Senior Superintendent
Job Type

The Senior Superintendent is an experienced construction professional who is self-motivated, reliable, organized, and loyal with the willingness to do what it takes for the successful outcome of the project that he or she is responsible for overseeing. This person needs to be autonomous, communicate well and can mentor, direct and motivate others. They also need to be invested in understanding the project for which they are responsible, make solid day to day decisions and judgements, possess strong problem solving skills, and be budget conscious.

This person will proudly represent Cranshaw and be responsible for all job site activities including, but not necessarily limited to:

1) Safety

a) Administering the company safety program and job site security. This includes coordinating routine jobsite inspections with Cranshaw’s in house safety compliance team and/or our 3rd party safety consultant. 

b) Immediately addressing and closing out non-compliant observations on inspection reports. 

c) Coordinating and collecting subcontractor tool box talks on a weekly basis. 

d) Report and document all incidents/accidents in a timely manner and with the assistance of in house safety compliance or 3rd party consultant, investigate all incidents and accidents should they occur. 

e) Review and check subcontractor’s site specific safety plan prior to mobilization, which should include all specific training certifications, operators’ licenses, standard JHA’s, etc. 

f) Ensure Site Specific Safety Orientation has been completed by all subcontractors prior to an individual commencing work on site.

g) Lead all subcontractor pre-construction safety and logistics meetings.

h) Ensure NFPA-241 plans, Emergency Action Plans, CMP’s, Public Safety Plans, etc. are current and properly executed at all times.

2) Operations

a) Managing / coordinating / communicating / directing subcontractors on a daily basis so that they are working safely, productively and keeping up with the project schedule. 

b) Coordinate and manage job site deliveries and logistics without negative impact to job site operations, surrounding pedestrian travel, and/or vehicular traffic.

c) Ensure building and site are always prepared for environmental and extreme weather events.

d) Overseeing formal and informal MEP, structural and architectural coordination meetings and coordinate scheduled updates with the trades.

e) Manage weekly subcontractor meetings including creating a weekly agenda, documenting meeting minutes and helping to coordinate distribution with Cranshaw’s project manager.

f) Preparing, running, and documenting preparatory meetings for ALL trades well in advance of jobsite mobilization.  These meetings shall review topics of safety, schedule, logistics, scope of work, etc. Templates for many standard subcontractor pre-construction agendas can be found in the Procore Training Center.

g) Capable of managing a small staff and providing daily direction to each Cranshaw team member.

h) Assist in developing, implementing, and updating jobsite specific NFPA-241 Program.

i) Assist in developing, implementing, and updating jobsite specific Construction Management Plan and Traffic Management Plan.

j) Execute the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan, if applicable to the project.

k) Assist and provide input on subcontractor scope and buyout.

l) Initiate Requests for Information.

m) Interfacing and building a professional relationship with inspectional service personnel, local Fire, Police and other municipal officers

n) Interfacing and building a professional relationship with Owner’s representatives and their consultants such as lenders, architects, engineers, etc. And provide regular construction progress updates as required.

o) Ensure that project documents are in place, current and reflective of all RFI’s, Bulletins, changes, etc.

p) Ensure that field reports are being completed accurately on a daily basis.

q) Manage all areas of the project such they are presented professionally at all times. Buildings, sites and project offices must be kept safe, clean and organized. 

3) Schedule

a) Implement and execute the overall Project schedule from project groundbreaking through certificate of occupancy and punchlist/closeout.

b) Assist in developing the initial construction schedule.

c) Work with the project management team to regularly update project schedules. 

d) Create and distribute a weekly two to three week look-ahead schedule and ensure it aligns with the Project Schedule. 

e) Recognize the differences between the look-ahead and Project schedule and plan for recovery if necessary. 

f) Present and clearly discuss schedules during owner and subcontractor meetings.

4) Quality

a) Managing the project Quality Control measures of all subcontractor workmanship and adherence to the contract documents in the efforts to minimize non-conforming work and project punchlist.  Follow company QA/QC guidelines as it pertains to each trades work. 

b) Establish and maintain horizontal and vertical project control with a third party surveyor.

c) Work with project team to establish punchlist procedures in advance of punchlist process beginning. This will include determining the level of quality for the project. Manage punchlist work aggressively and efficiently and follow company punchlist procedure guidelines.

d) Ensure that Architect, Engineer, and third party testing company non-conformance and deficiency reports are addressed in a timely manner, and resolved corrective actions are documented and recorded properly.

e) Review and understand project specific requirements of the Prime Contract.

f) Review and understand all project subcontractor and vendor submittals prior to their mobilization or need. Identify any irregularities in approved products and materials from specifications or from those that have been delivered, or installed.

5) Cost Control

a) Managing a 3rd party labor pool (project specific). 

i) Work closely with project management team on a regular basis to review 3rd party labor costs to date, and project and budget future labor needs. 

ii) Provide a daily written work plan to the labor foreman and hold foreman and labor vendor accountable for oversight of their crew and completion of daily tasks. Properly describe work performed for clear cost allocation on daily slips. 

b) Review and understand project specific requirements of each sub-contract prior to subcontractor pre-construction meeting and mobilization. 

c) Hold all subcontractors accountable for their agreed upon scope of work. 

d) Identify and notify project management team of missing scope. 

e) Obtain consent from project management team prior to authorizing subcontractor to perform additional out-of-scope work, whether it be lump sum or on a time and material basis.

f) Work with the project manager to understand the general conditions budget and monitor costs for items which there is control.

g) Work with the project manager to develop a plan when spending any project allowances.

6) Personal

a) Expected to be well rounded in all phases of construction including abatement, demolition, soil management, civil, structural, exterior envelope, etc., and have a broader knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and the coordination thereof.

b) Be able to manage multiple smaller projects at a single time.

c) Be capable of managing a variety of different types of construction projects (residential, industrial, office, lab, healthcare, retail, etc.), in urban and suburban areas, and of varying complexities and values. 

d) Personally present oneself professionally at all times.

e) Possess and maintain in good standing an Unrestricted Massachusetts Construction Supervisors License.

f) Possess and maintain in good standing a City of Boston builders license. Minimum requirement-Type A Low, BC. High rise, Type ABC, preferred.

g) Pursue, acquire and maintain in good standing OSHA-30 hour certification, First Aid and CPR certification, NFPA-241 Hot Work certification.

h) Willingness to pursue any pertinent or relatable certifications or licenses as requested by the company, such as LEED, Passive House, HAZWOPER, etc.

i) Attend and complete all company provided training.

j) Adherence to all policies outlined in the NDCC Employee Handbook, the Cranshaw Superintendent Field Procedures Manual, and the Cranshaw Safety and Hazcom Manual.

k) Knowledge and use of Procore project management system and training center.

What We Bring You:

Cranshaw Construction offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

· Comprehensive and affordable health plans 

· Life insurance 

· Employee wellness incentives 

· Company-matched 401K 

We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness. 

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.