HVAC Superintendent

This specialized position has been inserted into our organizational structure to increase field productivity, provide and deliver vital project information consistently to Project Managers, Project Foremen and Journeymen. This position is responsible for managing and increasing field operation efficiency based on bid labor hours and materials, while maintaining project milestones and schedules as provided by the client.

Greater Denver Metro

Full Time


Job Description

  • Manage and direct Project Foremen
  • Complete documentation and conduct “redirection” sessions with Project Foremen for reprimands of inappropriate behavior, sub-standard performance, poor quality, etc., not following company policies or procedures, as needed, obtaining employee signature. Notify Project Manager and Human Resources
  • Attend all project hand-off meetings with the Project Manager, Estimator and Project Engineers, reviewing blueprints, specifications, materials, equipment, budgets, schedules and manpower
  • Project manpower needs based on the project schedule and bid hours.
  • Evaluate and assign Journeymen to the Project Foreman for each project based on experience and expertise to gain maximum productivity
  • Attend Project Review Meetings. Review all projects on a weekly basis with Project Managers, reviewing all budgetary and actual line items.  Discuss project in detail and make any necessary changes to personnel or schedule to increase field productivity
  • Facilitate meetings with Project Foremen on a weekly basis to review budgets, including labor (budget vs. actual), materials (budget vs. actual), project schedule, and project milestones
  • Analyze and maintain a 2 to 3 week forecast of manpower and material needs for each project
  • Identify and discuss with Project Foremen any additional work beyond contractual scope and deliver in detail to the Project Manager as Additional Work Authorization or Change Order, including additional needs for material and manpower
  • Complete an internal walk-through of each project site when complete. Take the necessary corrective actions to resolve any findings before a final walk-through with the General Contractor.
  • Promote and enforce safety. Verify daily PPE is being used by all CMS employees at all times
  • Report all injuries and/or near misses to the CMS Safety Manager
  • Notify Safety Manager of risks or safety concerns
  • Verify Project Foremen conduct weekly safety meetings with crew and acquire signatures from attendees
  • Verify Project Foremen secure jobsite at the end of each day; lock down tools; secure assets, equipment, gang boxes, etc.
  • Hold all site workers, including Foremen and crew accountable to keep job sites clean and clear of unnecessary trash and clutter
  • Evaluate Foremen and deliver detailed performance reports when requested
  • Promote and teach the “CMS Way”, through SIP’s, Time Studies, Daily huddles and exit plans
  • Assist Foremen with evaluating journeymen, apprentices, and subcontractors and deliver detailed performance reports when requested
  • Quality Control all assigned projects. Compare specifications and drawings to work in-progress and completed work.  Complete Site Observations Reports for each project, at minimum twice every month, or as needed.  Submit completed reports to the Project Engineer
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Requirements

  • Minimum of 8 years of previous commercial experience as a Foreman in the mechanical industry with an understanding of the life cycle of a project
  • Successfully managed 3-5 projects concurrently
  • Proven to successfully manage schedules, budget and driving projects through finish
  • Good understanding of the 2018 IMC Mechanical Code
  • Good understanding of the 2018 International Fuel and Gas code
  • Capable of reading blueprints and specifications
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills: Proficient at Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, CRM software. Experience with Blue Beam is a must
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Promote CMS’s processes and procedures and committed to current and future CMS initiatives
  • Must possess the ability to multitask
  • Colorado HVAC Master Mechanical License Required, or able to obtain one in 3-month timeframe
  • OSHA 30 Certification

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs, occasionally 40lbs.
  • Wear assigned PPE at all times while on the job site.
  • Daily work activities include: sitting, kneeling, climbing, squatting, crawling,  and ascending and descending ladders and scaffolding within a work day.
  • Physical requirements: Able to lift, push, pull and twist up to 25+ lbs
  • On feet for most (50%) of shift other than driving to jobsites
  • Working in elements, generally on construction sites during all 4 seasons.

Colorado Mechanical Systems, LLC (CMS) is privately owned and operated in Centennial, Colorado. CMS provides commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, and plumbing services across the Colorado Front Range, including Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

Colorado Mechanical Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

CMS also uses E-Verify to verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


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