The Superintendent position is an administrative position overseeing and administering the onsite day-to-day general operations of one or more construction projects, typically from start to finish of each project.
- Develops a schedule and cost-effective plan for completion of an assigned project.
- Collaborates with other staff to create preconstruction estimates and budgets for materials and labor.
- Coordinates and schedules the work activities of tradespeople, professionals, and laborers, communicating to and via project foreperson to deliver instructions and project assignments as appropriate.
- Regularly inspects work for quality and timeliness; prepares and provides progress reports to owners and architects; makes recommendations for necessary modifications.
- Collaborates with architect, engineer, attorney, and other pertinent stakeholders to ensure specifications, zoning requirements, and other regulations are met.
- Ensures specifications and regulations outlined in architectural and engineering plans are followed.
- Monitors budget throughout the project and communicates variances as they occur.
- Maintains records related to costs and inventory.
- Addresses any safety violations or other deficiencies.
- Collaborates with union representatives to answer questions and clarify procedures.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills / Abilities:
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Ability to oversee and coordinate a variety of people in different roles.
- Extremely detail-oriented.
- Ability to read, understand, and execute blueprints, drawings, and plans.
- Thorough understanding of legal requirements relating to construction and building sites.
- Thorough understanding of quality building practices.
- Ability to quickly identify problems and efficiently solve them.
Education and Experience:
- Minimum ten (10) years of experience as a superintendent
- Including at least five (5) years management experience in the construction trades, or the equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the construction site in all types of weather.
- Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at times.