Careers - S. Watts Group
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Superintendent

General Job Description

This position must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills. The Superintendent provides on-site management and field supervision for all phases of construction/renovation projects and is responsible for insuring the highest quality and safety standards are maintained throughout the project. Superintendents exercise direct supervision over assigned crews and subcontractors from start to finish; providing direction, leadership, and guidance to employees and subcontractors, assisting them in planning, coordination and successful execution of their work in order to complete the project in a timely and economical manner with high standards of workmanship. Responsible for maximizing profits on assigned projects. The Superintendent will manage daily and weekly trade schedules, as well as on-site performance, ensure compliance with code and serve as contact point for all local and state inspectors.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordination and management of all on-site construction activities and subcontractors
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings
  • Manage all scheduling with building management
  • Demonstrate and maintain effective and open dialogue with project team regarding changes in work, job conditions and subcontractor relations
  • Develop, maintain and communicate project schedule
  • Update master schedule and develop three week look ahead schedule
  • Schedule and coordinate all project inspections
  • Manage and track material and headcount to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Responsible for timely punch list completion
  • Represent S. Watts Group in professional manner to clients, architects, subcontractors, vendors, and building management
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Inspect the work of employees and subcontractors to ensure construction conforms to requirements of the Contract Documents and the quality needed to insure successful project completion.
  • Ensure that all safety procedures and standards are followed within the guidelines of OSHA, federal, state, and local laws. Also includes instructing all subordinates in, and enforcing all OSHA safety requirements/guidelines, in addition to all company policies and procedures. The Superintendent will be held directly accountable for safety performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma required; two years of college preferred or relevant work experience
  • Must have 3 years of experience as lead superintendent on commercial interior, retail or building renovation projects
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, prints, schematics and other written instructions
  • Proven track record of client satisfaction and project profitability
  • Must be able to practice and comprehend safe work procedures in accordance with OSHA, federal, state, and company policies.
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Exhibits strong, effective leadership qualities
  • Delegates work appropriately
  • Strong decision making/problem solving skills
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge and efficiency with Microsoft Surface Pro tablet
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid current driver’s licenses
  • Must have a clean drivers record
  • 3 years of industry experience

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Austin, TX

Required license or certification: Must possess a valid current driver’s licenses

Construction Internship

The Construction Internship at S. Watts Group provides relevant field experience for junior or senior level construction management/science students. Our internship program provides a realistic view of what it’s like to work in a general contractor environment through meaningful, hands-on experiences. Our interns assume a wide variety of responsibilities during their time with S. Watts Group.

Duties & Responsibilities

Support the project management team with subcontractor and supplier coordination, material tracking, file management, document control (submittals, RFIs and change orders) and progress reporting.

Work with field supervision to assist with project layout, construction drawing and trade coordination, verification of field conditions and quality control.

Skills & Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Students must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Construction Management/Science.
Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used such as Excel, Plan Grid, and Sage.
Familiarity or an internship with construction industry practices preferred.
Must be able to understand and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Construction Intern encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work can be performed in both indoor and outdoors in all weather conditions.
Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.

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