​What is a Lead Superintendent?

The role of a Lead Superintendent is to provide on-site coordination for all phases of multiple construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material and equipment, ensuring that specifications are being strictly followed. A Lead Superintendent is also responsible for ensuring work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Lead Superintendent?

From employer to employer the job description of a Lead Superintendent will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in critical path to ensure timely completion

  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed

  • Ensure that subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work

  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.

  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.

  • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to project team for resolution.

  • Preside over weekly subcontractor meetings designed to coordinate the work.

Skills required to be a successful Lead Superintendent

To be successful as a Lead Superintendent, the below skills are important;

  • Collaboration

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Time management

  • Leadership

  • Organization

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

How can we help with your Lead Superintendent job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Lead Superintendents across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Lead Superintendents and secure the market's leading Lead Superintendent opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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If you are looking for a new Lead Superintendent opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

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​Manchester is a major city and borough in Greater Manchester and has a population of over 514,000 recorded in 2013. Manchester is fast becoming the construction hotspot with numerous large scale projects beginning and in the pipeline, such as:

New Union Street

A decade long Abu Dhabi funded housing development project is set to create 6,000 new homes to the north and east of Manchester. These waterfront apartments, which will create 300 new homes is the start.St John's, Quay StreetThis huge £1.2bn project, planned by Allied London, will include a 50-storey skyscraper, 2,500 new apartments, hotels, art venues, green space and at the heart of this huge development will see a £110m factory theatre.

Manchester Grande

This project will see the old ITV sites Granada House building rebuilt into a new modern hotel and private members' club. Also on the site will see an eight-storey tower with rooftop pool, cinema and performance venue.

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