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Superintendent/Junior Superintendent

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$75000.00 - US$110000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-81806_1715694611

  • Published:


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Junior Superintendent - Commercial & Retail Interior Construction

Location: Manhattan, NY

Compensation: $75,000-$110,000 Base Salary + Benefits

Our client is a General Contractor specializing in Commercial and Retail projects around NYC and NJ. The company is headquartered in Hoboken, NJ and is looking for a Junior Superintendent to assist in overseeing Commercial and Retail Construction projects.

The role:

  • Overseeing Construction projects including supervising laborers and day to day work.

  • Well-versed in reading drawings and being able to communicate the scope of work to all personnel.

  • Assist the Superintendent with by coordinating with Subcontractors, Vendors, Client, Architects, and any Relevant Building Staff to ensure the timely delivery of materials and ultimately maintaining a healthy project schedule.

  • Ensuring all documents are sent to the Project Manager.

  • Prepare the project plan and schedule with the collaboration of field personnel.

  • Preparing and issuing project documents including progress reports, detailed project schedule updates, and financial/budget updates.

  • Communicating appropriately with the proper parties and keep them fully informed of progress and any significant technical problems/solutions and their effect on design, schedule and/or costs.

  • Develop logistics and expedite the permitting and approvals process as necessary.

  • Maintain a safe and clean job-site adhering to company standards.

  • Take daily reports of daily on-site activities, accomplishments, and incidents.

  • Ability to handle RFIs, submittals, and subcontractor coordination.

The person:

  • Minimum of 3 years of construction Superintendent experience working for a General Contractor.

  • OSHA 10 and OSHA 30.

  • Commercial and/or Retail Construction experience.

  • The ability to establish documents and procedures that focus on site safety.

  • Reputable references, strong leadership, and the ability to handle multiple tasks with a team focused, proactive mentality.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Analyze and interpret construction documents to project team.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Willingness to take initiative and responsibility for assigned tasks.

  • Commutable throughout the boroughs of NYC and comfortable going to office in Hoboken, NJ when necessary.

Competitive Base + Benefits + Bonus

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.