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Senior General Superintendent in Washington, DC at Gilbane

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Senior General Superintendent is responsible for the overall field work on one of the company’s most sizable projects, leading a large team of superintendents and ensuring that company policies and procedures are met in regard to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Senior General Superintendent typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Direct and coordinate Gilbane’s trade contractors and their sub-contractors, when required, to ensure they turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
  • Supervise the construction of a large project or multiple projects
  • Supervise and develop the project team
  • 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 coordinate trades, plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
  • Obtain or verify that the subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes
  • Monitor safety performance and 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
  • Lead contractor meetings, oversee daily reports and document using iBuild on a regular basis
  • Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to Project Team and  Trade Contractors
  • Coordinate and manage jobsite logistics
  • Oversee project quality plan and  implement necessary changes
  • Resolve jurisdictional disputes
  • Establish credibility among Owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 15+ years experience on a $50-100+ 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
  • Must possess the ability to participate in sales process, interviews and presentations
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Prolog
  • Construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
  • Experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
  • Strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
  • Ability to create an environment where “safety first” is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and  injury free attitude
  • Experience supervising a project team
  • Knowledge of labor relations
  • OSHA 30 hour certified

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.