Project Superintendent-Commercial Construction

Project Superintendent-Commercial Construction Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company

Job Title:

Project Superintendent-Commercial Construction

Job Type:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

11/05/2019

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Salary:

$60,000+

Company Description:

The Weitz Company

The Weitz Company is one of the oldest general contractors in the United States, specializing in Commercial and Industrial construction projects, supported by a best-in-class Supply Chain business segment. We have forged our reputation by constantly seeking new construction innovations and technology that provide our clients and employees with predictable, reliable, and collaborative services. Our commitment to delivering a top quality product has resulted in long-standing customer relationships and recognition by industry rankings as one of the top contractors in the United States.

Weitz views employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to the success of the Company. Employees enjoy the ability to build relationships, network and make an impact on our communities. We promise every employee competitive pay and benefits, a safe place to work, a career path supported by training and development opportunities, and a positive work environment. Employees are encourage to work hard, have fun and build strong relationships along the way!

Job Description:

The Weitz Company is seeking an experienced Project Superintendent to be located out of our Des Moines, IA office. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary leader of subcontractors and field forces on a job site
  • Maintain project safety in accordance with the Company’s Safety Policy
  • Develop and update the project schedule
  • Prepare two-week look ahead schedules
  • Update project schedules utilizing computerized scheduling software
  • Assist with the buyout and selection of major subcontractors
  • Coordinate the work of the subcontractors’ field forces
  • Communicate effectively with owners, designers and engineers
  • Maintain accurate cost reports
  • Adhere to all company policies, standards, and procedures
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Required Experience:

Qualifications:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed in this role.

  • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of commercial construction experience in all facets of the project. Must also have experience with safety, preconstruction, staff development, and retention and customer interaction.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed in this role.

  • Education: A High School Diploma is required.
  • Skills: Ability to read and interpret construction documents, knowledge of construction methods and materials, strong team leadership skills and ability to communicate are all required skills. Candidate must also have time management and project organizational skills to be successful in this role.
  • Technology: Candidate should have experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Apple products (iPhone & iPad), and have experience with or ability to learn specific software. Training will be provided on company standards.

BUILD A BETTER WAY
The Weitz Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Weitz is a drug and alcohol free workplace.