November 30, 2016

Construction Superintendent, posted 11/30/2016

Construction Superintendent  

Katerra is a fast moving, innovative startup company that is looking for “A players” who are passionate about disrupting the status quo.  Our entrepreneurial atmosphere and culture of excellence make working at Katerra highly rewarding. At Katerra, opportunities for career growth are abundant.

The Construction Superintendent manages the day to day operations of the construction project they are assigned to. Providing overall leadership to the field project team and subcontractors to ensure the project is completed on schedule, in a safe manner, within the budget, and to quality standards.

Key Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ direct experience in multi-family construction, expert knowledge in the means and methods of construction, proven track record of successful accomplishment in all phases of supervision and excellent planning and project management skills.


  • Safety–First priority. Manages the overall safety of the job site and relevant surrounding areas and sets the tone for achieving positive safety results on the project.
  • Lead the development of the site plan including; public and site safety measures, site security, SWPPP, and truck routing. Plan the logistics for all personnel and material movement within and to the site.
  • Coordinate and manage materials with the Construction Materials team, subcontractors and the PE/ME. This includes the timely delivery, receiving, quality control, staging, secure storage, deployment and tracking.
  • Ensures that each project is built per the plans, specs, building code and delivered to the client with the highest level of quality.
  • Create and update short interval “look ahead” schedules.
  • Effectively manages all of the project schedule dates to meet scheduled milestones and completion date.
  • Facilitates communication and management of the job site and ensures that all parties involved are aware of their responsibilities and informed of project status and expectations.
  • Establish and maintain regularly schedule daily and weekly project team and subcontractor coordination meetings as appropriate for the project.
  • Lead and motivate members of the project team and subcontractors to complete all phases of work within the schedule and budget.
  • Build and maintain relationships with inspectors, subcontractors, internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Track site/subcontractor activity, safety, deliveries, weather and other important project information on Daily Log reports.
  • Update and maintain the SWPPP, including implementation of plan changes and reporting as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ direct experience in construction supervision is required.
  • Thorough working knowledge of wood and concrete multi-family construction as related to all disciplines and phases of construction.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including MS Office and project management software.
  • Be effective at building collaborative relationships and functioning effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrated work ethic and leadership.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • OSHA and CESCL certifications preferred.

Contact person:

Jared Lyons,

Seattle Area Manager