• MEP Superintendent

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Requisition ID
    Company : Name
    Gilbane Building Company
  • Overview

    MEP Superintendent is responsible for the overall mechanical, electrical, and plumbing field work on a project, ensuring that company policies and procedures are met in regard to safety, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction.


    MEP Superintendent typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Direct the day-to-day coordination of Gilbane’s MEP trade contractors and their sub-contractors to ensure they turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
    • Develop, document and communicate the work plan regarding changes made in the field
    • Maintain a thorough understanding of contract documents to be able to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems before they arise
    • Obtain or verify that the subcontractors obtain all necessary permits for construction purposes
    • Act as primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies
    • Establish credibility among Owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment
    • Lead contractor meetings on a regular basis 
    • Maintain daily reports and documentation  using iBuild
    • Create, manage and update the project schedule, create and implement contingency plans when necessary
    • Communicate schedule status, updates and changes to Project Team and  Trade Contractors
    • Plan, coordinate and manage jobsite logistics
    • Oversee project quality plan and  implement necessary changes
    • Resolve jurisdictional disputes



    • Comprehensive knowledge of MEP systems in Construction Management delivery methods
    • 5-10 years experience on $15 million or larger commercial/industrial construction projects in a superintendent role
    • Or equivalent combination of education and experience



    • Strong technical and communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to adapt to changing needs
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to collaborate on a daily basis with the project team
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Knowledge of Prolog, Primavera Scheduling, CMIC preferred
    • Construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
    • Experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
    • Strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
    • Ability to create an environment where “safety first” is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and  injury free attitude
    • OSHA 30 hour certified


    Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.


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