The Project Superintendent is the key individual responsible for the day-to-day management of all subcontractors on the jobsite and supervision of field staff personnel assigned to the project. He is responsible for all activities on the project site. The Project Superintendent should have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in construction field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Superintendent including at least two years in multi-family construction. The following is a general outline of the responsibilities of the Project Superintendant.
• Evaluate design document for accuracy, completeness, and code compliance.
• Assist and review development scopes of work
• Provide input into the development of the project schedule.
• Mobilize the job site office and arrange for temporary utilities.
• Supervise field staff and evaluate their performance for the duration of the project.
• Direct Assistant Superintendent(s) on daily goals and schedules.
• Assist with hiring and performance reviews.
• Comply with all corporate and state regulated hiring and firing guidelines.
• Establish and maintain positive subcontractor/vendor relations.
• Conduct weekly subcontractor meetings to coordinate subs and suppliers in order to achieve project objectives.
• Ensure that all labor and material prerequisites for a scheduled activity are complete before commencing the work.
• Publish updates to schedules and issue weekly progress reports.
• Ensure completed work meets all testing and certification requirements and that it passes all required inspections.
• Perform frame walks and final walks, noting problems and taking corrective action as needed.
• Arrange and participate in site walks and inspections.
• Maintain permit and inspection notebook.
• Continually inspect and monitor all work to ensure it’s performed in accordance to contracts, plans and specifications. Coordinate trades to ensure that work is protected.
• Submit RFI’s when necessary.
• Notify trades of all redline revisions, ASI’s, and other changes from published documents to ensure their implementation with a minimum of rework.
• Execute material delivery tickets against actual shipments and cross reference these to purchase orders. Coordinate placement of materials on site to minimize access issues and protect supplies
• Reject incorrect, broken, or defective items, and expedite replacement orders.
• Instruct trades to use materials efficiently and to protect perishable items from sun, rain, or other damage.
• Ensure that materials are being used where and how intended.
• Demonstrate and communicate “good practices” to the trades in order to minimize waste, repair, replacement, and rework.
• Review plans and contracts before initiating or advocating change orders.
• For field acquired items, follow established procedures for all purchases and rentals, and keep adequate records.
• Get all required field payables to job site and review prior to processing by Project Manager.
• Measure and check completed work for the monthly payables.
• Participate in monthly site draw inspections with the architect and owners/lenders.
• Implement comprehensive safety program which meets all OSHA requirements:
• Inspect, on a daily basis, work practices, tools and equipment, fall protection, scaffolds, safety devices, etc.
• Maintain safety violation log.
• Enact escalation procedures for recurring violators.
• Conduct weekly safety meetings.
• Work with safety consultants during site visits.
• Follow and implement company guidelines during OSHA visits.
• Develop and promote good housekeeping practices everywhere on the job.
• Implement and enforce cleaning assignments with the trades.
• Deploy dumpsters where needed and ensure they’re emptied promptly when full.
• Provide adequate restroom facilities and see that they’re maintained frequently.
• Protect company assets and completed work by locking up construction sheds, garages, and buildings as needed, typically at the end of the day.
• Know the work crews authorized to be on site and who’s not; escort those who aren’t off the property.
• Monitor incoming and outgoing traffic.
• Engage law enforcement as appropriate to report thefts or vandalism.
• Maintain daily log of rainfall totals and the condition of the construction entrance, scheduling maintenance as needed.
• File monthly reports with the main office.
• Work with erosion control consultants during site visits and initiate corrective actions to silt fences, slopes, drains, roadways, etc. as required.
• Prepare agendas for all site meetings, and issue meeting minutes.
• Establish weekly schedules and process all field paper work.
• Produce written correspondence as required.
• The Superintendant shall prepare the Weekly Report which is due to the RCM each Monday at the close of business
• Assist in defining all turn over walk criteria: level of quality, schedule, etc.
• Work with property management representatives and subs/vendors to resolve all remaining items.
• Review final as-builts.
• Assist in preparing final close out report and lessons learned

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