Construction Superintendent

Job Description

Job Title: Construction Superintendent FLSA Status: Hourly
Reports To: RF Manager


The primary responsibility of the Construction Superintendent is to plan and ensure the coordination of construction jobs as well as supervising construction projects. Also work with the crew to ensure that the tasks are well carried out according to plan. Ensures the quality of work and materials is upheld and the budget is followed as planned. Entitled with the total supervision of all the operations of the work site and ensures that the workers are implementing what is on the design plan. Monitors the workers and the progress of the project and reports back to his manager. Ensures the project is completed on time and that the laid out standards are met.


Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure both health and safety of the project plans are implanted properly.
  • Assess job priorities to assign them to the employees to appropriate job sites.
  • Make sure that employees have tools and equipment needed for job in order to ensure a good output.
  • Perform general inspection of the workers and their performance and safety.
  • Maintain the coordination with the supervisor regarding the crew both positive and negative.
  • Maintain records on the total costs for materials bought and payments for work done.
  • Give clear directions to workers as to what needs to be done to avoid repetitive mistakes by the workers
  • Evaluate quickest and easiest way to a job without sacrificing quality of the work being done.
  • Supervise subcontractors and ensure they are punctual and that they deliver.
  • May have to sweep, PIM or fiber test on a certain occasions, and also may have to physically work on some of the smaller projects.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


A number of years of experience in the construction field and a few years of experience working at the supervisory level


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret and provide a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


This person needs to be computer literate and should have basic computer knowledge. Will be required to write reports, etc.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of radiation and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).

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