​What is a Senior Superintendent?

The role of a Senior Superintendent is to provide overall management of field operations to one or more projects, establish field objectives and policies, safety, quality control and monitor construction and financial activities through administrative direction of a Project Manager; as well as mentoring your team of Project Superintendents and Superintendents.

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

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

  • Manage the development of the project team

  • Manage the project budget

  • Evaluate and implement changes to project schedules

  • Communicate the schedule status and progress to the project team

  • Lead contractor and subcontractor coordination meetings

  • Oversee day to day operations and recording of daily reports

  • Communicate the overall project status to upper management

Skills required to be a successful Senior Superintendent

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

  • Collaboration

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Time management

  • Leadership

  • Organization

  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

How can we help with your Senior Superintendent job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Senior 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 Senior Superintendents and secure the market's leading Senior 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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​Cambridge is a city in the county of Cambridgeshire, England. Known for the famous University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1209 this city has an estimated population of 158,434, which includes an estimated 29,327 students. Cambridge has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

AstraZeneca - biomedical campus

After being given the go-ahead by Cambridge City Council, Construction of the facility, which will cost more than £500million to build in the heart of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, began in spring 2015. Due to the company being a world leader in researching and manufacturing a range of drugs, this move is expected to bring new jobs and opportunities to the area.

Cambridge South station

Due to be completed in 2022, situated near Addenbrooke’s Hospital, this project will provide access to a major employment site that will support new homes and 16,000 existing and 7,000 new jobs.

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