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MEP Superintendent

Company: M. A. Mortenson
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description


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 extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...

...What are you waiting for?!


Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced MEP Superintendent to review, provide analysis, management, and resolution of field coordination issues with project team members and participants. Excellent communication skills are necessary as you will interact with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with an elevated level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success.


Responsible for providing coordination, planning, and supervision to assistant superintendents, contractors, and craft activities for the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) scopes of work. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.

Planning and implementation to ensure all materials, equipment, and inspections support the project schedule

  • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
  • Review and understand contract documents
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with design engineers, resolving discrepancies
  • Participate in the development and management of a project schedule to include three and six-week look-ahead schedules
  • Develop a site logistics plan
  • Manage the utilization of Mortenson tools and equipment
  • Collaborate with project partner superintendents Coaching, supervisory, and development responsibilities
    • Conduct on-site project orientations
    • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings
    • Supervise project partners, craft foremen, and crews
    • Interview, hire, transfer, and if needed terminate craft team members
    • Coach and mentor assistant superintendents, craft team members, and other project team members
    • Ensure proper task coding of work hours on timecards
    • Manage and track work progress and craft productivity
    • Manage craft team member training, ensuring they are current prior to starting the task
    • Conduct career development discussions with foremen and craft team members Other duties as assigned, including:
      • Provide high-level management of safety, quality, risk, and compliance for the project and team members
      • Recognize and mitigate unfavorable working conditions
      • Identify opportunities to improve processes and procedures Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

        Lead team members by example, offer effective coaching and feedback, and effectively manage performance.

        • Minimum 8 years of construction experience with two of those years having supervisory experience, preferably with a Mechanical or Electrical Contractor
        • Ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex data center projects
        • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
        • Basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
        • Microsoft Office skills at an intermediate level
        • Positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
        • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
        • Active listening skills and effective communication including openness to diverse input and feedback
        • Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity, inclusive behaviors, and Affirmative Action plans and their intended use
        • Current driver's license Education:
          • Associate or bachelor's degree in construction, Civil, or Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering or 10 years trade experience
            Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



Keywords: M. A. Mortenson, Cedar Rapids , MEP Superintendent, Professions , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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