Reports to

Project Manager

FLSA Status



June 2017

The Superintendent has total responsibility for field operations. He is responsible for direct supervision of all personnel and for coordination of all subcontractors. His position is inherently responsible for a properly scheduled and orderly project completed on time and within budget.

Essential duties and responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned)

    • Directs and schedule all subcontractor activities.
    • Monitors the progress, performance, and quality of all subcontractors’ work.
    • Participates in the preparation of all project schedules with the Project Manager.
    • Insures compliance by Gateway employees and subcontractors with the project schedule.
    • Implement and monitor the Safety Program for the project and ensure all subcontractors comply with the Safety Program (Toolbox meetings).
    • Coordinate and schedule all job inspections.
    • Monitor all work to be sure it complies with plans and specifications.
    • Implement all changes to the contract as required.
    • Responsible for recording and sending completed Daily Progress Reports to the Project Manager each week.
    • Responsible for review and analysis of Cost Report Information.
    • Maintain communications with Project manager on administrative portions of the project.
    • Inform the Project Manager of project construction problems, which could affect the company.
    • Responsible for project completion, on time, with minimal punch list.
    • Complete company punch list (Zero Punch list) prior to Architect punch list. Walk through project with Architect and Project Manager for Architect’s punch list. Monitor and complete outstanding issues.
    • Ensure project meets or exceeds the Owner’s expectations.
    • Responsible, with the Project Manager, for the facilitation of the signed Subcontract Agreement in respect to conformance with the agreement and Contract Documents (plans, specifications, clarifications, etc.)
    • Responsible for ensuring construction of project conforms to plans, specifications, clarifications, etc.
    • Responsible for planning of field events, ensuring the activities performed having been thoroughly planned ahead of time.
    • Monitor the job progress for compliance with the project plan.
    • Responsible for compliance with all company policies and procedures.
    • Responsible for solving problems, possibly in conjunction with the Project Manager, CEO, and/or CFO.
    • Monitor the use and charges involved with company tools and outside rental equipment, noting equipment on the daily diary and coding the monthly equipment report.
    • Maintain a rapport with all the team members, demonstrating leadership abilities and good judgment.
    • Optimize the profitability of the company through field planning and efficiency without jeopardizing the quality, safety or completion of the project.
    • Attend project planning pre-construction and post-construction meetings.
    • Coordinate deliveries, handling, storage and placement of materials on the jobsite.
    • Through job experience and training, demonstrate an attribute for professional growth.
    • Conduct weekly jobsite meetings for subcontractors.
    • Maintain plans, specifications, and as-builts and be knowledgeable in all aspects of the job.
    • Attend meetings as scheduled in main office.
    • Attend weekly Superintendents meetings.
    • Reviews time cards of employees who report to this position to ensure the time matches the applicable budget CSI codes.
    • Conduct themselves in a professional manner with Gateway Construction Services’ clients to foster the relationship with the goal of continued, repeat work.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Directs the work of carpenters and subcontractors. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    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.

    Education and/or experience

    High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); and 10 to 15 years commercial tenant improvement or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Other skills and abilities

    Language skills

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

    Mathematical skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts and to apply basic concepts of trigonometry and geometry, particularly as they relate to architectural and engineering scale including area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry as they relate to construction practices.

    Reasoning ability

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

    Physical demands

    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 regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision and depth perception.

    Work environment

    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.

    The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold (non-weather);extreme heat (non-weather);risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.