General Superintendent

Location: Washington DC, Metro Area
Date Posted: 02-24-2017
At The Menkiti Group, we are dedicated to the mission of transforming lives, careers and communities through real estate. If you are someone who is driven to excel and who wants to make a difference in the world, we invite you to explore a career opportunity with us. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with construction and project management experience to join The Menkiti Group. This position fulfills a critical role within the organization and is essential as the family of companies expands.

The General Superintendent is responsible for the overall field activities, leading subcontractors to ensure that company policies and procedures are met in regard to safety, quality, scheduling, budget, quality and customer satisfaction.  Projects will range in size from single family homes, multi-unit condo projects to larger scale commercial mixed use developments.

May be responsible for one or more of the following, and this list is not all-inclusive:
  • Ensure that the day-to-day coordination of sub-contractors and their vendors turn out high-quality work that meets the approved project schedule
  • Manage the project budget for general conditions and site services
  • Develop, document and communicate the work plan regarding changes made in the field
  • Manage sub-contractor draw requests and reporting
  • 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
  • Verify safety compliance with all trades; act as primary safety representative in the field and enforce quality control policies
  • Conduct maintenance and planning of “work-arounds,” shutdowns and tie-ins
  • Lead contractor meetings on a weekly basis
  • Oversee daily reports and documentation
  • Create, manage and update the overall 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 job site logistics
  • Oversee project quality plan and implement necessary changes
  • Resolve jurisdictional disputes 
  • Aid in the development of project team

  • BS or MS degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
  • 5-10 years experience project management experience.  Work on interiors and residential projects a plus.
  • 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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction
  • Must have experience and proficiency in all divisions of work, methods, materials, scheduling, and cost control
  • Must have strong knowledge and appreciation of construction safety processes and ability to enforce the project safety plan
  • Must have experience supervising a project team

The Menkiti Group is a rapidly growing integrated real estate services firm dedicated to enhancing the fabric of life in America’s urban neighborhoods through the strategic development, management, and sale of residential and commercial property. Founded in the District of Columbia in 2004 with a mission to transform lives and communities through real estate, The Menkiti Group has invested over $160 million in DC’s emerging neighborhoods, has developed or has in its pipeline over 1.5 million square feet of residential and commercial property, and has brokered the sale of over $2.2 billion in residential real estate.
The Menkiti Group also operates Keller Williams Capital Properties, a regional brokerage with more than $2 billion in 2016 sales. The Menkiti Group has been consistently recognized by Inc. Magazine and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City/Fortune Magazine as being among the fastest growing privately held companies in the nation.

The Menkiti Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Menkiti Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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