Superintendent- Industrial Construction

  • Charleston, SC
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NC134-2689362
Growing Construction Firm located in Charleston, SC is currently seeking an experienced Food and Beverage Construction Superintendent to join our team - with projects throughout East coast. Candidate must be available to travel.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of seven years related experience with food and beverage ground up and renovation projects. Experience in tilt-up projects is a plus. Experience in design-build delivery method is a plus. Preferred candidates must have food and beverage project experience as the lead superintendent with strong experience with Process Piping, Cold Storage, MEP, and Food Processing.

Under the direction of the Project Manager, responsible for the overall site management of construction project and safety. May also assist in performance of some duties normally associated with project management. Coordinate and manage all site activities normally associated with supervision on a construction project site.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

SCHEDULE: Critical path project management/scheduling.

Develops and adjust/maintain Master and 2-week-look-ahead schedules

Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specification, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.

Schedules and coordinates all trades as well as any Owner vendors to meet project schedule

Secures appropriate supply sources.

Serve as on-site Safety Officer when one is not specifically assigned to the project.

Studies plans and specifications to plan procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction.

Assist Project Manager in locating and evaluating potential subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.

Assist in developing scopes of work for review and approval of Project Manager.

Assist in the development of project schedule. Prepare estimates in areas of self-performed work and assist in complete project estimate.

Assist in the preparation of various reports, i.e. status reports

Review all drawings, i.e. shop, architectural, structural, etc. when they are issued to the field and coordinate and maintain a current set at all times.

Continuously focus on customer satisfaction with each project.

Coordinate and manage on-site construction activities from pre-start-up to completion.

Schedule work, including subcontractors, vendors and labor.

Determine materials, equipment and tools needed.

Set up and close out construction site.

Responsible for coordination of equipment and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules.

Confer with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors to plan and execute work procedures, interpret specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.

Confer with supervisory personnel to resolve disputes or conflicts.

Prepare or review reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports.

Establish and maintain the highest safety and quality standards in accordance to company and industry standards. Schedule and lead all onsite safety meetings and trainings.

Ensure that all tradesmen and vendors go through onboarding and fully understand the Company’s safety process and requirements.

Responsible to comply with the Company’s systems and procedures.


May manage multiple subordinate supervisors and other support staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Required Experience

Required Experience:

Experience with at least five food and beverage projects involving:

Food Processing equipment

MEP utility systems, including wastewater systems

Cold storage equipment and be knowledgeable in thermal control and vapor barriers

Preferred candidates must have completed at least five such projects as the lead superintendent with complete knowledge of complex mechanical and electrical systems and equipment.

Ability to Work to Plan & Specification and to clearly covey conflict and omissions via the RFI process.

Detail-oriented Computer/ Technology-literate (Microsoft Office Suite, Project, Blue Beam

Excellent written and oral communication abilities Excellent document management

Understands and drives quality control

Must have OSHA 30

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