Construction Superintendent Job Description

Construction Superintendent Job Description

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Construction superintendent provides on-site administrative and technical management of mainly the electrical field construction related activities on a commercial building construction project.

Construction Superintendent Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitors contractor’s schedule progress and planned vs
Prepare reports and forecasts as required
Keeps a daily log with input from his team of supervisors giving a brief description of relevant facts about the ongoing construction activities
Monitor and guide contractors to ensure their compliance with the HSE Plan
Completing computer entry in a timely manner
Conceptualize and sell a vision and solution to customers with landscape needs
Manage construction projects from start to finish
Oversee all aspects of shop operations, including, but not limited to grounds maintenance, mechanic/fleet manager, inventory and general repairs and improvements to shop and property
Maintain an organized and clean job site
Makes recommendations and participates in the planning of construction operations

Construction Superintendent Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Construction Superintendent

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, CPR, CQM, HAZWOPER, CAL-OSHA, USACE, EM, PMP, GPI, TSSA

Education for Construction Superintendent

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the construction superintendent job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Construction, Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Marketing, Finance, Real Estate, Technical, Education, Science

Skills for Construction Superintendent

Desired skills for construction superintendent include:

Building codes
Municipal permitting and regulations
Construction-related software
Construction-related codes
Ordinances and regulations
Construction Practices and Terminology
Database software
Contract management
Pre-design and pre-construction
Project delivery methods

Desired experience for construction superintendent includes:

Minimum 5 to 15 years’ relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry
Degree or Diploma in Construction Management or related field
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, or Engineering preferred or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability
5+ years experience as a construction superintendent, manager, or project manager with direct responsibility for construction, compliance with contract specifications, and OSHA/EM 385.1.1 safety requirements
Experience with a General Contractor overseeing multiple subcontractors self-perform experience with building and industrial projects
Familiar with the requirements of EM 385.1.1 and have experience in the areas of hazard identification, safety compliance, and sustainability

Construction Superintendent Examples


Construction Superintendent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of construction superintendent. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for construction superintendent
  • Provides in daily communication to Installation Coordinator on offshore execution activities, and progress
  • Ensure Contractor work and safety management systems are followed
  • Participate in on-board Risk Assessments and JSA development
  • Ensure approved installation procedures are followed or MOC process is implemented
  • Implement field surveillance plans
  • Steward implementation of site safety, quality, and emergency response plans
  • Provide input and endorsement of daily activity reports
  • Validate and co-endorse (with Field Engineer) Contractor daily report including extra or reimbursable work and downtime
  • Manage offshore tech
  • Monitor vessel condition/readiness
Qualifications for construction superintendent
  • EM 385 certified
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license to drive a company vehicle
  • Cleanliness & neatness of all equipment, tools, desks, & computers is a must at all times
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers with other duties as required
  • Responsible for on-vessel safety, quality, and incident response support
  • Provide technical installation support to Field Engineer

Construction Superintendent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of construction superintendent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for construction superintendent
  • Ensures the use of sound construction practices to efficiently and safely attain deliver quality work
  • Requisitions and assigns construction equipment to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Monitors subcontractor operations including enforcement of contractual obligations
  • Monitor daily activities of construction staff
  • Ensure all employees are trained/qualified in construction processes and procedures, construction supervision and inspection procedures, and construction tracking processes
  • Ensure all HSE processes/rules/guidelines are followed
  • Ensure all construction activities are appropriately tracked
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions, field tickets and invoices as required
  • Coordinate and manage the project bid process
  • Qualify bidders and issue contracts
Qualifications for construction superintendent
  • Knowledgeable about means and methods for cast in place concrete and support of excavation, preferably in a union environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Building Science or Engineering from an accredited institution is preferred, or equivalent years of direct experience required
  • Prior experience in the Denver, CO
  • Knowledge of and experience with applicable standards, procedures, and recommended practices (ASME Sec VIII, ASME Sec IX, ASME B31.3, AMSE B31.8, ASME B31.4, API 1104, ) is required
  • 6-8 years of related drilling construction experience
  • Dependable transportation (pickup)

Construction Superintendent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a construction superintendent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for construction superintendent
  • Review and become familiar with all scopes of work as developed by Preconstruction Team and the Project Manager
  • Advise the Project Team daily of directives issued by Design Team via Written Confirmation of Verbal Directive and/or Field Work Order
  • Responsible for all tools, equipment and supplies on site including placing orders for incidental tools and materials
  • Prepare progress schedules, Two-Week Look Ahead and Manpower Reports
  • Coordinate and Oversee all work on site including Subcontractors, field personnel, deliveries, installation
  • Maintain necessary records for all site personnel
  • Responsible for maintaining highest standards of safety on site, ensuring adherence to all safety policies
  • Attend all job site project meetings and address any open items that may impact progress and quality
  • Represent the Company in its relations with inspecting authorities and ensure authorities having jurisdiction are apprised of the project requirements related to their duties
  • Assist with preparation and completion of punch-list and preparation of Owners Service and Maintenance Manuals including collection of appliance and equipment warranties, development of access panel and valve charts
Qualifications for construction superintendent
  • You will coordinate and supervise all daily construction activities, directly communicating with various craft workers
  • You will analyze problems and make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and costs
  • The Construction General Superintendent will typically move to the next overseas project we have available
  • You will manage US and local subcontractors and various trades superintendents
  • You will promote job site safety, encourage safe work practices and rectifie job site hazards immediately, working closely with our Safety Officer
  • You will have experience with program management and scheduling tools such as Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project

Construction Superintendent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a construction superintendent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for construction superintendent
  • Integrated Security Solutions Consultant
  • A minimum Expertise in MS Suite, Primavera P6, SAP, Lean construction
  • Sets clear HES performance expectations and ensures all MOC HES policies and procedures are understood and maintained within the construction activities
  • Responsible for administration and supervision of construction contractors
  • Ensure appropriate technical civil construction knowledge, skills and methodologies are utilized in adherence with local, state, and federal requirements
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with landowners and stakeholders to ensure success
  • Authorize bid packages and assist in review and approval of cost estimates for new construction of locations and roadway
  • Responsible for maintaining productive relationships with service providers and for ensuring they are delivering on stated goals
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of all construction projects cycle time performance
  • Coordinate and participate in Technical Peer Reviews of projects
Qualifications for construction superintendent
  • You must have knowledge, skill, and experience with U.S. construction methods, techniques, and standards (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, materials, finishes)
  • A Construction General Superintendent will typically progress onto one of our next construction projects
  • Minimum 7 years' construction management experience or craft supervision with industrial projects
  • Previous experience in clean construction or experience in CGMP pharmaceutical construction is a plus
  • Seeking an individual that is comfortable managing all phases of a project including civil, structural, architectural, mechanical and electrical
  • Bachelor’s Degree (MS preferred) or equivalent in exceptional experience

Construction Superintendent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a construction superintendent. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for construction superintendent
  • Maintain a daily job site log
  • Coordinate all construction services and activities
  • Maintain strict build-out construction schedule and make changes as necessary to ensure deadlines are met
  • Educate VP of Ops aesthetic and practical choices for build-outs
  • Maintain safety standards and manage project planning
  • Review weekly labor reports and monthly total job cost reports carefully to determine areas needing special attention
  • Comply with all jobsite reporting requirements, including daily reports, sos, weekly unit reports and weekly updates
  • Lead and model high standards in the company’s safety and environmental systems, standards and legislative requirements
  • Manage productivity and motivate the workforce to be innovative in the way work is performed
  • Engagement, management and project support through sub contractor and suppliers
Qualifications for construction superintendent
  • A mature professional with excellent judgment
  • In depth knowledge of architectural, structural, and MEP systems
  • Must have hands on field experience supervisory experience in a specific construction discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience is required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in multi-family construction is required
  • Proficient with construction related tools such as tape measure, construction level, calculator, and

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