Project Superintendent (Boston and surrounding area)

The role of the project superintendent is to foster an atmosphere of cooperation and common dedication to completing the work required for the project in the prescribed manner, timeframe and budget set forth by the contract documents and WBC’s SOP.

Project Start-Up

  • Employ pre-mobilization activities in conjunction with the Project Executive, General Superintendent, and the Project Manager as set forth in the SOP.
  • Contributes to the turnover meeting between estimating and project management as well as the buyout process.
  • Develop start-up schedule with Project Manager and send it to the Project Executive and General Superintendent for review.
    • Schedules, coordinates and co-chairs project kick-off meeting with subcontractors, A/E’s, owner’s representative and all associated parties.


  • Assist in formulating and implementing construction schedules in the field.
  • Establish and implement the Project Baseline Schedule based on the project contracts and subcontractor input, taking into account any elements that might impact the schedule.
  • Maintain the schedule and ensure that work performed is consistent with the contract and will meet or exceed client expectation in conjunction with 3 week look ahead on weekly basis.
  • Update Project Schedule monthly.
  • Provide progress report with the three-week look ahead of schedule to the General Superintendent on weekly basis.


  • Have the knowledge to carry out all site inspections, accident investigations and recordkeeping as defined by OSHA, local governing and WBC requirements.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the operations and hazards expected, controls to be used, company policies and legal safety standards
  • Compile and maintain job site records such as subcontractor site specific safety plan, AHA’s and training logs, inspections, violations and accident investigations.
  • Take lead in investigating all safety violations and accidents.  Insure all incidents are properly reported and required documentation is gathered and maintained.
  • Insure that all subcontractors have a full set of SDS sheets on the project and provide an additional copy of such for the job trailer.
  • Inspect the project daily to insure that all activities are being performed in accordance with all OSHA and governing requirements and the project site specific safety plans provided by the subcontractor.
  • Identify and report possible safety hazards and insure necessary actions are employed to remove the hazard.
  • Schedule and conduct all subcontractor safety preparatory meetings prior to their presence onsite.

Quality Control Management

  • Essential to quality control is a commitment by the whole field team to ensure superior quality, values and priorities.  It is the project superintendent’s role to make quality control is everyone’s business.
  • Review all contract submittals and have full understanding of the product and its indented use.  Review daily work to ensure top quality workmanship is being maintained at all times.
  • Insure all inspections occur per the baseline schedule
  • Reduce punch list(s) by performing pre-final inspections prior to inviting the Owner to do the same. Have subcontractors replace/repair deficient work as it is observed
  • Compile and maintain records and photos of inspected work and call back work.
  • Inspect the work for compliance with the requirements of the contract. In the event of a noncompliance or discovery of deficiencies, notify the subcontractor’s supervisor and your PM.

Sub-Contractor and Site Management throughout the Project

  • The project superintendent is responsible compliance, performance and behavior of all project personnel
  • Manage site pre-construction including pre-construction survey, job site utilization and staging plans.
  • Mobilize the field office and maintain the job site per Williams’ SOP.
  • Organize and maintain documentation of the job site for easy access and review.
  • Manage subcontractor performance to quality, safety and ethical standards.
  • Work with PM to identify and resolve personnel issues and construction process revisions.
  • Manage all phases of the construction process including documenting and reporting site activities and progress, manage excavations and assist with Job Site Utilization Plan.

Meeting Management

  • Communication with all the project entities is an important role the project superintendent takes the lead in facilitating
  • Attend owner meetings.
  • Attend/ chair all required meetings

Administrative Management

  • Complete and implement construction office checklists including emergency plans and phone lists.
  • Complete daily reports and logs of key activities and inspections and submit as required
  • Manage the documentation of all material and equipment deliveries.
  • Maintain required safety reporting
  • Maintain logs of submittals, shop drawings, samples and other field receipts

Project Closeout

  • Take the lead in managing subcontractor closeout documents, transfer of utilities, owner training, punch list and as-builts required by the contract documents.
  • Meet closeout milestones throughout the project as set forth in the schedule and SOP.
  • Manage demobilization activities within required timeframe allowed by the schedule and the SOP.
  • Oversee subcontractor demobilization activities
  • Assist project manager and project engineer in the compiling of closeouts documents

Education, Experience & Knowledge

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field preferred and 7+ years of experience. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity, the years of experience may vary.
  •  Demonstrates solid presentation skills and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Exhibits commitment to quality by evaluating project-related processes and making necessary changes, using customer input to make improvements, and meeting or exceeding internal and external customer expectations
  • Demonstrates proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Working Conditions

  • The majority of work is completed on job sites in an office trailer or in an existing structure. Due to daily condition changes on construction projects, when employees are outside of the office trailer or structure, they must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required by the company’s safety policies and as required for weather conditions.

Williams Building Company, Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected category.