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Lead Construction Superintendent

Department: General Contracting
Location: Washington, DC

UIP General Contracting (UIPGC) is currently looking for an experienced Construction Superintendent to join our team of professionals. The Superintendent’s responsibility includes working together with the Project Manager as to the overall day-to-day supervision of field related construction activities for multi-family construction projects in the Washington, DC area. The Superintendent is responsible for leading the project field activities and subcontractors.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Project Manager to organize all construction activity.
  • Lead the overall construction process, activities, and subcontractors.
  • Ensure that all projects are performed in accordance with contractual and quality standards.
  • Schedule and direct the daily activities of work and take necessary action to ensure that the project objectives of cleanliness, safety, price, schedule, quality and process are met.
  • Maintain daily project documentation such as timecards, field reports, schedule updates and E-mail correspondence to keep the various people involved with the project informed of important issues.
  • Implement incremental project schedules that make sure upcoming events are on track and are being proactively attended to.
  • Promote and maintain a culture that values safety, health and cleanliness.
  • Conduct and/or attend pre-construction, progress and other project and staff meetings.
  • Management of subcontractors and the construction process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • College degree and at least 5 years’ experience in commercial residential construction managing budgets of +$10 million and projects of 50 units and up
  • Proven experience in managing a direct hire workforce and subcontractors
  • Proficient with computer software used in the construction industry as well as MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; experience with Procore and MS Project, preferred
  • Experience with Primavera P6, preferred
  • Solid experience in schedule development and schedule management
  • Proven understanding of the means and methods of construction associated with the build and/or renovation of multi-family residential buildings
  • Goal oriented, deadline driven, and can react quickly to challenging circumstances to achieve the desired end results
  • Proven leadership skills, proactive, plans well and addresses problems promptly
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage subcontractors and craft people
  • Proactive, looks for problems that could impede progress and relentlessly takes responsibility for solving them
  • Proven ability to confront difficult situations and manages them to a successful conclusion;
  • Highly entrepreneurial with the ability to work effectively with/without supervision

UIPGC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, or protected Veteran status.

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