Senior Superintendent I
Seattle, WA 
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Job Description
The Big Picture:

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.

EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS

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 wellbeing 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.

What will you be doing?

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 scheduling
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with engineers, identifying and clarifying any discrepancies
  • Develop and implement 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 teamwork environment
  • Ensure crews have resources and support
  • Provide work direction and performance evaluations
  • Identity hiring needs and participate 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 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

How will you succeed?

  • 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 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

Education:

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

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

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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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