Superintendent - Infrastructure


Bellevue, WA, US, 98006

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Infrastructure division and build innovative projects in the transit and transportation sectors, such as roads, highways/freeways, bridges, interchanges, LRTs, BRTs, and airports. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.


About the Role 

Reporting to the Construction Manager, the Superintendent 2 is accountable for field operations from initial project planning to completion for Level 2 Projects or projects with annual revenues between $15M - $25M. This individual is responsible for the site management of the project and all project activities, including the supervision of self-performed and subcontracted construction work, and focuses on managing the execution of the work by utilizing and leveraging the team’s experience. This includes ensuring that the project is built on time, within budget, and according to company policies and procedures. They are also responsible for managing, directing, and mentoring foremen and other field personnel, including junior Superintendents, and possesses comprehensive knowledge of the project management lifecycle and S-Curve. The ideal candidate actively searches for risk and opportunity, and has the necessary experience to correctly recognize and escalate commercial issues. 


As a Superintendent as Graham, you will:

  • Manage and participate in the development of construction strategies, project execution planning, scheduling, and estimating.  
  • Play an integral role in all stages of the estimating cycle, with ownership of accountability for the estimate and an understanding of the plan created as a result. 
  • Communicate consistently with subcontractors and staff the expectations and directions regarding schedules, construction methods, company policies and procedures, permits, safety/loss prevention, quality control, and other performance standards.  
  • Manage the process of developing scope strategies for subcontracts and self-performed work, and assigning of subject matter experts of resources accordingly. 
  • Review and approve the submissions and revisions of project drawings with subcontractors and other superintendents. 
  • Implement the coordination of and adherence to the project safety plan.   
  • Review construction drawings and specifications, planning and preparation of execution, inspection, testing, and safe work plans, and pre-empt problem areas. 
  • Manage team members and conduct performance reviews. With guidance from a senior Superintendent, carry out performance management, disciplinary action, termination, back charges and other required actions.  
  • Review billable charges for materials and subcontractor requisitions and approve or deny as appropriate. 
  • Facilitate all Progress and Safety meetings with all subcontractor representatives and review and obtain agreement on upcoming work to be accomplished.  
  • Ensure project closeout is appropriately finalized to settle all financial obligations, demobilize all resources, and transition the project to the client. 
  • Understand the project specifications and general conditions of the contract, and confirm that all materials and work comply with the contract and quality specifications. 
  • Maintain a planning cycle that encompasses 6 months of project execution regarding materials, schedules, and crew. 
  • Review the project planning, direction, organization, and budgeting of all self-performed and subcontracted construction work. 
  • Review the management of the project budget by controlling expenses, administering owner and subcontractor billings, and identifying work not covered by subcontractor’s scope of work/budget. 
  • Review the development and management of the contract’s general conditions, construction phases, and buyout strategy during preconstruction. 
  • Manage the experience of customers to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained, including direct participation in change and conflict management. 
  • Assist, conduct, and coach worker(s) in Field Level Risk Assessments (FLRAs), and Behavior Based Safety.  
  • Know and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations.  
  • Communicate the PSQP to the project site team including subcontractors. Execute the PSQP and implementation of all quality activities on site. 


Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Varying years of experience will be considered: 5-20 years of commercial construction experience and a minimum of 3-8 years in a supervisory capacity role
  • Project experience in towers and/ or commercial finishes considered an asset
  • As a commercial superintendent has completed at least a single project valuing $40M or greater
  • Knows the impact of change on cost and schedule
  • Knowledge of construction engineering and design
  • Work closely with the project manager to ensure success on the project

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Opportunity for ownership and increased income through dividends and share equity increases
  • Sharing of annual profits paid out in bonuses
  • Excellent Health & Dental benefits plan, Life insurance, AD&D. LTD and Flex Plan
  • 401(k) savings plan with employer matching upon eligibility
  • 12 paid holidays a year
  • 3 to 5 weeks of vacation per year, with credit for prior industry experience
  • Professional and career development opportunities

What we can offer you:

  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast-evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today.

Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated if you are unable to apply online.

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The Graham Advantage

• We are one of North America’s largest General Contractors

• Graham is 100% employee owned

• We champion development of our employees, including having accredited PMP and Gold Seal training available in-house

• We have a balanced portfolio of exciting, challenging, and career-defining projects

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue