Traveling Construction Sr Superintendent

Detroit Permanent USD90,000 - USD130,000
  • Established GC with 100+ years of experience and annual revenues of $450M+
  • $90k-$130k salary with competitive benefits and fun culture.

About Our Client

Our client is extremely stable, having been in business for 100+ years. Their 5-year strategic plan is to be at $500M in revenue. They currently have around 180 salaried employees and 500+ tradesmen. Due to a consistently growing pipeline, they are looking to add a key member to their field supervision team in the form of a Traveling Construction Sr. Superintendent.

Job Description

The Traveling Construction Sr. Superintendent is the overall field leader on a respective construction project. The primary responsiblities of the Superintendent are to complete the project on schedule, within budget, to the quality of workmanship specified, and with zero safety incidents. In the performance of this function, the Project Superintendent is accountable to protect and promote the company's interests in all matters, while maintaining a positive attitude required for success. Supervision and leadership that is necessary to engage the workforce, including subcontractors, to effectively complete the project to the satisfaction of all interested parties. These responsibilities include:

  • To provide leadership and to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships of the on-site staff and promote positive project morale.
  • To have a thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the General Contract, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications, and addenda, and to assist the Project Manager in the development of the on-site procedure.
  • To examine the contract drawings, specifications, and addenda for design deficiencies, impractical details, and possible code violations, and to bring these to the attention of the Project Manager who will review them with the Architect.
  • To assist the Project Manager and the Scheduling Manager in the development and refinement of the Project Schedule, and to work with the Project Manager to keep the schedules properly updated, and to see that the job meets the various required dates.
  • To plan and review the Construction Program with the Project Manager, including quality control procedures, safety and security practices, field office location and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, equipment, and manpower.
  • To verify that each Subcontractor has completed his contractual requirements as a condition precedent to beginning his work at the job site. This includes a Certificate of Insurance, a fully executed Subcontract, a Schedule of Values, and a Safety Program.
  • To see that all required permits or licenses have been obtained and that a weatherproof bulletin board is installed on which all required safety notices are posted.
  • To cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of the inspection agencies, and to effect remedial actions indicated by the reports of these agencies.
  • To chair weekly coordination meetings and monthly safety meetings with the subcontractors and to issue typewritten minutes to the Project Manager as a result thereof.
  • To receive and review the Subcontractor's Daily Reports of work done and labor and material employed.
  • To review and approve the Subcontractor's monthly requests for payment.
  • To maintain good relations and communications with all involved in the project including the public.
  • To ensure that subcontractors enforce their safety programs including Safety Program holding of toolbox safety meetings, orientations reviewing Pre-Task Plans Etc.
  • All employees are required to have an up-to-date CPR/AED certificate.

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 Traveling Construction Sr. Superintendent will have:

  • 10+ years relevant construction experience
  • Experience in ground-up commercial and industrial builds ranging from $3M-$30M
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management a plus (not required)
  • OSHA 30hr Certified
  • Well versed in a variety of construction software including but not limited to Procore, Bluebeam, MS Project, MS Excel, and AutoCAD
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of success in a fast-paced building environment

What's on Offer

What is on offer to the Traveling Construction Sr. Superintendent candidate is:

  • Competitive base salary ($90,000-$130,000+) with yearly increases
  • Potential for large bonuses (up to 30% of base salary)
  • Per diem available while traveling
  • 401k with employer match
  • Fully employer-paid health, vision, dental insurance
  • Holiday pay + competitive PTO policy
  • Vehicle allowance or company car
  • Disability insurance
  • Paths to senior leadership
  • A diverse portfolio of projects
  • Paid maternity or paternity leave
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