​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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If you are looking for a new Senior 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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​Southampton is a port city in Hampshire, located on the south coast of England. Southampton is approximately 70 miles south west of London and is considered a major port. As of 2018 the estimated population was 269,781 and covers an area of 28 square miles. Southampton has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Itchen Riverside - Chapel Riverside

  • £100m mixed use development

  • 457 residential properties

  • 4,963 sq m commercial floorspace for marine based employment space

  • 946 sq m flexible retail space

  • Improved public access to the waterfront via a riverside walk

Solent University

  • £28m development

  • Part of £100m campus investment

  • Two sports halls

  • Three fitness studios

  • Health and well-being gym

  • Strength and conditioning gym

  • High quality teaching facilities

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