Project Superintendent

General Job Description

The Project Superintendent is responsible for supervising the field construction of a project and completing the work on schedule and to the quality of workmanship specified.  The Project Superintendent is responsible for protecting and promoting Burt Group interests in all matters, working closely with the Project Team (Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Lead Superintendent) to uphold the company’s unmatched consistency in delivering successful projects that meet client’s objectives with extraordinary levels of quality and customer service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships amongst the one-site staff, and promote positive project morale.
  • Maintain good relations and communications with all involved in the project, including the public, property owner, property manager, building engineer, client, neighboring tenants, and design team.
  • Attain a thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the General Contract, each subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications, and addenda for assigned projects, and assist the Project Manager in the development of on-site procedures.
  • Examine contract drawings, specifications and addenda for design deficiencies, impractical details, and possible code violations, and bring these to the attention of the Project Manager who will review them with the Architect.  Retain organized and updated blueprints on site at all times.
  • Assist the Project Manager in the development and refinement of project schedules, work with the Project Manager to keep the schedule properly updated, and ensure the project meets the various required dates.
  • Plan and review the Construction Program with the Project Manager, including quality control procedures, safety and security practices, filed office locations and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, equipment, and manpower.
  • Attend hand-off meetings and initiate all on-site aspects of projects according to plan.
  • In cooperation with Lead Superintendent, oversee project startup including mobilization of all work-related manpower, work hours, material, equipment, dumpsters, port-a-cans, and property requirements.
  • Schedule and attend all preconstruction meetings, and all other required meetings throughout the life of the project.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate inspection agencies per location.
  • Work with the Project Team to determine the need for and TBG labor and materials.
  • Ensure that a sufficient supply of the proper TBG report forms, ability to photo document, first aid kit, flashlight, blueprints, measuring tape, and other required incidentals are at hand.
  • Work with the Owner to install a bulletin board upon which all required permits, licenses, and safety notices have been posted.
  • Work with the Project Manager to prepare the monthly requisition to the Owner, and see that they are promptly reviewed and approved by the Architects’ field representative.
  • Track all time and material work performed on the project.
  • Coordinate, direct, monitor, and inspect the activities of the subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Create and manage detailed job schedule with all subcontractors and other construction-related personnel during the life of the project.  Schedule and administer subcontractor meetings on a weekly basis throughout the project.
  • Send a daily log and progress photos to the project team including the subcontractor’s daily progress of work completed, labor and material employed, and the percentage of job completion.
  • Ensure subcontractors adhere to the safety requirements by either attending their company safety training and submit proof of attendance, or attend our weekly on the job safety training.  This includes organizing and facilitating those weekly safety meetings and daily job inspection to ensure safety.  Inspect job daily to ensure safety.
  • Track deliveries of materials and verify onsite for inventory, quantity and quality.
  • Inspect and monitor all work, and onsite cleanliness, signage, restroom facilities, eating, smoking and gathering areas.
  • Execute work in accordance with the contract documents and project schedules.
  • Establish pre-punch list date and schedule punch list dates no less than 2 weeks prior to completion date. Complete punch list and obtain sign off within 7 days after completion date.
  • Removal of any remaining job-site items.

 Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Tenant Finish Out or Ground-Up experience in commercial, medical, retail or hospitality.
  • Demonstrated track record of success as a Superintendent.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, experience, and confidence to engage professionally and successfully with design professionals, skilled trades, subcontractors, and clients.
  • Strong knowledge of construction terms, scheduling, and planning concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and understand project cost analysis.
  • Excellent organization, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong computers skills with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • OSHA training certification at the 30-hour level, or the ability to obtain in a timely manner.
  • LEED AP or LEED certification or training is preferred.

 About The Burt Group

The Burt Group, Inc. is a highly respected general contracting and construction management firm serving Central Texas clients with commercial interior and ground-up development in retail and healthcare environments. Our team delivers successful projects in sustainable construction with unmatched consistency, exceptional expertise, extraordinary quality, and unparalleled customer service.

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