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Construction Superintendent

Troy, MI

Ready for a Purpose-Built Career?

For over 60 years, O'Brien Construction has worked to enhance the quality of our communities through our expertise as team builders and constructors, specializing in multi-family housing, municipal and commercial buildings. We are a Construction Manager and General Contractor with a mission to develop lasting relationships built on mutual trust and respect.
O’Brien Construction builds so much more than senior housing and historical renovations.  We’re building trust, pride, and a better world than it was yesterday – one job at a time. Because that’s what it means to be Purpose Built.

Building a career is like building anything else - it takes the right plan, the right team and the right commitment. When you work with O’Brien Construction, we can promise you will: accomplish work you’ll be proud of, work with great people, and grow both the community and your career.

The Position
The Company seeks a Superintendent who thrives in a multi-dimensional and fast-paced environment. Components of the job include supervision and scheduling of all subcontractors at each job site, ensuring quality work is completed in a safe manner while remaining on time and on budget, project troubleshooting, communicating with the architect and owner/owner’s representatives on a consistent basis, understanding and applying the company’s labor relations policies.

Additional tasks include, but are not limited to, daily job site inspections, pre-task planning, preparing reports, assisting in the development of the project schedule and enforcing compliance, verifying drawings and submittals, communicating scope changes, and maintaining constant communication with the Project Manager.

The position offers the unique opportunity to work with a family-oriented, relationship-focused contractor while enjoying a great work/life balance. O'Brien Construction is truly a great place to work!

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 5-10 years of construction experience, preferably as a Superintendent
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, peers, managers, partners, and others in both verbal and written format
  • 100% commitment to safety
  • Willingness to put in the time and effort required to be successful in construction
  • Desire to learn and adopt new technologies
  • Effective problem solving and time management abilities
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
We pride ourselves on providing benefits that bring out the best in our people. Our comprehensive benefit packages include the things you expect – health, dental, vision, 401(k) – along with the things you deserve like income protection and extraordinary work-life benefits. 

In addition, this full-time, permanent position offers a competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus, monthly auto allowance plus fuel reimbursement, paid time off, growth potential and a strong Company culture.

The Recruiting Process
The recruitment process is designed to be a thorough, two-way evaluation to ensure that the best decision is made by both the Company and the candidate. Given this, multiple steps are required, including a phone interview, in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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