Construction Superintendent

Austin, TX
Experienced Professionals – Building Construction /
Full-time /
Why consider us?
SpawGlass is a Texas-based builder, with a wide-ranging project portfolio spanning the commercial and civil market sectors. Beyond our operations, we’ve established a culture of building people. We believe in developing and advancing our team members and have a longstanding practice of promoting from within. We’re deeply invested in giving back through community partnerships and initiatives. Our decisions and actions are guided by our core values and, one of the things that truly brings us together, is the sharing of our company’s profitability and ownership. 

As our construction superintendent, you will champion a safety-first culture, manage construction means and methods to meet SpawGlass objectives, and coordinate with project managers to establish production budgets and schedules using Lean Scheduling Processes. Every day we'll rely on you to oversee subcontractors, ensure site safety, and maintain collaborative relationships with stakeholders. To thrive in this role, you should possess strong leadership skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a commitment to safety and quality excellence.

What you'll do

    • Foster a safety culture that prioritizes the well-being of all team members, striving for zero safety incidents throughout the life of each project.
    • Manage all construction means and methods to ensure that the project continuously progresses forward according to SpawGlass objectives in terms of safety, quality, time, and budget. 
    • In coordination with the project manager, establish production budgets and project schedules, utilizing Lean Scheduling Processes for efficient planning. 
    • Review contract drawings and specifications thoroughly during the design phase or job study period for early issue identification 
    • Plan and execute site mobilization and utilization strategies, including the establishment of site services, temporary utilities, waste removal, and security services.
    • Manage and coordinate subcontractors, layout technicians, assistant superintendents, and self-perform teams while accurately coding onsite costs and tracking productivity with a focus on overall budget costs. 
    • Develop and implement project-specific Safety and Quality Control plans.
    • Monitor the status of all materials and equipment including extended lead times and those procured by subcontractors 
    • Conduct various job site meetings, including the Superintendent’s weekly work plan, subcontractor meetings, safety meetings, and daily huddles as part of the Lean Scheduling Process.
    • Establish collaborative relationships with subcontractors, owners, architects, and engineers. 
    • Maintain a comprehensive daily journal in Procore, while updating the project manager about noteworthy events including site activities, material and equipment deliveries, quality management issues, staffing concerns, and safety matters among others.

What you bring to the team

    • A degree in construction management or a related discipline, or equivalent experience
    • Previous experience serving as the lead superintendent on commercial construction projects
    • Proficiency with technical applications including scheduling software, construction management software, and Microsoft Office
Essential Job Functions:
You must be able to twist, stoop, bend, squat, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, climb stairs, walk on uneven ground, have depth of perception to avoid excavations and other hazards, hear well enough to recognize the sounds of horns and sirens on moving equipment.  There is a constant lifting of 10 lbs., frequent lifting of 25 lbs.  There is standing up to seven hours of an eight-hour shift.  

SpawGlass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.