Assistant Superintendent

Job published on 12th of December
Job location
Boston MA 02119
Job industry Commercial
Job type Full Time
Experience level
Work years Minimum 3 years
There are training courses available for this job

Employments benefits

  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Paid Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Mental Health Care
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Vacation & Paid Time Off 
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Dependent Care
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

  • Matching 401K Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

About the Job

The Assistant Superintendent is responsible for managing and maintaining contracts, documents and drawings; monitoring production and record rates in logbooks; and managing production documents on a daily basis so that an accurate measure of “work in place” is consistently maintained. The Assistant Superintendent must also support the Superintendent in monitoring job progress on site; ensuring compliance with contract documents, the Quality Control Program and Safety protocols; developing and executing on the project plans and schedules; assisting with logistical coordination; and planning and preparing documentation to facilitate the close out process, all at the discretion of the Superintendent.

If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!

Day to Day Responsibilities


  • Responsible for general contract, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications under direction from the Superintendent.
  • Check and verify subcontractor layout to ensure compliance with established control, line and grade. 
  • Monitor production and record rates in logbook to be used for future scheduling.
  • Maintain a set of production documents and update daily so an accurate picture of work in place is consistently maintained.
  • Report any and all field conditions and issues to the Superintendent.
  • Monitor job progress on-site, checking all work to ensure compliance with contract documents and the Quality Control Program.
  • Work with Superintendent to develop and carry out the plan and schedule for project work.
  • Plan and prepare documentation to facilitate the close out process at the discretion of the Superintendent.
  • Maintain and review the safety requirements for the Project and resolve or report deficiencies to the Superintendent and Safety Manager.
  • Work with and coach field engineers on the project to facilitate their skills development.
  • Assist in maintaining the Construction Management Plan and logistical co-ordination.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism and Caring.
  • Self motivated.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • The ability to become part of a team and embraces the team concept.
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in related construction fields.

Career Pathway & Training

Nothing motivates a true professional more than a clear path to a promising and fulfilling career and future. We provide that path. By offering innovative development opportunities focused on technical job skills, leadership skills, life skills, hands-on role rotations and a commitment to mentoring, we help our people achieve their career dreams and ambitions.

We assign seasoned construction professionals in the industry with tech-savvy millennials who are just beginning to cut their teeth into the industry. Our experienced team members share their knowledge of building while our younger employees impart their passion for innovation and technology with our seasoned builders. This successful reverse mentoring formula allows us to provide valuable onsite training for our younger professionals while also demonstrating the power of technology and innovation to our seasoned professionals, creating more powerful and high-performing construction partnerships and teams.

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