>> General Superintendent (Water/Wastewater Plant Construction)
General Superintendent (Water/Wastewater Plant Construction)
SummaryTitle: General Superintendent (Water/Wastewater Plant Construction)
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Company: Kokosing Industrial
Kokosing is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors.
Located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions, Kokosing's services include the construction of highways/bridges, industrial facilities/factories, data centers, marine, solar, advanced industrial, pipeline, and water/wastewater facilities , along with asphalt/concrete pavement and underground utilities.
For over 70 years, our family-owned company has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards.
With over $1.2 billion (and growing) in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.
Provide overall management direction for a "mega-project" or multiple large and small heavy civil or industrial projects. Engaged in developing new business opportunities relative to a particular client, group of clients, geographical area or type of project.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the overall project team(s) in a positive, team-driven, results oriented manner.
Initiate and maintain liaison with clients and A/E contacts to facilitate construction activities.
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy
Plan, organize, and staff key field positions through regional department heads, subordinate project managers, construction managers, etc.
Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendents and subordinate Project Managers to ensure project is built safely, on schedule and within budget. Investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
Represent company in project meetings, assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc.
Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with clients.
Supervise the work of Project Managers when assigned.
Mentor and assist with career development of other team members.
Coordinate with back office Central Engineering Group team to provide support as needed for the onsite project teams.
Actively search for continuous improvements in project planning, processes, and execution.
Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
Education and Experience:
Possess a 4-year Bachelor's degree in engineering or construction management.
15+ years experience with extensive knowledge of construction, design, finance, and management as well as proven leadership in a self-performing general contractor role required.
8+ years experience on federally contracted projects (USACE, NAVFAC) preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to understand, interpret, and consistently apply safety laws, company policies/standards, and collective bargaining agreements.
Ability to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities.
Must possess superior communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.).
Significant business acumen is required.
Ability to build trust and achieve results with clients and company team members.
Ability to plan strategically over the entire span of a project and foresee and mitigate obstacles to performance.
Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.
Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.