Superintedent at Katerra
Seattle, WA, US
Katerra is a technology company transforming property development, design, and construction—from start to finish. We are building an entirely new kind of company that brings together expertise in design, technology, material sourcing, manufacturing, and construction as a single integrated offering.

With this unique approach, we have the opportunity to design and build beyond compromise. Beautiful, efficient, sustainable–we can do it all. The era of design concessions is over.

At Katerra, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

Construction Superintendent

The Construction Superintendent manages the day to day operations of the construction project they are assigned to. Providing overall leadership to the field project team and subcontractors to ensure the project is completed on schedule, in a safe manner, within the budget, and to quality standards.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ direct experience in commercial and/or multi-family construction, expert knowledge in the means and methods of construction, proven track record of successful accomplishment in all phases of supervision and excellent planning and project management skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Safety–First priority. Manages the overall safety of the job site and relevant surrounding areas and sets the tone for achieving positive safety results on the project.
Lead the development of the site plan including; public and site safety measures, site security, SWPPP, and truck routing. Plan the logistics for all personnel and material movement within and to the site.
Coordinate and manage materials with the Construction Materials team, subcontractors and the PE/ME. This includes the timely delivery, receiving, quality control, staging, secure storage, deployment and tracking.
Ensures that each project is built per the plans, specs, building code and delivered to the client with the highest level of quality.
Create and update short interval “look ahead” schedules.
Effectively manages all of the project schedule dates to meet scheduled milestones and completion date.
Facilitates communication and management of the job site and ensures that all parties involved are aware of their responsibilities and informed of project status and expectations.
Establish and maintain regularly schedule daily and weekly project team and subcontractor coordination meetings as appropriate for the project.
Lead and motivate members of the project team and subcontractors to complete all phases of work within the schedule and budget.
Build and maintain relationships with inspectors, subcontractors, internal stakeholders and clients.
Track site/subcontractor activity, safety, deliveries, weather and other important project information on Daily Log reports.
Update and maintain the SWPPP, including implementation of plan changes and reporting as necessary.

Required Skills & Experience

High school education or equivalent. Two or Four-year degree in Construction Management preferred or equivalent experience.
5+ years’ direct experience in construction supervision is required.
Thorough working knowledge of wood and concrete commercial or multi-family construction as related to all disciplines and phases of construction.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Computer knowledge and efficiency, including MS Office and project management software.
Be effective at building collaborative relationships and functioning effectively as part of a team
Demonstrated work ethic and leadership.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
OSHA and CESCL certifications preferred.