Superintendent
Skanska - Portland, OR

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Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development networks in the country, serving a

broad range of industries including healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation,

transportation, power, energy, water/wastewater and commercial. Headquartered in New York with 36 offices across the country, Skanska USA employs approximately 9,400 employees committed to sustainable construction and development and an injury-free workplace. Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction, and Skanska USA Civil, which focuses on civil infrastructure, generated $4.9 billion in revenue in 2011, representing 28 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenues. Development units Skanska USA Commercial Development, which invests in and develops office and multi-family projects in select U.S. markets, and Skanska Infrastructure Development Americas, which develops public-private partnerships, are both leaders in their selected markets. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.9 billion in 2011.

The Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve timely and profitable completion of each project.

The Superintendent directly supervises field labor force, including laborers/craft workers.

This position must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.

We are specifically looking for individuals with previous work experience in the following areas: Mechanical, Electrical, Specialty and Bulk Gas Delivery Systems, and Process / Wet Mechanical.

If you have previous experience in any of these areas please make sure to note this in your application.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Direct day-to-day on-site supervision of field labor force


Inspection of Contractor or (Sub)Contract operations to ensure compliance with Contract

  • Review and approve Trade Contractor Payment Applications with Project Manager
  • Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients, including representatives of Owner and Architect/Engineer
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager
  • Conduct quality inspections
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts
Additional Responsibilities Include:


Monitor costs, including labor time and material



Communicate and enforce Skanska Safety and Health Management Program



Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through own actions and mentoring others



Manage schedules, including preparation of detailed short-term schedules and ensuring all activities take place on or ahead of scheduled dates



Prepare and submit Superintendent’s Daily Reports



Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings

Job Skills & Abilities:


Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products



Knowledge of Prolog



Broad understanding of industry



Familiarity with requirements of drawings and specifications and with terms and conditions of Project Contracts, Subcontracts and Purchase Orders



Strong written and verbal communication skills



Good math/accounting skills



Strong management skills



Strong ability to read drawings and specifications



Functions effectively as part of a team



Exhibits strong leadership qualities



Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times



Delegates work appropriately



Strong decision making/problem solving skills



Excellent time management and organizational skills

Education and/or Experience:
  • Junior College or Vocational education desired
  • OSHA certification
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • 10 + years of high tech industry experience
Skanska is an EEO / AA Employer

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Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and...