Commercial Construction Project Superintendent

· Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Morrison Shearer, Inc., an industry‐leading commercial construction firm, has an immediate opening for an on site Construction Superintendent for several retail construction projects in the Atlanta, GA area.

Summary of Position: Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of construction workers, contractors, sub‐ contractors and Assistant Superintendents. A Superintendent’s responsibility is to ensure that the project is progressing according to plan and Owner specifications in conjunction with the Project Manager, Architects and Owners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following, as other duties may be assigned:

Documentation: includes timely and accurately written daily DCR; weekly reports; providing minutes from subcontractor meetings; project photos; notifies Project Manager of all change orders;

RFI’s; and issues back‐ charges to subcontractors.

Communication: holds weekly subcontractor meetings for the duration of the project; reads and enforces Subcontracts; communicates with project manager at a minimum twice daily; provides project specific responsibilities for assist superintendents; and interacts with clients in a professional manner.

Schedule: prepares well developed three week schedules and ensures they are issued to all subcontractors for the duration of the project. Coordinates and reviews schedule with PM. Assists in the development and maintenance of the project master schedule with the project manager; compares the three week schedules with the project master; completes projects routinely on time; proactively schedules work to expedite project, and addresses problematic subcontractors early.

Safety: prepares Daily and Weekly Safety Reports; holds pre‐task safety meetings with subcontractors; attends mandatory monthly safety meetings; posts all required safety information in trailer; collects and maintains all subcontractor safety plans or had subcontractor sign to abide by CCI; collects and maintains all project specific MSDS information in a well‐organized binder; documents all safety warnings – verbal, written etc.

Storm Water Prevention: prepares Daily/Weekly/Event SWMP Reports; posts appropriate SWMP docs in trailer; maintains and modifies SWMP Plan; ensures and adapts BMP’s are in place.

Organization: clean, neat and well organized work space; project documents (drawings, specifications, etc.) are up to date and organized; maintains a clean project site and enforces subcontractor cleaning responsibilities.

Quality: develops project punch‐list; reads, researches, coordinates, and understands project documents prior to start of tasks; develops and maintains a quality deficiency list for the duration of the project; reviews project documents and specifications with subcontractor in detail prior to start of activities; reviews submittals prior to installation of work; and continuously verifies site layout and dimensions.

Close‐out: prepare, track, and maintain project turnover matrix to include all jurisdictional sign‐offs, owner requirements etc; maintain as‐built documents for duration of the project; takes responsibility for completing punch‐list within two weeks of issuance; and develops project punch‐list in association with PM.

Cost Tracking: obtains general conditions cost estimates from Project Manager at start of project; maintains individual cost tracking logs on site; obtains minimum monthly cost updates from PM and reconciles; and effectively manages cost expenditures.

Miscellaneous: on project during all work activities; ensures Company signs are posted in conspicuous areas of project; treats subcontractors fairly; knows and exceeds clients project specific expectations; researches and communicates with other project staff for similar project types to minimize learning curve; timely addresses project warranty issues; and works in concert with PM and project team to represent a single project focus.

Performs other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) along with 7‐10 years related experience required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Daily supervision of project site, contractors, sub‐contractors, Assistant Superintendents, and any other project on‐site needs and/or activities

Work Environment & Physical Demands: Candidates must be able to manage the physical rigors set forth by the logistics of a project. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend; lift up to 50 lbs; climb, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. At times, you may be required to safely, and effectively, use power tools, construction site tools, safety equipment, ladders, and scaffolding.

Skills: Qualifications/Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, & Outlook, office equipment such as fax machines, and copiers, and Internet Explorer or other similar Internet tools and experience.

Morrison Shearer, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or other status protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
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