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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior Project Superintendent - Universal Creative

Jobid 23768-353876

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 30873BR

**Job Title** Senior Project Superintendent - Universal Creative

**Business Segment** Universal Studios

**Sub-Business** Universal Orlando

**Posting Category** Theme Parks – Technical

**About Us** Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando


**What sets Universal Creative apart?**

We rarely wear suits. We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it. We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it. We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative. In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance. We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces “The Universal Way” by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.

**SUMMARY:** The Sr.Project Superintendent is responsible for overseeing all stages of construction for the Project Team. Manages interactions with the general contractors and serves as a liaison between the general contractors and the project team. Works closely with the Sr. Project Mgr., Facility and the Facility Design Mgr. to ensure accurate design and construction throughout the project development. Manage the other Project Superintendents with the daily management of the and overall project site including all coordination activates between the various Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Architects and Engineers and their Sub-Consultants, Show / Ride Vendors, and the various Park Operating Departments. Coordinate all the inspections and approvals with the authorities having jurisdiction (“AHJ”).



+ Pre-Construction Phase: Becomes familiar with the concept package and monitor the development of the construction documents with the Sr. Project Mgr., Facility. Assists with the pre-qualification and evaluation of potential construction vendors. Works with the general contractors, vendors for site/construction sequence and logistics with general contractors, vendors and the project team with regards to access, insurance, etc. required to gain access to the site. Works with the general contractors in setting up mock-ups and samples area. Develops site lay down and access plan for the projects.

+ Design Phase: Assists the Sr. Project Mgr., Facility with the review of all of the various design phase submittals from the outside architects and engineers. Reviews design documents for construction, completeness, corrections, and coordination. Reviews the existing facility status to evaluate what potential issues need to be addressed by the design documents. Attends design progress review meetings.

+ Bid/Award Phase: Assists in the preparation of the Request for Proposals. Prepares all documentation required for site access, lay down and other logistics for the contractors and vendors for review by the Sr. Project Mgr., Facility. Assists in the final evaluation and recommendation process of the bids and proposals.

+ Construction Phase–Site Management: Responsible for the daily management of the overall project site including all coordination activates between the various Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Architects and Engineers and their Sub-Consultants, Show / Ride Vendors and the various Park Operating Departments. This includes pre-planning and execution to ensure the Contractor is providing adequate resources to the tasks to meet Cost, Safety, Quality, and Schedule.

+ Construction Phase–Quality control: Responsible for ensuring that the work being installed by the Contractors is per the drawings and specifications, using sound construction practices & good quality workmanship.

+ Closeout Phase: Manages overall punch list & close out process for the facility. Assists in the preparation of an overall project post mortem.

**SCOPE:** Non-routine; general policies applied to frequently changing situations. Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact Daily on-site supervision of the Facility Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Show / Ride vendor interfaces. Manage the daily, weekly, or monthly field inspections w/ the authority having jurisdiction.


+ Educational and experience requirements include a two year education beyond high school or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience and a minimum of 10 to 15 years construction site supervision and layout experience.

+ Full working knowledge of surveying techniques, equipment standards and procedures is necessary. Must have the ability to read blueprints and develop as-builts.

+ Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate with others a must. Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to represent the company and project team in a professional manner to the Contractor, Architect, related project staff and the community.

+ Computer skills are required as well as previous experience with Microsoft Office and Meridian Prolog software. Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.

+ Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**EDUCATION:** Technical school preferred. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent successive advancement in work experience is required.

**EXPERIENCE:** Prior experience as a project superintendent with a theme park company or construction company who has done theme park work. Minimum experience as a project superintendent: 10-15 years; or equivalent combination of education and experience

**Desired Characteristics**

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

**We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.**

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