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Lead Superintendent - Multifamily Construction

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Location: Kirkland, WA

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Job Description

Summary of Position: To be responsible for maintaining project schedule and overall quality of project. Supervise, manage and mentor on-site project personnel. Ensure project compliance with all building codes and governing authorities’ requirements.                                                                                             




  1. Ensure all project goals are met.                                      

  2. Monitor quality of workmanship and materials on project.                   

  3. Schedule with Superintendent, all vendor’s deliveries and the work of subcontractors.

  4. Coordinate subcontractor submittals to construction and development departments.

  5. Maintain weekly status reports on project for supervisory review.

  6. Review and approve monthly applications.                                                                                      

  7. Prepare and log RFI’s and change orders.

  8. Supervise and delegate work to the positions of Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Field Engineer, Punch Carpenters, and Laborers.

  9. Maintain records of job cost.                                     

  10. Promote safety on the projects and monitor subcontractor’s work as to compliance with the comprehensive project safety program.

  11. Conduct material take-off prior to construction to verify quantities.

  12. Manager all administrative functions on the project.


  1. Assist in local permitting process. 

  2. Ensure that all training requirements are met for project management staff.   

  3. Other duties as assigned by the Construction Manager.

  4. Maintains, if applicable, communication/coordination with framing national supplier.


Personnel Management:

  1. Manage the workloads of the field personnel at the community to achieve the desired results.  Assess the ability of each associate to perform his or her responsibility.

  2. Teach and provide training to the community construction personnel in the policies, procedures, systems and technical construction techniques used by the company.  Never ask other associates to do anything you have not done or would not do.

  3. Continuously evaluate the capabilities of the community construction personnel and at regular intervals as determined by company policy.

  4. Participate as needed in interviewing potential candidates for new positions available on the community.  Use the highest level of interviewing technique to ensure not only the right candidate is hired but also the harmony of the community is maintained.

  5. Evaluate the individual performance of the personnel on the community to maintain the company’s high standards of success.  If an employee is unable to maintain these standards, follow proper procedures for training or dismissing the employee from the organization.

  6. Create a highly motivated team orientated attitude with construction personnel and trade associates at the community.

  7. Keep the field personnel at your community informed with the current events of the company or information pertaining to the community.

  8. Plan, manage, direct and instruct the field associates at the community so that coverage is provided while on vacation or approved absence from the company.



  1. Follow all procedures and policies of the company.

  2. Ensure compliance with the company’s safety program.

  3. Maintain the construction documents (lot files, trade associate files and plan rack) at the job site so that all pertinent information is readily available to management and the other field associates.

  4. Offer technical expertise to the Division during the design and construction.

  5. Assist as necessary in the procurement of building permits.

  6. Communicate and monitor the goals and objectives in the fiscal year budget for the community to the other field associates.



  1. Directly supervise the activities of the field staff.

Job Requirements


  1. A high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree and additional vocational training preferred.

  2. Minimum of six years of construction experience with at least three years of supervisory experience. A minimum of three years multi-family construction experience required.

  3. 4 – 6 years prior related work experience.



  1. Must be familiar with multi-family general contracting procedures.

  2. Knowledge of construction building codes.                                

  3. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

  4. Knowledge of construction estimating and scheduling practices.

  5. Must demonstrate managerial skills appropriate with this position.

  6. Must be PC proficient.

Experience waiver: Management reserves the right to amend, modify or waive any education, experience or skill requirement for this position.

Equipment to be used:


  1. Telephone

  2. Calculator

  3. Tape measure

  4. Construction level

  5. Various other construction related tools used to determine and/or verify trade associates work conforms to industry and company standards.

  6. Must have the ability to operate an automobile.  Must have a valid state approved drivers license.  Must be able to furnish a vehicle for their use during the workday.

  7. Company to provide the Construction Manager with office related equipment.



Typical Physical Demands:


  1. Must be able to drive a car or truck.

  2. Must be able to lift 60 pounds.

  3. Must be able to climb stairs.

  4. Must work in a construction environment under all weather conditions.

  5. Maintain a professional appearance.

  6. Must be able to read volumes of information.

Requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours a day in the confined quarters of a construction trailer, the ability to operate a motor vehicle, read plans, climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and/or carry equipment which may be in excess of  60 pounds, occasionally operate construction equipment.  Finger dexterity may be required to operate a computer keyboard & calculator.

Typical Mental Demands:


  1. Must be able to perform math calculations including some geometry.

  2. Must be able to analyze construction documents.

  3. Must be able to read blueprints.

  4. Must be able to deal with stressful situations:

  1. Need to be able to apply deductive reasoning to problematic situations

  2. Must be able to communicate desired objectives to subcontractors, managers, consultants, associates, customers and other business-related professionals.

  3. Maintain a professional attitude.

Working Conditions:


  1. Work outside in all weather conditions.

  2. Must work evenings and/or weekends.

  3. Work around hazardous chemicals, dust, dirt, and other particulate.

  4. Required mobility around the job site either by walking or use of an automobile.

  5. Typical workday is 7:00 am to 5:00 p.m.

  6. Office and personal facilities provided at the job site that are usual and customary for the industry.


Ability to:

This position outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted.  It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the associates.