Superintendent – Ground Up Commercial


Superintendent – Ground Up Commercial

USA Construction


Houston, Texas


$80,000 - $100,000 per annum

Consultant name: Chris McCay

Job reference: JO-2303-255813

Date posted: 06/03/2023

Our Superintendents exercise direct supervision over assigned Commercial Projects ranging from $15-$80 million  providing direction, leadership, and guidance to employees and subcontractors, assisting them in planning, coordination and execution of their work in order to complete the project in a timely and economical manner with high standards of workmanship. Responsible for maximizing profits on assigned projects. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All duties and responsibilities include the following; however, other duties may be assigned. To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All job functions shall be accomplished including practicing, instructing all subordinates in, and enforcing all OSHA safety requirements/guidelines, in addition to all company policies and procedures. The Superintendent will be held directly accountable for safety performance. The essential functions include but are not limited to:

• Work with Project Manager in preparation of project schedule and budget.
• Become thoroughly familiar with the plans, specifications, contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, daily correspondence, shop drawings, and all documents related to the project.
• Select methods and acquire equipment for the project.
• Understand and enforce company safety policies and organize safety meetings with employees and supervisors.
• Employ or discharge workmen and intermediate foremen as needed to ensure safe, efficient, economical, and timely completions of the work.
• Assure accurate completion or all documentation including safety reports, payroll preparation, labor unit report.
• Conduct meetings with subordinates, subcontractors, and others as appropriate in order to inform, coordinate and direct work.
• Assure accurate completion or all documentation including safety reports, payroll preparation, labor unit report.
• Approve or disapprove invoices and monies spent on the job and verify coding on all invoices and requisitions.
• Instruct supervisors in job direction and company policies and procedures.
• Inspect the work of employees and subcontractors to ensure construction conforms to requirements of the Contract Documents, and the quality needed to build repeat business.
• Superintendent is specifically responsible for jobsite compliance with all federally mandated policies and laws regarding equal employment opportunity and compliance with non-discriminatory laws and regulations.
Prepare detailed construction projects plans, schedules and estimates. Read and interpret construction drawings, show drawings and specifications. Calculate square footage, volumes and percentages using a personal computer or calculator. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Prepare and update project schedules, transmittals and submittals using personal computer software. Manage large groups of personnel and to accomplish desired results through subordinate levels of management with little or no supervision.
High School diploma or GED. Associates or bachelor’s degree in construction management preferred.

Chris McCay

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