Project Superintendent


The Project Superintendent reports to President, Coordinates on Project: Field Staff, PC & PA for ProjectBasic Functions: Is directly responsible and accountable for the construction execution including best scheduling, highest quality product and safest sites. Works as a team with the project manager and field staff to ensure client satisfaction and maximize profitability in all activities.

Pre-Construction and Project Start-up

  • Works closely with Project Manager to review scope of work and detailed drawings for each successful trade/supplier to avoid misunderstandings and conflicts.
  • Coordinates with Project Manager to provide a well thought through construction schedule that is a balance between Client needs and construction reality.
  • Complete project start-up checklist and complete associated responsibilities.
  • Project planning and mobilization.
  • Completes project start-up checklist.


 Site Supervision  and Coordination

  • Attend regularly scheduled office meetings.
  • Establish and review proper and cost effective construction procedure and monitor to assure conformance.
  • Provide consistent and timely on-site inspection and supervision of all project trades/suppliers.
  • Work to develop client relationship.
  • Coordinate to schedule suppliers and trades on-site to ensure schedule is met.
  • Periodic schedule updates which shall be monthly or more often as needed by changing job conditions.
  • Review schedule, sub-contract schedule of values, and prepare cash flow estimates based on project milestones.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, consultants, subcontractors, suppliers and company resources to ensure project proceeds properly and inflammatory conflict is minimized.
  • Be responsible and accountable for project budget aspects eg. Rentals, labor, equipment.
  • Coordinate and attend inspections with consultants, inspectors, clients, OH&S, and municipal inspectors.
  • Conduct mandatory site meetings with subcontractors and owner, in cooperation with Project Manager at a minimum every two weeks.
  • Complete project paperwork quickly and accurately and submit to office in a timely fashion. Shall include detailed Daily Reports and photos clearly documenting job progress and resources used.
  • Record all extra work over and above original project scope and forward all additional costs to the Project Manager. No additional work or changes in work can be performed without a signed Change Order Request form or Field Authorization form from the Owner.
  • Complete accounting paperwork correctly and submit in a timely fashion.
  • Project should be documented and run with the idea that someone could walk in and take it over at any time.


Completing the Project and Project Closeout

  • Inspect projects to ensure the sub-trades are completed to full extent of project scope within acceptable quality standards.
  • Attend punch list, deficiency walk-throughs, and final inspection meetings.
  • Execute and complete punch lists, deficiency lists, and warranty items.
  • Demobilize site, clean up and complete any outstanding out of season work.



  • Responsible for safety on the site.
  • Ensures all on site project staff are committed to the safety program.
  • Ensure that safety program is followed by all parties.
  • Ensures all safety paperwork complete and filed (Refer to Safety Manual).
  • Work closely with safety department when conflicts, safety issues, or accidents occur.
  • Works closely with the safety department to ensure that safety funds budgeted for each project are used to maximum benefit.


Ongoing Responsibilities

  • Professionally and efficiently handle and administer multiple tasks on projects with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Identify growth and training opportunities for themselves and team members to management for overall growth and development of construction operations group.
  • Volunteer for project or ongoing company or local committees (Safety, social, golf, operations manual, estimating, community giving, etc.).
  • Work closely in teams with other PM’s or superintendents from branch, other PM’s in branch, or other PM’s or superintendents within company.
  • Continually evaluate and communicate process and procedure innovations to streamline company operations and maximize profitability.

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with “Attention: Recruiting Manager” in the subject line.

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