Engineer | Project
Manager | Project
Superintendent | Receptionist
/ Administrative Assistant
Direct Reports: Assistant Superintendent, Field Engineer,
Provide continuous hands-on field supervision for
all construction operations, including direct supervision
of assistants, foremen, craftsmen, subcontractors, and other
construction related personnel directing them in planning,
coordination and execution of work on time, within budget,
achieving high standards of workmanship, attaining or exceeding
profit goals, maintaining a safe workplace, and promoting
and enhancing client relationships and company reputation.
In coordination with the project manager, prepare the initial
project schedule and budget.
Become familiar with local labor availability and capabilities;
screen and hire labor force as required.
Become familiar with all building codes and local ordinances.
Meet with local building officials prior to project commencement.
Manage their expectations.
In coordination with the project manager, select and acquire
equipment need for the project.
In coordination with the project manager, plan the supervision,
sequencing, and layout of the work so that the project is
completed in the most efficient, safe, economical, and timely
In coordination with the project manager, participate in
scope review, interviewing, and selection of subcontractors.
In coordination with the project manager, devise a plan
for staffing each project as necessary.
Provide advise and assistance to the project manager and
company principals on constructability and logistics matters
Become familiar with the architect, owner, local authorities,
testing agency personnel, and subcontractor representatives.
Find out what is important to each of them and explain to
them what is important to you and why. Attempt to develop
Become thoroughly familiar with the plans, specifications,
Owner contract, subcontracts, purchase orders, soil report,
daily correspondence, shop drawings, and all other relevant
Organize and supervise the company safety program consistent
with all local and federal laws. Monitor and enforce the
safety program and ensure subcontractor compliance.
In coordination with the project manager, conduct weekly
meetings with subordinates, subcontractors, and others to
coordinate the work and ensure project goals for quality,
safety, and scheduling are being maintained.
Supervise preparation of jobsite daily reports, daily subcontractor
reports, labor reporting, and other required reports.
Constantly study and review field production to improve
Review the monthly cost analysis with the project manager
to jointly provide labor and material projections.
Monitor labor costs daily and weekly
Review all material and equipment costs monthly with the
project manager; take corrective action as necessary.
Document and inform the project manager of any delays created
by our forces, subcontractors, weather, actions of the owner
or architect, building officials, or others.
Document changed conditions, changes in the plans and specifications,
or verbal orders from the architect or owner. Never proceed
with any deviation from the plans or specifications without
written directive from the architect or owner or written
confirmation to them acknowledging the verbal directive.
Review progress schedule to see that the various crafts
and subs accomplish their work in proper sequence in order
to ensure material and labor will be available when needed.
Provide advise, council, and assistance to project personnel
on matters concerning construction operations.
Keep the project manager informed at all times with regard
to any and all problem areas on the project.
See that all punch list items or remedial work are performed
in an expeditious manner. Be proactive and attempt to complete
such work prior to the architect's punchlist.
Train and develop assistants in all forms of field supervision.
Strive to be a role model and set an example for the entire
field staff. Your conduct should reflect credit upon both
you and the company.
The Superintendent must be a leader of people with effective
communication skills and high moral and ethical standards.
Participate in the annual performance review process of
Perform or monitor all jobsite control measures including
daily reports, petty cash reports, labor reports, quantity
reports, accident reports, time sheets, etc.
Review and properly code all project invoices.
Employ or discharge workmen and intermediate supervisors
as needed to insure safe, efficient, and timely completion
of the work.
Continuously inspect the work and provide all hands-on direction
necessary to achieve the highest standards of workmanship.
The company principals are responsible for determining the
work assignments of the Superintendent as well as for reviewing
and appraising the Superintendent's performance. The Superintendent
therefore has an "accountability" relationship
with the principals which extends beyond any single project.
For any given project, the Superintendent and the project
manager must perform together as the key management team.
The Superintendent has the management responsibility for
field operations but must work hand-in-hand with the project
manager for the purpose of job coordination and administration
in construction practices, methods, and scheduling; can
oversee quality, safety, and inspection programs and processes.
Formal course work in safety, field engineering, mathematics,
supervision, and management are helpful but not necessarily