Supervisor

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Construction Supervisors (Superintendents) oversee all phases of a construction project from initial planning to completion.  Supervisors are responsible for the quality of work and material along with responsibility for making sure the project stays within budget.  Construction Supervisors are responsible for employee performance management.  They will ensure that all safety requirements are being followed. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance throughout the Pre-Construction process. 
  • Be on site to oversee all the construction process. 
  • Manage the workflow of direct reports and delegate tasks 
  • Assess the work performance of direct reports and identify areas that need improvement.  
  • Responsible for the training of new hires. 
  • Monitor expenses to ensure that they are meeting budget. 
  • Track material and labor cost throughout project. 
  • Record the total costs for materials bought and payments for work done 
  • Ensure job safety requirements are understood and implemented by all project personnel and contractors. 
  • Liaison with government inspectors on the standard requirements of the site in terms of licenses and safety.  
  • Follows the project construction process to ensure that it is completed in time. 
  • Supervise subcontractors to ensure compliance. 
  • Writing project progress reports. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • High level of accuracy, detail orientation, and use of good judgment. 
  • Thorough knowledge of National Electrical Code. 
  • High level of organizational skills and ability to work within deadlines. 
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English 
  • Excellent oral communication skills both on a one-on-one basis and in group situations 
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume 
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment  
  • Ability to solve complex problems 
  • Ability to lead and direct project staff 
  • Must have knowledge in building and construction processes 
  • Must acquire and utilize the computer skills required to operate the functions used or prescribed by the company to efficiently conduct business. 
  • Experience and/or training on required tools for the specific job  

 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Ability to regularly bend, stretch, twist, stoop, kneel and crouch or reach with body, arms, and/or legs 
  • Ability to walk, stand and sit 
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences 
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing so others will understand 
  • Ability to match or distinguish differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness 
  • Vision requirements include the ability to see close, distance, color, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust focus 
  • Work environments can include high, narrow, and tight conditions. 
  • Exposure to all weather conditions