BE&K Building Group Sr. Construction Superintendent in Indianapolis, Indiana

Qualified candidate must have commerical construction experience with proven experience in leading large construction projects over 100 million. Commerical advanced manufacturing experience is required.


The Senior Superintendent is responsible for providing overall leadership, management, and supervision for the project, including direct supervision of subordinate staff and workers, subcontractors, and other workforce. This position works directly with project management in

a role and reporting structure as established for the project. The Senior Superintendent is responsible for the overall supervision, coordination and performance of all project disciplines in accordance with contractual requirements.

The Senior Superintendent should be capable of delivering large complex projects in excess of $40M, with multiple reporting Superintendents. The Senior Superintendent should be capable of all duties of Superintendent II, and should have previously demonstrated success in that role, or an equivalent role. In general, the Senior Superintendent is accountable for the duties of his/her direct reports as delegated, but primarily through the supervision, management, and leadership given to this staff.


In general, the primary areas of responsibility are:

  1. Project safety program

  2. Project scheduling

  3. Project quality control

  4. Project profitability (with project management)

  5. Leadership, Coordination, and management of subcontractors, self performed work force, and all workforce, and inspection agencies

  6. Leadership, management, and supervision of subordinate staff

  7. Training and development of subordinate staff

  8. Assisting in business development activities. Helping secure future work by meeting client expectations and bolstering those relationships.

  9. Assistance with preconstruction services.

  10. Fostering and maintaining positive team relationships with the Building Group staff

  11. Proper and sufficient documentation of field operations.


The following is a general listing of job related duties. This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills required for this position. These may be modified, added to, or eliminated for the specific requirements of the assigned job.

Many of these duties may be delegated to subordinate staff, but the Senior Superintendent is ultimately accountable for the results.

  1. Superior leadership skills which secures the trust and confidence of the team, subcontractors, and the client.

  2. Develop, implement , maintain, and enforce a project site specific safety program in accordance with local, state, and federal laws, as well as company requirements, as outlined by the Building Group safety policies and procedures. Inspect site daily for conformance to these standards and take measures to maintain

  3. Lead development of the master overall project schedule, working with project management and subcontractors as required. Develop draft schedules, logistics plans, and manpower charts during the preconstruction process. Implement the project schedule and communicate schedule requirements to all project team members. Monitor schedule and in collaboration with project management provide at a minimum of monthly updates. Prepare short term “look ahead” schedules. Record historical data for future use related to schedule and logistics.

  4. Develop, maintain, and enforce a project site logistics plan temporary facilities plan.

  5. Actively participate in the procurement or “buyout” process. Review all purchase orders and subcontracts to ensure complete scope coverage prior to distribution. Conduct interviews with project management prior to award.

  6. Maintain and enforce a quality workmanship program with all subcontractors. Implement and maintain the project’s Quality Control Program.

  7. Possess a solid knowledge of all plans, specifications, Owner Contract, subcontracts, purchase orders, daily correspondence, shop drawings, submittals, and all other project related documents.

  8. Participate with project management in the issuance and accuracy of monthly progress reports, monthly payment applications, and internal cost analysis and reporting. Review, approve, and code subcontractor and vendor payment applications and invoices.

  9. In coordination with project management, manage and control project costs within assigned budget, including General Conditions. Monitor weekly labor costs against budget and review with project management as required. Maintain and control equipment rentals, tools, and expendables per control logs and monitor those costs, reviewing with project management against budget as needed. Identify potential budget problems and work with project management to develop contingency plans and other measures to control or successfully manage.

  10. Solid understanding of the “business equation” of the contractual deal and works with management to implement the strategic plan for success.

  11. Manage the building inspection process.

  12. Perform and monitor all job site document control including daily reports, payroll, quantity reporting, accident and incident reports, timesheets, RFIs and field issues or changes, and any other site activity.

  13. Lead subcontractor scheduling, coordination, safety and project meetings, and document.

  14. Participate in or lead Owner/Architect meetings.

  15. Perform a qualitative review of all contract documents for potential conflicts or interpretation issues to mitigate risk, document and issue RFI’s as required.

  16. Provide technical assistance to the team and subcontractors.

  17. Actively participate and lead internal company specific initiative or focus teams.

  18. Develop and mentor subordinates in their career development and progress. Assist, provide, and promote training and development of the staff. Help grow the staff.

  19. Possess presentation skills that lead to securing future work.

  20. Promote the growth and development of client, subcontractor, and vendor relationships.

  21. Develop and execute the plan for punch list completion. Monitor and coordinate all work to accomplish, and the required inspection process to document completion.

  22. Actively participate and help recruit staff, especially Superintendents or potential Superintendents.


  1. 4 year degree in an accredited construction related curriculum (BSCE, BSCM, BSEA, etc) or experience equivalent to a 4 year degree.

  2. Prior proven success at the Superintendent II or equivalent position, with 9 to 12 years at that level, as a general guideline.


  1. Those as specified for Superintendent II plus:

  2. Sound understanding of the essential job functions, duties, and responsibilities of

Senior Project Manager and General Superintendent.

  1. Proven competence and proficiency of position’s essential job functions, duties and


  1. Business development skills.