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Raleigh, NC  27615 United States
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Field Superintendents are responsible for overall job-site activities including manning, scheduling, coordinating with GC, participating in progress meetings, and managing budget-related aspects of the contract.  Field Superintendents promote FLSA's quality programs including procedures and work instructions, especially as they relate to field activities. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Hire and terminate all field personnel. Review all field employees at least annually. In cases where disciplinary action is required, suspensions and terminations are to be coordinated with the District Manager with appropriate documentation entered in personnel files.  

  2.  Review employee time sheets for accuracy. See that they are submitted on a timely basis.

  3.  See that progress reports are completed and turned in weekly by foremen.

  4.  Encourage enrollment in the FLSA Apprenticeship Programs.

  5.  Ensure that all field employees understand FLSA’s safety policies. Ensure that safety toolbox talks are occurring at regular intervals and that, in conjunction with the District Manager that required safety training is offered. Ensure Field Employees are keeping up with Factory Certifications and NICET certifications.

  6.  Support FLSA’s drug policies by ensuring that all new employees have successfully passed the drug test and that any employee injury results in drug testing.

  7.  Schedule manpower each week using the Weekly Manpower Report and schedule all jobs over a 3-month period using the 3 Month Manpower Planning Report which is updated twice each month.

  8.  Schedule all field activities, beginning with the pre-construction meeting (coordinate with sales and design personnel on completing the Pre-construction Package and Meeting Template to scheduling installation (check for and ensure permitting and approved plans). Get your name in to the job site superintendent so he knows to deal with you on any ASH issues. As much as possible, push coordination of FLSA work with other trades. This requires good communication with the customer and FLSA’s Designers as well as sales project managers.

  9.  Purchase or rent all equipment needed for each job and specific need.

  10.  Ensure that all tools are maintained in proper working order. If damaged, ensure that tools are labeled indicating their status. New tools purchases are to be coordinated with the District Manager. Ensure that each quarter, each foreman completes a tool inventory checklist and reports any lost or stolen tools.  

  11.  Get all material, plans, and information to the foreman in charge before the job starts.

  12.  Ensure that all (or a significant portion) material has come in for each job before it starts to avoid delays. In conjunction with purchasing personnel, track and pursue back orders and as equipment arrives.

  13.  Visit job sites regularly. Through weekly progress meetings, communicate the percent of the job roughed in, the percent of the job complete and the overall status of construction. Additionally, communicate the expected duration of rough in, duration of completion. Observe and communicate changes to the original design.

  14.  Follow up on punch-lists and make sure the customer signs off on them when completed.

  15.  Ensure that trucks are serviced regularly and a log turned in on a monthly basis. Service tickets are required to keep up with why and how trucks are being serviced. Vehicle mileage should be compared to service records. Vehicle repairs are not to be made without your consent. All major repairs over $100.00 need to have a written estimate first and approved before any work is done


Minimum of 8-10 years of broad field experience. Ability to motivate field teams to meet and exceed project schedules.   Possesses strong leadership and communication skills.


High school, GED, or equivalent experience.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to review the work of Foreman/ technician, installers, and Apprentices.   While not regularly subjected to the same day to day demands as subordinates, the Superintendent is still required to be able to perform, assist, train field employees where needed, lift; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The Superintendent is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Ability to speak and write clearly. Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers and customers.   


A valid driver’s license is required.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Alarms/Special Hazards 

Fire & Life Safety America is one of the fastest growing companies in the southeast and is proud of a well-deserved reputation for quality work and a talented, experienced installation workforce. Installing, servicing and inspecting all types of fire sprinkler systems: Wet, Dry, Pre-Action, and Deluge, as well as, Fire Alarm Systems; and Foam and Special Hazard Systems.

To maintain this high level of skill and experience, the company supports an approved apprenticeship program, provides on-going safety and fire protection training programs for field and technical staff, and remains a leader in meeting changing industry standards. We challenge our employees to continue training and education and to pursue NICET certifications.

Our Mission is to be the respected and recognized high quality, profitable leader in providing quality life safety solution in partnership with our customers while also offering long term opportunities through growth for employees, suppliers and shareholders.

We continually strive to be a “Destination Employer” for highly motivated Team Members whom want to succeed in a fast-paced environment. We encourage initiative, independence, diversity, and personal career growth with sensitivity to quality of life issues.


Fire & Life Safety America offers extensive training opportunities, career advancement, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, and an excellent benefit package. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Long Term Disability

  • Short Term Disability

  • Life Insurance for Team Members and dependents

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

  • Employee Referral Program

Fire & Life Safety America (FLSA) is a premier life safety contractor with offices along the east coast and in Texas. FLSA encourages initiative, independence, diversity and personal career growth with sensitivity towards quality of life issues. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salary, medical and dental coverage, vacation, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance; flexible spending plan, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.

FLSA participates in EVerify & promotes a drug-free workplace. FLSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.  

(Job number: 3881663)
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