Superintendent

  • Work in tandem with the Client in regards to the procurement in a timely manner of all necessary statutory permits, approvals, certificates and the like, including finalisation of Authorities approvals and BCA certification.
  • Oversee the preparation of information for contract negotiations with the Principal/DM’s preferred contractor including: tender conditions, conditions of Contract, insurance requirements, contractor’s responsibilities, project details, scope of work, drawings, specification, programme showing earliest/latest start and completion dates together with key milestones.
  • Advise the Principal/DM’s on preparation of Contract Conditions.
  • Undertake to assist the Principal/DM’s in final negotiations and in arranging for the execution of the Contracts for construction. Arrange for the lodgement a Permit to Construct with input from BCA consultants and other consultants as required
  • Monitor through initial receipt and periodic review that insurances and contract/safety management plans required are in place and obtain copies of appropriate certificates.
  • Arrange for the execution of the construction Contract between the Principal and the Contractor.
  • Attend, chair and minute the construction start-up meeting and all subsequent site meetings as required.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports monitoring the performance of the Project Contractor and Design Consultants.
  • The management of all design sub-consultants (i.e. response to RFI’s etc…).
  • Monitor Contractor adherence to their published construction program and implement corrective action when required in the event of non-conformance.
  • Establish and manage procedures to provide the early identification and effective control of all cost and time implications associated with contract variations and construction activities.
  • Manage the Design Team, including review of documentation and expediting the provision of documentation to the Contractors to prevent delay to the Construction Program.
  • Confirm Quality Assurance Procedures are being implemented by Contractors.
  • Confirm necessary quality control inspections are carried out by Design Consultants, including managing their input into technical queries.
  • Establish procedures so that necessary consultants have taken place with and approvals are obtained from remaining authorities with a legitimate interest in the project.
  • Assess Extension of Time claims and advise outcomes.
  • Manage negotiations with Contractor in relation to finalisation of accounts.
  • In the role of Superintendent act honestly, fairly, within the time frame prescribed under the Contract or where not prescribed, within a reasonable time frame and arrive at a reasonable measure of or value of work, quantities or time.
  • Monitor that delivery by the Contractor of all warranties and operations manuals occurs prior to granting Practical Completion in a format agreed with the Principal.
  • Facilitate the release of the occupation permit with input from the BCA consultant.