Senior Superintendent I
Chandler, AZ 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do the Right Thing, We Before Me, and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative, and a positive attitude to produce high-quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive, and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others, and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the well-being of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards, and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety, and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

Do you have the aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues, and opportunities as they arise? Do you possess the capability to problem solve and create viable solutions?

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Senior Superintendent to provide coordination of project work site activities and supervision of on-site work teams for multiple construction projects or a large, complex construction project. Demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills is vital as you will be interacting with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. To be successful, you should demonstrate the ability to be flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality.

Organization, flexibility, excellent customer focus, and strong communication are critical to performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

Overall management of construction activities and task assignments

Collaborate with other departments to ensure all required materials, equipment, and inspections support the project schedule

Work with Project Manager(s) to budget, forecast, and manage craft labor, equipment, materials, small tools, consumables, and general working environment

Review construction documents for completeness and constructability

Create, review, and update project schedule and three-week look ahead schedule

Coordinate plans and specifications with engineers, identifying and clarifying any discrepancies

Develop and implement a site utilization plan and establish crew sizes

Select formwork systems and equipment

Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings

Oversight of work crews

Coach, mentor, and train field personnel, foremen, and assistant superintendents

Establish and nurture a teamwork environment

Ensure crews have resources and support

Provide work direction and performance evaluations

Identity hiring needs and participation in hiring, performance management, and dismissal decisions

Develop leadership potential through appropriate task assignments and career growth opportunities

Implement Mortenson's Zero Injury Safety Program at the project site

Handle open shop and union issues

Other duties as assigned

Maintain relationships with all visitors to the site: customers, architects, union representatives, subcontractors, et al.

Lead site work and logistics efficiently, providing suggestions for improvement

Minimum 15 years of construction experience

Minimum 10 years of experience in a supervisory role

Data Center experience preferred

Current driver's license

Ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects

Detail orientation sufficient to organize and run multiple project tasks

Possess a basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices

Microsoft Office skills at an intermediate level

Positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills

Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies


Associate's or bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering, or Construction Management, or 10 years of trade experience

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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