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Commercial Construction Superintendent

Construction – Eugene, Oregon
Department Construction
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level


POSITION TITLE:   Superintendent
DEPARTMENT:       Construction
REPORTING TO:     Project Manager - Project level performance. Construction Operations Manager – Project assignments.
LOCATION:             Grants Pass, Eugene or Ashland


Ausland Group is a dynamic, growing design-build construction and consulting company looking for ambitious people to help lead our team to bring world-class development locally scaled to our communities. With offices in Eugene, Ashland and headquarters in Grants Pass and roots in the industry dating back to 1947, we employ skilled tradespeople, excellent PMs and superintendents. We also have talented civil and structural engineers, architectural designers and other professionals. We work in both the public and private sectors, for buildings, structures, urban places, and civil infrastructure. We have been involved in exciting projects such as: AllCare Health Headquarters (Grants Pass), Southern Oregon University – Expansion for the Performing Arts & new Headquarters for Jefferson Public Radio, and Venue 252 Event Center in Eugene and Knight Library – University of Oregon Campus. Ausland Group thrives on a strong culture that celebrates technical proficiency, fosters client advocacy and serves the community.

This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.

It is the responsibility of the Superintendent to supervise the field construction of projects and to complete the work on schedule, within the budget and to the quality of workmanship specified. It is also the Superintendent’s responsibility to serve as an AUSLAND representative in a defined capacity (as authorized by Project Manager) with respect to the Owner/Designer/Builder team.  In the performance of this function, it is the Superintendent’s responsibility to protect and promote AUSLAND’S interests in all matters and to do whatever is reasonably necessary to execute Superintendent’s duties and responsibilities which include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following.

Work Plans/Schedules:

Assist project management and estimating in the creation of work plans and CPM schedules.
Schedule and sequence day to day activities and take necessary action to ensure project objectives are met.
Create and update short-interval look-ahead schedules weekly, and assist Project Manager in administration of master CPM schedule.
Notify trade contractors and suppliers in advance to assure timely performance.
Must be able to travel for meetings and be available to be on-jobsites for periods of time.

Maintain a thorough understanding of the contract documents, prime contract, and subcontracts.
Create and maintain timely, orderly, and efficient project document flow in collaboration with Project Manager [i.e.: RFIs, submittals, change orders] (in harmony with scale and character of project as framed by Project Manager)
Maintain daily site related “paperwork”[i.e.: timecards, field reports, short-term schedule updates]
Utilize integrated project management software as appropriate for all documentation.
Provide detailed and accurate cost control through various means, including but not limited to:
Job costing
Purchase orders (Supervisors authorized less than $1,000)
Equipment tracking
Time card reporting
Assisting project management with billing and subcontractor requisitions.
Assist Project Manager with execution of change orders, including: estimating, pricing, narrative drafting, and negotiation.


Create, implement, and maintain site logistics program in collaboration with Project Manager and estimating.  (i.e.: field office location and layout, temporary utilities, staging areas, etc.)
In collaboration with estimating and project team ensure drawings and specifications are examined, prior to beginning construction, for design deficiencies, impractical details, and possible code violations.  Through proper channels bring deficiencies to timely resolution.
Coordinate expedition of supply of materials, equipment, and labor.
Coordinate, monitor, and inspect activities of subcontractors, suppliers, and AUSLAND’S labor crews.
Manage AUSLAND foreman and field labor to ensure high performance/progressive production and completion of work in harmony with cost, quality and quantity factors. 
Manage effective and harmonious working relationships of the on-site staff and to promote a positive project morale.
Meet at regular intervals with the Owner and Designer to keep them current to the status/progress of the work.  (in harmony with scale and character of project as framed by Project Manager)
See that all required permits or licenses have been obtained.  Cooperate with, and direct when necessary, the activities of the inspection agencies.
Chair weekly coordination and safety meetings with the subcontractors and to issue written minutes to the project team.
Maintain good relations and communications with all involved in the project including the public.
Establish and maintain AUSLAND’S administrative procedures as they relate to the project, including, but not limited to:
Applications for payment – assist Project Manager in creation of billings.
Forecasting – assist Project Manager to update/reconcile cost forecasts.
Changes - ensure that additional project costs are claimed, submitted, and accounted for in a timely manner – in collaboration with Project Manager.

Hold weekly “tool box talk” safety meetings with AUSLAND staff.
Enforce company standards of site cleanliness, safety, health, and substance abuse.
Oversee implementation and ongoing compliance with project safety requirements: i.e.: project specific safety plans, fall protection plans, MSDS documentation, etc.

Quality Control:

Be responsible for project layout and dimensional control.
Oversee compliance with scope and quality established by construction documents, including review of certain shop drawings and submittals.
Review and approve, on a weekly basis, all as-built documents.
Implement and maintain prescribed (or necessary) quality control measures.
Receive, inspect, and verify quantity and quality of materials and supplies received on site.
Inventory, maintain, and care for construction equipment.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!
Outstanding plan reading and interpretation skills.
Strong project level supervisory and leadership skills.
Confident and firm (yet fair) demeanor.
Knowledge of basic building codes.
Broad knowledge of building and/or industrial construction.
Layout skills: use of common automatic levels and transits.
Understanding of commercial safety standards.
Ability to apply basic mathematic concepts of algebra and geometry.
Proficiency with typical industry software, such as:
  Microsoft Office Suite
  Ability to type/key a minimum of thirty (30) words per minute.
  Proficiency in business English.
  Ability to be flexible with changing priorities, work under pressure, meet deadlines.

Ability to lift and move up to 45 lbs. occasionally.
Sitting (or driving) in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), i.e.: using a keyboard.
Communication using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to move about a construction site including, but not limited to: climbing ladders and scaffold, and walk over uneven terrain.

Valid driver’s license and reasonable driving record
CPR/AED certificate (within six months of hire)
30 hour OSHA training (within six months of hire)
High school diploma or equivalent, and at least five years of progressive experience in commercial construction supervision.

Opportunity to work in a professional, growing construction company with our unique world class design build collaboration. Benefits include competitive salary, bonus potential, Health benefits (medical, dental, vision), life and ADD insurance, FSA-Health Savings Account, PTO-Paid Time Off, Health club membership, 401k retirement plan plus employer matching, employee training, and company social events. Be part of Ausland’s Culture Engagers, (ACE) where we inspire teamwork, collaborations and being a World Class Employer. The Ausland Group celebrates and values each of its employees.

To bring world class development, locally scaled for our community.

Demonstrates, through behavior, Ausland’s values of Integration, Innovation, Resourcefulness and Tenacity.

Ausland is an equal opportunity employer. We revel diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We eagerly await your cover letter and resume.

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