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Mechanical Superintendent

Appleton, WI 54915

Posted: 05/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Construction Management Job Number: 557320 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


The Mechanical Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the assigned project(s) in order to achieve safe, timely and profitable completion of each project. Plans, organizes, and supervises specific portions of construction work for an assigned area of a construction project. Responsible for the construction scheduling of the mechanical related activities of the SELF-PERFORM SCOPE OF WORK AND/OR subcontractors to confirm the completion of contractual construction activities. Maintains continuity of job progress and maximizes efficiencies related to the assigned area.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the following project work activities: piping (carbon, stainless steel, and alloy), rotating equipment, stationary equipment, structural steel, rigging, piping and structural welding, insulation and heat tracing, hydrostatic testing, non-destructive examination techniques, fire protection, and coatings.
  • Responsible for overall supervision of construction effort, which includes: safety, productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, materials management, scheduling, engineering, and contractual performance of the project.
  • Responsible for subcontractor contractual compliance on designated mechanical construction related activities
  • Build effective client and subcontractor relationships. Interface with client representatives, A/E representatives, and other contractors.
  • Collaborate with project management to develop and implement project procedures, working documents, and standards.
  • Authorize purchase requisitions, field design change requests, etc., under supervision of Construction Manager and Project Manager.
  • Responsible for overall project safety. Reviews and audits site specific safety documentation, including Pre-Task Analysis (PTAs) and Task Safety Observations (TSOs) on a regular basis.
  • Complete daily field reports and take daily pictures to document construction progress.
  • Plan or assess future work activities and identify any concerns with work plans. by utilizing subcontractors 3-week look ahead report.
  • PROPOSE TO REMOVE: Develop a marked-up and as-built set of drawings to produce the record set documents, and answer RFIs with assistance from Assistant Project Manager or Field Engineer.
  • Direct and manage CRAFT and subcontractors as necessary to comply with the established project schedule, and track and verify progress on an installed quantity and work hour basis.
  • Verify material deliveries meet specifications and are being stored properly, and required preventative maintenance and/or temporary heating is being performed by craft and subcontractors (this potentially is coordinated with the Materials Manager).
  • Coordinate with the QA/QC Manager to verify all welders on site are qualified to weld on the project.
  • Witness all equipment setting and alignment.
  • Walk down all systems prior to, during, and post hydrostatic testing to verify compliance with drawings and specifications and signing off on completed system testing and restoration.
  • Develop punch lists of items out of compliance or not completed.
  • Verify the most current drawing revisions are being used in the field.
  • Understand and execute the project scope and any changes that develop. Ensure field change orders are executed.
  • Oversee AND BUILD EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH craft supervision and project staffing as required.
  • Provide oversight of project site material and tool management.
  • Responsible for the daily field construction of an individual project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the company.
  • Supervises and directs the daily efforts of the physical construction of the project through daily coordination of all field activities, subcontractor direction, and code/specification compliance.
  • Read, interpret, and understand isometric drawings, structural drawings, and P&ID's.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 11 years construction management experience or craft supervision experience on Mechanical projects.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, and a strong safety background.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite.
  • Must be able to meet company's driving requirements

  • Heavy industrial environment that includes working in adverse climates, and extensive walking with multiple levels requiring stairs, passenger use of personnel hoists, negotiating work areas under construction, climbing permanent and temporary ladders, occasional lifting or moving objects up to 50 pounds, requires use of hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and bending. Specific vision abilities required for this job includes: close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The person in this position frequently communicates with clients, peers, engineers and construction professionals, and they must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Must be able to perceive the nature of sounds by ear. Must be able to safely operate motor vehicles. May at times need to access confined spaces.
  • Occasional long hours and infrequent days off, occasional night shifts or moderate to long periods of working consecutive night’s; climbing on, in or through equipment in confined spaces and elevated work; utilization of fall protection harnesses, respirators, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus; keyboarding/typing, ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy, ability to handle a large volume of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Comprehension - ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information.
  • Organization - ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology.
  • Reasoning and Decision Making - ability to apply common sense in performing job.
  • Communication - ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, and be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with clients, superiors, subordinates, coworkers, general public, contractors, Suppliers and any other individuals necessary to conduct business.
  • Mathematics - perform basic arithmetic and accounting functions.
  • Leadership - must be able to lead a team of diverse individuals with a balance of positive reinforcement and constructive feedback to create a productive work environment.
  • Other - ability to adapt, analyze, assess, calculate, make decisions, dependable, exercise good judgment, organize, prioritize, read, memorize, social skills, stress control and solve problems.

  • Must be willing to travel up to 100%. Must travel from project to project at various locations.

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