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November 30, 2017

Superintendent, Shilshole Development, posted 11/29

Contact: Nate Hickey,

General Job Description:

This is a working, hands-on field residential and light-commercial construction superintendent position supported by a Project Manager. You will oversee employees, subcontractors and vendors. You will be responsible for day to day on site operations on a single project. Ideal candidate must be responsible and organized, with high energy and a desire to take on significant responsibility.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Schedule all subcontractor activities and monitor their progress, performance, and quality of work. Meet subs for layout, questions, etc. Responsible to control of costs and materials management and procurement.
  • Exercises control over scheduling and construction progress in order to complete construction projects within time limits.
  • Inspects construction work to ensure conformity to plans & specifications and meets quality expectations. Constantly check for quality and correct installations.
  • Coordinate and schedule all job inspections as required by local codes.
  • Report to the Project Manager each week on project progress.
  • Maintain plans, specifications, and as-builts at the job site.
  • Safety monitoring.
  • Perform field labor for any trade tasks that may be necessary from time to time.
  • Successfully work out plan conflicts between engineer and architect while maintaining cost effective solutions
  • Be able to read blueprints, specifications, and building codes to communicate information to others at the jobsite and within the project and ownership teams.
  • Be able to think well ahead for materials ordering and subcontractor scheduling on large complex projects.
  • 80% of your time is as a Lead Carpenter and 20% of your time is on Project Management.

Qualifications and Skills

Required Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in a full superintendent role, or Assistant Superintendent on large projects
  • 10 years overall experience in construction industry
  • (College degree in Construction Management can count towards field experience but not replace it)

Other Requirement:

  • You most likely have your own hand and power tools and are fully tooled up.
  • Have knowledge of all building trades, building materials, assemblies, tools, and machines
  • Experience with Microsoft Office — Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license with a clean record
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material and labor take-offs, estimates, and job cost reports.
  • Able to do layout, framing, finishing of typical outdoor projects.
  • Ability to draw appropriate sketches to communicate details to employees and others.
  • Ability to work well on a team and individually
  • Those offered positions will be drug tested, E-verified and have background checks to qualify.


What is this “Signing Bonus?”:

  • It’s $3,000 on the table for someone we hire. Yes there are some fine details to the offer, but it’s really $3,000 and will be paid out to those we hire.

Wage and Other Benefits:

  • The position offers a competitive wage (DOE).

*Benefits include: medical insurance, paid vacation/sick days, paid holidays, and profit-sharing for long-term employees.
PLEASE NOTE: To be eligible applicants MUST provide a cover letter with a summary of your experience, and a resume that MUST contain wage history, along with wage requirements (RESUMES SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE ABOVE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED). We are a small business who in this instance does not have much time for training and needs someone to start soon, so please only apply if you possess the above skills and abilities.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information about us, visit:

No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Superintendent: 5 years

Required language:

  • English