1+ months

Senior MEP Superintendent - Data Centers

Dekalb, IL 60115


Company Overview:

Mortensons success is not a matter of luck; its 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 exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002\u2026

\u2026What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Provide overall direction and leadership on a Mechanical, 'Electrical', and Plumbing (MEP) dominant data center project or for MEP scopes of work on medium to large Data Center projects. May oversee MEP scope of work on multiple projects.


What will you be doing?


Overall management of construction activities and task assignments

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure all required materials, equipment and inspections support the project schedule
  • Work with Project Manager(s) to budget, forecast, and manage craft labor, equipment, materials, small tools, consumables, and general working environment
  • Review construction documents for completeness and constructability
  • Create, review and update project schedule and three-week look ahead scheduling
  • Coordinate plans and specifications with engineers, identifying and clarifying any discrepancies
  • Develop and implement site utilization plan and establish crew sizes
  • Select formwork systems and equipment
  • Conduct effective pre-construction planning sessions and project site meetings

Oversight and supervision of work crews

  • Coach, mentor and train field personnel, foremen, and assistant superintendents
  • Establish and nurture teamwork environment
  • Ensure crews have resources and support
  • Provide work direction and performance evaluations
  • Identity hiring needs and participate in hiring, performance management, and dismissal decisions
  • Develop leadership potential through appropriate task assignments and career growth opportunities
  • Implement Mortensons Zero Injury Safety Program at project site
  • Manage open shop and union issues

All other duties as assigned

  • Maintain relationships with all visitors to the site: customers, architects, union representatives, subcontractors, et al.
  • Manage site work and logistics efficiently, providing suggestions for improvement
  • 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


How will you succeed?

  • Bachelors degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering or 10 years trade experience
  • Minimum 15 years construction experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a supervisory role preferably with a Mechanical or Electrical Contractor
  • Experience building Data Centers required
  • Current drivers license

The ability to travel to project locations on an as need basis is required for this position.

100% Travel


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.




Posted: 2020-08-08 Expires: 2020-10-24

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Senior MEP Superintendent - Data Centers

Dekalb, IL 60115

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