Company: Leopardo Companies, Inc.
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: November 16, 2020
Leopardo is one of the nation s largest and most respected
construction firms, building world-class facilities with
innovative, environmentally-friendly processes. We are considered
best in class by our clients and peers, and the media consistently
ranks us among the top builders in the United States. For more than
four decades, Leopardo has been recognized for consistently
performing at the very top of the industry. Our reputation for
outstanding customer service stems from our mission to passionately
pursue construction excellence. Our long-standing commitment to
continuous improvement comes with a healthy obsession with quality.
This approach transforms our operations and customer service,
helping us become the construction provider of choice in all our
specialized markets: healthcare, interiors, retail, cinema,
hospitality, office, industrial, residential and municipal.
Leopardo is currently looking for a Traveling Superintendent to
join our team. The Traveling Superintendent will have the
opportunity to work on site for projects throughout the United
Summary: As a member of the field operations team, the Traveling
Superintendent is responsible for running the day-to-day field
operations of singular mid-sized projects. This role will plan,
direct and coordinate designated project activities ensuring
consistency with Company strategy, project goals and objectives.
The Superintendent will also perform quality control and
subcontractor/vendor coordination activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Coordinate daily subcontractor activities including
pre-installation meetings with each trade contractor.
* Organize, coordinate, and supervise the work of Leopardo foreman
and self perform employees.
* Initiate a project quality plan in collaboration with project
management. Monitor initiatives, document associated observations,
and ensure subcontractors/vendors and self perform trades
compliance to Leopardo Companies quality of work standards.
* Verify actual field conditions by conducting jobsite
* Assist preconstruction and project management to develop an
initial project master schedule. Monitor the detailed master
construction schedule, create a two-week look-ahead schedule that
coincides with the master schedule, track critical dates of all
activities affecting the project completion, document delays, and
communicate updates to all stakeholders as required.
* Initiate a project safety plan in collaboration with the safety
department, and monitor Environmental Health and Safety
initiatives. Walk jobsite daily to review conditions/progress and
complete audits, inspections and daily logs, which document
day-to-day job activities. Manage daily safe work plans and weekly
toolbox talks. Report any incidents, property damage, and
safety/quality matters for proper communication and investigation
* Coordinate, participate in and facilitate pre, weekly (e.g., OAC,
MEP Coordination, pre-installation, Pull Planning) and post
construction meetings. Prepare and distribute meeting minutes, as
* Review construction documents for constructability and
conformity. Compare shop drawings and submittals to contract
documents and coordinate among various trade activities.
* Maintain construction documents on site in PlanGrid. Post and
process ASI s, bulletins, CCDs, etc. Generate field documentation
to assist the Sustainability Manager in final submission to
approving authorities. Ensure final inspections and tests are
* Generate pre-punch and punch lists, determine responsible
subcontractor for each item and follow up with subcontractor(s) to
ensure timely completion.
* Interact and establish credibility with clients, owner s reps,
architects and other stakeholders as required.
* Ensure correct setup and maintenance of filing and archiving
* Build, strengthen and maintain relationships with clients/owners,
owner s reps, and subcontractors/vendors. Establish repeat
* Participate in industry associations, actively promote Leopardo,
and network to exchange information and gain insight about
construction trends, the competition and industry trends.
* Participate in presentations and interviews for new potential
* Assist with recruiting efforts as required. Mentor and train
less-senior field operations staff, interns and other staff members
* Customer Centered
* Building Relationships
* Adaptability and Change Leadership
* Talent Development
* Company-wide Perspective
* Motivating Others
* Technical/Functional Expertise
* Critical Thinking and Decision Making
* Two - Way Communication
* Results Oriented
Supervisory Requirements: A Traveling Superintendent is responsible
for managing the field operations of the project and, while not
direct reports, the self perform trades.
Education / Experience Requirements:
Bachelor s degree from four-year college or university in
construction, engineering or architecture related fields strongly
preferred; or, equivalent training and related experience.
Minimum of five year s supervisory experience as a Superintendent I
or Assistant Superintendent in building construction trades and a
clear understanding of the business side of construction.
Must possess a comprehensive understanding in all divisions of
work, methods, materials, scheduling and cost control.
Proven record of success on singular mid-sized projects or multiple
small-sized projects. Ground-up experience for projects in the
$1-5M range or TI/Interiors experience is highly preferred.
Must possess a thorough understanding of construction technologies
such as scheduling software and other associated construction
software (such as Asta, PlanGrid, BlueBeam.) Ability to read and
understand blueprints is a must.
Ability to travel on site to locations nationally.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: Must have a valid driver s
license. OSHA 30 Hour and First Aid/CPR certification is a
"Leopardo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company prohibits
discrimination of any type and will extend equal employment
opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, religion,
color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or any other status protected under applicable
federal, state or local law (referred to as protected status ). Our
policy reflects and affirms the Company s commitment to the
principles of fair employment and the elimination of all
discriminatory practices in every location in which the Company has
It is also the policy of the Company to take affirmative action to
employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of
their status as qualified individuals with disabilities, or
qualified protected veterans, and to base all employment decisions
only on valid job requirements. In order to provide equal
employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals,
employment decisions at the Company are based on merit,
qualifications, and abilities. The Company makes decisions
concerning employment based strictly on an individual's
qualifications and ability to perform the job under consideration,
the comparative qualifications and abilities of other applicants or
employees, and the individual's past performance within the
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement,
upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, training, and
all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as
the use of all Company facilities and participation in all
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