Jackson Contractor Group Project Superintendent in Walla Walla, Washington

"Innovative and resourceful professionals providing positive construction experiences and creating proud clients, employees, and communities."

Headquartered in Missoula, Montana, Jackson Contractor Group, Inc. (JCG) offers superior General Contracting, Construction Management and Design-Build services. Established in 2000, JCG has quickly become a Statewide general contractor employed by local, state, and federal agencies as well as private clients. We provide a highly technical and sophisticated construction management service while operating on a local and personal level.

We differentiate ourselves from our competitors by combining capabilities and know-how found in large construction companies with the responsiveness of a small company. We have the size and resources to tackle a broad range of projects-governmental, municipal, public or private - with a bonding capacity of $45 million dollars for a single project. Our expertise covers the full range of construction services allowing us to oversee a project from inception through warranty.

We currently employ over 200 employees across the state of Montana and has offices in Bozeman, Miles City and Walla Walla, WA. At JCG, we are in an exciting time of growth but also take pride in maintaining our culture of safety, quality and pride. To do that we encourage all of our employees to build relationships through honest, open-minded and effective communication, pursue learning, growth and self-improvement, complete everything with a pride of ownership and create a positive work-life balance.

Job Description

The Project Superintendent is responsible to supervise the field construction of a project and to complete the work on schedule, within the budget and to the quality of workmanship specified. In the performance of this function, it is the Project Superintendent’s responsibility to understand and deliver Jackson Contractor Group’s (JCG) contractual obligations in a manner that is consistent with JCG’s corporate culture and core values.

Essential Duties/Functions

  • Injury Free Work Site - Project Superintendent’s first responsibility is to create and maintain an injury-free work environment at JCG’s project sites.

  • Leadership - Provide leadership and coordination of the work in an efficient and productive manner for all trades. Promote strong working relationships and positive project morale.

  • Agreements - Have a thorough and complete knowledge and understanding of the Project Agreement, each Subcontract, the contract drawings, specifications and addenda.

  • Constructability - Examine the contract drawings, specifications and addenda for design deficiencies, impractical details and possible code violations, and to bring these to the attention of the appropriate project team member. Maintain ownership of the issue through resolution.

  • Schedule Management - Develop and implement the Project Schedule, Short Interval Schedules, Phasing Plans and schedule updates. Maintain project phasing plans and schedules to ensure direct hire crews, subcontractors and vendors understand the work flow and sequences required to the project milestone dates.

  • Project Execution Plan - Develop, plan and implement the Project Execution Plan (PEP) with the project team including safety, quality control procedures, jobsite security, field office location and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, equipment and manpower requirements.

  • Work Coordination - Inspect, coordinate, direct and manage the activities of the Subcontractors, Suppliers and JCG’s self-perform labor and material.

  • QA/QC Pre-job’s - Verify that each Subcontractor has completed his contractual requirements as condition precedent to beginning his work at the jobsite. This includes subcontract requirements such as Insurance certificates, a fully executed Subcontract, a Schedule of Values, a site-specific Safety Program, site orientation, etc. and QA/QC meetings per guidelines specified in USACE’s Construction Quality Management for Contractors.

  • Permits and Approvals - See that all required permits or licenses have been obtained, and that a weatherproof bulletin board is installed on which all required safety notices are posted. Cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of the inspection agencies, and to effect remedial actions indicated by the reports of these agencies.

  • Meetings - Chair weekly coordination and safety meetings with the subcontractors and JCG self-perform crews.

  • Daily Reports – Create detailed and accurate daily reports including receiving and reviewing the Subcontractors Daily Reports of work done and labor and material employed.

  • As-Builts - Update, review and approve, on a weekly basis, all as-built drawings and project documents.

  • Cost Management - Review and approve the percent complete/pay request applications submitted monthly by Subcontractor and vendors. Review and manage self-performed work.

  • Manage Change Order Work - Review and approve all time and material work vouchers and invoices.

  • Public Relations - Maintain good relations and communications with all project stake holders and the public.

  • Safety Compliance - Ensure subcontractors comply with job-specific and JCG-specific safety programs including the holding of toolbox safety meetings.

Other Requirements

  • Handle all interactions with coworkers, subcontractors, clients, the public, etc. in a manner designed to build and maintain long term relationships.

  • Go the extra mile to ensure the project is successful and with complete satisfaction of the client by double checking all critical work deliverables to minimize mistakes.

  • Complete all tasks with a pride of ownership.

  • Never stop improving by initiating personal development strategies and suggestions for company-wide process improvements.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-motivation, punctuality and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

Experience & Skills Desired

  • 5-plus years’ experience supervising commercial construction projects.

  • Must be able to read and understand project documents such as plans, specifications, contracts, etc.

  • Must be able to understand labor, material and subcontract costs and the ability to analyze reports to effectively manage projects.

  • Have experience managing subcontractors and self-perform labor forces.

  • Preferred experience with the following programs:

  • Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel

  • Procore

  • Bluebeam

  • ASTA PowerProject

  • SketchUp

Certificates & Licenses

  • Montana SWPPP certification is encouraged

  • OSHA 30 training is encouraged

  • LEED GA or other LEED certification is encouraged

  • Lean training/certification is encouraged

  • Current CPR/AED certificate

Benefits

We participate in the Montana Contractor's Association Health Care and Retirement Plans. These plans include:

  • Health Insurance (premiums currently paid for by JCG)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Life Insurance

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Highly encouraged but not mandatory as JCG does not contribute

  • Pension Plan

  • 100% Paid by JCG

  • Instantly Vested