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Construction Superintendent

30 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932, USA Req #651
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Our company remains guided by its experience and ability to create long-term value in strategically focused markets. We continue to attract the best talent in the industry and remain focused on growing our organization with talented professionals along with our assets. Westminster is stronger than ever, and we stand poised for continued growth with our valued partners. Our mission is to go above and beyond to build thriving communities and exceptional experiences for our residents, guests, tenants, and teams. Our values represent what we strive to achieve every day. Every decision we have to make is guided by the "4 Be's". Be best in class. Be Solution-Oriented. Be Accountable. Be caring.


This position is responsible for leading one or more construction projects and for the overall management of the planning, scheduling, code compliance, cost tracking, safety, and completion of these projects. The Superintendent is responsible for directing and mentoring subcontractors and other on-site field staff. The position requires business management acumen and must demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as strong communication and team building skills.


Weekdays 7 am to 5 pm; Saturdays 7 am- 1pm, as required


  • Assure the required permits and approvals from jurisdictional agencies are secured, posted, and renewed as required prior to starting work.
  • Develop, update, modify (as required) and maintain the project schedule including a master schedule, 60-day look ahead schedules for their assigned trades, and two-week look ahead schedules for their assigned trades.
  • Understand and be familiar with the date by which all materials must arrive on the job and convey that information to the project management team for preparation of the contract items lists and shop drawing schedules.
  • Coordinate scheduling of subcontractors, vendors, and inspectors to complete each project on time.
  • Communicate with and support each subcontractor to execute their job duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Monitor work and materials to ensure quality control standards are met at various stages of the project.
  • Perform inspections or schedule inspectors to meet the varying safety and compliance regulations of each job location.
  • Prepare the daily construction reports in a thorough and timely manner and maintain a written daily log of visitors, job actions performed, materials expended, and problems resolved on the job site.
  • Assure daily job progress photographs are taken in ample quantity to accurately depict the progress of the work.
  • Travel between multiple job sites and simultaneously manage work loads of individual projects
  • Understand and ensure risk controls are properly established and maintained.
  • Understand and uphold the site safety plan.
  • Understand and uphold the site logistics plan.
  • Assure the implementation and continuous maintenance of corporate safety program requirements in all of the day-to-day operations on the project.
  • Prepare and attend the weekly subcontractor meetings. Assist in maintaining the minutes of these meetings, and ensure they are recorded and distributed.
  • Prepare and manage weekly safety meetings, regular toolbox talks, and safety pre task meetings as required.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the project team for purposes of updates on the status of the field work and communication of any issues requiring the input or action of others on the project team, and for notification to the project team of issues that may be of importance or interest to them.
  • Establish and maintain a system of document control to assure work is being installed in accordance with the latest design documentation and approved shop drawings.
  • Communicate any issues requiring additional information from designers and consultants in a timely fashion to the project manager for issuance of RFI’s.
  • Assist in preparation of the monthly status report to be submitted to the lender.


  • Requires Engineering, Construction Management or related Bachelor’s degree, OR equivalent years of related experience.
  • Requires 10+ years of experience in Stick-frame Multi-Family Residential Construction. Previous Retail or Commercial experience is a plus but not necessary.
  • Requires working knowledge of various construction disciplines, cost control, scheduling, safety regulations, engineering drawings and other documents required.
  • Requires superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential both within the internal project team and externally with subcontractors, labor force, etc.
  • Requires the ability to work with and have knowledge of the shop drawing submittal process.
  • Requires the ability to read and comprehend building plans and specifications and able to comprehend and recognize safety standards and issues.
  • Requires the ability to determine the priority of assignments based on critical deadlines.
  • Requires the ability to resolve field-initiated questions.
  • Requires understanding of construction contracts, retention, releases.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all levels of personnel and customers.
  • Must possess strengths in verbal and written communications; ability to adapt communications/presentations and deliver clear and concise reports and analysis to senior management.
  • Requires the ability to meet deadlines and work in a structured corporate environment.
  • Requires the ability to be self-motivated and work independently with minimal supervision. Also requires high degree of ethics and integrity.
  • Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality of all company and customer information.

We're an equal opportunity at will employer, an equal housing provider, and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

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  • 30 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932, USA