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Traveling Superintendent - Commercial Interiors

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$100000.00 - US$140000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112022-78683_1669840649

  • Published:


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Title: Traveling Superintendent - Commercial Interiors

Location: New York City + Nationwide

Compensation: $100,000 to $140,000 Base + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a full service general construction firm, specializing in commercial projects. Their extensive portfolio consists of interior build-outs, full renovations and new construction primarily ranging from $750,000 to $5M. They are seeking a Traveling Superintendent to run projects in New York City as well as other locations around the country

The Role:

  • The Superintendent is responsible for managing the daily operations of multiple construction crews and subcontractors, while they are engaged in commercial construction projects.

  • Plan and manage construction projects, and make sure they are completed on time, meet the needs of the client and stay within budget

  • Create timelines; and determine costs and resources needed

  • Generate a detailed plan and schedule for each stage of the project

  • Report the project progress to senior managers and the client

  • Manage risks and manage to avoid delays

  • Give direction to your supervisors, crews, delegating and assigning tasks to team as required

  • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with the Customer's construction standards, processes, and procedures

  • Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate closeout documents are distributed in a timely manner and are in accordance with corporate and customer standards

  • Complete performance management functions, disciplinary actions, performance reviews and ongoing development of team

  • Assist in customer invoicing, and help ensure invoices are submitted accurately and timely

  • Be your team's "expert" and "go to" resource; spending time in the field to understand, improve and build your team

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with utilities, clients, permitting agencies and government officials as needed

  • Keep safety as your #1 priority for each of your team members: adhering to company safety standards and all federal, state and local laws

The Person:

  • Self-sufficient Superintendent

  • 7+ years direct experience working for a general contractor as a superintendent

  • Resourceful, with great problem-solving skills

  • Strong understanding of all trades in ground up and renovation projects

  • Experience with bidding public/government projects

  • Subcontractor buyout, writing scopes, scope reviews and project coordination

  • Collaboration with project owner, design and project team required

  • Strong experience with running client meetings

  • Experience in running successful weekly foremen meetings and running an efficient site workforce

  • Experience with managing subcontractors and coordinating material and equipment delivery

  • Upholding all federal and local safety standards

  • Generating three-week look ahead schedules and streamlining overall project schedule

  • OSHA 30 preferred

  • Willingness to travel across the country.

$100,000 - $140,000 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

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