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Construction Superintendent 

About the Organization Wolverine Building Group (WBG) is a diverse construction company, consisting of several specialized teams serving markets such as health care, educational, multi-unit residential, industrial, retail, restaurant, commercial office, municipal and sports & recreation. We are a dynamic construction company seeking enthusiastic and qualified candidates to join our team. Since its founding in 1939, Wolverine has evolved into one of the region's most trusted, stable, and respected building and construction management firms.

Success and expansion has led Wolverine to develop specialized teams for Industrial & Manufacturing, Commercial Construction, Multi-family & Senior Living, and National Multi-site Retail. Wolverine is committed to seeking the balance of simultaneously "doing good" in our community and contributing in meaningful ways, while also "doing well" in our business and delivering a high-quality product to our clients.

We strive for our team to be proud of our company and the work that we do. We want this pride to come from our commitment to our community, the integrity by which we conduct our business, and the quality of our work. We believe this pride will directly contribute to the growth and prosperity of Wolverine, which will allow us to share our success generously with the people and places that we touch.

As a Wolvine employee, you will receive a competitive wage with fringe benefits such as:
• Company paid health insurance with Health Savings Account match
• Dental and Vision insurance
• 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match
• Company holidays and Paid time off
• Performance based bonuses
• Life insurance & disability
• Personal growth opportunities through training, education, and community involvement  
Position Construction Superintendent(s)  

The Project Superintendent is responsible for promoting the organization’s core values while leading commercial construction projects, organizing, and directing trade partners, suppliers, and company employees to ensure projects are completed within the established goals for safety, timeliness, budget, and customer satisfaction. Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed, bringing problems to the attention of the Field Manager, Safety Director, or HR Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Sets up the job site and temporary office in accordance with company setup procedures.
  2. Conducts project pre-start meeting with each subcontractor’s crew to reviewing their scope of work, review the project schedule, and to establish expectations for work and conduct.
  3. Completes and updates weekly a look-ahead schedule, with detailed sequencing of work to happen within the next 2-4 weeks.
  4. Manages and schedules the work being completed by trade partners, talking with the foreman to find out what the plan of work for the day, coordinating the work with other trades.
  5. Monitors the safety environment (PPE and proper equipment use). Provides training, as necessary.
  6. Coordinate’s delivery and staging of supplies.
  7. Determines proper solutions to problems or issues. Communicates with the proper trades and back to Project Managers.
  8. Updates drawings with any bulletins or addendums.
  9. Conducts progress meetings with the owner and subcontractors on a weekly or bi-weekly basis to review the status of the job, safety, and upcoming work.
  10. Records work activities in daily log, submitting time for Wolverine employees.
  11. Handles disputes between subcontractors.
  12. Performs quality control of work in progress and once completed.
  13. Communicates with architect, project manager, owners, and subcontractors about RFI’s, materials and conflicts.
  14. Ensures subcontractors are performing their scope of work.
  15. Coordinates inspections for materials, building, soils, and engineering.
  16. Follows established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean environment.
  17. Keeps a clean jobsite, trailer, equipment, and vehicle.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Superintendent Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering, AND/OR equivalent work experience.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of Construction Supervisor experience.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • OSHA 30, First Aid, and CPR training desired
  • Ability and willingness to travel beneficial.
  • MS Office, ProCore experience beneficial.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan Corporate Office  
EOE Statement Wolverine Building Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  

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