Superintendent I
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
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 Superintendent for our projects in our Milwaukee Regional Group to provide coordination, planning, and supervision to Assistant Superintendents, contractors, and craft activities in a specific area of discipline. Positive attitude and behavior are necessary as you will interact with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Demonstrating flexibility, resourcefulness, dedication, and efficiency with a high level of integrity and confidentiality will be critical for success. You will develop and improve customer relationships.

What will you be doing?

Responsible for providing coordination, planning, and supervision to assistant superintendents, contractors, and craft activities in a particular area of discipline. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.

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

Planning and implementation to ensure all materials, equipment, and inspections support the Milwaukee project schedules

  • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
  • Review and understand contract documents
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with design engineers, resolving discrepancies
  • Participate in the development and management of a project schedule to include three and six week look ahead schedules
  • Develop a site logistics plan
  • Lead the utilization of Mortenson tools and equipment
  • Collaborate with project partner superintendents


Coaching, supervisory, and development responsibilities

  • Conduct on-site project orientations
  • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings
  • Supervise project partners, craft foremen, and crews
  • Responsible for the mentoring, management, and timely performance evaluation of Assistant Superintendent(s), General Foremen, and Foremen
  • Interview, hire, transfer, and if needed terminate craft team members
  • Ensure proper task coding of work hours on timecards
  • Manage and track work progress and craft productivity
  • Manage craft team member training, ensuring they are current prior to starting task
  • Conduct career development discussions with foremen and craft team members


Other duties as assigned, including:

  • Provide high level management of safety, quality, risk, and compliance for the project and team members
  • Recognize and mitigate unfavorable working conditions
  • Seek opportunities to improve processes and procedures

How will you succeed?

  • Minimum eight years construction experience with two of those years having supervisory experience
  • Experience working on large commercial projects
  • Current driver's license
  • Shown ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and lead multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office skills at an intermediate level
  • Shown positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies

Education:

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

Visa sponsorship is not offered for this position

Mortenson is an EEO/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer

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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
2 to 8 years
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