• Assistant Superintendent

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/4/2018 12:42 PM)
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  • Overview


    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

    Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

    It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade… What are you waiting for?!



    Mortenson is seeking an experienced Assistant Superintendent to join our team in Portland, OR! The Assistant Superintendent will provide coordination and supervision of sub-contractors and craft team members on commercial construction projects.


    Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

    • Manage project labor (craft labor, subcontractors)
      • Monitor and address issues within weekly labor reports
      • Review and approve craft worker certifications and trainings for specialty craft roles
      • Participate in site orientation training, first hour orientation, and site safety meetings
      • Coordinate review and approval of craft worker time cards
      • Participate in hire and dismissal process of craft workers


    • Coordinate on-site operations/Scope of Work (Equipment, Labor, Schedule)
      • Provide guidance on activities including set-up, work in-place, and project closeout/demobilization
      • Support and participate with Project Managers on schedule development and updates
      • Coordinate with equipment facility and outside equipment providers for project equipment; i.e. cranes, trailers, trucks, Conexus, etc.
      • Review and verify quantity takeoffs and materials management process during the buyout process for specific scopes of work
      • Manage scope(s) of work Production and Innovation Boards
      • Manage scope(s) of work Plan of Day (POD) activities


    • Other duties as assigned
      • Support Safety Manager and/or Engineer with site safety audits, worker to worker observations, etc.
      • Manage quality control of self-perform and subcontractors’ work
      • Responsible for the orientation, training, and timely performance evaluation of craft workers, including performance management process if necessary


    • Minimum five years construction supervision or related experience
    • Experience working in occupied spaces is required, health-care experience preferred
    • Current Driver’s license
    • Proven ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
    • Organize and manage multiple project tasks
    • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
    • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills
    • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
    • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies




    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
    • Completion of or interest in Master, Journeyman, or Apprentice electrician program preferred



    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.




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