General Superintendent
KNUTSON CONSTRUCTION - Iowa City, IA

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Establish, coordinate and maintain all construction project functions, overall responsibility for hiring of all construction personnel, extensive interface with owners, architects, subcontractors, suppliers, union representatives and/or employment agencies, company operations, safety, quality, human resources and administration.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Develop a strategic plan, coordinate and maintain the continuity of all superintendent functions.
Review complex documents and reports.
Assign tasks to superintendents to ensure efficient, appropriate personnel usage.
Hire, instruct, train and motivate superintendents as required.
Establish priorities, delegate authority, and closely check adherence on a per project basis.
Review and evaluate superintendents annually.
Closely check the work of others to assure compliance with laws, protection of the company
from risk, and the compliance with established budgets and deadlines.
Assist superintendents in trouble-shooting of day-to-day problems.
Assume overall responsibility for determining and achieving Knutson labor productivity goals.

Overall responsibility for all construction personnel hired.
Final authority for field personnel decisions.
Meet with city, county, and/or state employment organizations to facilitate compliance with equal
opportunity employment laws.
Represent company through contact with union representatives or other employment
organizations when required.
Work closely with owners, architects, subcontractors, and/or their representatives, specifically
ensuring safety, quality standards, and schedule maintenance.
Take charge and exercise leadership and judgment in changing situations. Be prepared to act as
company spokesperson if necessary.
Diplomatically influence the attitudes and opinions of others to overcome objections or hostility.
Take overall responsibility for training construction crafts personnel.

Maintain daily contact with general manger to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
Through daily one-on-one contact and weekly staff meetings communicate changes in company
policy and procedure to superintendents and ensure compliance.
Participate in monthly project team meetings (PTM’s); review cost and schedule projections for
compliance with project budget and schedule by project.
Visit projects weekly at a minimum to ensure good communication.

Work closely with all departments to maintain continuity of normal work flow including estimating, project management, safety director, human resources manager, yard manager, accounting and administration.

SUMMARY:
Education and experience to include: Minimum of 10 years supervisory experience in construction related field and/or BS degree in construction management or engineering (or related field). Requires a working knowledge of estimating, project management, and accounting software’s. Must have an advance knowledge and understanding of construction process, safety procedures, and extensive people skills.

An Equal Opportunity Employee/Contractor


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