Project Superintendent-Cathedral South


Job Description

I.    Primary Function

The Project Superintendent is responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and supervising the activities of craft employees. He/she supervises and coordinates various trade group working in Divisions 5 through 16 (“Finishes”).



II.    Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises subcontractors and/or craft activities assigned to Finishes.
  • Inspects the job site to address issues and troubleshoot problems that might arise.
  • Creates daily/weekly production goals to Subcontractors.
  • Ultimately responsible to ensure that production goals are being met.
  • Assists scheduler to update project schedule and immediately informs of any discrepancies that
    might exist.
  • Controls short term schedule (3 week look ahead).
  • Determines method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment, temporary power sources and work schedule.
  • Responsible for completion of Superintendent Daily Report with manpower count, activities performed, issues reported, material delivery, weather conditions, accidents occurred, amongst other notable events, for all major trades for document control.
  • Responsible to create punch list and coordinate its timely completion.
  • Works with the Project Engineer, Permit Coordinator, and subcontractors to understand which permits are open.
  • Ultimately responsible for the inspection process and its daily coordination with Subcontractors. 
  • Walks with threshold and building inspectors and clarifies any conflict on drawings.
  • Coordinates Subcontractors’ meetings.
  • Coordinates material delivery with Subcontractors.
  • Picks up material with Vendors, when and if necessary.
  • Reviews Subcontractors’ applications for payment.
  • Operates construction equipment as needed.
  • Coordinates with safety personnel which training needs to be performed on jobsite.
  • Picks up gas for equipment, if necessary.
  • Ensures site is clean and organized.
  • Acts as liaison with engineering, estimating, and planning areas to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications and schedule.
  • Assists in resolving construction problems such as lack of productivity and conflicts with drawings.
  • Execute Quality Control (QC) duties such as conduct inspections, provide technical and administrative direction, oversee the maintenance of records and documents for the
    quality control area.
  • Performs additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Ill.        Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum ten years of work experience in construction supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or a related field desired.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.


lV.        Knowledge and Skills

    • General knowledge of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervise large groups.
    • Understand contractual scope of work.
    • Excellent communication skills, with ability to express ideas clearly and objectively, orally and in writing.
    • Fluency in Spanish preferred.
    • Ability to perform according to agreed plans with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge in MS Office, ProCore, AutoCAD and Microsoft Project 2016 preferred.