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KONE, Inc Elevator Installation Superintendent in Richmond, Virginia

KONE, founded in 1910, is one of the largest, award-winning elevator companies in the world and our offering for employees is as competitive as our offering for customers. Not only do we provide highly competitive salaries, company vehicles for specific roles, and world-class benefits for our salaried employees - we also pride ourselves on our culture and principles. Innovation, sustainability, collaboration and ethical business practices are just some of the pillars that we use to define our own success. Come join our family in KONE Americas to be a part of something big!

We are looking for an Installation Superintendent who will be accountable for safe, high quality and efficient installation of the KONE solution, according to the agreed / contracted scope, schedule and budget. You will act as the KONE interface to the customer at the installation site and to other parties throughout the installation process as well as support the sales team and the technical sales support team in pre-tender, tender and order activities when needed / requested.

Essential Functions :

Site supervision:

  • Accountable for safety, quality, planning and productivity during installation and handovers.

  • Responsible for site preparations, site readiness, site visits and audits, including resolution of site readiness non-conformities with customer.

  • Responsible for verifying the site execution plan and financial forecast as part of the pre-delivery review.

  • Accountable for performing installation handover to and from installers and subcontractors, managing installation progress, final testing of the equipment and handover to maintenance.

  • Responsible for quality claims/feedbacks, time sheet approvals, installation documentation, reporting of installation progress, status, cost accumulation and risks, and managing schedule and other changes.

Customer Relationship management:

  • Accountable for customer satisfaction on installation process and quality of installation.

Subcontractor relations and people leadership:

  • Responsible for site planning, communication, objective setting and progress monitoring.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a proactive and professional relationship with employees and subcontractors and making sure proper training, certifications and competencies are in place.

Experience :

  • 3+ years of experience in a supervisory role, preferably in the construction industry.

Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university or a 2-year degree from an approved technical school preferred.

  • 7+ years of work experience in the construction industry accepted in lieu of degree.

Skills, Knowledge and Specific Behaviors :

  • Safety and quality management

  • Customer relationship management

  • Project management

  • Resource planning

  • Understanding financial impact

  • Understanding of Installation methods and code requirements

  • General contractual understanding

  • Basic construction management and building systems knowledge

  • Training skills

  • Basic technical understanding

  • Commercial awareness

  • Ability to communicate effectively with building owners/managers, general contractors, developers and all level of employees.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

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Did you know KONE moves over one billion people every day? In 2019, we had annual net sales of EUR 10 billion. We employ over 60,000 driven professionals in over 60 countries worldwide joined together by a shared vision. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, it is our mission to improve the flow of urban life.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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