Construction Superintendent


  • Personnel Management of all site staff.
  • Verify accuracy of drawing plan measurements of floors, walls, ceilings, etc. Identify discrepancies and take corrective action with Estimating or Project Manager.
  • Assist the Project Manager in planning job schedule to ensure schedule takes into account current tenant work schedules and building access/elevator usage for oversized materials.
  • Schedule with Project Manager weekly project construction meetings with subcontractors, architects, engineers, other vendors and owner to discuss project status.
  • Schedule the routing and delivery of materials and take appropriate precautions to prevent job-site theft.
  • Submit daily reports and document issues that impact the project schedule or will impact project budget and assign resolution to appropriate individuals in attendance.
  • Make active attempts to resolve labor disputes and personnel problems. Take unresolved issues to Project Manager and Director of Operations when needed.
  • Recommend overtime work requests to Project Manager and obtain appropriate security clearances for approved overtime.
  • Establish effective working relationships with client, architects, building manager, building engineer and others.
  • Actively enforce all building regulations regarding noise, use of elevators, security, etc.
  • Ensure outstanding project safety, subcontractor performance, on-time scheduling, specification conformance and quality control (i.e. daily toolbox talks, etc)
  • Obtain client and or architect signature on final punch list completion certificate.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • MUST have a valid New York State Superintendent’s license
  • MUST have a valid SST Card
  • MUST have a valid 30 hour OSHA certificate
  • Work experience should include some supervisory responsibility as a General Foreman, Field Engineer or Assistant Superintendent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science or equivalent work experience (minimum 5 years)
  • Good interpersonal skills and diplomacy valued.
  • Facility reading and interpreting plans and shop drawings mandatory as is experience building in Manhattan

Founded in 1986, Vanguard Construction & Development Co, Inc. is a full-service New York City based construction firm providing Pre-Construction and Construction Management, General Construction and consulting services to clients throughout the New York / Tri-State area. With over 100 diverse and dedicated professionals on staff, we service the following sectors:

  • Commercial Interiors
  • Restaurants / Hospitality
  • Healthcare
  • Institutional
  • Retail
  • Core and Shell / Ground-up / Infrastructure
  • Lobby / Façade / Base Building work
  • Historic Preservation

*Applicant must be a New York Metropolitan area resident.

*Must have or be willing to receive the Covid-19 Vaccine.