Assistant Superintendent

– Raleigh, North Carolina
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-level


The Assistant Superintendent reports to and is responsible for assisting the Superintendent with providing overall leadership for on-site field administration, supervision and technical management for all construction operations, including direct supervision of assistants, foreman, subcontractors, and other construction related personnel. Assist in directing planning, coordination and execution of work on time, within budget, attaining or exceeding profit goals, maintaining a safe workplace, promoting and enhancing client relationships and the company image.

An Assistant Superintendent may be assigned overall responsibility for a smaller project, where appropriate.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

1. Assist Preconstruction, Project Management and Superintendent to develop an initial project schedule and communicate sequence and schedule updates to all subcontractors and vendors.

2. Assist in developing, maintaining, and enforcing a project site logistics and temporary facilities plan.

3. Assist in developing, implementing, maintaining and enforcing a project site specific safety program in accordance with Policies and Processes, OSHA requirements, local, state and federal laws to include all subcontractors.

4. Actively participate to assist and/or lead post-bid, buyout, Owner/Architect/Contractor, coordination, lead team, subcontractor, staff, scheduling and post-mortem meetings.

5. Assist in developing, implementing, maintaining and enforcing a project specific quality assurance and workmanship program to include all subcontractors.

6. Manage OSHA site visits.

7. Obtain and install standardized project signage from Corporate Marketing and other required identification material.

8. In coordination with the Project Manager and Superintendent develop general conditions budget, and through labor cost reporting manage and control the budget.

9. Perform and monitor all jobsite control reporting measures including daily reports, quantity reporting, accident and incident reports and timesheets.

10. Possess working knowledge of all project plans, specifications, contract with Owner, subcontracts, purchase orders, daily correspondence, shop drawings, submittals, and all other project related documents, and maintain a complete and accurate set of as-builts.

11. Review and provide feedback on all purchase orders and subcontracts.

12. Coordinate and manage all material deliveries, subcontracts and self-perform work.

13. Perform a qualitative review of all contract documents for potential conflicts or interpretation issues to mitigate risk.

14. Assist in ensuring a timely project completion through project scheduling, expediting of material deliveries and the management of material and document submittals/approvals.

15. Responsible for the layout and field engineering in accordance with all project requirements.

16. Ensure that all requirements of insurance, safety, labor relations and Equal Employment Opportunity are met.

17. Inspect the jobsite including climbing ladders, cluttered areas, working in bad weather, hazardous areas, dark conditions, etc. to view the progress of construction.

18. Understand all trade contractor’s means and methods in accordance with project contract documents.

19. Coordinate daily construction activities within existing operating facilities.

20. Assist Project Manager in reviewing, approving, and coding subcontractor, vendor payment applications and miscellaneous invoices.

21. Maintain a set of plans and contract documents that contains all the current contract changes and clarifications.

22. Develop and execute a plan for monitoring and completing punch list items. Coordinate all required field inspections.

23. Understand local labor requirements, availability and capability for self-perform work.

24. Familiar with all Policies and Processes as it relates to this position.

25. Actively participates on internal team(s) that focus on continuous improvement of the business.

26. Promote the growth and development of client, subcontractor and vendor relationships.

27. Identify new work opportunities and inform Sales and Marketing of potential projects with current clients.


- Two-year associates or four-year degree in an accredited construction related curriculum, (BSCE, BSCM, BSAE, etc.) or experience equivalent to a four-year degree.

- Minimum of two to three years of experience at Project Engineer level or at least three years of construction related experience in the field.

- Completion of OSHA Ten Hour or OSHA 30 Hour Safety Course.

-  Knowledge of applicable OSHA requirements.

- Maintain current certifications for First Aid and CPR.

- Proficient with personal computer based scheduling software, and proficiency in current corporate software packages.


- Standard Office Environment

- Travel Required

- Lifting Required

- Continuous Standing

- Exposure to Loud Noises

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  • Location
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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