Leopardo is one of the nation’s largest and most respected construction firms, building world-class facilities with innovative, environmentally-friendly processes. We are considered “best in class” by our clients and peers, and the media consistently ranks us among the top builders in the United States. For more than three decades, Leopardo has been recognized for consistently performing at the very top of the industry. Our reputation for outstanding customer service stems from our mission to passionately pursue construction excellence. Our long-standing commitment to continuous improvement comes with a healthy obsession with quality. This approach transforms our operations and customer service, helping us become the construction provider of choice in all our specialized markets: healthcare, interiors, retail, cinema, hospitality, office, industrial, residential and municipal.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

As a member of the field operations team, the Superintendent II is responsible for running the day-to-day field operations of singular mid-sized or multiples small-sized projects, and may assist a Senior Superintendent on large and/or complex projects. This role will plan, direct and coordinate designated project activities ensuring consistency with Company strategy, project goals and objectives. The Superintendent II will also perform quality control and subcontractor/vendor coordination activities. Some supervision of Superintendent I and Interns may be required.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

The following duties and responsibilities are essential in the daily execution of the position:

  • Monitor and achieve goals to include overhead, profit, general conditions, self perform trades, and total client satisfaction and profit projections/job cost maintenance in collaboration with other leaders as required.
  • Organize, coordinate, and supervise the work of Leopardo foreman and/or self perform employees; and, monitor budgeted versus actual cost for self perform work.
  • Coordinate daily subcontractor activities including pre-installation meetings with each trade contractor. Track status on subcontracts and insurance.
  • Assist preconstruction and project management to develop an initial project schedule. Monitor the detailed master construction schedule, create a two-week look-ahead schedule that coincides with the master schedule, track critical dates of all activities affecting the project completion, document delays, and communicate updates to all stakeholders as required.
  • Initiate a project safety plan in collaboration with the safety department, and monitor Environmental Health and Safety initiatives. Walk jobsite daily to review conditions/progress and complete audits, inspections and daily logs, which document day-to-day job activities. Manage daily safe work plans and weekly toolbox talks. Report any incidents, property damage, and safety/quality matters for proper communication and investigation immediately.
  • Initiate a project quality plan in collaboration with project management. Monitor initiatives, document associated observations, and enforce subcontractors/vendors and self perform trades compliance to ensure quality of work.
  • Coordinate, participate and/or facilitate pre, weekly (e.g., OAC, MEP Coordination, pre-installation, Pull Planning) and post construction meetings. Prepare and distribute meeting minutes, as required.
  • Review construction documents for constructability and conformity. Compare shop drawings and submittals to contract documents and coordinate among various trade activities.
  • Maintain construction documents on site by logging the drawings, sketches and bulletins. Post and process ASI’s, bulletins, CCDs, etc. Generate field documentation to assist the Sustainability Manager in final submission to approving authorities. Ensure final inspections and tests are timely.
  • Generate pre-punch and punch lists, determine responsible subcontractor for each item and follow up with subcontractor(s) to ensure timely completion.
  • Monitor and record project hiring requirements as required. Maintain daily and monthly records along with payroll certifications; execute all required timesheets. Coordinate MBE / WBE compliance monitoring, as required, update and report.
  • Interact and establish credibility with clients, owner’s reps, end users/unit owners, architects and other stakeholders as required.
  • Ensure correct setup and maintenance of filing and archiving systems.
  • Build, strengthen and maintain relationships with clients/owners, owner’s reps, end users/unit owners, and subcontractors/vendors. Establish repeat client/owner relationships.
  • Participate in industry associations, actively promote Leopardo, and network to exchange information and gain insight about construction trends, the competition and industry/market trends.
  • Verify actual field conditions by conducting jobsite walkthroughs. Participate in presentations and interviews for new potential projects.
  • Assist with recruiting efforts as required.
  • Mentor and train less-senior field operations staff, interns and other staff members as required.
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Leadership Competencies:

Results Oriented

Customer Centered

Two-way Communication

Building Relationships

Critical Thinking and Decision Making

Adaptability and Change Leadership

Technical/Functional Expertise

Talent Development

Motivating Others

Company-wide Perspective

Supervisory Requirements: A Superintendent II is responsible for managing the project and, while not direct reports, the self perform trades.

Education / Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in construction, engineering or architecture related fields strongly preferred; or, equivalent training and related experience. 

Minimum of five year’s supervisory experience as a Superintendent I or Assistant Superintendent in building construction trades and a clear understanding of the business side of construction. 

Must possess a comprehensive understanding in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling and cost control; a knowledge of the market is required. 

Proven record of success on singular mid-sized projects or multiple small-sized projects. Ground-up experience for projects at a minimum of $1-5M or TI/Interiors experience is highly preferred. 

Must possess a thorough understanding of construction technologies such as: scheduling software, Windows operating systems and associated construction software; ability to read and understand blueprints is a must.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Must have a valid driver’s license. OSHA 30 Hour and First Aid/CPR certification is a plus.

Physical Demands:  Representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

The employee is consistently required to talk or hear. The employee is often required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, and, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have the ability to travel as required.  

Work Environment: Representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

The employee is occasionally, or may frequently be, exposed to outside weather conditions. There may be exposure to varying degrees/amounts of heat, cold, dust, dampness, ice, precipitation and mud. Also, on a project site the environment is occasionally, or frequently may be, loud. 

The employee spends much of their time in an office environment, typically at a job site, either at a desk or meeting with stakeholders. Often walks around the job site where weather and conditions can reach extremes.  

Limitation and Disclaimer: The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. 

All job requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. 

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and / or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. 

Employment-at-Will: This document does not create an employment contract, either express or implied.   All employment is employment-at-will.

Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision program
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Long Term Care
  • IRS 125 Plan
  • PTO, Volunteerism PTO, and paid holidays
  • Profit sharing plan
  • 401k plan
  • 529 college savings plan
  • Complimentary chair massages
  • Annual service and special recognition awards
  • Friday hours
  • Professional training and development
  • Annual employee team-building and training retreats
  • Bereavement time off
  • Company-paid annual employee golf outing
  • Company-issued, network accessible cell phones
  • Local health club and child care discounts
  • Various charitable activities
Leopardo Companies, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.
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