Construction Superintendent in Washington DC at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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Job Description

Commercial Construction Superintendent

Are you looking to join a highly respected general contractor with a great culture, industry-leading compensation and internal advancement opportunities? Do you enjoy leading construction projects from the field? We are looking for Superintendents to join our growing team.

The Superintendent oversees all on-site operations of the construction site and is responsible for daily scheduling of materials/site facilities, subcontractors and internal labor. Additionally, coordination and communication with project managers and office personnel are essential to ensure the jobs run as efficiently and safely as possible.


  • As Superintendent you will be expected to participate in development and final review of scope, buy-out and schedule
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of project strategy and commitments including financial goals, scheduling, logistics, phasing, milestones, inspections
  • As Superintendent, you will be expected to oversee all daily field operations to ensure proper site safety, construction, progress, quality control, and a clean site
  • Work in partnership with PM to maintain an updated and accurate project schedule that reflects the changes in project status and that meets the cost and time requirements of the project
  • It is the role of the Superintendent to exceed client expectations for each project by understanding client needs, wants, preferences and culture
  • One of the main tasks of the Superintendent is to demonstrate and maintain an effective and open dialogue with the project team regarding changes in work, job conditions, subcontractor relations and any deviation in the direction of the project
  • Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors instilling this philosophy in the project team at all times
  • Maintain and review the punch list process to ensure all are addressed and executed in a timely manner.

Superintendent Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience in commercial construction. Water or wastewater treatment projects preferred.
  • Must have a proven work history working with a General Contractor
  • The ability to read and understand plans, specifications and scopes of work is required.
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines
  • Extensive knowledge of safety procedures and regulations


  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Lucrative bonus plan
  • Insurance benefits package
  • Work/life balance and positive company culture

APPLY NOW to take the next step in your construction career!

If you're interested in this position apply online, or submit your resume and project list to

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

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.