Construction Superintendent job description

Job brief

Our team is looking for an experienced construction superintendent to manage our projects. You’ll supervise our staff and ensure projects are delivered on time. As a superintendent, your job duties will also include allocating and monitoring budgets. 

This role requires excellent communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with various people, such as construction workers, architects and engineers. In order to succeed, it’s important to know how to implement quality, health, and safety standards onsite.  

If you are organized, able to work well under pressure and have experience in this field, we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineers, subcontractors, etc. to determine project needs 
  • Set performance goals and deadlines
  • Plan construction processes
  • Estimate costs and ensure the project is on budget 
  • Supervise staff and provide constructive feedback 
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Plan inspections and obtain construction permits from local authorities
  • Implement safety and quality guidelines
  • Order the appropriate equipment and arrange for regular maintenance
  • Keep track of material stock and orders
  • Ensure the job site remains safe, clean, and orderly
  • Resolve on-site issues and emergencies

Requirements

  • Previous experience as a construction superintendent or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of local quality, safety, and health guidelines for construction job sites
  • In-depth understanding of construction operations and processes
  • Familiarity with CAD software
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to lead and inspire
  • Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar field; Master’s degree is a plus

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