MEP Superintendent

at Gilbane
Location Watertown, Massachusetts
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


GILBANE has immediate opportunities for MEP professionals in the New England area.

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

+ Direct the day-to-day coordination of Gilbane's 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


+ Communicate Effectively - Listen to understand and clearly convey information in all forms based on the audience to ensure shared meaning of the message

+ Act Inclusively - Ensure that actions and behaviors are respectful; show empathy and treat others with dignity. Leverage capabilities and insights of individuals with diverse perspectives, abilities and motivation.

+ Solve Problems - Identify, prioritize and implement alternatives for a solution.

+ Demonstrate Agility/ Adaptability - Maintain effectiveness and adjust to change by exploring the rationale, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful. Create an atmosphere of open-mindedness to change.

+ Drive for Results - Show passion and commitment while delivering on business outcomes. Create a sense of individual ownership and accountability.

+ Champion Innovation - Identify opportunities for new and improved ways of doing things that result in value added, unique and differentiated solutions.


+ BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management

+ 5-10 years experience on $15 million or larger commercial/industrial construction projects in an MEP 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.

Gilbane is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Tracking Code: 2

Name: Gilbane Building Company

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