General Superintendent

 

 

 

OVERVIEW

As an MN Builders General Superintendent, you will be responsible for executing the construction of concurrent residential remodel projects from the initial planning stages, all the way through to completion. You will play a critical role in the building and financial success of construction projects ranging in value from $500,000 to $15,000,000. Your job will include, but will certainly not be limited to, the following duties:

  • OVERSITE

    • Oversee the production of multiple projects and/or run large projects with extensive subcontractor involvement and, at times, minimal MN crew.

    • Prepare and implement site logistics and safety plans, oversee preparation and implementation of traffic management plans.

    • Participate in the agendas of weekly site meetings with the assistance of the Project Manager.

    • Provide labor and material estimates, as well as vendor pricing to Project Manager for Change Orders.

    • Work with Project Manager to manage production rates and costs throughout construction.

    • Review time sheets of crew for proper cost coding and time allocation.

    • Review and sign off on shop drawings.

    • Proactive client, engineer, and architect contact with minimal supervision by the Project Manager.

    • Participate in strategy meetings to review upcoming work, assignments, and policy/protocol changes.

    • Maintain a consistently clean, and well-organized jobsite.
       

  • SCHEDULING & COORDINATING

    • Work closely with the development team to provide material estimates, budget and schedule feedback during the project development phase.

    • Schedule subcontractors prior to their start dates.

    • Work with the architect, designer, client, engineer and other consultants to figure out unresolved issues and verify that all parties are content with the new plan and design.

    • Obtain permits from a city and work with inspectors and neighbors to resolve conflicts and negotiate mutually acceptable solutions.

    • Plan 1-4 months ahead and identify long lead time items that require special consideration.

    • Prepare 3 week outlook schedules and plan day-to-day activities with superintendents, lead carpenters, and subcontractor formen.

    • Update project schedule periodically to reflect actual production at site

    • Skilled at accurate materials ordering and estimating.
       

  • CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE/SKILL

    • Serve as a resource for Lead Carpenters.

    • Read all types of plans, including shop drawings for ironwork, cabinets and windows.

    • Provide layout and/or review subcontractor’s layout for work to be performed.

    • Knowledge of operating any and all tools required for the project.

    • Teach and guide the entire crew in the standards of MN work quality and jobsite safety

    • Skilled at concrete forming, including whole house foundations and advanced finishing

    • Skilled at all framing, including complex roofs and stair building.

    • Skilled at all interior and exterior woodwork, including curved work
       

  • QUALITY ASSURANCE & CONTROL

    • Supervise the work on 1-2 Lead Carpenters and/or 4-10 carpenters

    • Teach & guide the entire crew in the standards of MN work quality and jobsite safety

    • Implement the Quality Management Plan by measurements, inspections, and by monitoring processes of MN Crew & Subcontractors
       

Put another way, you will work closely with the Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project Executive and Production Manager to properly and efficiently execute the many facets of residential remodels and light commercial TI projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position reports directly to the COO and CEO.

Our Minimum Requirements Starts with Attitude

MN Builders has constructed its 40+ years of success on being a relationship-driven and detail-obsessed business—and it takes relationship-driven, detail-obsessed people to make sure we stay that way. That’s why we consider your attitude as the most important skill you bring to the team. Are you:

  • Self-motivated toward and passionate about building to the highest standard

  • Committed to the job (AKA showing up on time, doing what you say you’ll do, finishing what you start)

  • Polite, friendly, and good-humored 

  • Appreciative of the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) concept and ready to live it

  • Eager to improve yourself and your company, including mentoring others in their pursuit of excellence

  • Capable of putting the team ahead of yourself when it comes to doing what’s right

Additional Minimum Requirements

  • 12 - 15 years of work experience within the construction industry, preferably in multi-dwelling residential and commercial construction projects

  • Proven ability to manage multiple subcontractors and carpenters in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.

  • Current OSHA 30 certificate

  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate

  • Mastery of general job site, ladder and scaffolding safety

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Advanced and professional communication in spoken and written English

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic

  • Software experience: Fieldwire, Procore, Exaktime, Sage 100 Contractor, Google Sheets/Docs, Microsoft Word/Excel/Project

Physical Demands

As a Superintendent at MN Builders, you’ll be on the move a lot, and here are some of the physical tasks you must be able to perform to successfully do your job. Of course, if you’re the right person for us but have a condition or disability that restricts your mobility, reasonable accommodations will be made to help you perform these essential functions:

  • Frequently stand or kneel for prolonged periods over the course of an 8-hour day

  • Frequently walk around job sites with uneven terrain where use of safety glasses and hardhats is mandatory

  • Frequently operate power tools, hand tools and other machinery

  • Frequently communicate and exchange accurate information

  • Frequently walk, bend, stoop, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms

  • Regularly ascend and descend ladders and scaffolding

  • Perform vision-oriented tasks requiring close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.

 

Work Environment

As an employee-owner of MN Builders, your work environment is constantly changing. But here are some work environment conditions you can expect to encounter while performing the essential functions of your job:

  • Loud machinery and construction noise

  • Shared workspaces and frequent interactions with other team members

  • Frequent exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals

  • Moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or unpleasant odors while working on project sites

  • Occasional worksite exposure to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • This is a full-time, exempt/salaried position, pay based on experience

  • After 60 days of successful employment, you are entitled to participate in the following benefits:

    • Kaiser Health coverage for employee and family

    • Dental coverage for employee and family

    • Life Insurance policy

  • After 90 days of successful employment, you are entitled to participate in the following benefits:

    • 401K with Employer matching

    • Paid Time Off

    • 6 Paid Annual Holidays

    • Sick time

    • Bereavement time

  • After one year of full-time employment, from the date of hire, you are eligible to participate in the following benefits:

    • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

 

Be Part of Something Bigger Than a Job

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It’s not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position, but it should give you a pretty good idea of what this job and this company is all about. So what do you think? Have we described you? Are you truly interested in helping build a legacy as well as great structures? If the answer is yes to both questions, we want to hear how you can help. We promise to be as open-minded about your ideas as we’re nit-picky about your qualifications. MN Builders is an equal opportunity employer.

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