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Kent Recruitment

Construction Area Superintendent

USA - Houston Texas
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About the job:
Kent is looking for a Construction Area Superintendent to be based in Houston Tx and support regional projects.
Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Organize and assign work to trade foreman/charge hands or new.
  • Plan and report requirements for manpower, materials, and equipment.
  • Co-ordinate work with other supervisors, contractors, and subcontractors daily to minimize work interferences.
  • Instruct personnel in good housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Maintain work rules and workforce discipline.
  • Monitor and control construction work progress within the assigned area's schedule.
  • Maintain an appropriately detailed and accurate diary of the construction work accomplished.
  • Organize and direct the workforce to accomplish construction efficiently, effectively, and safely.
  • Observe the subcontractor’s operations and record daily accomplishments, problems, and workforce and equipment usage. In coordination with the responsible manager, take remedial action on shortcomings.
  • Measure performance and certify progress payment reports.
  • Inspect materials and equipment as installed for compliance with contract plans and specifications.
  • Ensure acceptable S/E ratio is maintained.
  • Ensure installation is of a standard to avoid Quality and Safety violations.
  • Discuss and assess problems encountered by the staff on site. Assess the need for additional labor, supervision, and equipment input during construction.
  • Ensure that work methods are up to date, efficient, and according to company and client safety policies and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ensure construction/installation keeps to budget / plan.
  • Investigate and account for any deviations from budget Manhours.
  • Ensure exporting and control procedures are operated correctly on all sites under your control.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with clients.
  • Set an example of loyalty, enthusiasm, and hard work in performing all duties.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role. This provision intends to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the organization's dynamic needs, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned based on the employee's current workload and professional development.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:
  • Diploma / With a Recognized Technical Qualification from the country of origin
  • 5 Years’ Experience in trades.

  • Strong communication skills

Behavior/ Core Competencies:
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and embrace charter values.
  • Foster good relationships and team working ethic with sub-contract teams to promote safe working practices and efficiency.
  • Experience working in an integrated team from diverse locations is required.

The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment, and Quality rules of the Company, its clients, and the governing authorities of the host country.

*** Please be advised that this posting is in reference to a future need and does not reflect any position(s) currently open within Kent. Should you wish to have your details entered into the corporate database to be considered for future projects, please submit your resume to this job posting.***
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