- Analysis skills
- Mechanical engineering
- Cost control
- Communication skills
WHY JOIN BALLARD MARINE CONSTRUCTION?
Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America.
Why join Ballard? It’s simple. You get to work on amazing technical projects with likeminded team members. The Ballard culture is second to none, and because of that we are incredibly protective and particular on who we invite onto the team. We have a unique culture of true excellence; we hold each other accountable from our newest interns and engineers to our most senior leaders. You will always go to work knowing that everyone you are working with cares as much as you do and is working hard to reach common goals. You will get out of it what you put into it. Ballard is an amazing place to work and if what we’ve said resonates with you, you just might be right for us!
Responsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervising all subcontract personnel, from project start through final acceptance by client for our GLWA project. Will resolve construction issues, interface with the Project Manager, oversee project field team members, including subcontractors and vendors, and administer all activities related to work planning and project scheduling. Directly responsible for timeliness and quality of the work and implementation and monitoring of corporate safety policy.
Core Values - aligns with Ballard’s Core Values: Safety, Team First, Loyalty, Integrity and Respect
Safety First – takes safety personally. Is committed to driving a culture of safety and takes responsibility to look out for self and others
Professional - maintains a professional presence in representing Ballard and expects the same from the team
Customer Focused – takes a customer centric approach and has a sound commercial awareness
Quality Driven - takes extreme pride in completing a project from start to finish with zero safety incidents, on schedule and under budget
Problem Solver – sees problems as opportunities to apply creative thinking and drive good solutions
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree Construction Management, Construction Engineering Management, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, or related field experience
2+ years’ experience in heavy civil construction as a Project or General Superintendent
Education requirement can be waived with applicable experience in Heavy Civil Construction, in the superintendent role
Strong analytical and decision-making skills
Ability to work in and adapt to a fast-paced work environment
Active listening skills
Proven ability to lead and mentor team members
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
Advanced knowledge of construction scheduling, cost control, and ability to control and supervise large teams
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments, often under tight deadline situations, in a dynamic fast paced work environment
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead and manage all on-site work planning activities
Leads Ballard’s safety culture on all the projects
Develop and maintain strong relationships with Ballard’s clients, internal and external
Mentors field engineers, project engineers, foremen, and superintendents
Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within prescribed budget
Overall management and coordination of all construction activities on project site. Direct and coordinates activities of project personnel, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within budget
Change order recognition and management
Review and oversight of daily reporting requirements ensuring through, and quality reports are submitted
Work with project team on the project cost forecasting
Direct and coordinates activities of project personnel, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within budget
Work with and be part of the estimating departments during project procurement phases.
Perform Quality Control duties as required
Local travel required. Local travel defined as any travel required to complete projects within the region you are working
Occasional National travel required, national trips will typically be for 2-5-day durations, occurring up to 6 times per year
Responsible for overseeing the work of field engineers, project engineers, general foreman and junior superintendents
Physical Demands / Working Environment:
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk working on a computer
Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at a time
Ability to remain outdoors for long periods of time in various seasons and conditions
Climb ladders, work at heights, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, ride, or work from a barge, pier, vessel, etc
Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat, push, pull, etc. for varying amounts of time
Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. A reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended.