McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 10-Feb-2021 to 11-Apr-2021 (MST)
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, 401(k) and ESOP retirement programs, stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

McMillen Jacobs Associates is seeking a senior Mechanical Superintendent to join our growing team. The right candidate will have knowledge of steel fabrication, setting gates/valves, setting pumps and commissioning pumps, and an overall knowledge of tight tolerances and how to work within those tolerances. This position requires 100% travel. The company expects long-term work opportunities in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona and other states in the western region.


  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the contract documents including Owner/Client contract, drawings and specifications, contract schedule and companies commitments associated with such documents.
  • Provide upfront involvement with constructability reviews, work plan preparation, equipment and manpower requirements necessary to complete the work on schedule and within budget.
  • Ensure job safety requirements are understood and implemented by all project personnel, including sub-contractors.
  • Watch for and correct all safety hazards at the jobsite. Report all safety related incidents to Site Safety Health Officer and/or Environmental Health and Safety Director.
  • Demonstrate commitment to an injury free work place through own actions and mentoring others.
  • Direct day to day on site supervision of the field labor force including foreman, sub-contractors, and other construction related personnel.
  • Ability to communicate with employees and subcontractors, good working relationship with employees, subs, clients, (good attitude, etc.)
  • Coordinate construction activities performed by employees, subcontractors, third party inspections, etc.
  • Coordinate work flow consistent with the project schedule and communicate project priorities to PM and subcontractors.
  • Manage schedules, including preparation of detailed short-term schedules, forecasting resource requirements (manpower, materials, equipment...etc.).
  • Prepare and submit Superintendents daily reports to document weather and field conditions, employee and sub-contractor man power, progress and conditions impacting the project, as well as time cards, accident reports, quality reports, etc.
  • Direct, coordinate, and facilitate meetings for employees and subcontractors.
  • Understand subcontractors and suppliers contract scopes of work.
  • Schedule and procure tools and equipment as necessary for the project.
  • Proficient in understanding the project plans and specifications.
  • Verify that all work is installed in a workmanlike manner per the plans and specifications. (ie, plumb, level, straight, etc.)
  • Understands means and methods of construction.

Required Experience, Education, Licenses and/or Certifications:

  • 10-15 years experience as a mechanical superintendent.
  • Overall knowledge of tight tolerances and how to work within those tolerances.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of the contract drawings and specifications and with terms and conditions of project contracts.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Strong ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.
  • Background in heavy civil construction with comprehensive knowledge in concrete, earthwork, pipeline work, construction surveying, heavy equipment and dewatering.
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
  • Strong decision making / problems solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Is proactive, plans well and addresses problems promptly.
  • Is committed to doing quality work the first time with little or no need for re-work.
  • Works to meet or beat schedules and is driven to bring closure to avoid long punch lists.

Company Profile: We provide environmental and natural resources, engineering, construction, and design build services. Since inception, we have strived to build in-house design and in-house construction capabilities for multiple market sectors. With roots in the water resources and fisheries markets, we have expanded to serve the hydropower, transportation, environmental, hydraulic and hydrology, and water/wastewater markets.

EEO: McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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