Assistant Superintendent

The Assistant Superintendent provides leadership and assists with functions related to the onsite construction process in planning, coordination, and execution of work on time and within budget. Position includes direct supervision of foreman, subcontractors, and other construction-related personnel within parameters outlined by the project team while maintaining a safe workplace.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Enforce the safety program in accordance with Policies and Processes, local, state, and federal laws to include all subcontractors and employees
  • Implement, maintain, and enforce a site-specific project safety orientation program in accordance with all Safety Standard Policies and Processes, local, state, and federal laws to include all subcontractors and employees
  • Prompt abatement of safety issues
  • Obtain and maintain current certifications for First Aid, CPR, and OSHA

Technical Knowledge

  • Utilize the construction schedule, material status log, and associated costs to achieve completion of project within time and budget allocated
  • Work with Project Manager on critical submittals prior to submission
  • Coordinate daily construction activities within existing operating facilities
  • Review overall project budget with Project Manager; work within budget parameters
  • Perform a thorough scope review of any extra subcontractor work tickets to evaluate completeness and quality prior to signing and submission to the project manager
  • Understand Owner contract terms to be aware of risks, review with the project management team
  • Utilize subcontract terms and know how they apply to various situations on a project
  • Execute a thorough review of submittals, shop drawings, and requests for information (RFI’s), including coordination with contract documents
  • Maintain a complete, current and accurate set of contract documents and “as-builts”
  • Assist the project manager in the development of site logistics and sequencing diagrams
  • Participate in the project closeout process with preparing and completing the job close out check lists, punch list process, collecting and issuing project close out documentation
  • Document with photographs of general progress and issues of the project and save on server
  • Perform basic layout and engineering functions, as required
  • Review all purchase orders and subcontractor contracts including review and knowledge of scope of work
  • Contribute to the preparation of and actively participate in internal, owners and subcontractor meetings, and partner with project manager to develop and run foreman meetings
  • Work with project manager to ensure material procurement aligns with schedule, utilizing material status log, and the submittal process
  • Perform, monitor and document all jobsite control reporting measures including daily reports, payroll, quality reporting, accident and incident reports, and timesheets
  • Perform a qualitative review of all contract documents for potential conflicts, ADA requirements, tolerance requirements or quality issues to mitigate risk
  • Ensure and / or perform existing conditions survey prior to the start of construction activities; provide report to project team
  • Confirm all products and materials meet the approved submittals
  • In conjunction with schedule updates, record the actual start and completion dates of each task
  • Responsible for the maintenance and documentation of the workmanship
  • Provides three week look ahead schedule on a weekly basis to Project Management Team
  • Obtain competitive pricing for all general job site needs to control costs and ensure alignment with the project budget
  • Develop and execute project team’s plan for monitoring the completion of the punch list and coordinate all required field inspections with local jurisdiction and 3rdparty inspectors
  • Review, understand and ensure that all local labor requirements are met
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The candidate must show excellence in the following:

Quality of Work
Cooperation & Teamwork
Problem Solving
Planning & Organization
Management & Leadership

Management and Leadership

  • Establish a leadership presence on the project site
  • Provide subcontractor direction and leadership throughout the project duration
  • Solid skills in Field Management
  • Decision making, research and analytical problem solving skills
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • At least two (2) years construction experience
  • Achieved skills in these areas: managing site activity, anticipating and resolving project issues, establishing and enforcing site schedule requirements, experience with site safety, and subcontractor management
  • Demonstrated success in assisting with or managing construction
  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of technical systems in construction
  • MS Office – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook experience
  • Certifications for First Aid, CPR and OSHA 30-hour (will be provided)
  • Experience with computer based scheduling software, spreadsheet applications, project management software
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related field, preferred

Physical Job Demands

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.  Reaching above and below, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and bending. The employee must occasionally lift / carry / move up to 50 pounds. Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, file, and perform specialized skills. Needs a high degree of concentration in a busy office environment. 

Working Conditions

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This position may require some travel for conferences, educational sessions, and other company events. The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to higher noise levels and hazardous working conditions when working at job sites. Safety precautions must be taken and resources will be provided.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties and responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, physical job demands and working conditions associated with the job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.”


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