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Project Superintendent/Site Manager

Asheville, North Carolina

Our purpose at Kiwi Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI building industry. We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. Kiwi Newton Construction LLC is a division of Kiwi Newton Group with a head office located in Guelph, Ontario. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities!


A seasoned Construction Superintendent/Site Manager required immediately for the construction of a 75,000 sq. ft industrial building addition located in Asheville, North Carolina. We are seeking someone with 5-10 plus years high dollar experience, preferably with a minimum $5 million project value. This will be a contract position to completion of the project starting at the site on or about September 2021 and substantial completion by or before June 1st, 2022. The Site Manager will coordinate all site construction activities and supervise all field personnel as required to successfully completing the project to safety regulations, on schedule, per specification and within budget. This position reports to the Project Executive.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and supervises all construction activities

  • Directs all field personnel to achieve completion of the project on      schedule, within budget, with quality workmanship that confirms to      original plans and specifications

  • Handles on-site paperwork for project including but not limited to      daily work reports, delivery packing slips, and credit card receipts, and      weekly Look Ahead Schedules

  • Follow company purchasing procedures while ordering or receiving      any needed material and equipment with delegate authority

  • Ability to read and fully comprehend the project plans and      specifications

  • Ability      to prepare, follow and enforce a site specific safety plan as well as      conduct safety orientation meetings for all contractors

  • Ability      to preplan all construction activities in order to seamless follow the      project construction schedule

  • Ability      to plan, coordinate and conduct Bi-weekly subcontractor progress meetings      including recording and distributing meeting minutes

  • Ability      to review monthly contractor pay applications and verify the percent of      actual work complete

  • Ability      to review and verify submittals and shop drawings according to plan      details as well as work in place and circulate to engineers, owner,      project executive as required

  • Maintain a positive and respectful relationships with owners,      engineers, architects, subcontractors, suppliers and other employees

  • Communicates at all times with the Project Executive and others in      the team

  • Promotes job site safety, encourages safe work practices and      rectifies job site hazards immediately

  • Liaise daily with the owner representative at the site, ensure      construction activities are coordinated with the owner and the      manufacturing operations at the site to ensure there is no interruption to      the owner’s operations or if one has to occur that it is planned and      agreed to

  • Identify and track any changes required in the work either from      owner requests or unforeseen site conditions, liaise with estimating to      price any scope changes, provide any quoted changes to the Project      Executive for approval before submitting

  • Maintain an organized job site and office


Skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Organization: Very organized with systematic approach task to achieve accuracy and efficiency

  • Communication: Displays strong written and oral communication skills and employs effect listening skills

  • Problem Solving: analyzes problems and makes sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risk, implications, and cost

  • Interpersonal Skills: Tactful and mature demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with and manage diverse personalities while being a team player

  • Highly Motivated: self-starting, highly motivated and goal oriented individual with the ability to manage the site and the project

  • Good computer skills for communication and ability to use software such as MS Excel, Word, Project, Bluebeam and Procore management software

  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality

  • Professionally and technically competent

  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, ethical, and ambitious

  • Analytical with the ability to examine issues from multiple viewpoints


Kiwi Newton Group is a progressive company offering a competitive salary and benefits.


Kiwi Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.


Kiwi Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.


We thank all interested applicants, however please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

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