Construction Field Superintendent



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Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Job Description

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. To make that happen we need the best to join our in-house Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM) team. We are now looking for a Construction Field Superintendent to join our fantastic team – come be a part of an exciting journey together with us!

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Our mission is to build a ”First in Class” gigafactory that transforms Volvo Cars into a full EV (Electrical Vehicle) manufacturer - using the most sustainable and innovative methods in construction, whilst achieving the highest level of trust with all service providers to perform the safest, fastest, cost-effective and excellent quality of craftsmanship project in the industry.

About the role

In this position you will have a key action – driven role in our multidisciplinary Construction Organization in building the new Gigafactory. As Construction Field Superintendent you will have full ownership over onsite works activities, contractor’s coordination and timely execution within area assigned to your responsibility. You will be responsible in coordinating the work of the field supervision team at site. You will be responsible for the field installation works, management of the work fronts, on site material and equipment provisions, quality of installation, and a safe work environment. You will ensure that the execution develops according to design requirements and overall program plan while using most sustainable and efficient methods in construction.

We are looking for Construction Field Superintendents, which will lead on following packages:

  • Civil/Infrastructure works
  • Structural/Core and shell works
  • Architectural/Fit’ out works
  • Mechanical & Piping
  • Electrical & Controls

What you will do in your role:

  • Act as a binder and coordinate the Field supervisors in the activities below.
  • Lead on site installation supervision, in close collaboration with the Construction Management Team to address priorities, reviewing and commenting on construction schedules ensuring the most suitable solutions in terms of assembly sequences, safety, constructability, feasibility, etc
  • Lead the effort of managing field installation by providing all the necessary requirements for contractors to keep a productive work environment. Including materials and/or equipment identified and assigned, clearing the work front for the upcoming task, and ensuring there is no obstacle that would delay the work from moving forward.
  • Assisting the EPCM Team with tasks related to onsite activities, work sequencing, progress input for payments verification, schedule review and updates, change management issues arising from situations in the field.
  • Lead, plan and coordinate the effort with contractor counterparts to ensure the orderly collection and management of written records of inspections, controls and test results for the purpose of approvals of installation completed systems.
  • Facilitate the field inspections and punch-list reviews with Commissioning and/or Facilities teams.
  • Ensuring that quality of works meets Company and industry standards, coordinate and supervise tests, making sure that controls and inspections are carried out in accordance with established schedules, including the necessary 3rd party inspections.
  • Become a core of the EPCM team, supporting on developing the organization accordingly to Company mission and supporting hand in hand team members.

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