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Company Overview:

UA Builders employs a staff of over 200, including project managers, estimators, BIM specialists, and site personnel with engineering, architectural, accounting, and computer science expertise. The firm offers a complete range of services, from site selection analysis to constructability reviews, interior fit-outs, new ground-up construction, and building infrastructure upgrade.

Job Summary:

It is the responsibility of the Superintendent to supervise all construction activity on-site as it pertains to subcontractors, inspections, safety, and security. The Superintendent communicates with colleagues, workers, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to ensure projects begin and end with minimal error.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide leadership by establishing and maintaining effective and harmonious working relationships with on-site staff and to promote a positive project morale.
  • Have thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the General Contract, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications and addenda, and to assist the Project Manager in the development of the on-site procedures.
  • Examine the contract drawings, specifications and addenda for design deficiencies, impractical details and possible code violations, and to bring these to the attention of the Project Manager.
  • Assist the Project Manager in developing and refining of the Project Schedule, and to work with the Project Manager to keep the schedules properly updated, and to see that the job meets the various required dates.
  • Plan and review the Construction Program with the Project Manager including quality control procedures, safety and security practices, field office location and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, equipment and manpower.
  • Verify that each Subcontractor has completed his contractual requirements as condition precedent to beginning his work at the jobsite. This includes a Certificate of Insurance, a fully executed Subcontract, a Schedule of Values and a Safety Program.
  • Ensure that all required permits or licenses have been obtained and post all required safety notices.
  • Cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of the inspection agencies, and to effect remedial actions indicated by the reports of these agencies.
  • Receive and review the Subcontractors Daily Reports of work done and labor and material employed.
  • Ensure all employees on site are clocking in and out of the time keeping system and any missed punches are accounted for.
  • Working Knowledge of New York City Department of Buildings Forms

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must have 2 to 5 years commercial construction project & management experience
  • Strong cost control and project budget management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Proficiency in Procore required.
  • Must be flexible and have strong multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Must be able to able to conceptually estimate based on preliminary architectural drawings and outline performance requirements/scope of work for subcontractors.
  • Strong ability to work with others: clients, fellow workers, subordinates and management.
  • Strong abilities in scheduling and must be familiar with purchase orders, project manager documents and writing contracts.
  • Strong negotiating skills required.
  • Bachelor's degree  in construction, civil engineering, or similar strongly preferred.

Benefits + Perks:

Benefits include - Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, PTO, 401K, and professional development.

Perks include - Working in the WeWork LIC, NY office, snacks, happy hours.

 

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