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Available Position: Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent

Position Location: Plainview, NY or New York City, NY

Position Overview: EW Howell is seeking Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents to join our team. The Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the project(s) assigned in order to achieve timely and profitable completion of each project.  The Superintendent directly supervises field labor force, including laborers/craft workers.   Daily interaction with the owner, architect, engineer, city and governing agencies, and skilled subcontractors is required.  In addition, the Superintendent will be responsible for quality control, safety, and security at the project site, as well as for day-to-day construction progress, deliveries, and housekeeping.  This position must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and client service skills.  Major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Direct day-to-day on-site supervision of field labor force
  • Inspection of subcontractor operations to ensure compliance with Contract
  • Review and approve items with Project Manager
  • Maintain good relationships with internal and external clients
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager
  • Conduct quality inspections
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts
  • Monitor costs, including labor time and material
  • Communicate and enforce company Safety and Health Management Program
  • Demonstrate commitment to jobsite safety, through own actions and mentoring others
  • Manage schedules, including preparation of detailed short-term schedules and ensuring all activities take place on or ahead of scheduled dates
  • Prepare and submit Superintendent’s Daily Reports
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings

Qualification Requirements:

  • OSHA certification, First Aid/CPR certification
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with requirements of drawings and specifications and with terms and conditions of Project Contracts, Subcontracts and Purchase Orders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to read drawings and specifications
  • Functions effectively as part of a team
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities
  • Strong decision making/problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

To Apply: Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Superintendent” or “Assistant Superintendent” in the subject line.

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