Job Title: Reconstruction Superintendent
Manages the oversight and administration of the project cycle for construction/restoration projects by providing direction and coordination of all field activities related to the installation, as well as for coordinated subcontractors. Prepares accurate and profitable job estimates, converts estimates into successful bids, and plans and manages the resultant projects to successful completion. Facilitates all field change orders and materials; prepares contract documents, project estimates, and supply lists. Works closely with the accounting department to ensure proper billing on projects. Develops, mentors, and coaches assigned field employees.
- Reports to and receives direction from the Project Manager.
- Exercises technical and functional supervision over assigned Technician personnel. (How many staff typically?)
- Manages field personnel including training, daily coaching, reviews, and disciplinary actions; suggests pay raises.
- Helps to ensure that all assigned personnel are thoroughly trained in their duties and responsibilities, including safety precautions.
- Implements fundamentals of timekeeping, scheduling, and general pay procedures for employees.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION include the following:
- Uses industry software to estimate and manage residential and commercial water, fire, wind, and mold restoration projects within the team environment.
- Reads and interprets Xactimate estimates, assisting with the estimating process as needed.
- Estimates and manages mitigation and reconstruction projects.
- Generates estimates within a reasonable time frame with accuracy and efficiency.
- Works with General Manager regarding bid document requirements.
- Supervises, monitors, and revises all activities associated with projects and their successful completion by bringing them in at or below budget.
- Implements principles and practices of budget preparation, administration, financial management, revenue collection, auditing, controllership, reconciliation, and balancing.
- Produces work in a timely, budgeted, scheduled, and profitable manner for the Company.
- Monitors job cost reports and assists in controlling excessive costs and waste throughout projects.
- Stays aware of current company policies and procedures and ensures that all reporting employees adhere to those regulations.
- Ensures that all pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations pertinent to this position and the restoration industry are strictly adhered to and enforced.
- Determines and prepares schedules for projects, manpower utilization, and materials delivered to site.
- Manages vendor installations, scopes of work, and contract adherence.
- Tracks and monitors progress while correcting and mitigating any deviations.
- Tracks and analyzes competition and market pricing.
- Meets regularly with assigned personnel to ensure proper information flow and adherence to stated goals and objectives.
- Demonstrates and implements knowledgeable of restoration industry language, practices and terminology.
- Keeps complete and accurate job files and follow-through on projects, including Microsoft SharePoint project sites.
- Demonstrates good judgment in investigating problems and making decisions.
- Respects and maintains the confidentiality of company, client, and personnel information.
- Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with those contacted through the course of work; gains cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
- Provides exemplary customer services to clients, employees, and vendors.
- Handles crises as they occur, including ability to interact effectively with upset staff, and/or public and private representatives, in enforcing policies and procedures.
Employee demonstrates the ability to complete and/or knowledge of the following:
- Working in a team environment with strict deadlines
- Working in a fast and efficient work environment
- Demonstrating time management and organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks while managing multiple projects
- Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; must be proficient in reading and writing the English language, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation
- Assisting in problem solving and in making the Company more effective and efficient
- Calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages
- Professional ethics
- Must be able to work irregular hours, on call, and in all emergency situations, as needed
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING/EDUCATION GUIDELINES
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- Five (5) years of professional experience in construction/restoration industry in progressively challenging roles, including a minimum of two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity
- Modern office practices and technology, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, internet, copiers, telephone, facsimile, smart phones, etc.
- Bachelor’s degree in Management, Project Management, or Construction Management from an accredited college or university
- Knowledge of industry software and platforms: Xactimate, About Time, Contractor Connection, Proven Solution Accounting (PSA), Luxor, Xactimate Analysis, Code Blue, and other similar programs
License and Special Requirements:
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license; satisfactory driving record
- Water Restoration Technician (WRT) and Applied Structural Drying (ASD) certifications
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
- Sit and walk
- Operate a motor vehicle
- See to read printed materials and a computer screen
- Talk and hear to communicate in person, in groups, and over the telephone
- Reach with hands and arms
- Use finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard, writing implements, office equipment, and calculator
Occasionally required to:
- Bend, climb, balance, kneel, and stoop
- Lift up to 25 lbs. independently and 100 lbs. with assistance
- Use hands to handle and feel; operate objects, tools, or controls
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment and outside, where the employee is exposed to various weather conditions, which range from extreme cold to extreme hot. The employee will regularly be exposed to moderate noise levels, wet and/or humid conditions, and vibration. The employee will frequently work near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious, places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.