues to insure no impact to schedule or cost
Report significant project related issues to RVPC in a timely manner

Ability to communicate on a professional level
Must be willing to work long hours
Maintain positive can-do attitude, self-motivated
Willing to accept all assigned work
Able to multi-task as required
Exceed Client expectations
Report project status to Client and Regional Vice President of Construction
Ensure project completion on-time, on-budget

Education And/or Experience Prerequisites:
** We seek TRAVELING SUPERINTENDENTS with experience in ground-up, TI, high-end interior/exterior, and multi-story commercial construction, who are tech savvy and willing to travel to the next project once completed. If you do not possess this experience, please do not apply. **
5+ years of commercial construction Superintendent experience is required
Ground-up commercial with high end interior/exterior finishes is required
Bachelor’s Degree in Construction related field is preferred; commensurate construction related experience will be considered
Willing to travel to new project locations after construction is complete
Additional consideration given to LEED AP and other construction industry certifications

Altoona, PA area
Norfolk, VA area
Salt Lake City, UT area
Newtown, CT area
Baltimore, MD area
Lake Charles, LA area
Baton Rouge, LA area

NewGround’s reputation for integrity, creativity, quality, and results is the basis of our renowned status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and an outstanding Employee Benefits Package to promote wellness, work/life balance and financial security for our valued team including:
Medical, Dental and Vision plans,
401K Retirement Plan with company match
Life insurance - company paid with buy-up option
Long and Short-term Disability
Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
Weekly cost of living allowance

Why Our People Love Working at NewGround:
NewGround values having fun while doing what you love. That is evidenced by the fact that almost 30 of our 135 employees have been with NewGround for 10 - 38 years.
We understand the importance of an employee’s first week, first month, and first year. Because of this, we’ve created multiple new-hire experiences, including a special learning program, to help our new hires feel equipped to succeed. Our new team members get the chance to hear the NewGround story from members of the leadership team both, virtually and in person.
We celebrate many employee milestones, including a ceremony celebrating the day you started with the company and an annual service awards banquet where we provide the opportunity to learn about our fellow team members.
We recognize how important career development is to our employees and offer opportunities for growth and advancement.
NewGround recognizes that it’s key to strike a balance between work life and home life and places an emphasis on supporting our employees’ balanced lifestyle.
We pride ourselves in our commitment to community. Our offices in Chesterfield, Chicago, and Toronto continuously find new ways to get involved whether it be through hosting blood drives, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, building in the Dominican Republic, friendly fundraising competitions across all offices, or through our annual United Way campaign.
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NewGround’s reputation for integrity, creativity, quality, and results is the basis of our renowned status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and an outstanding Employee Benefits Package to promote wellness, work/life balance and financial security for our valued team.


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