Job Description – Construction Superintendent

Position Summary

The Construction Superintendent (CS) is responsible for the supervision of all assigned field activities related to the physical construction and Company’s quality management requirements.

The CS’s duty is to ensure that projects are built in accordance with construction schedules, construction blueprints, building codes, construction details and subcontracts.

Key responsibilities include ensuring maintaining jobsite conditions in ways that eliminate risks for jobsite neighbors, visitors, the public, and all stakeholders, as well as maintaining job site safety rules.

Main tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate scheduling of all trades, including subcontractors, inspectors, architects, designers and vendors to complete each project on time.
  • Review and accept all assigned blueprints, available subcontracts, and other applicable documents with relevant staff during the preconstruction, construction and post construction of each project.
  • Coordinate, lead and manage the on-site construction team.
  • Ensure Job site Rules, Safety and Communication procedures are properly implemented at the job site.
  • Organize and facilitate cross-trade meetings, filling out all appropriate trades forms to make sure mistakes and defects are identified and eliminated ahead of time.
  • Monitor on site job, as well as all materials necessary for the construction job to ensure quality control standards are met at various stages of the project.
  • Coordinate and execute all subcontractors, including conducting job walk-thru for each trade, updating project details, monitoring construction schedules, performances and ensuring that deadlines are met.
  • Cooperate with company staff to ensure that all subcontracts, material purchases, submittals, deliveries, RFIs and change requests are processed in time to guarantee jobsite arrival by, or before, the times needed and/or timely completion of relevant work.
  • Communicate and cooperate between all trades in various roles to identify and resolve problems and conflicts.
  • Schedule and perform internal quality control and inspections, as well as external inspections with local county/city and its relevant departments to meet the varying safety and compliance regulations of each job site.
  • Regularly monitor unsafe conditions and/or acts of jobsite personnel. Make verbal and written recommendations for both immediate and future correction.
  • Monitor and ensure on-site safety compliance.
  • Report all risks, issues, and challenges with and all inquiries by sub-contractors, jobsite neighbors, external inspectors or any other external audiences to CS and seek guidance for further actions.
  • Prepare daily and weekly reports in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Travel between multiple job sites, and simultaneously manage work loads of individual projects.
  • Perform all other relevant duties as assigned by CM.


Position Requirements 

  • High school diploma, but will accept equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years prior experience in construction management.
  • Experience leading a team of significant size.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to facilitate meetings, both in person and virtually.
  • Basic working knowledge of computer applications (Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point….), Adobe PDF suite) and ability to use the Internet to quickly obtain information.
  • Outstanding planning and organization skills, ability to prioritize among multiple tasks.
  • Certification in OSHA regulations (minimum 10-hour OSHA certification).
  • First aid Certification.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism from colleagues and supervisors.
  • Decisiveness, when necessary, coupled with a willingness to seek input and build consensus.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional behavior and actions consistent with the Company’s core values.
  • A sense of ownership, not just of his or her own work, or that of the company.

Other requirements

  • Ability to work on Saturday, as well as full-time outdoors in the heat and cold.
  • Capacity to perform physical duties, such as climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and/or carry equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle capable of carrying supplies, preferably a pickup truck.
  • Ability to follow directions from a supervisor.
  • Ability to work additional hours as necessary to meet business needs.
PDF only

Compare listings

Skip to content