Superintendent - Ground Up Commercial

  • Location:

    Durham, North Carolina

  • Sector:

    Commercial, Superintendent

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$85000 - US$95000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Courtney Sell

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Company Overview
Market leading General Contractor that is based and was founded in North Carolina. They have a strong pipeline of health care, life sciences and office space projects. Our client employees a dynamic team with "go getter" attitudes.

Position Overview

An overall description of the Superintendent's role is to implement and maintain full control of all field matters.

  • Set up of the field office appropriate for the project.
  • Review and be familiar with contract documents, specifications, shop drawings, and submittals.
  • Help develop the overall schedule with the team prior to construction and managing that schedule throughout the project including the creation and maintenance of 2-4 week look-ahead schedules.
  • Develop and maintain the site logistics plan for the project.
  • Review and assist in developing scopes of work for each subcontractor.
  • Perform constructability reviews.
  • Conduct preconstruction meetings with all subcontractors prior to beginning each phase of work.
  • Direct field operations to operate according to the "plan" and in an efficient manner.
  • Conduct foreman's meetings.
  • Participate in progress meetings with the team and or owners.
  • Follow up on RFIs, submittals, as-builts and changes.
  • Administering the safety program for the project.
  • Conducting and ensuring quality control in accordance with the established project quality assurance program.

Successful Candidate

  • Minimum of 10 years' of construction industry experience and experience overseeing projects/trades with value of $20M or more.
  • OSHA 30 training required.
  • Experience with construction projects, mechanical/electrical systems, building materials, building mechanics or working with craft workers.
  • Knowledge of basic business principles sufficient to project and monitor expenses.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications, blueprints, technical manuals, product/material installation instructions and engineering/architectural drawings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

The successful candidate will be given an industry leading base salary plus a bonus plan based on total project value. Additionally a company truck program, gas card, phone, laptop and 401k is provided.

Next Steps
If you're interested in this role, reach out to me on LinkedIn or send me a copy of your resume to courtney.sell@oscar-recruit.com

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position within the Construction industry, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career. We work with General Contractors in;

Healthcare Construction | High|rise Construction | Interior Renovations | Tenet Build Outs |K|12 Construction |Hospitality Construction |Mixed Use Construction |Retail Construction |Multifamily Construction

Oscar Associates Limited (US) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.