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Lead Superintendent

Gilbane Building Company
401(k)
United States, California, Santa Clara
May 06, 2024

Lead Superintendent
Job Locations

US-CA-Santa Clara


Requisition ID
2024-8893

Category
Superintendent



Overview

Are you looking for a highly rewarding opportunity that provides extensive career growth opportunity? Gilbane is seeking a Lead Superintendent who will be responsible for the general contractor(s) of projects in a stand alone capacity. Will be responsible for safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction. This position will be on the job site every day and will fill a key role on the project team.

Who are we?

As a Top-10 ENR Contractor, Gilbane is a family-owned business with 45 offices that has been shaping communities since 1870. Consistently recognized as one of the most reputable construction management firms in the country, Gilbane is committed to delivering projects safely and on-time. You will have the opportunity to build schools, labs, hospitals, corporate offices, sports arenas and more!

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who are you?

You are someone who acts inclusively, showing empathy and treating others with respect and dignity in order to uphold Gilbane's core value of Caring and "People First" workplace culture. You seek to listen in order to understand and can convey information clearly. You're a strong problem solver who can identify, prioritize, and implement alternatives for solutions, and you demonstrate adaptability by collaborating with others and supporting team members to achieve excellence. A self-starter who shows passion, commitment, and ownership all while delivering on business outcomes and driving results. You're someone who identifies opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value-add solutions.

Your core values match Gilbane's: Integrity, Caring, Teamwork, Toughmindedness, Dedication to Excellence, Discipline, Loyalty, and Entrepreneurship.

What's in it for you?

Gilbane offers employees multi-dimensional training opportunities through a number of resources. While managing your responsibilities to projects, you will be able to enroll in trainings through our award-winning Gilbane University to build leadership and technical skills. In addition, you would work with an experienced team which provides you with the opportunity to learn new industry skills every day. You will protect and promote the interests of both Gilbane and the client in all matters as well as demonstrating the personal characteristics of a developing leader.



Responsibilities

    Observe and support the general contractor's day-to-day coordination of trade contractors and their subcontractors to ensure they turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
  • Develop, document and communicate the work plan regarding changes made in the field
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
  • Verify that the subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes
  • Establish credibility among Owners, general contractors, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment
  • Verify safety compliance with all trades; act as Owner's primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies (FOR YOUR COMPONENT)
  • Participate in contractor meetings on a regular basis
  • Maintain daily reports and documentation using Procore
  • Review the general contractor's project schedule, monthly schedule updates, 3-week look ahead schedules, TIA/E and recommend contingency plans when necessary
  • Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to Project Team
  • Plan, coordinate and/or manage jobsite logistics as required by Gilbane project team or the Owner
  • Oversee project quality plan and implement necessary changes
  • Resolve jurisdictional disputes
  • Perform constructability reviews on milestone plans and specifications and assemble comments in clear and concise language following Gilbane standards


Qualifications

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management
  • 7-10 years experience on $15 million or larger commercial/industrial construction projects in a superintendent role
  • Leading component and or whole project
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong technical and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing needs
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to collaborate on a daily basis with the project team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Procore, Primavera Scheduling, CMIC preferred
  • Construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
  • Experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
  • Strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
  • Ability to create an environment where "safety first" is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and injury free attitude
  • OSHA 30 hour certified

Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. For California, this ranges from $132,400.00-$182,000.00 plus benefits and retirement program.

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees' education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Note to Recruiters, Placement Agencies, and Similar Organizations: Gilbane does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our jobs alias, website, or to any Gilbane employee. Gilbane will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Gilbane and will be processed accordingly.



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