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Assistant Superintendent

Job ID: 02674959
Date: 4-3-2020
Location: Nashville, TN
Degree: 4 year degree preferred
Salary: $50,000 – $80,000

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Our Company:

We are an employee-owned company & our culture revolves around our employees and what matters most to them. Our company structure has driven and nurtured a unique culture that encourages, empowers and invests in our employee owners. Having an owner mindset has given our team members a vested interest in our work for our clients, and our success as a company. Giving back to our local communities is a big part of what makes our culture special.

Regardless if you are working with a project manager, a superintendent, or an executive-you are interacting with an owner of the company. Our employee-owned team combines highly skilled supervision, efficient construction methods, and accountable project management to get the job done- and doing it in the best possible way for our partners.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Superintendent position shares responsibility with the lead-superintendent for supervising the total construction effort to ensure that a project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, schedule, and required safety elements. Project types are industrial, light-industrial, commercial in nature and you must have a successful record of delivering projects of this nature and range in value from $2-20M typically.

(Experience with projects in residential single-family (only) will not translate to our clientele project requirements and unfortunately will not be applicable.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Study construction documents and be responsible for layout of the building.

Assist as directed by the Project Superintendent in planning, prioritizing, coordinating, and supervising multiple activities for project, including determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment needs, temporary power sources, and work schedule.

Coordinate work with different crafts and sub-contractors, sharing the responsibility for productivity, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project.

Ensure work complies with drawings, specifications and schedule.

Maintain a working relationship with owners, architects, and Project Manager.

Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) as required.

Maintain awareness of safety rules and procedures among personnel, as well as identify safety hazards and implementing corrective actions.

Maintain cost control and adherence to project budget.

Document employees’ actual hours worked and submit to HR/Payroll Coordinator each week in the absence of the Superintendent.

Assist General Superintendent and Human Resources Manager by observing and reporting potential employee relations problems/issues.

Assist General Superintendent and Human Resources Manager in counseling employees and administering disciplinary action.

Perform additional assignments at supervisor’s direction.

Knowledge, Experience & Competencies:

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or similar major preferred

Must possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license

Minimum 6 years of work experience in a commercial construction environment, of which 2 years must be at the Foreman level

Ability to read, understand, and implement construction documents

Ability to calculate correct concrete and lumber quantities for projects

Must have basic competencies in mathematics and be able to perform math operations rapidly and accurately

Excellent supervisory skills with ability to directly supervise up to 30 employees, as well as sub-contractors

Good interpersonal skills with customer-service orientation as well as ability to maintain confidentiality

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to produce quality work in an efficient manner with little supervision in an ever-changing environment

Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and internet-based applications

Ability to operate basic office equipment including computer, printer, copier, fax, scanner, and mobile phone/radio

Ability to operate pickup truck, transit & level, backhoe, scissor lift, boomlift, forklift, skidsteer, and hand tools

Travel Requirements:

Daily travel to various job site locations within 100-mile radius of office

Occasional travel to meetings or events within 50-mile radius of office, 4 – 6 times per year

Occasional out-of-town assignments

Physical Demands of Job:

Ability to work outdoors and indoors without temperature control continuously

Ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects without assistance from other personnel or lifting equipment

Constant standing, frequent walking, occasional kneeling/squatting/climbing

Ability to maintain balance while walking and working on scaffolds and ladders

Ability to reach for, grasp, and manipulate construction materials and tools

Ability to see well (naturally or with correction)
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