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Superintendent II in Seoul at Gilbane

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities 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: Superintendent supports the Project Manager to ensure that project & contractual requirements, company policies and procedures are followed in the field in regard to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction. 

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

  • Enforce all aspects of contract execution (technical and contractual)
  • Management of field activities to include staff, subcontractors and vendors
  • Supervise the work of trade contractors in several areas of a project
  • Maintain Project Schedules and pay estimates
  • Enforce high safety standards including a clean job site
  • Manage and perform weekly safety inspections
  • Inspect the quality of work for compliance with design standard and ensure corrective action occurs if/when necessary
  • Work collaboratively on the schedule for individual trade contractors or areas of a project to ensure milestone dates are met
  • Coordinate and manage general conditions work and project logistics
  • Review vendor drawings and submittals
  • Review details with A/E and subcontractors to ensure work is in compliance with document plan
  • Review contractors Quality Plan
  • Prepare and distribute daily reports
  • Resolve jurisdictional disputes
  • Establish credibility among Owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment


  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 6 years’ experience performing construction projects on $5-15 million commercial/industrial construction projects in a superintendent role
  • 3 years’ experience managing DoD or other Federal Government Constructions projects
  • 2 years’ experience managing overseas construction projects
  • Experience must include the completion of a minimum of one project with a minimum contract value of $10M or more and the project must have been successfully completed and accepted by the customer within past 5 years
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel user
  • Per our client requirements, must be a US citizen
  • Willing to travel abroad on assignments in the vicinity of site for 1 to 3 years
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance through the US Government
  • Have the ability to obtain Status of Force Agreement (SOFA) status for Japan and Korea and International Drivers License
  • Experience working on CAA or ICD 705 projects
  • US Army Corp of Engineers experience is preferred
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Strong technical and communication skills are critical
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to manage diverse workforce to include Foreign Nationals
  • 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
  • OSHA 30 hour certified
  • Strong understanding of Change Order Management Principals
  • Autocadd capability is preferred

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.