Assistant Superintendent

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Regular Full-Time
Field Operations


The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for managing a portion of the construction process and assuming some leadership responsibilities on projects. The Assistant Superintendent has typically mastered the responsibilities of a Field Engineer and is working toward becoming a Superintendent, which is arguably the most important role on a building construction project site and is responsible for overseeing and managing all day-to-day job site activities.

The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for managing and maintaining contracts, documents and drawings; monitoring production and record rates in logbooks; and managing production documents on a daily basis so that an accurate measure of “work in place” is consistently maintained. The Assistant Superintendent must also support the Superintendent in monitoring job progress on site; ensuring compliance with contract documents, the Quality Control Program and Safety protocols; developing and executing on the project plans and schedules; assisting with logistical coordination; and planning and preparing documentation to facilitate the close out process, all at the discretion of the Superintendent.


If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!


  • Responsible for general contract, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications under direction from the Superintendent.
  • Check and verify subcontractor layout to ensure compliance with established control, line and grade. 
  • Monitor production and record rates in logbook to be used for future scheduling.
  • Maintain a set of production documents and update daily so an accurate picture of work in place is consistently maintained.
  • Report any and all field conditions and issues to the Superintendent.
  • Monitor job progress on-site, checking all work to ensure compliance with contract documents and the Quality Control Program.
  • Work with Superintendent to develop and carry out the plan and schedule for project work.
  • Plan and prepare documentation to facilitate the close out process at the discretion of the Superintendent.
  • Maintain and review the safety requirements for the Project and resolve or report deficiencies to the Superintendent and Safety Manager.
  • Work with and coach field engineers on the project to facilitate their skills development.
  • Assist in maintaining the Construction Management Plan and logistical co-ordination.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s core values: passion, integrity, hard work and professionalism.
  • Self motivated.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • The ability to become part of a team and embraces the team concept.
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in related construction fields 

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.


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