Senior Healthcare Superintendent (General Contractor)

Turner Construction     Construction     General Contracting     -     March 18, 2020

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Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community.

Position Overview

Division: Seattle Main
Project Location(s): Seattle, WA 98134 USA
Minimum Years Experience: 10+
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Experienced
Education: No Degree/Diploma
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Salaried Exempt

Turner Construction's Seattle Business Unit is looking for a new leader to help shape our delivery of healthcare construction services. Superintendents with significant healthcare experience (ground up, renovations or improvements) are encouraged to apply. This position is the best fit for someone who is interested in taking the lead on planning major healthcare projects, mentoring and delegating other superintendents, and partnering with the business development team to help target projects that are a best fit for our business unit and staff.   

Position Description: Supervises the field construction of a single large or complex project or multiple projects in the healthcare sector, including organization, planning, and scheduling, in order to complete the work on time, within budget, and to quality specified. Participates in the proposal and preconstruction process in securing and planning work.

Reports To: Project Executive or Operations Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:  

  • Primary liaison with owners/architects/engineers for the day-to-day construction activities of the project.
  • Participate in project pursuits, proposals and presentations. Main contributor in securing the project during the competition phase.
  • Lead, supervise and develop Superintendents and other staff, including providing input on or complete performance appraisals.
  • Develop and implement overall project set-up and site logistics plan and identifying project-specific scope of work to implement the plan.
  • Develop and implement overall project work schedules identifying the critical path including the expediting of scheduled critical materials and equipment for their timely delivery to site.
  • Review and respond to subcontractor schedule impacts and or claims of productivity impacts.
  • Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance requirements at all times.
  • Develop and manage the overall site safety program as required and ensuring subcontractor compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations.
  • Manage and make decisions related to the performance of work related to scheduling, delivery, logistics, quality control and trade employee staffing levels.
  • Document project field issues that impact budget, quality or schedule.
  • Respond to subcontractor requests for field issues that impact budget, quality or schedule.
  • Oversee work among all trades to promote a coordinated project operation. Resolve local area problems, regarding procedures, precedence, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment, schedule and all other appropriate matters.
  • Manage labor relations with subcontractors and Turner trade staff.
  • Ensure all necessary permits and insurance are in place and kept current for the term of the project. Act as liaison to inspection agencies.
  • Manage the General Conditions (GCs) and General Requirements (GRs) (back page) for the project to maintain the budget.
  • Manage the billing process as it relates to Work-In-Place and oversee the monthly estimate of work completed, payrolls, material invoices, and subcontractor payment applications.
  • Manage the work to ensure that it is installed in compliance with and confirms to the approved contract documents.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of building construction experience required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Five years with general contractor on hospital/healthcare sector.

Proficient in all aspects of building systems. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the general and subcontract documents, drawings and specifications, construction means, methods and materials, understanding of line and grade and survey methods. Proficient knowledge of building codes and compliance. Proficient knowledge of construction cost control and accounting procedures. Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite programs. Proficient knowledge and use of scheduling software required. Ability to implement leading-edge technologies such as Building Information Models (BIM) and Lean to benefit the project. Strong management, leadership and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to communicate with both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of accounting and cost control procedures.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear (bells, whistles, etc.), stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. *May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer -
Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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