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Commercial Superintendent

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The Superintendent’s main focus is managing the schedule, quality and safety in order to keep the project moving forward quickly and efficiently.

Established in the early 1990s and headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, our client has a rich portfolio spanning commercial, retail, residential, and institutional developments across North America.

Their hallmark is their unwavering commitment to integrity, quality, and dependability. Guided by their core values – ethical conduct, fervent dedication, pursuit of excellence, and unwavering determination – they've cultivated enduring relationships with a diverse clientele ranging from national retail chains to private and institutional investors.

In addition to delivering exceptional customer service, they prioritize fostering a supportive workplace environment. Their team members enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and access to:

  • Flexible Leave Policy
  • Specialized Training and Mentorship Programs
  • Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Regular On-Site Massage Therapy Sessions

They are proud recipients of numerous accolades, including recognition as:

  • A Distinguished Employer
  • A Leader in Wellness Initiatives
  • A Preferred Workplace
  • Certified by a Renowned Workplace Assessment Program
Qualified Candidate Must Possess:
  • Demonstrate and model client's core values
  • Ensure adherence to corporate and OSHA safety protocols at the worksite, holding primary accountability for safety compliance on-site.
  • Introduce proactive pre-task safety strategizing for every work assignment.
  • Coordinate shutdowns and tie-ins effectively. Conduct weekly toolbox talks with trade personnel

Quality Assurance/Quality Control:

  • Monitor and engage with contractors or trades to assess work performance and productivity.
  • Uphold adherence to the project schedule.
  • Maintain project rules and procedures.
  • Ensure contractors fulfill their responsibilities and scope of work.
  • Supervise the creation and resolution of punch list items.
  • Aid in commissioning activities as needed.
  • Confirm installation of approved products onsite.


  • Ensure trade coordination and compliance with local regulations.
  • Coordinate Mechanical/Electrical overhead aspects.
  • Supervise and sequence contractors' activities to reduce interference.
  • Develop comprehensive site logistics plans to enhance productivity and minimize disruption to occupants.
  • Establish and maintain project schedules, including updates and modifications.
  • Provide guidance to interns, project engineers, and assistant superintendents.
  • Conduct weekly subcontractor coordination meetings.
  • Conduct constructability reviews to assess document completeness and buildability.
  • Assist in jobsite setup and coordinate submissions to city and state agencies for inspections leading to Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Attend weekly team and Owner-Architect-Contractor (OAC) meetings.

Document Control:

  • Organize documentation using electronic filing systems.
  • Assist engineers in managing Requests for Information (RFIs) and resolving issues across multiple trades.
  • Monitor contractor documents to ensure alignment with the latest revisions.
  • Coordinate project changes with trades and contractors.
  • Review submittals and shop drawings, ensuring alignment with construction documents and field requirements.
  • Prepare detailed daily reports and review subcontractors' reports for coordination issues and claim avoidance.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating the record set of documents.
  • Maintain material/submittal logs to ensure timely submissions and completion of document reviews.

Cost Management:

  • Support overall budget management by controlling costs and monitoring potential changes.
  • Assist in managing the general conditions budget.
  • Identify changes to the purchased scope by contractors.
  • Review contractor quotations for proposed changes.
  • 5+ year’s construction experience
  • 2+ years as seasoned traveler
  • Project experience with interior renovations, ground-up, established malls and new mall environments, renovation work in occupied and unoccupied environments, urban and suburban work locations


  • OSHA 30 hour
  • CPR / First Aid / AED Training
  • Lead / Asbestos Awareness
  • LEED Accreditation
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Mark Brinks Recruiting Manager