1+ months

Project Superintendent

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

The individual in this position supervises the field activities of PC employees and subcontractors to ensure the fulfillment of contractual requirements while meeting the company's safety, budget, and schedule goals. Additionally, the individual in this role will be responsible for assessing and coaching direct reports to support individual development and professional growth. The Project Superintendent will provide timely and constructive feedback or corrective action to ensure that each team member contributes to the success of the project and company.

A degree in construction management or civil engineering preferred, along with five years’ experience successfully supervising employees and subcontractors on a construction site within the same market segment, along with the ability to supervise the field activities of an entire project with little oversight. Must be safety focused and have excellent communication and computer skills.

Project Startup

  • Participate in project turnover meetings.


  • Receive materials, checking condition and quantity.
  • Receive and store delivered materials and equipment.
  • Collaborate with other Superintendents and Project Managers to share or transfer material and supplies between projects.


  • Perform scope and price reviews to ensure complete coverage of the work.
  • Negotiate prices on rented equipment.


  • With the Executive, create and execute the equipment usage plan for the project.
  • Collaborate with other Superintendents and Project Managers to share or transfer equipment between projects.
  • Coordinate equipment use with subcontractors and PC crews.
  • Receive construction support equipment, checking condition and quantity.
  • Ensure that on-site construction equipment is maintained.
  • Review equipment cost reports and take corrective action as required.

Owner Contracts

  • Read and review the project's owner's contract.
  • Review design drawings and specifications to identify potential issues.
  • Assess and report field conditions that may lead to a change in the scope of any of the project's owner's contract.
  • Document any units needed to process a T&M ticket, unit price work, or potential contract change. 

Subcontractors and Vendors

  • Plan and conduct preconstruction meetings with subcontractors.
  • Coordinate subcontractors' work on site.
  • Plan and conduct subcontractor coordination meetings.
  • Ensure all required compliance documentation from Subcontractors or Vendors, such as a signed subcontract, safety agreement, bonds, insurance certificates, lien waivers, etc., is on file prior to the start of field activities.
  • Provide subcontractors access to their work areas.
  • Ensure that subcontractors meet schedule goals.


  • Ensure that all work conforms to the plans and specifications.
  • Ensure work is in compliance with building codes, permits, local ordinances, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Inspect work for compliance to the plans and specifications, RFIs, approved submittals, and all other revisions.
  • Manage punchlist completion.

Job Budget and Cost

  • Monitor project budgets and take action as needed.
  • Ensure that costs are assigned to the correct job cost structures.
  • Track units completed.


  • Sequence the schedule of activities and identify personnel and equipment resources to create the project schedule.
  • Monitor project schedules and take action as needed.
  • Establish and monitor progress milestones, including owner decisions, design information availability, material and subcontract procurement, fabrication lead times, and field installation.
  • Assess and report actual progress of scheduled activities.
  • Ensure that progress is updated timely and correctly in the project schedule.
  • Create and manage a short-term lookahead schedule.
  • Identify and mitigate threats to the project’s schedule goals.
  • Make changes to the project schedule's sequence or resource levels to meet milestone dates.
  • Participate in project progress meetings with clients and architects.


  • Ensure that a qualified company representative is on-site during any work activity.
  • Create and file daily project daily reports.
  • Create a site logistics plan, including working hours, protection of existing facilities, temporary facilities, material delivery, material storage, vehicle access, clean-up and maintenance, stormwater pollution prevention, dust and noise control, and parking.
  • Execute a site logistics plan, including working hours, protection of existing facilities, temporary facilities, material delivery, material storage, vehicle access, clean-up and maintenance, stormwater pollution prevention, dust and  noise control, and parking.
  • Maintain neat, orderly work areas that are secure from unlawful intrusions and that protect the public.
  • Coordinate construction activities, shutdowns, testing, and inspections with the architect or engineer.
  • Prioritize and schedule Field Engineering activities.

Accounts Payable

  • Sign and submit packing slips for deliveries.
  • Review unpaid subcontractor and vendor invoices to ensure payment according to terms.
  • Cost-code subcontractor and vendor invoices.

Project Closeout

  • Create and implement a project close-out plan.

Business Development

  • Take an active role in obtaining new work.
  • Participate in proposal strategy, preparation, and presentations.
  • Direct preconstruction efforts including scope reviews, price negotiations, value engineering suggestions, etc.

Employee Relations and Development

  • Hire, supervise, and terminate field personnel.
  • Collaborate with other Superintendents and Project Managers to share or transfer personnel between projects.
  • Assign tasks, areas of responsibility, and performance requirements to direct reports.
  • Assign tasks and areas of responsibility to project supervision personnel.
  • Establish project procedures for communication, decision-making, and issue-resolution.
  • Promote communication and teamwork between craft personnel.
  • Resolve disputes between coworkers when they impact performance.
  • Review labor cost reports and take corrective action as required.
  • Mentor and coach direct reports.
  • Conduct Performance Development Meetings with administrative direct reports.
  • Set developmental goals and monitor progress with direct reports.



PC Construction (formerly Pizzagalli) is 100% employee owned providing general contracting, construction management and design-build services for Commercial, Education & Campus, Health Care, Hospitality & Resort, Manufacturing & Industrial, and Water Treatment projects. Steeped in over a half century of experience, PC uses innovative construction methods and problem-solving approaches to respond uniquely and specifically to each customer's needs - from multi-million dollar projects, to projects over $250 million.

PC Construction Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, family medical history, disability, or other characteristics which are or may be protected by law. We urge qualified minorities and women to apply. An Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2021-02-07

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Project Superintendent

PC Construction Company
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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