Senior MEP Superintendent I

DekalbIL | Data Center Group

Overview

Innovation, a collaborative customer, process improvement, and the ability to implement lessons learned on your next build. It's what our data center roles offer our team members day in and day out. We're building hyperscale data center campuses and leveraging a program-focused approach. That means our team members meet the demand of complex, MEP-heavy data centers while also growing their careers on these builds. And that demand shows no sign of slowing down.

The data center market demand is on track to increase almost 22% every year through 2026. That demand has put an unbelievable opportunity in front of technology providers--and the construction companies who build these data centers.

 

Summary:

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Senior MEP Superintendent with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.  Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions.  The Senior Superintendent will be responsible for providing coordination of project site work activities and supervision of on-site work team for multiple construction projects or large, complex construction project.

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Mortenson by the numbers

$5.05B

2019 revenue

~6,500+

employees across
11 offices + field

1954

year founded


Responsibilities

What will you be doing?

 

Overall management of construction activities and task assignments

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure all required materials, equipment and inspections support the project schedule
  • Work with Project Manager(s) to budget, forecast, and manage craft labor, equipment, materials, small tools, consumables, and general working environment
  • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
  • Create, review and update project schedule and three-week look ahead scheduling
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with engineers, identifying and clarifying any discrepancies
  • Develop and implement site utilization plan and establish crew sizes
  • Select formwork systems and equipment
  • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings

Oversight and supervision of work crews

  • Coach, mentor and train field personnel, foremen, and assistant superintendents
  • Establish and nurture teamwork environment
  • Ensure crews have resources and support
  • Provide work direction and performance evaluations
  • Identity hiring needs and participate in hiring, performance management, and dismissal decisions
  • Develop leadership potential through appropriate task assignments and career growth opportunities
  • Implement Mortenson’s Zero Injury Safety Program at project site
  • Manage open shop and union issues

All other duties as assigned

  • Maintain relationships with all visitors to the site: customers, architects, union representatives, subcontractors, et al.
  • Manage site work and logistics efficiently, providing suggestions for improvement
  • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

 

Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance


Our approach to leadership and culture

Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn't something that just happened to us but was something within us.

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Qualifications

How will you succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering or 10 years trade experience
  • Minimum 15 years construction experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a supervisory role preferably with a Mechanical or Electrical Contractor
  • Experience building Data Centers required
  • Current driver’s license

Additional project locations - IL and IA.

 

This position can be based in any region but there's a high level of travel to specific project locations.

 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

 

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