Sheet Metal Superintendent

Position Summary

The Superintendent is jointly responsible with the Project Manager for the overall success of any project. They are responsible for scheduling, controlling costs, and managing resources on an assigned project. They also provide continuous hands-on field supervision of all construction operations. The Superintendent aims to attain or exceed profit goals and promotes workplace safety while meeting or exceeding company expectations. They also promote a positive company image and is the leader on ever project, ultimately responsible for its operation success.


  • Builds and sees through project in accordance with all project contract documents, plans, and specifications
  • Ensures compliance with all building codes, local ordinances, and company guidelines
  • Becomes thoroughly familiar with project contract documents, payment methods, plans, specifications, subcontracts, purchase orders, shop drawings, key dates, liquidated dates, and all other documents relevant to the project
  • Inspects job site and documents any preexisting conditions
  • Ensures accurate layout of work in accordance with project plans and specifications and verifies same
  • Responsible for maintaining professional relations with company owner, the project engineer, and all other members of the construction team
  • Ensures that appropriate parties are notified regarding changes or concerns in the construction plan
  • Participates in pricing of changed/additional work
  • With the Project Manager, the Superintendent develops/updates a Grand Plan/Schedule of operation and effectively communicates this plan to employees. Ensures that appropriate parties are informed regarding major changes in the construction plan, schedule, means, and methods or allocation of resources
  • Identifies, measures, and reports to PM work changes as they pertain to contract documents. Participates in pricing of changed/additional work. Documents, or delegates documentation, or all additional work performed via daily reports/Superintendent’s diaries

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • In concert with the Project Manager, and prior to beginning work, develops a Grand Plan/Schedule of operation and effectively communicates to all employees. Reviews schedule during project to ensure deadlines are met, notifies appropriate parties of all delays or potential delays, and documents delays. With the PM, makes sure than schedule is updated.
  • Participates in the preparation and communication of construction execution plan, progress schedule, and projection of labor and equipment requirements
  • Efficiently allocates, utilizes, and documents resources
  • Supervises subcontractors (if applicable) to ensure quality and schedule requirements
  • Organizes all trades in relation to project schedule
  • Practices good construction and safety techniques
  • Keeps work in process to a minimum and embraces the concept of Done, Done, Done
  • Clearly conveys potential risks and areas of concern to the PM. Works in concert with the PM to resolve conflicts and mitigate risks
  • Constantly monitors and evaluates costs and analyzes same for improvements
  • Investigates and reports all incidents/near misses to Safety Department, management, and Owner/GC/Customer (if required)


  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to make decisions in high pressure environment
  • Acts with professional, ethical mannerisms
  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking and analysis
  • Demonstrates a creative, innovative approach to work
  • Understands building systems and their interface with each other
  • Master’s license in related trade (if applicable)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Working knowledge in standards, specifications, codes, regulations, and laws
  • 8-10 years’ experience in construction
  • 3-5 years’ experience in supervisory position
  • High School level mathematic and language skills
  • Valid Driver’s License/Maintain Branch Group “Approved Driver” status
  • Genuine concern & sense of urgency
  • Ability to keep up morale on the job


Strong Relationships
Ownership and Accountability
Exceptionalism in all we do
Interpersonal Skills
Customer Service
People Management
Problem Solving/Analysis
Work Environment/Safety
Driving for Results


Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Responsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 60%), walk (approximately 30%), and sit (approximately 10%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75 lbs., lift up to 100 lbs., and move up to 200 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke