Site Superintendent

Reports to: Project Manager

Position Scope

The Construction Site Superintendent is a key, on-site representative for the company. The Site Superintendent will provide on-site coordination and supervision for all phases of Multi-Family, Single-Family and/or Commercial construction projects, including coordinating employees, subcontractors, material, and equipment; ensuring that specifications and drawings are being strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. In this role, the Site Superintendent will read and understand Construction drawings; understand construction requirements and be familiar with all relevant WorkSafe Safety Regulations and requirements. Success in this position requires a high level of organization and experience with administrative processes and procedures.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for scheduling and/or executing, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates leadership in health, safety and environmental protection on the project. Applies the requirements of the corporate safety program to promote overall compliance of health and safety program standards with all employees and subcontractors on the project.
  • Ensures that projects are built according to plans, specifications, shop drawings, and applicable building codes and that quality standards are maintained.
  • Develops, maintains, and drives the construction schedule with project team; ensures project milestones and completion dates are met.
  • Strategically plans and implements manpower levels and material quantities; ensures proper equipment and trades are available as required.
  • Assumes a leadership role and provides guidance to project team workforce in order to contribute to their development and career growth.
  • Leads or co-leads project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to monitor and support the project’s ongoing progression.
  • Oversees project reporting that accurately tracks site progress, subcontractor performance, events, inspections, and other relevant information.
  • Performs other related duties as defined from time to time.

Personal Attributes

  • Accountable.
  • Self-motivator and self-starter.
  • Strong Leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude and approach to problem solving.
  • High emotional intelligence and strong professional acumen.

Direct Reports

Site workforce and subcontractors


  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years residential construction superintendent experience with a volume builder.
  • Ability to motivate and influence change, across a broad spectrum of personnel.
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to common construction processes.
  • Solid understanding of current construction practices; strong working knowledge of construction documents, drawings, specifications, and project management.
  • Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpret stakeholders needs and identify solutions.
  • Capable of anticipating constructability issues in moderately complex situations and creating solutions in the construction plan and schedule.
  • Facilitation and mentoring skills/ability to move the team forward and resolve conflict situations.
  • Strong hands-on manager with good decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills. Position involves daily interaction with external agencies, subcontractors, vendors, and company personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook.