Senior Superintendent

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Job ID: 2028
Job Title: Senior Superintendent
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Our client is a prominent National Real Estate Developer/Builder looking to hire a Senior Superintendent in Los Angeles, CA to join their team. The Senior Superintendent will be responsible for overseeing all on-site field operations for the assigned project, ensuring its timely and profitable completion. This role involves direct supervision of Superintendents, Foremen, and Laborers/Craft workers. The successful candidate must possess strong leadership, organizational, and time management skills, along with excellent communication and client service abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise the field labor force, including Superintendents, Foremen, subcontractors, and other construction personnel.
  • Assist the Sr. Project Manager in overseeing the entire construction effort, ensuring alignment with the design, budget, quality, and schedule.
  • Provide technical assistance, such as interpreting drawings and recommending construction methods and equipment, particularly in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection aspects.
  • Inspect contractor and subcontractor operations to ensure compliance with the contract.
  • Review and approve trade contractor payment applications in collaboration with the Project Manager.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with internal and external clients, including representatives of the Owner, Architect/Engineer, and partners.
  • Develop and maintain a site logistics plan in coordination with the Sr. Project Manager.
  • Establish quality assurance and control measures, conducting inspections to maintain high standards.
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts.
  • Monitor costs, including labor and materials, to manage budget adherence.
  • Enforce safety and health management programs and demonstrate a commitment to an injury-free environment.
  • Manage schedules, preparing detailed short-term schedules and ensuring activities are completed as planned.
  • Generate daily reports for Superintendents, documenting weather and field conditions, manpower, progress, incidents impacting the project, accident reports, quality reports, etc.
  • Conduct subcontractor meetings and actively participate in project meetings.
  • Provide training and education to support field Superintendents and Engineers.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • Possession of OSHA Certification and First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Minimum of 8 years of industry experience
  • Experience with Type 3/Type 5 Multifamily projects.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite and project management software programs.
  • Broad understanding of the construction industry.
  • Familiarity with project drawings, specifications, and contract terms and conditions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good math and accounting skills.
  • Effective management and leadership qualities.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Team-oriented and capable of working effectively as part of a team.
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Skillful in delegating tasks appropriately.
  • Demonstrates problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.