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Multi-Family Construction Superintendent

Construction | Grand Rapids, MI | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Thompson Thrift is a respected and nationally recognized, full-service development and construction company committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve. We firmly believe in creating opportunities, improving communities and enhancing lives with every project we develop and build.

Position Overview  

Field Management position that provides on-site coordination and leadership for all phases of the construction project. Includes management and development of field staff that may include Assistant Superintendents, Field Engineers and hourly trade employees. Position may also be required to assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support the corporate mission.  

Responsibilities

  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.  

  • Confer with Project Manager, Owners and Contractors to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems. Daily communication is expected.  

  • Plan, organize, and direct all on-site activities concerned with the construction.  

  • Inspect and review project to monitor compliance with building codes, safety codes and other regulations.  

  • Oversee Subcontractors who are under contract to complete specific scopes of work on the project.  

  • Investigate damage, accidents or delays on construction sites to ensure that proper procedures are being met.  

  • Verify material deliveries and comply with procurement requirements.  

  • Review and approve project pay applications and invoices.  

  • Complete written daily log of work activities on the job site.  

  • Have weekly contact with each subcontractor’s foreman and review and agree to work activities required to be completed during following week and manpower to be provided.  

  • Ensure job site remains clean and free of construction debris to ensure safe and efficient work environment.   

  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being installed.  

  • Understand cost accounting and keep field team aware of project cost projections.  

  • Responsible for project completion and punch process.  

  • Provide necessary training and direction to assist staff to achieve position advancement.   

Requirements

  • Position prefers a four-year college degree in a construction related field and/or adequate experience to demonstrate mastery of position requirements.Advanced understanding of construction means and methods including scheduling, cost accounting, quality control, inspections and job site safety.  

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong competency in leadership, teamwork, communications, problem solving and initiative.  

  • Must exhibit professionalism and organizational expertise to blend subcontractors, and materials suppliers into an effective and efficient work force that results in a safe, on schedule and quality project.  

  • Must be an Organizational Leader who will stand behind the organization’s decisions and work toward their realization.  

Organizational Relationships  

  • Position will report to the Vice President of Construction. This position will be responsible for a field staff consisting of Assistant Superintendents, Field Engineers and coordination with Office Staff, Project Support Staff, Pre-construction, Quality Control, Material Procurement, Safety and Risk Manager and Warranty Departments. The total number of staff to be dependent upon size and complexity of the project.