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General Superintendent

Company: Ballard Marine Construction
Location: Greer
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

WHY JOIN BALLARD MARINE CONSTRUCTION?Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America.Why join Ballard? It's simple. You get to work on amazing technical projects with likeminded team members. The Ballard culture is second to none, and because of that we are incredibly protective and particular on who we invite onto the team. We have a unique culture of true excellence; we hold each other accountable from our newest interns and engineers to our most senior leaders. You will always go to work knowing that everyone you are working with cares as much as you do and is working hard to reach common goals. You will get out of it what you put into it. Ballard is an amazing place to work and if what we've said resonates with you, you just might be right for us!Position Summary:The General Superintendent is responsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervising all subcontract personnel, from project start through final acceptance by client. They act as a liaison with client, architect, and subcontract/vendor contacts related to the project. Will resolve construction issues, interface with the Project Manager, oversee project staff, and administer all activities related to executing submittals, documentation, and schedules. The position is directly responsible for timeliness and quality of the work and implementation and monitoring of corporate safety policy.This position will work out of our beautiful Greenville, SC office, with regular travel to project sites.Ideal Candidate:Core Attributes

  • Grit and Resiliency - Digs deep to figure out how to make things happen no matter how impossible it seems. Never gives up. Takes on challenges that nobody else can; or will.
  • Comradery and Inspirational - Relishes being part of a hard-working team of likeminded individuals working toward a common goal. Regularly celebrates wins and likes to have fun whether at work or at play. Looks for ways to instill life and energy into the world around them.
  • Driven and Competitive - Loves competition. Loves to win and loves to learn when they lose. Not getting the job done is not an option. Obsessed to do their best and does what it takes to win.
  • Trustworthy and Respectful - Passionate about honesty, authenticity, and transparency. No lies. No drama. No politics. Values constructive conflict and ensures that even in conflict they treat others with respect.
  • Ownership and Accountability - When something goes wrong, first "looks in the mirror" before "looking out the window." Asks "what could I have done differently?" and then shares lessons learned. Regularly challenging self and others to be better is a way of life. "Me first" belongs here.Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering Management, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
    • Education requirement can be waived with 10+ years' experience in Heavy Civil Construction.Experience:
      • 10+ years' experience in heavy civil/marine construction.Skills:
        • Analytical, and decision-making skills.
        • Ability and willingness to learn new skills.
        • Ability to work in and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
        • Active listening skills.
        • Attention to detail.
        • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
        • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
        • Strong organizational and time management skills.
        • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
        • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.
        • Ability to work in fast paced environment and meet established goals and objectives.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
          • Leads Ballard's safety culture on all projects.
          • Develops and maintains relationships with Ballard's clients.
          • Mentors field engineers, project engineers, and junior superintendents.
          • Works with pre-construction team to prepare budget and task specific work plans.
          • Reviews project estimates, proposals, plans, specifications, and drawings to determine schedule, work planning, staffing requirements, and allocation of available resources to safely, and efficiently, complete the project.
          • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
          • Change order recognition and management.
          • Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly schedule updates.
          • Maintains project document control.
          • Prepares and maintains project cost forecasting.
          • Maintains all daily project logs.
          • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within budget.
          • Works with and is part of the estimating departments during project procurement phases.
          • Performs Quality Control duties as required.
          • Local travel required. Local travel defined as any travel required to complete projects within the region you are working. Typically, this travel is within a 6-hour drive of Washougal and can require staying near project sites while work is going on.
          • Occasional National travel required. National trips will typically be for 2-5-day durations, occurring 0-6 times per year.Supervisory Responsibilities:
            • Responsible for managing field engineers, project engineers, general foreman and junior superintendents.Physical Demands / Working Environment:
              • Working outdoors in various temperatures and conditions for long periods of time
              • Wears various PPE (respirators, fall protection, etc.)
              • Will travel on various land, water, and aircraft
              • Lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing, squatting for various periods of time
              • Climb ladders, work at heights, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, ride, or work from a barge, pier, vessel, etc.
              • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat, push, pull, etc. for varying amounts of time.
              • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at a time.
              • Prolonged periods of time sitting at a desk and working on a computerEEO Statement:Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. A reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended.Required SkillsRequired ExperienceJob Type: Full-time

Keywords: Ballard Marine Construction, Asheville , General Superintendent, Other , Greer, North Carolina

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