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  1. Construction Superintendent JOB SUMMARY: Represent the company in a professional manner with customers, coworkers, employees and any person directly or indirectly associated with the company. Responsible for managing the entire administrative and field construction process of a project from initial planning through final acceptance by client to assure the project comes in safely, on schedule and on budget. REPORTS TO: Project Manager and/or President COMMITMENT: • Adhere to ECA’s Core Values (aka “ T.I.G.E.R.S.” Attitude”) at all times. • Teamwork – Strive to Bring the best out in the Team. Innovation - Drive leadership and Innovation. Growth – Continued Commitment to personal and professional Growth. Excellence – Commitment to Excellence to Deliver the best value. Right - Even when no one is watching do the Right thing. SAFETY! – Practice and uphold SAFETY standards at all times. • Employee performance evaluations will be heavily weighted by their commitment and example of living the ECA T.I.G.E.R. & Safety Attitude. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: • Ability to mentor and train field personnel • Live, promote, and enforce safety • Problem solving – fast decisions/assertions • Planning/strategy skills • Negotiation/sales skills • Leadership, Organization and Time Management • Basic Computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, Internet, etc.) • Be able to read and understand specifications and drawings • Valid Driver’s License; must pass company vehicle insurance approved driver check • Available for overtime hours and out-of-state travel • Ability to professionally communicate with customers, vendors, management staff and employees • Able to communicate fluently in Spanish or English ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The following list contains the core key responsibilities of a Superintendent: 1. Plan, organize and execute projects successfully. • Use ECA’s Pre-Construction Planning Process consistently to bring quality work in ahead of schedule • Familiarize yourself with all aspects of project prior to project mobilization • Understand the company’s scope of work and quantify any discrepancies • Plan specific daily work activities well in advance • Plan the demobilization of a project as much as the mobilization • Review and understand Specifications, Plans, Estimate and Strategy, and any other applicable reports or project information • Review project design by checking for conflicts, deviations from Company’s standards, and other general construction issues and offering recommendations when applicable • Work with Estimating/Sales/Project Management in procuring project documents, plans etc. through formal handover meeting • Work with PM’s and Estimating/Sales Departments to finalize the budget and project goals • Coordinate crew assignments with PM and HR • Coordinate equipment, material and consumables with the Construction Services Manager • Ensure that all necessary materials have been delivered to the jobsite or loaded into construction trailer • Coordinate and monitor material deliveries • Create a comprehensive inventory of received materials and verify that all materials ordered have been delivered to the jobsite • Ensure punch list is performed and all closeout procedures are completed • Send all QC and project paper work to project manager within 24 hours after project has been completed • Develop a comprehensive production schedule and production reporting from site work to final acceptance • Prepare, submit to office and continuously update a two week look ahead plan • Update the schedule on a weekly basis • Attend final close-out meeting and secure project sign-off on ECA Completion Report 2. Effective communication with all parties. • Coordinate crew assignments with PM and HR • Coordinate equipment, material and consumables with the Construction Services Manager • Communicate productivity goals to the field technicians who will execute the work • With respect to design revisions, communicate changes immediately to the office and crew • Prepare and email daily Production Reports • Inform PM of any foreseen project conflicts. • Report quality problems (including all DS failures) to the PM within 24 hours of occurrence with written reports and including corrective actions • Provide feedback to Estimating and Project Manager on cost variance specifics for trend analysis and corrective actions • Communicate the updated schedule with the customer / third party engineer on a daily / weekly basis 3. Enforce protocols and standards in all areas (safety, specifications, paperwork, etc.). • Take ultimate responsibility for enforcing safe working conditions at all times • Monitor site safety • Implement, exercise, and enforce safety rules • Report accidents immediately per protocol • Document safety meetings and send to the office weekly • Contribute to safety guidelines and procedures • Accidents and emergency management • Establish and ensure compliance with all quality control standards and procedures • Facilitate compliance with all construction documents and Company standards • Email or send all paperwork weekly: expenses reports, time sheets and equipment inventory • Review, compile and save all paper work throughout the project and turn in a complete package at the end of the project • Superintendent must report daily to the PM/Office while assigned to a project • Superintendent must report daily to the office while not assigned to a project • E-mail daily reports at the end of each day • Check and reply to e mails, text and phone calls daily • Notify the PM about vacation or time-off plans no less than 4 weeks ahead of time for construction planning and forecasting needs • Report any company policy violations as soon as becoming aware of them • Prevent unauthorized use of vehicles and equipment • Care for all company property and equipment (including rentals) • Have a well-organized training method for developing new hires into qualified technicians 4. Deliver projects on budget and on time. • Use ECA’s Pre-Construction Planning Process consistently to bring quality work in ahead of schedule • Work with PM/Estimating/Sales to finalize the budget and project goals • Continually monitor anticipated time / cost to complete • Review all design revisions for added cost and impact to ongoing work in the field • Manage on-site project expenses: materials, fuel, labor, overtime, hours paid, supplies and tools 5. Internal and external customer satisfaction. • Communicate the updated schedule with the customer / third party engineer on a daily / weekly basis • Maintain good client relationships • Attend final close-out meeting and secure project sign-off on ECA Completion Report • Resolve problems, disputes, and open issues on a timely basis • Attend project meetings, site meetings, and inspections as required • Always represent ECA in a professional manner • Motivate work force by communicating goals, setting expectations and providing constructive feedback • Hold employees accountable for acceptable performance while offering praise and recognition when appropriate • Treat employees with respect and avoid favoritism • Avoid detrimental/negative comments towards any employee of the company including field and office • Support the company’s decisions through your words and actions • Set an example by demonstrating strong leadership and management with employees, customers and supervisors • Respond to any employee questions or concerns timely and professionally • Spend 80-90% of work day in the working area directly supervising the work and employees • Never leave the site while the crew is still working unless it is unavoidable Responsibilities while not assigned to a project: • Report to the office daily • Help coordinating or executing different tasks such as special fabrication or projects • Work with the office personnel to finalize paper work associated with completed projects. • Spend time learning new skills • Work with estimating and project management reviewing completed and upcoming projects • Develop new ways to improve field operations • Perform other duties as requested by the President/VP, PM, or Senior Management. The main reporting location for this position will be at ECA’s corporate office in Anaheim, CA. In addition, the position may require travel to any job site where needed. Job sites, because they are not shielded from the weather, can include excessive heat, cold, wind, rain and other weather-related aspects. At times, work will be conducted on uneven terrain, at heights and near/over water. This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an employee. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required of an employee. An employee may be asked to perform other duties as required and this job description is subject to change at any time.
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