Black & Veatch Electrical Superintendent - Conventional (Location TBD) in Des Moines, Iowa
Electrical Superintendent - Conventional (Location TBD)
Date: Sep 20, 2023
Location: Overland Park, KS, US US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : BVCI
Req Id : 99812
Job Title : Electrical Superintendent - Conventional (Location TBD)
Location : KCP, USHYBRID
Business Unit Sector : BVC-BVOPS-BVCI CONSTRUCTION
Department: BVCI2 BV OPS UNION CONSTRUCTIO
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Recruiter: Jake Hojnowski
This is a bench position for upcoming work. Location to be determined. Onboarding and some work-from-home may be authorized during certain phases, mobilization to the site will be required for the duration of the project. This is a full-time, permanent position.
Union experience as well as conventional experience as an Electrical superintendent is strongly preferred.
Interfacing with and monitoring direct hire supervision and/or major subcontractor supervision and field engineering. Ensures project requirements and expectations are met with regards to craft and supervisory performance, direct hire craft productivity and performance, and/or reporting on Subcontractor's performance. Ensures adherence by all discipline craft and Subcontractors to safety, quality, schedule, and performance expectations as defined by Black and Veatch. Provides craft supervisors with information and technical direction required to complete projects safely, timely, and in a quality manner. Ensures schedule and project expectations are clearly defined to craft supervisors and Subcontractors. Ensures schedule requirements are communicated to all levels of craft discipline and/or Supervision. Coordinates interpretation of technical requirements. Provides technical data and information, as required, to direct hire workforce, subcontractor supervision, or Construction Engineers. Ensures compliance by workforce or subcontractor to all standards, procedures, and contractual commitments within the bounds of all applicable policies. For Union Projects - Responsible for ensuring that the daily project execution is in line with the Black and Veatch National Maintenance and Project Labor Union Agreements. Responsible for understanding all Local Union agreements for the project. Responsible for establishing a working relationship with the Local Union BA and the Local Union Site Job Steward. Responsible for ensuring the uninterrupted workflow at union interface points. Has the ability and expertise to stand in for the construction manager during absence from the site if requested. Has the ability to comprehend the overall project schedule with regard to requirements of other disciplines or subcontractors requirements. May have responsibility for safety and quality requirements on site if required. Has the ability and responsibility to mentor and train other discipline superintendents. Is capable of recommending training and development needs for the trainees. Could be designated as Lead Discipline Superintendents responsible for duties as assigned.
Assists the Construction Manager in ensuring complete adherence by all site supervision and craft to the Black and Veatch Safety, Quality, Ethical Standards, Lessons Learned and Performance Management programs in accordance with Division Policies, Standards, and Guides
Is responsible for reporting inappropriate conduct by any site personnel to the site Construction manager and the project Safety manager
Monitors, verifies and reports on construction activities for compliance with the CPM schedule; tracks and reports on completion of project schedule activities and commodity installation
Assists craft/subcontractors/superintendents in resolving problems and reports on issues related to drawings and information, schedule, quality, quantity tracking, cost reporting, and safety
Monitors discipline construction productivity, progress, and cost, and reports to Construction Manager and Field Project Controls Manager
Takes necessary actions to maintain targets
Ensures competent and practical adherence to the Black and Veatch standards and lessons learned
Communicates issues and new project lessons learned in order that these issues be captured for possible future implementation
Conducts foreman/subcontractor meetings to review/assist in daily, weekly, and monthly planning
Develops and monitors 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule for assigned work scope
Develops corrective plan to ensure progress and productivity targets are met
Verifies that all material, manpower and other resources needed to support the 3 Week Look Ahead Schedule are available and on site
Develops, monitors, and reports on completion of craft/subcontractor punch list activities
Maintains a daily log for site records
Reviews all craft/subcontractor timesheets, installed quantity reports, and progress payment requests . Monitors supplier Technical Service Representative (supplier) daily log and reviews/approves their timesheets
Communicates and coordinates assigned craft/subcontractor(s) daily and weekly work plans with other discipline Superintendents/Facilitators and Construction Manager
Monitors assigned subcontractor(s) for compliance with subcontract scope and schedule requirements
Develops a stable working relationship with assigned subcontractor(s)
Assists Field Subcontract Administrator in the preparation of all extra work authorization requests (RFMPs/WAs)
Assists the Construction Engineer in the compilation of or answering Contractor Information Requests
Responsible for compiling and answering CIRsif required
Administers the execution of work packages and equipment installation
Develops and distributes a Job Hazard Analysis for major erection packages within scope
Identifies potential back charges and out of scope issues and reports to Construction Manager
Supports commercial recovery process
Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management to direct reports
Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities
Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements
Acts in capacity of a "supervisor " Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction
Supervises direct hire projects general foreman and foreman and CM projects subcontractors, superintendents and field engineers
Construction Management or Engineering degree.
Budget and Cost Control Skills
Industrial Relations knowledge for recognizing and resolving potential labor issues
Knowledge of union agreements and jurisdictional issues
Knowledge of Company construction guides and manuals
Construction Safety awareness and comprehension
Knowledge of Cultural and Social Awareness Skills
Conflict Management Skills
Multi-tasking Ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)
Problem-solving Skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve)
Project Management Skills
Constructability Knowledge within discipline
Construction Knowledge within other disciplines
Conceptual Planning Ability
Legal Contract understanding ( EPC / Subcontracts )
Human Relations Skills
Time Reporting Systems
Cost Code Labor Productivity Systems
Time Reporting Policies and Procedures
Expense Reporting Policies and Procedures
Construction Guides and Standards
Administrative Policies and Procedures
8+ years experience as a Superintendent or Construction Manager on equivalent projects. Valid Driver's License. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
OSHA 10 certification.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
See and hear naturally or with correction.
Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
Requires repetitive movement.
May require work above 5 feet in height.
Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.
Typical construction site environment:
Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions
Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
Work around hazardous equipment.
Typical office environment.
This position is considered a safety sensitive position.
CNS: Construction Services
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