CompanyNorth Wind Construction Services
LocationMorgantown, WV
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Construction Services, is looking for a Superintendent to provide the knowledge, skills and experience required to manage the day-to-day field operations of construction projects. Work is to be performed in multiple locations in the Northeast. This person will be responsible for the production, quality and safety aspects of the work and is accountable for: producing quality work that is constructed consistent with the standard's set forth in the project(s) contract documents, for performing the work in a timely and cost-effective manner, and for maintaining a work environment that is safe and continuously kept clean and orderly. Moreover, responsible for establishing a professional work environment that includes fostering a positive atmosphere, promoting proactive and effective communication, facilitating problem solving and for minimizing and resolving conflict in a constructive manner. The primary focus of the Superintendent is to provide the managerial and leadership skills necessary to accomplish the work by means of subcontractors, self-performance of work and to deliver the project on time, within budget to the highest standards possible with no accidents or injuries. 

Essential Functions:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position: Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathering and analyzing information skillfully to develop alternative solutions. Communication and Interpersonal Skills- Write and verbalize clearly, informatively and effectively, able to read and interpret written information. Diversity - Respectful and sensitivity to cultural differences. Promote a harassment-free environment. Build a diverse workforce. Ethics – Work with integrity and ethically; upholding organizational values. Strategic Thinking - Develop strategies to achieve organizational goals. Analyze market and competition, identifying external threats and opportunities and adapt strategy to changing conditions. Professionalism -Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position, accepting responsibility for own actions and follow through on commitments. Is polite, conversational, self-confident, comfortable to be with and non-assuming. Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity, meeting challenges with resourcefulness. Generate suggestions for improving work, develop innovative approaches and ideas. Present ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. Leadership and Interpersonal Skills – Has the ability to build effective teams, to inspire others to their best, and to coach and mentor. Has the ability to confront difficult situations and manage them to a successful conclusion. Is organized and produces a paper trail that can be easily understood by third party. Embraces life-long learning and strives to stay current with new industry trends and practice.

Job Description:
Managing the day-to-day field activities to ensure that the project-milestone dates and overall schedule completion date is met. Creating and maintaining a culture that values safety and maintains a healthy environment. Working with Project Manager (PM) to develop Baseline Project schedule and monthly updates. Work with PM in preparation and use of three-week look ahead schedules. Work with PM to develop Subcontractor and Vender scope of work. Work with PM in development of Submittal register and individual submittals. Ensure all required testing and reports are planned ahead, performed and that all reports are kept current. Managing the safety and health programs to ensure compliance with established policies, state/federal laws and OSHA regulations and act as the primary contact for all health and safety and/or regulatory agency requests and inquiries. Managing and coordinating the work to ensure that it is constructed in an orderly and deliberate manner that is consistent with the standard-of-care set forth in the contract documents that is viewed by industry as an effort that is consistent with best-practices standards. Identifying, managing, directing, and auditing the systems required to limit risk factors leading to safety, health, and/or environmental incidents, compliance violations, or property damage. Establishing and maintaining all dimensional controls for the project to include the use of third party personnel when appropriate. Verifying that all work is installed in a workmanlike manner (i.e.: plumb, level, straight, etc...). Managing and looking-ahead to proactively identifying issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions. Obtaining all inspections and ensuring that the quality aspects of the physical work are fully documented. Ensuring all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) takes place. Responsible for representing the company during any third-party site visits, whether for consultation or enforcement actions. Administering client specific programs, such as quality control, safety programs, environmental stewardship, security compliance, etc. Conducting and/or participating in regularly held meetings involving internal staff and external stake holders such as pre-construction meetings, progress meetings, and safety meetings. Conducting weekly Subcontractor progress review meetings. Meeting with client representatives on a regular basis to discuss the status of projects, to proactively identify and resolve problems and to assure that the client is kept knowledgeable about the status of the work. Managing self-performed activities to ensure that work is being performed within the established project budget. Managing changes in project scope to ensure that the most contemporary contract documents are being used at all times to prevent avoidable rework. Work with the PM to administer contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders and other agreement to ensure that the scope, terms and conditions are consistently and proactively being met. Managing the punch list and project closeout process to assure timely completion. Maintaining daily paperwork such as field reports, schedule updates and e-mail correspondence. Responsible for any follow-up documentation and correspondence with all government safety officials. Directing and managing the work loads of supporting staff to include training, mentoring and follow up. Providing timely and cordial interaction with supporting work groups, such as accounting, HR, etc. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education, Desired Skills and Training:
Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, Safety & Health or related field preferred; experience for education may be substituted.
Six (6) years Superintendent or Construction Management experience required.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in government contracting preferred.
A demonstrated understanding of construction means and methods associated across a wide spectrum of disciplines.
A working knowledge of all construction trade work. Must have strong computer skills.
Proficiency with MS Excel spreadsheets, email and other software used in the construction industry desired.
Current safety credentials to include OSHA 30 (Preferred) or USACE EM 38-1-1 and First Aid/CPR required.
Current QCM certification preferred.
A valid drivers' license issued by state of residence and in good standing.
Extensive experience with bid package reviews, construction estimates, and estimate verification.
Will be required to pass facility security clearance investigation on DoD Projects.
Will be required to pass Background Investigation on DoJ Projects.Must be a US Citizen

Greater than 50% Travel Required

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Construction Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.