Construction Superintendent – San Antonio, TX, US


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Construction Superintendent

Department: Construction Management
Location: San Antonio, TX, US

NIKA is hiring for a Construction Superintendent to support the build out of our new NIKA office in San Antonio, TX!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Description

The Superintendent will provide overall leadership for on-site field management and administration as it relates to the onsite construction process in planning, coordination, and execution of work on time and within budget. Position includes direct supervision of project superintendent, foreman, subcontractors, and other construction related personnel in planning, coordination, and execution of work on time along with direct coordination with clients, design team members, 3rd party consultants, etc.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Team with NIKA’s Program Manager to assist and/or lead the construction process for the duration of the project
  • Responsible for working with NIKA’s Program Manager on critical submittals prior to submission
  • Coordinate daily construction activities within existing operating facilities
  • Review overall project budget with Program Manager
  • Participate in monthly Project Status Report (PSR) preparation and attend meetings, including monthly payment applications, be aware of buy-out issues, risks, budget forecasting, allowances and contingencies, general budget knowledge
  • Perform a thorough scope review of any extra subcontractor work tickets to evaluate completeness and quality prior to signing and submission to the project manager
  • Understand Owner contract terms to be aware of risks, review with project management team
  • Utilize subcontract terms and know how they apply to various situations on a project
  • Perform basic layout and engineering functions, as required
  • Review and provide feedback on all purchase orders and subcontractor contracts including review and knowledge of scope of work and participation of pre and post award meetings with subcontractors
  • Responsible for tracking and controlling the construction schedule, material status log, and associated costs to achieve completion of project within time and budget allocated
  • Work with Program Manager to ensure material procurement aligns with schedule, utilizing material status log, and the submittal process
  • Perform, monitor, and document all jobsite control reporting measures including daily reports, payroll, quality reporting, accident and incident reports, and timesheets
  • Perform a qualitative review of all contract documents for potential conflicts, ADA requirements, tolerance requirements or quality issues to mitigate risk
  • Ensure and / or perform existing conditions survey prior to the start of construction activities; provide report to project team
  • Confirm all products and materials meet the approved submittals
  • Maintain a complete, current, and accurate set of contract documents and “as-builts”
  • Partner with NIKA Program Manager in the development of site logistics and sequencing diagrams; create the documents using proper software system
  • In conjunction with schedule updates, record the actual start and completion dates of each task
  • Develop and execute project team’s plan for monitoring the completion of the punch list and coordinate all required field inspections with local jurisdiction and 3rd party inspectors
  • Lead the project closeout process with preparing and completing the job close out check lists, punch list process, collecting and issuing project close out documentation
  • Review, understand and ensure that all local labor requirements are met
  • Document with photographs of general progress and issues of the project and save on server
  • Prioritize construction site safety and regulations 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of (5) years supervisory construction experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field, preferred
  • Proficient with state and municipal construction codes in the city of San Antonio 
  • Certifications for First Aid, CPR and OSHA required
  • Demonstrated success in managing construction projects
  • Experience with contract negotiation and award
  • Demonstrated skills in these areas: managing site activity, labor relations, anticipating and resolving project issues, establishing, and enforcing site schedule requirements, managing site safety and insurance risks, and subcontractor management
  • Decision making, research and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Time management with the ability to organize, assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands, and to work independently
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, and interact effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Microsoft 365 experience
  • Proficient with computer-based scheduling software, spreadsheet applications, project management software, etc.
  • Experience in educating staff on technical issues, processes, and quality


NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.