Commercial Construction Superintendent

San Jose, CA
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

The Superintendent is responsible for the overall construction of our projects and should have superior knowledge of all aspects of commercial construction (ie. site, concrete, structural, finishes, MEP, etc.). This includes but is not limited to, safety, scheduling, blueprint and project document understanding, applicable construction code and regulations knowledge, subcontractor coordination, management of self-performed work and interaction with clients, architects, subcontractors and governmental officials. The Superintendent will spend approximately 10% or less of their time in the office working on bids, training, and documentation. The Superintendent will be on job sites 90% or more of the time, depending on the size of the project. The time spent on the job site will be to manage the project, coordinate labor and subcontractors and meet with clients, architects, and subcontractors. The Superintendent does not perform any physical labor on the job site; occasionally the Superintendent may give direction to a carpenter or laborer that could include some physical labor. This should be the exception rather than the rule.
The Superintendent reports to Management. The Superintendent will perform the overall job management of construction projects. This position has superior knowledge of construction practices and uses problem solving skills as they are needed to resolve job site conflicts. This position must know how to prioritize numerous tasks and projects with multiple and shifting deadlines. The Superintendent must attend to details, collects, assimilates, prepares reports, and presents data to management. This position must manage critical and confidential information, difficult customers and situations with moderate to high levels of stress. The position must comfortably interact and build professional relationships with entry to executive level staff, subcontractors, clients, and possibly persons with English as a second language.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Master Schedule - Implements and manages.
2. Material Ordering - Orders and coordinates delivers of materials.
3. Manpower - Efficiently schedules all manpower.
4. Budgets - Implements and manages construction budgets.
5. Daily Reports - Generates and reviews.
6. Safe Practices - Runs a safe site, includes daily safety meetings and assuring that all personnel are properly trained.
7. Other duties may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, the Superintendent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The Superintendent position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and five to eight years overall construction experience, including one to three years superintendent experience.

Company Description
We are a group of fun, bright colleagues who always make time for a good laugh no matter how crazy things get. A bring your dog to work environment with plenty of pretty pups already on board. Vibrant company known for innovation and growth. Great clients and a solid vision for continued expansion. That's Iron Construction, Inc. (, a full-service commercial general contractor that specializes in TI work and design build for bio science and other growing industries.

We're offering a competitive salary, great benefits and a highly creative working environment. More importantly, this is an opportunity to work for an entrepreneurial organization with a remarkable culture that fosters collaboration while encouraging individual expression.

San Jose, CA


Fri, 5 May 2017 18:51:19 PDT