Assistant Superintendent

Job Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Regular Full-Time
Field Operations


About Suffolk

Suffolk is a national enterprise that builds, innovates and invests. Suffolk is an end-to-end business that provides value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging its core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment (Suffolk Technologies) and innovation research/development.


Suffolk – America’s Contractor – is a national company with more than $5.0 billion in annual revenue, 2,600 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York City, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Suffolk manages some of the most complex, sophisticated projects in the country, serving clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, life sciences, education, gaming, transportation/aviation, government, mission critical and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. Suffolk is ranked #8 on ENR’s list of “Top CM-at-Risk Contractors.” For more information, visit and follow Suffolk on FacebookTwitterLinkedInYouTube, and Instagram.


The Role

Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.


The Assistant Superintendent is responsible to plan and execute the construction program according to Suffolk’s procedures, including safety, quality, and schedule.  Assistant Superintendent responsibilities on a project may be divided on a project by area or by trade discipline.


  • Maintain and distribute the construction documents to the entire project team, including Plans, Specifications, RFI’s, Bulletins, and Field Reports
  • Responsible for managing layout and confirming and verifying the correctness of field dimensions
  • Verify subcontractor layout to ensure compliance with established line and grade
  • Administer Suffolk’s Quality Management Program, specifically the First Delivery and Benchmark Inspections. Document any deficiencies and assist in tracking them to final resolution
  • Continuously monitor job progress on-site, checking all work to ensure compliance with Contract Documents
  • Monitor and document all daily construction activity using written reports, photographs, sketches, and other software tools
  • Help create and distribute daily and weekly work plans to the project team, including schedules and logistics plans
  • Attend and participate in weekly and/or monthly meetings with customers and clients providing updates on the status of construction and addressing concerns of said customers and clients
  • Compile and maintain all permits, testing, and inspections required for successfully project completion and acceptance
  • Assist in the administration of the Suffolk Safety Program, including pre-construction meetings, pre-task planning, daily monitoring, and enforcement of all applicable safety requirements
  • Supervise and mentor Suffolk’s Field Engineers in their daily work
  • Communicate clear expectations for safety to project teams

New York City Pay Range: Our good faith estimate of the compensation range for this opportunity is a base salary of $85,000-$120,000 if based in New York. Individual pay decisions will vary based upon the experience and qualifications of the applicant. This range is based upon NYC market rates and determined by considering many factors such as external market salary survey data, internal data for comparable roles, and the operational and budgetary objectives of the company. Suffolk also offers a comprehensive benefits package as part of its overall compensation strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in related construction fields
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism, and Caring

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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