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Assistant Superintendent

Company: Turner Construction Company
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:




Division:

Des Moines Main



Project Location(s):

West Des Moines, IA 50266 USA



Minimum Years Experience:



Travel Involved:



Job Type:
RegularJob Classification:

ExperiencedEducation:Job Family:ConstructionCompensation:Salaried Exempt




If you picture yourself doing great things that make a difference in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be. Turner Construction is an industry leading commercial construction general contractor with a 120-year history spanning iconic projects around the globe, including 10 of the world's 100 tallest buildings.

Turner's rich Iowa history began with the construction of the iconic Hazen Water Tower in 1930 located at 48th and Hickman in Des Moines and continues today as Iowa's leading General Contractor. Turner's Des Moines office portfolio includes everything from healthcare, higher education, aviation, municipalities, commercial, sports, critical facilities, office building, and renovations.

Turner is committed to sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone feels connected, sees themselves represented at all levels of the company, and feels supported to reach their ultimate potential. Turner builds some of the most ambitious projects in the world. The technical expertise of our people makes us a recognized leader in many markets. Our projects are well known. Our people set us apart. We inspire greatness. Can you picture yourself at Turner? If so, apply and let's do great things together! Position Description: Leads, directs and coordinates the work of subcontractors and/or Turner trade labor in the assigned areas. The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for ensuring safety, schedule delivery, quality of work performed and adherence to budget in the assigned areas of the project The Assistant Superintendent has supervisory responsibility for Field Engineers, Interns and trade labor in his/her area of responsibility.

Reports to: Superintendent or Project Superintendent

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:


  • Overseeing and making decisions related to the performance of work related to scheduling, delivery, logistics, quality control and trade employee staffing levels.
  • Overseeing work among assigned trades to promote a coordinated project operation. Resolving local area problems regarding procedures, precedence, design clarifications, adequate labor and equipment, schedule and all other appropriate matters.
  • Managing the site safety program as required and ensuring subcontractor compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations.
  • Supervising and developing Field Engineers and/or interns, as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals.
  • Creating schedules and determining sequencing of work. Developing and implementing recovery strategies to maintain project schedule.
  • Communicating with owners and architects/engineers in connection with field issues. Investigating and resolving such issues.
  • Managing the billing process as it relates to work-in-place and overseeing the monthly estimate of work completed, payrolls, material invoices and subcontractor payment applications.
  • Having complete knowledge of all contracts, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications, show drawings, schedules, labor agreements and local codes.
  • Managing the work to ensure that it is installed in compliance with and conforms to the approved contract documents.

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus a minimum two years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
    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, 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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform 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.
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