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Construction Superintendent (Commercial)

Gateway Builders Construction

Construction Superintendent (Commercial)

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Are you interested in joining a growing team with opportunities to advance and learn alongside a fun, energetic, and vibrant team culture? When you join Gateway Builders you do more than simply change companies, you come here to improve your quality of life, improve your personal and professional skills, invest in your future, and become part of the Gateway family.

    We are always questioning the status quo, learning, improving, and growing. Our core value is that a happy team leads to awesome client service. That's why at Gateway, you CHOOSE YOUR SALARY, and you CHOOSE YOUR SCHEDULE. We also provide a YEAR-ROUND WORK GUARANTEE so everyone can rest easy, and focus on killer service and continued personal and professional development.

    We are seeking a motivated Construction Superintendents to support our projects located throughout New York City. As a Gateway Construction Superintendent, you will take responsibility for everything needed to get our construction projects done on time, and on budget. We are an extremely results oriented company. You will be entirely responsible for your success, schedule, and quality of life.

    Sound like a team you are interested in joining? Apply for a position today!


    • Finish project on schedule & on budget
    • Ensure Quality Workmanship Per Plans, Specs & Company Standards
    • Enforce jobsite safety (PPE and safe work conditions of self-perform crew and subs)
    • Be capable of managing/coordinating multiple quick-turn projects simultaneously
    • Manage subcontractors effectively/efficiently
    • Manage in-house employees – assistant superintendents, laborers
    • Interaction with clients, architects, engineers
    • Create lookahead schedule weekly and submit to PM every Friday (Self Perform Labor, Company Equipment & Tools, Rental Equipment, Materials, Subcontractors & Trades, Inspections)
    • Call for and manage all inspections through completion
    • Verification of compliance with submittals
    • Complete daily log DAILY for all projects being managed
    • Ensure finished and installed construction is adequately protected at all times
    • Never leave the jobsite unsupervised
    • Ensure jobsite is cleaned and free from hazards twice a day (lunch and end of day)
    • Receiving and inspecting jobsite deliveries
    • Create punch list for all self-perform and subs weekly
    • Ensuring all tools and equipment are secured
      • Lead and attend meetings:
      • Attend project kickoff meeting with PM & Estimator. Responsible for making project schedule
      • Attend project kickoff meeting with PM, client, & design team
      • Have project kickoff meetings with all subs within 2 weeks of project handoff meeting
      • Meet onsite with all subcontractors 2 weeks before they are needed on site
      • Meet with PM bi-weekly for project review meeting
      • Daily field kickoff meeting with self-perform and subs


    • High school diploma required; junior college or construction education desired
    • Must have great oral and written communication skills
    • Five-year minimum experience as Lead Superintendent in interior, high-end commercial general contracting
    • Demonstrate proficiency in reading commercial construction plans and specifications
    • Experience managing subcontractors
    • Must be able to efficiently multi-task
    • Excellent time management
    • Ability to work with tools to perform various phases of construction work is a plus
    • OSHA 30 or Higher
    • Excellent MS Word, Excel, Outlook skills required. MS Project or SmartSheets, & Procore experience is a plus
    • Must be able to quickly navigate applications on Microsoft and apple products
    • Technologically Savvy (can understand how to set up computers, download software, etc.)
    • Organized and detail oriented
    • Must be a self-starter who takes responsibility for their work and gets the job done
    • Can work extremely well with others
    • Strong core values that align with the core values of the company
    • Prior experience performing and leading carpentry work is a plus