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General Superintendent

Castle & Associates

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted June 11, 2021.

Castle & Associates

We are real-world professionals leveraging forty years of experience in design, construction, real estate and public accounting. We understand what makes a company great, a project great, an opportunity great and a candidate great. We understand because we’re professionals, too. Contact us today to learn how the team at Castle can help you.

Title: General Superintendent ($100M + Projects)

Location: New York City, NY

Position Type: Direct Placement

Level: Supervisor

This position may be required to cover projects from Washington DC to New York City.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains logistics, plan and schedules of overall job
  • Possess ownership of overall budget and fully understands project cost estimates
  • Heavily involved in Subcontractor’s Scope and Exhibit As and De-Scope
  • Possess the ability to communicate the overall job plan, in detail, to subordinates and others
  • Possess the ability to delegate, administer and correct the work required and supports other Superintendents
  • Develops and instills confidence, competence and trust when representing the Company to the Owners
  • Reviews and evaluates weekly and monthly labor cost reports
  • Possess the ability to communicate and document impacts to the schedule, the logistical plan and costs as changes develop
  • Monitors schedule with Project Manager and Project Engineers. Approves all layoffs. Assigns work to field personnel
  • Oversees field operations including supervising and managing personnel and subcontractors
  • Monitors work quality, implements and oversees the Field Quality Control Program
  • Develops the job site safety plan in coordination with Project Superintendents and Safety Engineer
  • Manages and monitors construction activity to maintain compliance with contract specifications and company quality and safety standards
  • Maintains job site safety and constantly scans job site for potential safety hazards. Takes immediate appropriate action to correct any safety issues
  • Serves as the project’s EEO and Affirmative Action representative
  • Monitors and approves all requisitions and purchase orders
  • Oversees tool acquisitions, inventory, returns, and equipment rentals
  • Posts job site work rules, signage, and bulletin boards
  • Supervises and monitors the performance of project Superintendents
  • Prepares labor production budget and establishes and maintains labor control in coordination with Superintendents
  • Interfaces with Project Manager to settle any union jurisdictional disputes that may arise. Works cooperatively and proactively to maintain labor union relations
  • Oversees and initials Daily Construction Reports generated by subordinates
  • Schedules safety meetings
  • Administers job site mobilization
  • Chairs weekly subcontractor coordination meetings and verifies minutes
  • Develops accident procedure with Project Manager, Superintendents and Engineers
  • Chairs pre-construction meetings
  • Reviews and verifies weekly quantities, take-offs, purchasing and rental equipment
  • Participates in weekly coordination meetings with architect and owner
  • Oversees and reviews job schedules (look-ahead schedules at three-weeks and nine-weeks in advance intervals ? prepared and generated by Area or Project Superintendent)
  • Participates in schedule meetings, weekly coordination meetings and all Safety meetings. Chairs the finish trade coordination meetings
  • Demonstrates full and current knowledge of all OSHA Safety requirements and maintains compliance with these requirements on the job site at all times
  • Completes and processes back-charge documentation
  • Obtains acceptance of completed work
  • Coordinates special inspections as required

Other Duties:

  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of commercial construction projects
  • Oversees the maintenance of company vehicles and other equipment used in the field
  • Communicates job status to Project Manager and other management team members on a regular basis
  • Maintains a good line of communication with clients and subcontractors and uses conflict mediation and troubleshooting skills to resolve any issues, questions or concerns
  • Handles a varied workload and multiple priorities while working as a team with co-workers to accomplish company and project goals
  • Represents Company at all times with professionalism and a commitment to quality
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations to include health, safety, and welfare as appropriate

Computer Equipment and Software:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows Operating Systems ? particularly; Excel, Word and Outlook, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Prolog software, or similar.
  • Knowledge of scheduling, estimating and cost principles desired. Knowledge of CAD 2000 or CAD 3-D is desired.

Education and Experience:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related filed is desired, a combination of education and work experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • A minimum of twelve years in field construction management or related field.


Job Type: Full-time