Construction Senior Superintendent - Detroit, MI

Detroit, Michigan Permanent USD125,000 - USD150,000 per year
  • Opportunity to grow into General Superintendent role
  • Great reputation across SE Michigan with clients and sub-contractors

About Our Client

Our client is a well established Design/Build General Contractor based in Detroit, Michigan. With a focus on Commercial and industrial projects this GC has many repeat clients and a steady backlog of work. Their commitment to employee success is unparalleled, and they are looking for a strong Senior Superintendent to help manage some of their most complex projects while mentoring younger employees.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Senior Superintendent are:

  • Actively manage and maintain safety on-site including, but not limited to toolbox talks, safety checklists, and continuous observation for safe work practices in compliance with all OSHA regulations and corporate Safety Manual
  • On-site field supervision
  • Monitor and enforce quality workmanship
  • Direct, coordinate, and facilitate meetings for owners, subcontractors, architects, and local authorities
  • Develop site logistics plans for the entire project to maximize productivity and minimize impacts to building occupants
  • Run weekly subcontractor coordination meetings
  • Secure municipal inspections as necessary during the entire construction process and for the final Certificate of Occupancy
  • Coordinate material storage on-site with trailers and equipment
  • Determine initial job set-up requirements
  • Maintain an organized and clean site
  • Develop and maintain on-site Subcontractor, Owner, and Municipal relations
  • Oversee the creation and completion of the punch-list process
  • Ensure subcontractors are working per construction documents
  • Schedule and facilitate owner training and commissioning of equipment
  • Anticipate, plan, and coordinate all site activities
  • Maintain overall project schedule using Microsoft Project in coordination with Project Manager
  • Scheduling of all trade and material deliveries
  • Develop and maintain weekly Three Week Look-Ahead schedules
  • Maintain as-built drawings, photos, and documentation
  • Document key or pertinent conversations and phone calls
  • Maintain on-site document control including project binders, shop drawings, construction drawings, and any other relevant construction documentation
  • Complete detailed Daily Reports
  • Keep project drawings current; continuous review of drawings and details
  • Become familiar with all contract provisions
  • Manage the cost of all General Conditions items
  • Ability to interpret subcontractor questions and compose correspondence (RFI's) to architects and engineers
  • Manage submittals and RFI process in coordination with Project Manager
  • Document subcontractor requests for additional work and inform Project Manager
  • Communicate daily with Project Manager
  • Miscellaneous general labor on an as-needed basis
  • Involvement with the implementation of the existing ISO 9001 program
  • Willingness to travel preferred

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Senior Superintendent will have:

  • Minimum 7 years of commercial/industrial construction experience
  • College degree in the related field is a plus
  • Must have multiple project experiences in excess of $5 Million
  • Strong sitework background, computer, and scheduling skills required
  • Utilize current technology - tablet / iPad and construction-related applications
  • Procore experience is a plus, but not required

What's on Offer

The Senior Superintendent will be offered:

  • $125K - $155K base salary
  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability)
  • Competitive Vacation / Personal Time / Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Program / Discretionary Employer Match
  • Maternity / Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Team Member Referral Bonus
  • Team Building Activities
  • Mentorship Program
  • Fitbit Wellness Program
  • Summer Hours
  • Years of Service Recognition & Excellent Service Awards
  • Lunch and Learn Educational Events
  • Charitable Events
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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