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Project Management
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General Position Summary

The General Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve timely and profitable completion of each project.  The General Superintendent directly supervises field labor force, including laborers/craft workers, subcontractors and non-craft personnel assigned to the project.   This position must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.  Ability to travel is a must.


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
  • Manage contract with owner including change orders, communications and notice provisions
  • Review and approve items with Project Manager or CM/PX/VP
  • Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients as well as local Business Agents
  • Knowledge of craft jurisdictions
  • Lead pre-job conferences
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager
  • Conduct quality inspections
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts
  • Manage all costs, including labor time, subcontractors, equipment and material
  • Communicate and enforce Skanska Safety and Health Management Program
  • Develop and implement site specific SHEMS 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
  • Prepare estimates as required for work execution and changes
  • Manage and coordinate lift plans in accordance with the Project Manager
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings
  • Manage 3rd party and company owned equipment and small tools
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.
    Skills & Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of labor productivity reporting and analysis
  • Excellent project controls acumen to support project progress updates, costs and schedule
  • Understanding of contract documents, including general terms and conditions
  • Ability to estimate and price work, as required
  • Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes
  • Broad understanding of industry
  • Working knowledge of scheduling software
  • Strong written, communication, and math/accounting skills
  • Strong management and problem solving skills
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

    Education & Experience
  • 15 Years of related construction experience demonstrating increasing responsibility and career growth; emphasis on labor relations
  • Bachelor of Science Construction, Business, or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of
  • Thorough knowledge of construction industry including equipment, labor, means and methods, codes and standards
  • Excellent knowledge with all aspects of construction safety
  • OSHA and First Aid/CPR Training


Work Environment/Job Conditions

This job is performed both in the office and in the field.  Field work requires experience and confidence working in and around heavy industrial equipment, systems and conditions is required.  Activities and responsibilities require frequent sitting (often working on a computer), frequent driving, flying, walking, standing, light lifting, bending, and reaching.  Due to tool and computer usage, there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists. Travelling is required to support our jobs.


History and Core Values

Skanska USA Inc. is a leading provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design-build, self-performance, public-private partnership, commercial and infrastructure development services  to a broad range of public and private clients in the following markets including science and technology, healthcare, education, high-tech, aviation, transportation, sports, entertainment, mechanical, industrial, marine, foundation and environmental.  Our Core Values that Matter are Care for Life, Act Ethically and Transparently, Be Better-Together and Commit to Customers is the core strength for our 10,000 employees in the USA.  Skanska USA Inc. is headquartered in New York with 34 offices across the country.   


EEO Statement

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

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