Cobalt Construction is currently seeking an Assistant Superintendent for the Dallas, Texas area. This position is for Responsible for all site construction activities, including but not limited to:  safety management, documentation, safety inspection, quality control, material supplier and subcontractor coordination, scheduling, coordination of field design clarification and resolution as well as assisting Project Management with construct-ability reviews and scope identification.  Maintain proficient construction practices that are both cost and time effective.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
Safety

  • Maintain proper First Aid equipment on site.
  • Secure job site (open & lock-up)
  • Give verbal direction to the security guard
  • Maintain clean job site
  • Hold bi-weekly safety meetings
Quality Control
  • Quality assurance and specification compliance
  • Administrate subcontracts and specifications for compliance in the field including: clarifying work, scope and materials, ensuring quality and workmanship and material application compliance
  • Maintain public relations and company image within the construction industry and public
  • Complete SWPP reports and manage SWPP maintenance
Scheduling
  • Coordinate all job site activities and subcontractor scope of work through site superintendent
  • Coordinate general conditions:  temporary power, fencing, toilets, trailer, surveying control and utility Connection/disconnection through site superintendent and washouts
  • Coordinate Governmental and Deputy Inspections
  • Specify/monitor manpower requirements to ensure schedule compliance as needed
  • Coordinate and sequence trades
  • Provide abbreviated short-term schedule to Project Management / Owner’s Representative
Construction Management and Documentation
  • Create punch-lists for each floor, before and after inspections
  • Request for Information (RFI) thru Project Manager
  • coordination of multiple plan design disciplines through the RFI process
  • Identify scope changes, resolve design conflicts and administrate change orders with subcontractors as directed by project manager
  • Coordinate construction field design changes including document revisions, change orders and submittal administration
  • Maintain project files and project documentation (plans, permits, job logs, punch lists.
  • Maintain a digital record of the job progress using digital photography with project engineer
  • Manage/direct company personnel including customer service and laborers
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages subordinate supervisor (Assistant Superintendent) who supervises all field employees.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Manage Construction Helpers (Laborers) 

QUALIFICATIONS 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and current universal building codes
  • Schedule implementation (critical path understanding)
  • Ability to read and define blue-prints
  • Ability to make cost effective decisions quickly and easily
  • Ability to represent General Contractor
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate with governmental agencies and pass inspections 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
EQUIPMENT USED
Ability to operate and work with general office equipment such as copier, telephone, fax, calculator, and/or typewriter.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents both in English and Spanish such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to work with mathematical concepts, Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
 
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; taste or smell; and drive a car. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
The employee must follow all safety requirements relating to the handling and operating of office equipment when performing assigned duties. 
 
The employee must follow all safety requirements relating to the handling of tools and equipment, and the cleaning and maintenance of tools and equipment.  Employee must wear all appropriate protective/required personal protective equipment while operating power tools and equipment and/or when performing assigned duties.

Please send resume to HR@cobaltcc.com to apply.