Senior Superintendent

Clark Construction   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Construction


11 - 15 years

Posted 368 days ago

The Senior Superintendent coordinates field operations for subcontractedtrades on a project. Superintendents ensure thatconstruction work is completed according to a project’s planned sequence andschedule, and implement and enforce pertinent safety and quality control procedures. 


  • Supervise and coordinate installation of work in accordance with the contract documents, project schedule and the planned sequence of work.
  • Be aware of project milestone dates and the requirements to achieve them.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the Contract Documents and the scope of work for the specific area(s) or trade(s) assigned.
  • Develop an understanding of the duration of each activity.
  • Apply knowledge of equipment capability and develop plans for optimum utilization.
  • Know the scheduled delivery dates for all material and equipment that have a direct effect on the area(s)/trade(s) assigned.
  • Supervise field work force to assure that all work is put in place in the most cost effective manner.
  • Know the budgets for work that is being supervised.
  • Determine causes and develop remedies when costs are not in line with budget, estimate, and/or reasonable expectations.
  • Implement the safety program. Conduct regular, scheduled and unscheduled, safety inspections to assure all working conditions and work habits are in compliance with company and government standards.
  • Take remedial action when required. Establish a procedure for hazard recognition at the beginning of every new activity.
  • Be thoroughly knowledgeable of all of the company's safety standards, manuals, and procedures.
  • Maintain good working relationships with subcontractors and suppliers.

• Undergraduate degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related discipline preferred
• 10+ years of construction management experience in a field supervisory role are required.
• Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others including subcontractors and suppliers
• Working knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment, manpower, etc.
• Well versed in safety and government regulations with success in implementation on a job site.