Superintendent - Multi-families


Spokane, WA, US, 99212

Graham is a growing, dynamic, and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you will be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You will also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.

We are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.

As a member of our team, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various projects, such as: education facilities; hospitals and healthcare centers; office buildings; warehouse and distribution centers; and mixed- use facilities.

You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Bid-Build, Design-Build, Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).



The Superintendent 2 is accountable for field operations from initial project planning to completion for projects with annual revenues between $15M - $25M. They are 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. The incumbent is 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 incumbent actively searches for risk and opportunity, and has the necessary experience to correctly recognize and escalate commercial issues. 


Essential Functions 


  • 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.  

  • Attend all pre-tender meetings. 

  • Ensure that project site and company assets are secure and a safe and respectful working environment is maintained at all times. 

  • 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. 

Planning and Process 

  • Understand the project specifications and general conditions of the contract, and confirm that all materials and work comply with the contract and quality specifications. 

  • Communicate and work with Project Manager and other personnel as required with respect to changes to methods, materials, schedules, and procedures. 

  • Maintain a planning cycle that encompasses 6 months of project execution regarding materials, schedules, and crew. 

Financial Accountabilities 

  • 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. 

  • Make commitments (i.e. contractual, spending, or purchasing) on the general contractor’s behalf as described in Level 2 of their Authority Matrix:  

  • Contract / Sub Contract Change Orders: up to $25k 

  • Short Form Subcontracts: up to $10k 

  • Purchase Orders: up to $10k 

  • Purchase/Sale of Capital Assets: up to $10k in value 

  • Conduct business in line with client guidelines. 

Client Focus 

  • Emphasize the customer service and relational importance of the job in addition to executing the work. 

  • Manage the experience of customers to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained, including direct participation in change and conflict management. 


  • Take personal responsibility both for your own health and safety, and that of other workers, visitors to the site(s), the community, and the environment.  

  • Assist, conduct, and coach worker(s) in Field Level Risk Assessments (FLRAs), and Behaviour Based Safety.  

  • Know and comply with client requirements, Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, and all applicable government laws and regulations. 

  • Hold direct reports accountable for HSE performance, and verify that subordinates are executing their responsibilities properly. 

  • Demonstrate HSE leadership at all times. 

  • Ensure contractors and subcontractors meet or exceed HSE MS requirements during execution of work. 

  • Hold the authority to control the quality performance on project site. 

  • Communicate the PSQP to the project site team including subcontractors. 

  • Execute the PSQP and implementation of all quality activities on site. 

  • Monitor the performance of quality by the subcontractors. 

  • Verify that the project site team is performing all required quality activities and hold them accountable for their quality performance. 


Education, Experience and Knowledge 

  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Business, or Journeyman Trade Certification or a related designation is preferred. 

  • 10+ years of experience required. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity the years of experience may vary and may require an ability to assist with more than one project at a time. 

  • Completion of all Builders’ Framework Fundamentals courses and started the Builders’ Framework Essentials courses. 

  • Knowledge of the principles of cost/benefit analysis, and understanding of the full impact of change on project cost and scheduling. 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of major construction disciplines including cost control, scheduling, AOEs, supply chain, subcontractor selection, labour negotiation, asset management, and safety regulations. 

  • Advanced knowledge of construction engineering and design (eg: formwork, hoisting, access, soils). 

  • Comprehensive understanding of contracts and subcontracts at a tactical level. 

  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks as well as leverage the expertise of team members. 

  • Commitment to quality and safety, and ability to evaluate project related processes and make necessary changes to meet or exceed internal and external customer expectations. 

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.  

  • Proficient using scheduling and project management software. 



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


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.


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Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Graham website.
Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated if you are unable to apply online.


Please, no unsolicited resumes or phone inquiries from agencies, thank you.


Graham Group US Inc.

12439 E. Pinecroft, Suite 102,

Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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: Spokane