Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Assistant Superintendent Academic/Healthcare

    Job ID
    Field Operations
    Regular Full-Time
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.



    We are looking for Assistant Superintendents to work with our project team to consistently deliver projects on time, on budget and exceed client expectations. We provide our assistant superintendents with the necessary support and resources to excel in their role. Our assistant superintendents are an integral part of the project team.


    The Assistant Super will ensure that projects are delivered the Shawmut Way. This means being responsible for a number of job related tasks including, drawing/document review to develop a big picture understanding of the project, obtaining permits in order to start the job, and submittals to confirm materials and methods as specified in the documents.

    During the job they must manage EWAs by tracking/managing Subcontractor changes/extra work and continual update project plans to ensure they are current. The Assistant Super must also utilize a punch list to ensure that all field items are completed. 

    In addition the Assistant Super will be responsible for relationship management. This includes, developing Subcontractor relationships through effectively communicating in a positive manner with all Subcontractors. They will also develop critical client relationships and always work to understand and address client needs. And lastly they will continually address their own self development through using each project as a way of actively learning to be an effective Shawmut superintendent.


    • 3-5 years experience in field construction
    • Experience with large and varied projects consistent with Shawmut projects
    • Experience working in a rapidly growing organization
    • Travel is required

    Required Skills/Behaviors


    • Deliver World Class Customer Service
    • Learn and Grow
    • Communicate
    • People Skills
    • Team Player
    • Sense of Urgency
    • Making Decisions
    • Admit Mistakes
    • Integrity and Trust

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders and general navigation of an area under construction.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.   Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.


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