Full Time Job

Construction Superintendent


Universal City, CA 07-11-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

The Project Superintendent is responsible for the daily management of the overall project site including all coordination activities the General Contractor. Able to interact with Sub-Contractors, Architects and Engineers and their Sub-Consultants, Show / Ride Vendors and the various Park Operating Departments (Operations, Security, Food, Merchandise, etc). Responsible for ensuring that the work being installed by the Contractors is per the drawings and specifications, using sound construction practices and good quality workmanship. This includes but is not limited to ensuring the latest drawings, specifications and Universal's environmental, occupational health and safety procedures are being followed and that the facilities being built are dimensionally accurate. Demand quality from all contractors, subcontractors and vendors while meeting cost and schedule requirements
• Responsible for the overall smooth operation of the job site including cleanliness, order, coordination, efficiency, and productivity. Primary liaison between the construction jobsite (field) and the office.
• Continually find solutions to conflicts in structural / architectural / mechanical / electrical drawings and specifications by conferring with internal team to coordinate these solutions with the General Contractor. Identify contract document conflicts and recommend solutions to the Project Manager and Facility Design Manager.
• Enforce quality control and monitor the contractor and subcontractor's schedules. Ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications, and design documents.
• Coordinate inspections with General Contractor, consultants and authorities as required.
• Review Project Schedule and General Contractor 2 week look ahead schedules, ensure that contractor and subs are tracking to schedule. Report any discrepancies to Project Management Team.
• Maintain record documents daily, weekly, and monthly reports; of contractor, consultant, and owner actives, including significant project events and milestones. Including detailed Daily Reports.
• Work with Facility Design Managers to provide information and interpretation of plans, detail sheets and specifications for contractors and subcontractors.
• Work closely with General Contractor Safety Representative and Internal Environmental, Health and Safety team to ensure a safe job site.
• Verify and report accurate quantities of onsite labor by trade provided by contractor; accurately monitor material to insure quantities that the contractor has on site is sufficient to complete the Project in the field.
• Duties include being able to check layout work competently, accurately and efficiently.
• Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established policies, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• This job may include nights and weekend work as needed by the project schedule.


Basic Requirements:
• 3-5 years of Construction Superintendent experience; or 5 -7 years as a Journeyman in a building trade.
• Proficient of local and regional codes and ordinances that inform a building design
• Proficient at reading and interpreting construction documents and contracts
• Proven experience managing multiple projects and contractors at once.
• Proven experience managing Tenant Improvement, Ground up and Technology projects in a fast paced environment.
• Proven experience in schedule management and consistent on time project delivery.
• Previous experience with turnkey projects, specifically within the theme park/entertainment industry is preferred
• Working knowledge of Facility Life/Safety Systems and equipment
• Working knowledge of equipment, systems, quality control and troubleshooting within the area of responsibility (Electrical, HVAC, Water Treatment, Plumbing, Construction, Painting, Landscape, Construction, Maintenance)
• Experience in writing and issuance of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents and of Request for Information (RFI) documents.
• Ability to get along with people and to communicate in a professional manner with Owners, Inspectors, Architects, and others having a direct interest in a project being constructed.
• Ability to demonstrate creative problem-solving techniques to resolve project issues.
• Ability & willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays with short notice
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project.
• Proficiency in Bluebeam.
• Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Desired Characteristics:
• Theme Park Operations knowledge and experience
• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of employees and management, and willingness to give assistance to co-workers in other areas. Strong team player.
• Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
• Strong time management skills
• Ability to multi-task and be flexible is essential
• Experience managing in a union environment

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance,


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d51n23-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 Per Year ($ USD)