• Mechanical Superintendent

    Burns & McDonnellKansas City, MO 64106

    Job #1051767915

  • Description

    The Mechanical Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the assigned project(s) in order to achieve safe, timely and profitable completion of each project. Plans, organizes, and supervises specific portions of construction work for an assigned area of a construction project. Responsible for the construction scheduling of the mechanical related activities of the subcontractors to confirm the completion of contractual construction activities. Maintains continuity of job progress and maximizes efficiencies related to the assigned area.

    • Responsible for the oversight of the following project work activities: piping (carbon, stainless steel, and alloy), rotating equipment, stationary equipment, structural steel, rigging, piping and structural welding, insulation and heat tracing, hydrostatic testing, non-destructive examination techniques, fire protection, and coatings.

    • Responsible for overall supervision of construction effort, which includes: safety, productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, materials management, scheduling, engineering, and contractual performance of the project.

    • Responsible for subcontractor contractual compliance on designated mechanical construction related activities

    • Build effective client and subcontractor relationships. Interface with client representatives, A/E representatives, and other contractors.

    • Collaborate with project management to develop and implement project procedures, working documents, and standards.

    • Authorize purchase requisitions, field design change requests, etc., under supervision of Construction Manager and Project Manager.

    • Responsible for overall project safety. Reviews and audits site specific safety documentation, including Pre-Task Analysis (PTAs) and Task Safety Observations (TSOs) on a regular basis.

    • Complete daily field reports and take daily pictures to document construction progress.

    • Assess future work activities and identify any concerns with work plans by utilizing subcontractors 3-week look ahead report.

    • Develop a marked-up and as-built set of drawings to produce the record set documents, and answer RFIs with assistance from Assistant Project Manager or Field Engineer.

    • Direct and manage subcontractor as necessary to comply with the established project schedule, and track and verify progress on an installed quantity and work hour basis.

    • Verify material deliveries meet specifications and are being stored properly, and required preventative maintenance and/or temporary heating is being performed by the subcontractor (this potentially is coordinated with the Materials Manager).

    • Coordinate with the QA/QC Manager to verify all welders on site are qualified to weld on the project.

    • Witness all equipment setting and alignment.

    • Walk down all systems prior to, during, and post hydrostatic testing to verify compliance with drawings and specifications and signing off on completed system testing and restoration.

    • Develop punch lists of items out of compliance or not completed.

    • Verify the most current drawing revisions are being used in the field.

    • Read, interpret, and understand isometric drawings, structural drawings, and P&ID's.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    • Minimum 7 years construction management experience or craft supervision experience on Mechanical projects.

    • Must have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, and a strong safety background.

    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite.

    • Must be able to meet company's driving requirements.


    Job Field Construction Management

    Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

    Schedule: Full-time

    Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

    About Burns & McDonnell

    Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world's toughest challenges, we're putting the industry's best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

    We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That's pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

    At Burns & McDonnell, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

    Are you ready to create amazing?

    Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

    Req ID: 192521

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