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Superintendent - Columbus, OH

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
Company: Messer Construction Co.
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Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading healthcare and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to eleven regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte & Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, & Dayton, Ohio; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities.   

We are currently looking to add an experienced Superintendent to the team in our Columbus, OH region. The primary responsibility of this position is to supervise and coordinate field operations, driving projects to successful completion through a safe work environment, quality construction, effective LEAN planning & scheduling, cost management, collaboration with project stakeholders, and superior client service. 

What You Will Do: 

  • Support client, designer, subcontractor & vendor relationships
  • Implement & drive our Zero-Injury Safety program.
  • Understand drawings, specifications, and terms/conditions of owner contracts and subcontracts.
  • Deliver built-in quality using our three-phase quality control process.
  • Develop and maintain worksite logistics.
  • Drive project schedule including day to day supervision and coordination of construction activities.
  • Facilitate daily Site-Wide Huddles and Plan of the Day Meetings
  • Proactively monitor & control project costs
  • Leverage construction management and project management systems
  • Support the professional development and mentoring of Messer staff.
  • Support the interviewing and hiring process, as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as needed.

What You Will Need: 

  • 5+ years of experience operating as a commercial construction Superintendent, or in a directly comparable role.
  • Advanced education, training or certifications in construction management disciplines
  • Demonstrable excellence in leadership, organization, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of contemporary construction technologies and systems (ex. AutoDesk Build, Procore, Phoenix, etc.)
  • Proven experience utilizing contemporary construction process and project management systems (ex. Lean Construction, Flow scheduling, 3-Phase Control, etc.)
  • Proven experience maintaining compliance with construction safety policies and standards.
  • Experience with interviewing and hiring, managing direct reports and supporting the performance management process.

We build where we live, and it shows.  When you take charge of your career through professional growth and collaboration, you can’t help but feel your impact on the community and the industry. And it’s what you can expect at Messer each day. In business since 1932 and employee-owned since 1990, Messer is the commercial construction company committed to building better. Join Messer, where building with purpose is the foundation of everything we do. 

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. 

Messer is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.  

Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.