Superintendent - Mission Critical

Council BluffsIA | Data Center Group

Overview

Company Overview:

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an extraordinary customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002…

…What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Do you have the aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise? Are you capable problem solving and generating creative solutions?

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Superintendent to provide coordination, planning, and supervision to assistant superintendents, contractors, and craft activities in a particular area of discipline primarily on data center projects. You will develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary as you will be interacting with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success.

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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?

Organization, flexibility, excellent customer focus, and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

Planning and implementation to ensure all materials, equipment, and inspections support the project schedule

  • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
  • Review and understand contract documents
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with design engineers, resolving discrepancies
  • Participate in the development and management of a project schedule to include three and six week look ahead schedules
  • Develop a site logistics plan
  • Handle the utilization of Mortenson tools and equipment
  • Collaborate with project partner superintendents

Coaching, supervisory, and development responsibilities

  • Conduct on-site project orientations
  • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings
  • Supervise project partners, craft foremen, and crews
  • Responsible for the mentoring, management, and timely performance evaluation of Assistant Superintendent(s), General Foremen, and Foremen
  • Interview, hire, transfer, and if needed, terminate craft workers
  • Ensure proper task coding of work hours on time cards
  • Manage and track work progress and craft productivity
  • Lead craft team member training, ensuring they are current prior to starting task
  • Conduct career development discussions with foremen and craft team members

Other duties as assigned, including:

  • Provide high level management of safety, quality, risk, and compliance for the project and team members
  • Recognize and mitigate unfavorable working conditions
  • Find opportunities to improve processes and procedures

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?

  • Minimum ten years construction experience with four of those years having supervisory experience
  • Data center experience preferred
  • Current driver’s license
  • Demonstrate ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office skills at an intermediate level
  • Positive professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies

Education:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or 10 years trade experience

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

 

Additional project locations - IL and UT.

 

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

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