LPCiminelli - Buffalo, NY

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Job Description Overall Results Expected The Project Superintendent is the lead field person responsible for ensuring that the project is completed to the Owners specifications, on time and with a flawless safety record. He/she is responsible for managing the daily work schedule and for capturing and documenting daily events on the project site through the daily log.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Maintain at all times a safe work environment in accordance with corporate philosophy and all other site-specific safety requirements. Accept primary responsibility for ensuring that all operations are performed safely and safety infractions are corrected immediately
  • Review drawings and specifications with an emphasis on contstructability issues and consistency; proactively resolve all such constructability issues with the design team
  • Maintain an updated set of contract documents posting all addenda, RFIs and changes
  • Maintain an accurate and current daily report log, recording which contractors are on site, how many staff members from each, the activities performed by each, hours logged, etc.
  • Work with the Project Administrator to verify that all subcontractors on the project have valid insurance certificates on file and have completed all related paperwork before commencing work
  • Assist the Project Manager in updating the project schedule regularly; provide current progress information to the Project Manger and assist in revising and adjusting the schedule
  • Assist the Project Manager in procuring and reviewing all submittals. Work with the project team prioritizing the submittals so that the construction schedule is not held up due to a lack of material
  • Continuously oversee all work activities to ensure the materials and workmanship are in accordance with contract documents and all approved submittals
  • Act as the point of contact for the resolution of construction issues relating to information and inconsistencies in the contract documents
  • Assist the Project Manager with the review and approval of subcontractors monthly requisitions
  • Comply with all testing requirements (i.e. environmental, structural, Owner-specified, etc.) and ensure that tests are carried out in a timely manner with required reports issued, maintained and disseminated to all concerned parties
  • Work with project team members to ensure that all site-specific requirements are addressed (i.e. minority / women labor participation, ID badging, safety orientations, etc.)
  • On LPCiminelli Construction Company projects ensure that ISO procedures are strictly followed
  • Create a motivational environment with open lines of communication where contractors and other team members strive to produce deliverables in a timely manner
  • Do the right thing and be fair with all players
  • Additional responsibilities as may be assumed or assigned from time to time in support of our companys effort to achieve client loyalty


Experience and Education Guidelines
  • Four-year degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering or related field eight
  • Five years hands-on experience in a superintendent role on major commercial projects
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable in the event that either requirement is not met as stated
  • Good working knowledge of all construction trades
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, allowing the Superintendent to interface effectively with laborers, forepeople, subcontractor superintendents and Owners, creating an environment where all are working to achieve a common goal
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to face challenging situations, view from a variety of different angles; assess strength of options, select and implement the best solution
  • Ability to think-on-your-feet, making effective decisions on a timely basis, sometimes with limited information
  • Ability to project a positive attitude toward our company, as well as our Owners, subcontractors, architects and engineering partners, furthering a practice of mutual cooperation and collaboration
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks demanding of immediate attention, and to juggle multiple, on-going, concurrent responsibilities

Additional Information

ADA Guidelines
  • Successful performance in this position will normally require that the incumbent:
  • Sometimes: lift up and up to 50 pounds; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Frequently: taste and/or smell; climb and/or balance
  • Most of the time: lift up to 10 pounds; stand, walk and sit in combination and/or sequence; use his/her hands to finger, handle and feel and arms to reach; talk and/or hear; have adequate vision for seeing clearly objects both close and at a distance, for using peripheral vision and for accurately interpreting depths
  • Performance in this position will expose the incumbent to the following conditions:
  • Sometimes: work in high or precarious places; exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; work with explosives, work near vibration
  • Frequently: work near moving / mechanical parts
  • Most of the time: work in outdoor weather conditions