Site Manager

WeWork   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

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Construction Superintendent


WeWork is looking for a Construction Superintendent to serve as the construction site leader for project execution from start to finish. As a member of the construction team, the successful candidate will work with a project team (including peers in Estimation, Operations, ConstructionTechnology, and Project Management) to support all efforts that go into building a WeWork space. The focus of the Construction Superintendent role is to implement exceptional project execution strategy, by taking responsibility of the day-to-day operations of our construction sites. Construction Superintendents at WeWork are expected to be excellent risk-assessors and communicators.

Constructability Analysis

Construction Superintendents are expected to facilitate the review of project scope with design teams (both internally and externally) to ensure an acceptable level of coordination is achieved before installation. Analysis includes a thorough understanding of construction documentation, requests for information (RFIs), and submittals.

? Requests for Information (RFIs)
? Works with the assistants to process timely RFIs to the design team to clarify construction documents

  • Submittals

    • Works with assistants to develop a submittal schedule

    • Review all drawings and specifications included with subcontractor submittals

  • Resolves problems as they arise regarding plans or specifications, conflicts with the architect, engineer, clients and subcontractors and documentation of all corrections, changes, requests, unknown existing conditions and conflicts with a ‘can-do’ attitude

Visual Scheduling

Construction Superintendents are expected guide and implement a construction Schedule Master Plan with trade partners from the commencement of construction through Handover. You will work withProject Managers to ensure that Work Plans are developed and Progress Tracked toward the completion project scope (with special care given to priority items), to achieve project schedule milestones.

? Schedule Master Plan

  • Conduct Pull Planning sessions to coordinate Priority Scheduling for critical path items with subcontractors

  • Schedule and direct inspections with authorities or agencies having jurisdiction

  • Weekly Work Plan

    • Hold regularly scheduled weekly coordination meetings and pre-start conferences

    • Monitor and update the project team weekly on the work plan forecast for trade partners

  • Progress Tracking

    • Update the Schedule Master Plan once weekly indicating Planned vs. Actual start and end dates, and circulate to the project team for review

    • Ensure that responsibilities are classified and assigned with due dates in the project execution platform

  • Insights

    • Ensure that participants resolve assignments in a timely manner in the project execution platform

    • Evaluate potential schedulerisks and provide delay recovery plans when necessary

Safety & Quality

Construction Superintendents are expected to provide assessment of our trade partners to ensure a safe construction site (compliant with any local laws or regulations governing workplace hazards), timely delivery, and quality workmanship. You will provide feedback on market considerations (including material specification and selection) and perform regular construction site inspections to ensure a high-quality finished product.

  • Verify subcontractor certificates of insurance

  • Perform regular construction site inspections

  • Maintain a safe construction site (compliant with any local laws or regulations governing workplace hazards)

Cost Trending

Construction Superintendents are expected to assist in the collection of construction data for use in Cost Management. You will provide information on Site Logistics (such as staging and equipment), construction labor resources, and potential scope change to assist cost managers with optimizing project budgets.

  • Major Equipment needs identified and budgeted with Project Management

  • Time sheets, work orders, daily reports and invoice approval

  • Assists Project Manager with bidding, subcontract scope of work and pricing of subcontractor change orders

? Works with the Project Manager to develop a timely buyout plan

Site Logistics

Construction Superintendents are expected to coordinate the construction site activity with the goal of achieving the delivery milestones set forth in the project schedule. You will work with Art & Graphics, Sourcing, Real Estate, suppliers, and trade partners to ensure regular and on-time delivery of the necessary materials and equipment to complete projects.

  • Coordinate field construction team for the install of project scope, including the following:

    • WeWork direct-hire work

    • Subcontractor direct-hire work

  • Work with assistants and suppliers to maintain an equipment control program and/or rental log, including the following:

    • Ensure proper equipment identified

    • Ensure maintained equipment delivered

    • Ensure equipment is maintained while on-site

  • Coordinate regular and on-time delivery of required materials for construction (daily)

  • Maintain a clean and organized construction site


Construction Superintendents are expected to assist in the delivery of a fully-commissioned, substantially complete, and clean WeWork Product to our Community team. You will work closely with an internal team of Logistics Specialists to ensure that a smooth handover is achieved and documented before Opening Day.

  • Deliver a fully-commissioned, substantially complete, and clean WeWork Product to our Community team

  • Work closely with an internal team of Logistics Specialists to ensure that a smooth handover is achieved and documented

  • Complete internal and consultant Punch List

  • Obtain Temporary Certificates of Occupancy

  • Obtain final Certificate of Occupancy


  • Problem-solver with strong sense of urgency

  • 5+ years experience as a Construction Superintendent

  • Strong understanding of construction documents

  • Effective leader that can apply critical thinking skills to provide solutions

  • Proactive at communicating change and evaluating risk

  • OSHA-30 or equivalent

  • Bluebeam, Fieldlens, and Smartsheets experiencepreferred

  • Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all trades), and prior experience as foreman or journeyman in at least one trade, or project engineer

Special Considerations

  • This job requires the use of hands to finger, handle or objects, tools or controls, sit, talk, hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch or crawl

  • This job will require regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles

  • This job requires that the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

  • Candidate must be willing to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays

  • Candidate must be willing to work emergency or on-call duty on nights and weekends

    Req ID: JR-0023925