Urbana, IL

***Contract position for a multi-family unit flooring job. Work begins in February.

This is a 6 month contract with the possibility for full-time traveling site superintendent employment. ***

Job Description

The role of the Field Site Superintendent is to be the main administrator in the field. The Field Site Superintendent is expected to take ownership of the field tasks of the project(s) on site, including material handling and logistics, quality control, payroll, and other tasks as warranted and assigned from project beginning all the way through final punch list completion and sign off. The Field Site Superintendent may be assigned one job or multiple jobs at a time, and might also function as a member of multiple commercial project management teams. The Field Site Superintendent reports to the project manager assigned per project. The Field Site Superintendent must be an excellent communicator; as he or she must communicate with on-site crews, the general contractor/customer and the office daily and must consistently demonstrate a “do whatever it takes” attitude and aptitude, and focus on getting the job done on time and within budget. Prefer prior flooring experience. Must pass a background check and be willing to take, and successfully pass, a drug screening test.


Field Site Superintendent Tasks

  • Fully understand the project contract, all project plans, shop drawings and specifications. Instruct installers / subcontractors of proper layout, design, materials needed and ensure all work is installed properly, on budget and on time.
  • Pre-inspect all areas prior to starting work to ensure that they are ready and manufacturers’ requirements, such as HVAC, substrate, etc., are met and/or acceptable within standards
  • Provide leadership on site that maintains a seamless working environment among on-site team/subcontractors, the GC and DCO CF office.
  • Receive and unload materials on site and ensure all materials are counted against packing slip, purchase order or picking ticket; Noting any discrepancies and send packing slips DAILY to project manager. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Manage and keep up with materials on site; managing usage of materials by installers to ensure that proper waste is being utilized and knowing about any shortages well before they occur
  • Periodically conduct spot inventories on all materials as required
  • Keep all inventory organized and in a secure location
  • Manage installation quality; ensuring Payroll is not turned in for defective work
  • Turn in and/or verify weekly payroll; ensuring all work is 100% completed and satisfactory for pay
  • Attend jobsite meetings and communicate notes and schedule to office
  • Communicate with office and installer of installation schedule
  • Complete any required on-site paperwork such as daily reports, as required by the general contractor
  • Ensure that we are “on task” and “on time”; work with crews to ensure the right amount of manpower is on site, and forecast installation needs and communicate with office in advance if additional manpower is needed
  • Direct crews on where to work to keep with the general contractor’s schedule; coordinate with other trades and GC to ensure that installers have a safe place to work
  • Communicate any onsite directive that is in contrast to the plans and specifications and NOT proceed until written authorization is given
  • Oversee and ensure that punch is completed
  • Know the DCO safety plan as well as the general contractor’s safety plan as required, OSHA certified preferred
  • Maintain a safe and clean jobsite
  • Conduct moisture testing and send reports to the DCO project manager
  • Complete small repairs or mockups as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the DCO Project Manager or Commercial General Manager

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