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Assistant Superintendent - Commercial Construction

brookeSearch, LLC
Montgomery County, MD
$70,000 - $90,000 DOE
June 10, 2022

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Our client, a successful family-owned General Contractor in Montgomery County, Maryland, is looking for an Assistant Superintendent to join their team.

Our client proudly serves the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area and appreciates any opportunity to better all surrounding communities as well. The company is owned and operated by a home-grown Marylander, with a portfolio that includes a collection of diverse commercial, governmental, educational, and private sector projects.

The Assistant Superintendent reports to and is responsible to the Superintendent or Senior Superintendent. They are responsible for assisting with the on-site field administration/supervision and technical management for all construction operations, including direct supervision of subordinates, foreman, subcontractors, and other construction related personnel, and directing them in planning, coordination and execution of work on time, within budget, attaining or exceeding profit goals, maintaining a safe workplace, promoting and enhancing client relationships and the Company image.


• Promote the growth and development of client and designer relationships.

• Represent the Company and the project team in a positive manner in all project meetings.

• Represent the Company at all times in such a manner as will enhance the reputation of the firm.

• Assist Superintendent in proper project signage and Company identification.

• Has demonstrated the ability to interact with Owners, Architects, Engineers and Subcontractors with positive results.

• Has an attitude of stewardship that makes them highly approachable by all members of the project team.

• Assist the Superintendent by compiling and submitting all documentation such as 2 week look aheads, weekly reporting and safety documentation.

• Assist in enforcing a project site specific safety program in accordance with policies and processes, local, state, and federal laws to include all subcontractors.

• Gain knowledge of applicable OSHA requirements and the management of an OSHA site visit and obtain and maintain a current OSHA 30-hour certification.

• Have knowledge of the appropriate way to respond to any project crisis in conjunction with the Superintendent, Company Safety Manager and Company policy.

• Set the example with proper personal behavior when on-site at all times to promote a safe culture intolerant of injuries or negligent behavior that may lead to injuries and a commitment to returning workers home safely each and every day.

• Gain a thorough understanding of all contract documents.

• Assist in ensuring that all requirements of insurance, safety, labor relations, and Equal Employment Opportunity are met.

• Proactively identify and solve problems to minimize risk.

• Understand local labor requirements, availability and capability for self-perform work.

• Be familiar with all policies and processes as it relates to this position.

• Assist in ensuring timely project completion through project scheduling, expediting of material deliveries and the management of material and document submittals/approvals.


• Assist in developing the logistics and construction plans and work closely with the Superintendent or Senior Superintendent so that appropriate general conditions and trade budgets reflect the proper construction time, means and methods required to properly execute the work.

• Promote the growth and development of subcontractor and vendor relationships through positive interaction.

• Assist in verifying original quantities using model-based takeoff.

Construction Planning:

• Gain an understanding of scheduling software and overall schedule of their projects. Once schedule is developed and sequenced, assist the Superintendent in all updates, and management of all subcontractors and vendors to the schedule.

• Assist in enforcing a project specific quality assurance and workmanship program to include all subcontractors.

• Have a working knowledge of all project plans, specifications, Contract with Owner, Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, daily correspondence, shop drawings, submittals, and all other project related documents, and maintain a complete and accurate set of as-built documents.

• Assist in all layout and field engineering in accordance with all project requirements.

• Gain an understanding of all trade contractor’s means and methods in accordance with project contract documents.

• Assist in coordinating daily construction activities within existing operating facilities.

• Participate in development and execution of a plan for monitoring and completing punchlist items.

• Assist in coordinating all required field inspections.

• Provide technical assistance to all members of project team.

• Take an active role in the Personal Development Plan process to chart a path towards a successful career with the company.

• Be familiar with all policies and processes as it relates to this position.

• Generate and maintain a consistent sense of urgency throughout the project team and extended sub/supplier team to maintain the energy level required to stay on or ahead of schedule throughout the project.

• Review models including structure, interior and exterior architectural elements, and MEP systems created by Field Engineer or other BIM support staff.

• Review models developed by Field Engineer to illustrate contractor questions and solutions (Virtual Mockups).

• Attend and/or assist in model coordination meetings.

• Review and verify "shop drawing" level 3D models for any self-performed work.

• Review models created for constructability issues and solutions for any self-performed work.

• Review and verify dimensioned drawings from the model for field use.

• Calculate quantities for material orders and crew work planning using model data.

• Participate in job layout driven by 3D model data.


• Gain an understanding of the process to review, approve, and code subcontractor and vendor payment applications and miscellaneous invoices.

• Monitor rental equipment on projects.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

• Preferred four (4) year degree in a construction related curriculum or equivalent experience in field related duties, including any accredited apprentice programs.

• Three (3) years’ experience as a Foreman or Assistant Superintendent.

• Experience with ProCore, BlueBeam and Primavera P6 software, preferred.

• OSHA 30 Certification Mandatory.

Physical Demands:

• Own transportation to and from project site.

• Must be able to travel about all project areas which may require climbing stairs, ladders, scaffolding, working from suspended staging, stepping into and out of excavations, and varying heights.

• Must be capable of working in a variety of physical positions which include, but are not limited to, sitting, standing, kneeling, squatting, walking and driving.

• Must be able to lift, carry or otherwise move or position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Environmental/Working Conditions:

• 99% field office and site environment.

• 1% office environment.

• Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions which include, but are not limited to, extreme heat, humidity, rainfall, compliment of all seasons, combined with varying starting and stopping times.

• Work will involve exposure to varying noise and dust levels.

Industry-leading Compensation and Benefits Package offered, including:

• Incentive Bonus Plan

• Discretionary Annual Bonus

• Profit Sharing Plan

• 401K with Company Match

• Comprehensive Medical Insurance Coverage – company pays 100% of premium for employees

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off

• Jury Duty and Military Leave

If you have the experience as an Assistant Project Manager for a Commercial Construction Company in the DC Metro Area, and you can offer drive, commitment, and enthusiasm, we look forward to hearing from you

Please Note

Those applicants who are successful in moving forward to the screening process will be asked to email a detailed resume, and a list of at least three professional references, to include former supervisors, who will be contacted to verify your work experience, attitude, integrity and ethics.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to undertake testing for Illegal Substances, and will be required to pass a Criminal Background Check.

Please attach a Microsoft Word version of your resume to your application.

This position is open only to those legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Relocation is not available for this position, which is open to experienced APMs living in the DC Metro Area.