As a Construction Superintendent you will manage building projects and supervise the day-to-day activities involved with a particular project. You will assess the resources needed to complete a construction project and generate cost estimates to help set the project budget. You will also manage the general construction staff, delegating tasks to team members and creating the staff schedule. A Superintendent will observe all activities on a construction site and maintain a site log that explains what was accomplished and where the construction team needs to resume the next workday.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Construction Superintendents use a variety of skills to manage a construction project effectively, including:

  • Excellent communication abilities, including writing, speaking and active listening
  • Knowledge of construction budgeting best practices
  • Good planning skills, including design execution, resource allocation and contingencies
  • Understanding of construction equipment, including safe operating practices and signs of maintenance issues
  • In-depth understanding of local, state and federal construction regulations
  • Great problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective leadership abilities, like motivation, goal-setting and conflict management
  • Organizational skills, including time management, delegation, prioritization and multitasking

SOME THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW:

  • Travel between Iowa and St. Louis Headquarters to be expected
  • You will be expected to provide guidance and leadership
  • We work on creative, complex, award-winning, high-profile jobs
  • The pace is fast

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

JOB TYPE:

  • Full-time

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 5-10 Years experience in the field
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