The Sunkota Construction team is looking for an experienced construction superintendent to manage projects. You will supervise and train staff on building concepts and ensure projects are completed on time.
This role requires excellent communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with various people, such as construction workers, architects and engineers. To succeed, it’s important to know how to implement quality, health, and safety standards onsite.
If you are organized, able to work well under pressure and have experience in this field, we’d like to meet you.
This position is full time, benefit eligible and the wage is negotiable, depending on experience.
Coordinate and supervise all on- and off-site project construction.
Supervise, train and teach staff as well as provide constructive feedback.
Perform, upload, and maintain all company documentation required including, but not limited to, daily job reports, daily photographs, daily manpower reports, toolbox talks, progress plans, look-ahead schedules, labor reports, etc.
Resolve on-site issues and emergencies effectively and efficiently.
Schedule weekly subcontractor meetings.
Supervise and direct all subcontractors and material suppliers to achieve project completion on schedule and within budget, per plans and specifications.
Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors.
Order the appropriate equipment and arrange for regular maintenance.
Order materials as needed for progress of jobsite. Keep track of material stock and orders.
Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.
Complete punch list identification and completion.
Maintain a safe work site, encouraging safe work practices and conducting weekly safety meetings for employees.
Sunkota offers the following benefits:
Company phone or allowance
Paid personal leave
Health and dental insurance
Long term disability
401K plus company matching
Valid driver’s license (CDL is a plus).
Organizational and time-management skills.
Ability to lead and inspire.
Previous experience as a construction superintendent or a similar role is required.
Knowledge of local quality, safety, and health guidelines for construction job sites.
Proficient in the use of personal computers including iPad/tablet device.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and related construction software.
Basic knowledge of uploading and managing web based document storage and reporting tools.
Minimum of 5-10 years of field experience in the commercial construction industry
OSHA 30 preferred, but not required.
Demonstrated leadership abilities to manage and direct on-site project teams to successful completions.
Possess carpentry or trim carpentry skills that will be used for self-performing various on-site tasks.
Concrete, structural steel, rough carpentry, specialties, building layout, doors and hardware experience and knowledge required.
Ability to adhere to schedules and high quality of work.
Adaptability and ability to change priorities as they dynamically shift.
Analytical thinking/problem solving.
Attention-to-detail and design.
Willingness to travel in market based on project location.
Able to work in all elements of the outdoor environment
Able to access all areas of the jobsite including stairs, scaffolding, ladders, elevation changes, etc.
Capable of working in physical positions that may include kneeling, sitting, standing, squatting, bending over, etc. for extended periods.
Must be able to move, carry, or position items weighing up to 75 pounds.
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, Sunkota serves South Dakota and the greater Midwest as an experienced design-build and general contractor focusing on commercial construction and remodels. Our family-focused approach allows us to embrace each project with a fresh, energetic perspective that leads to exceptional craftsmanship and success for each client.
If you like working for a close-knit, family-oriented company that rewards initiative and self-motivation, Sunkota Construction just might be the place for you. We work hard, but we also think the work we do is fun and rewarding. Our work environment is informal, but we’re looking for individuals who also understand the importance of professional appearance and performance on the jobsite.