Sr. Project Superintendent - Industrial
The Weitz Company - Cedar Rapids, IA

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The Weitz Company of today descends from a small carpentry shop founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855. Its client-focused culture offers expertise in private and public projects, as well as specialized sectors such as alternative energy and military construction. The Company's clients and partners receive value through sustainable design and construction, Integrated Project Delivery, lean construction and Virtual Design and Construction. Weitz is employee owned and ranks as one of the top 50 largest general building contractors in the United States.

The Weitz Company is looking for an experienced Sr. Project Superintendent to work on our 1.4 billion dollar fertilizer plant in Wever, IA .

Essential Duties:
The Senior Project Superintendent is responsible for the profitable field operations on complex, large projects after demonstrating ability to successfully complete smaller projects. The Senior Project Superintendent is also responsible to establish the safety culture on the jobsite and work closely with the Project Manager to manage schedule, budget and staff to achieve profitable outcomes. This individual should also create and maintain effective client, vendor, supplier, and sub- contractor relationships. This position typically reports to the most senior Project Manager on the job.

Required Skills

Ability to read and interpret construction documents; knowledge of construction methods and materials. Additional skill and knowledge of Microsoft Office, solid systems experience with Prolog, JDE and SureTrak is preferred for this role. Communication, negotiation, project management, judgment, decision making, relationship building, organization, initiative, problem solving, analytical, layout skills with total station and multi-tasking are all necessary skills for this role.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed as a Sr. Project Superintendent :

Education: A high school degree is required. Industry related college degree is preferred.

Experience: Eight years of extensive field project construction management experience is necessary for this position. Experience in a fast-paced environment; proven history of leading others successfully and to teach, develop and mentor others.

For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at www.weitz.com . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.

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