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Elevator Installation Superintendent

Company: KONE Inc.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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!

Elevator Installation Superintendent

  • The Installation Superintendent plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated construction projects to ensure site safety, project quality, and expected profitability is achieved within targeted time frame.
  • Responsible for the daily coordination of new equipment installation.
  • Enforce KONE Zero Tolerance safety policy at all work sites.
  • Accurately forecast the installation hours and cost for each project throughout installation.
  • Follow processes as outlined in the KONE BPE tool and other KONE installation documentation.
  • Work with general contractors and other trades to ensure project goals are met.
  • Manage multiple projects, coordinate start dates with customers, and ensure just in time delivery of equipment.
  • Support and ensure that field operatives are on task to meet customer project goals and KONE profitability target.
  • Partner with Project Management to discuss project's progress, issues, and action/recovery plans.
  • Partner with sales operation to ensure accurate costing of new project bids and ensure book orders contain the expenses and labor hours necessary to meet expected profit margins.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university or a 2-year degree from an approved technical school preferred. Equivalent work experience in the construction industry accepted in lieu of degree.


  • 3 + years' experience in a supervisory role, preferably in the construction industry or similar field.

Specific Knowledge, Skills & Behaviors:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with building owners/managers, general contractors, developers, and all levels of employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, effectively manage projects, and overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with Union employees and KONE customers.
  • Ability to understand and assess business needs, develop and implement action plans, effectively manage multiple projects, and lead personnel to deliver desired results.
  • As you will be at the core of KONE - an everyday hero who makes people's lives easier - 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.

Ranked by Forbes as one of the most innovative companies in the world, KONE has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance.

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.


Keywords: KONE Inc., St. Louis , Elevator Installation Superintendent, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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