Commercial Traveling Superintendent in San Diego at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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Job Description

Traveling Superintendent - Commercial Construction

Are you a hard-working, proven Superintendent that never settles for less than superior quality? Do you prefer to manage the construction process from the field? If this is you, an award-winning and highly-respected General Contractor is looking for you to join their team.

You'll need 5+ years of experience leading ground-up, commercial or light industrial construction projects $10 million and above. You'll have the opportunity to manage the construction activities associated with the field operations of a project from day one, bringing the project to completion on schedule, within budget, and per the project specifications.


  • Participate with the project manager in preparing a schedule of construction activities and their sequence, the organization structure, staff selection, and the manpower and construction equipment requirements of the project

  • Direct and control the total construction project to meet specifications and within the allotted time schedule in an efficient manner to produce the expected profit

  • Assist the project manager/engineer in their duties including the prompt shipment of materials and permanent equipment and obtaining approvals of shop drawings and material samples

  • Coordinate the activities of subcontractors to permit them to perform their work effectively and to integrate it with project schedules and progress

  • Review and approve all requisitions, field purchase orders, invoices, and other significant reports and documents

  • Report regularly to the project manager to keep them constantly informed on job progress, plans, and problems that could significantly affect costs or schedules

  • Make decisions under tight deadlines

  • Demonstrate leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, direct others, and effectively address conflict

  • Exhibit commitment to quality by evaluating project-related processes, making necessary changes, using customer input to make improvements, and meeting/exceeding internal and external customer expectations

  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees while maintaining a constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer requirements and expectations


  • 5+ years' experience in commercial construction working for a commercial construction General Contractor.

  • Proven experience in managing and directing Subcontractors

  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines

  • Experience in supporting a rapidly growing organization around the complexities of executing work

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Proficient in blueprint reading

  • MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL- typically home every 2 weeks


  • Industry-leading compensation

  • Lucrative bonus plan

  • Insurance benefits package

  • Paid Time Off/Holiday

  • Work/life balance and positive company culture

If you enjoy managing the day to day needs of building projects to completion, then this could be the position for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.