Lead Field Superintendent - Military veterans preferred

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$90000/Yearly Salary /yr

  full-time   employee

South Bend
United States

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Horizon specializes in the development and construction of multi-family housing as well as master-planned multi-use neighborhoods. Horizon has extensive experience in all forms of commercial, retail, and themed hotel waterpark resorts. Our current construction footprint is the Midwest: Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Minnesota.

We are seeking a LEAD SUPERINTENDENT for our project in SOUTH BEND, INDIANA. We have been a general contractor in the IN market for six years and look to continue to grow our footprint there. We are a developer, builder, and manager in the mid-west for almost 40 years!

For this project we are the construction manager for our third-party client. We do not self-perform; this position shall manage the schedule for the project through subcontractors and partner with project management to ensure budget is met. The project has a duration of 16 months for a 180-unit apartment building with PT parking below. This project will also construct a ground-up 3-story office building on the same site.

Construction Management:

  • Coordinate all project field operations, including subcontractors, materials deliveries and labor, within scheduled project time frames.
  • Ensure the project punch list is completed (100%) within 15 days of receipt of the occupancy permit.
  • Manage project punch list during all phases of construction to ensure quality finish.
  • Ensure all trades provide a quality finished project.
  • Ensure the project is completed on time as scheduled.
  • Monitor schedule status daily and measure against milestone dates. Daily communication with the office is required with completion of detailed Field Reports and photo documentation.
  • Keeps log of lessons learned throughout project and share such with functional leaders.
  • Maintain 3 week look ahead schedule, showing all project milestone schedule.
  • Indicate and formulate formal RFI while forwarding to proper consulting firm for response.
  • Communicate necessary changes to plan detail or spec to design manager for implementation into construction documents.
  • Make field decisions as required and report to Project Manager with results and get prior approval from Project Manager if there will be any cost change.
  • Work with Project Manager during budget process for establishment of budget through GMP.
  • Notify Project Manager and/or DFO of issues or concerns in making project critical dates. Obtain the necessary information to formulate recovery schedules as needed with Project Manager.
  • Perform shop drawing review. This task requires attention to detail and persistence. The shop drawings are primarily reviewed by the Field Superintendent with input from the Project Manager regarding methods and coordination of work.
  • Keep general condition line items below or within budget.
  • Monitor general conditions monthly with review by Project Manager.
  • Lead on-site Horizon staff.


  • Identify unsafe working conditions or unsafe practices being performed. Inform subcontractor, Project Manager and Safety Manager of unsafe practice and document that same was performed.
  • Document, as necessary, all safety violations per HCG Safety Manual. Notify subcontractors and take corrective measures.
  • Collect subcontractor Safety Manuals prior to commencement of their work.
  • Initiate and document pre-construction safety discussion with each subcontractor prior to subcontractor start.
  • Request and monitor adequate SDS manual for each required subcontractor material not adequately covered in HCG SDS Book.
  • Request, as appropriate, additional support from Horizon Safety Manager or other staff to manage project safety per HCG Safety Manual.
  • Perform daily safety checklist and forward to office as directed.

Job Qualifications.

  • A minimum of ten years' experience in construction, including large-scale multi-family residential and/or commercial construction, is required for this position.
  • Required to have or get upon employment OSHA30 and First Aid/CPR certification
  • Familiarity with all facets of construction, including earthwork, drainage, framing, finishes and all mechanicals is a must.
  • A high degree of construction field expertise will be required.
  • Ability to supervise, teach and motivate staff; willingness to perform any task that is required and possess good safety habits.
  • The person in this position must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing, with other members of the construction department and with third-party contractors and tradesman, as well as with company owners and managers, and all other office team members.
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects and meet critical time deadlines are crucial to this position.
  • Ability to problem solve.

Physical Demands and Work Environment. The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.

  • Agile in decision-making and judgment
  • Write
  • Operate a computer keyboard, standard office equipment and cell phone.
  • Stand for long periods of time as well as bend.
  • Walk the job sites on even and uneven ground; this could be up to 20,000 steps per day.
  • Work long hours per day 9-10; sometimes up to 12-14 hours if the job necessitates it.
  • Walk up and down stairs often carrying a weight up to 60 pounds.
  • See far distances.
  • Read plan pages, phone and computer screen.
  • Climb ladders 6-8 feet as well as up to 24 feet.
  • Operate machinery such as skid-steers and forklifts.
  • Communicate clearly with subcontractors, clients/customers, and teammates.
  • Move about and reach for items.
  • Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
  • Handle high level of stress.

This is not an all-inclusive list.

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