Field Superintendent

Field Superintendent Des Moines, IA

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Company:

K Johnson Construction

Job Title:

Field Superintendent

Job Type:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

03/11/2021

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Salary:

$TBD

Job Description:

K. Johnson Construction (KJC) is a growing commercial General Contractor and Construction Manager in the Des Moines area. We take pride in the reputation we’ve built based on client satisfaction and relationships with a diverse set of architects, engineers and subcontractors. We are hiring a Project Field Superintendent who is accountable and forward-thinking to help continue our growth. If you’re a dedicated and ambitious team member, KJC is an excellent place to grow your career.

Position Summary:
Provide on-site project coordination for all phases of construction including coordinating subcontractors, material and equipment; ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed; and tracking that work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. Superintendent shall be responsible for scheduling, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Benefits:

  • Full-time salary position
  • Retirement plan
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Vacation
  • Phone/Truck/Computer

Required Experience:

Education and/or Experience:

Two to five years of verifiable experience, thorough knowledge of construction trades. Ability to read and interpret construction documents including plans, specifications, and safety regulations.  Computer experience in Bluebeam and Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook is preferred.

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-Motivated
  • Desire to be integral part to a growing team
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Coachable
  • Willingness to be hands on when required
  • Strong math skills
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks
  • Develops realistic action plans
  • Reacts well under pressure
  • Endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures
  • Customer service oriented
  • Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities of Superintendent:

  • Coordinate scheduling of subcontractors, consultants, inspectors and vendors to maintain critical path and complete each project on time
  • Supervise daily tasks of subcontractors, consultants and vendors
  • Ensure subcontractors are fully executing their contracted scope of work and any identified deficiencies
  • Communicate with project team regarding construction documents, ASI’s, RFI’s, and material submittals to maintain project schedule
  • Maintain subcontractor compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards
  • Monitor work and materials to ensure quality control standards
  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions
  • Identify conflicts in construction documents and/or schedule and brainstorm potential solutions
  • Maintain written daily log of jobsite activities
  • Preside over weekly subcontractor meetings designed to coordinate project work
  • Ensure jobsite is clean and organized at all times
  • Perform job progress and completion punch list identification and completion
  • Open jobsite at start of the day and secure the jobsite at the end of the day
  • Travel between and manage work loads of multiple projects if required

Required Travel:

All project within 60 miles of Des Moines.