Senior Superintendent - Life Science - New England

Job ID
Field Operations
Regular Full-Time
Field Operations


Since our founding in 1982, Shawmut Design and Construction (a 100% employee-owned company) has been recognized as a Best Place to Work 60 times by our employee-owners. At Shawmut, you will have the opportunity to own your career and deliver impact within our culture of ownership and innovation focused around providing the gold standard of client service for the world’s most recognizable and elite brands and institutions.


We are currently looking for a Senior Project Superintendent to join our Boston team. Do you enjoy building incredible, challenging, rewarding projects?  Our Superintendents have the daily support to excel in their role and make sure all our amazing projects are completed to the highest standard. 


  • Lead all daily field operations to ensure proper site safety, construction, progress, quality control and a clean site
  • Develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and commitments including financial goals, scheduling, logistics, phasing, milestones, inspections
  • Work in partnership with PM to maintain an updated and accurate project schedule that reflects the changes in project status and that meets the cost and time requirements of the project
  • Demonstrate and maintain effective and open dialogue with the project team regarding changes in work, job conditions, subcontractor relations and any deviation in the direction of the project
  • Always promotes positive relationships by dealing expertly and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors while instilling this philosophy in the project team


  • 10+ years’ experience as a Project Superintendent in both a union and non-union environment at a general contractor
  • Experience in managing supers and all trades on site with great communication skills as well as the training, developing and mentoring of others
  • Project experience should include large out of the ground, large renovation work in occupied and unoccupied environments, experience with a variety of foundations and a complete understanding of high-level finishes - project size experience $50-100M+
  • Experience with complex and logistically challenging, fast paced and high visibility projects in both urban and suburban work locations is required.
  • Must have life science project experience as well as experience with MEPs

Shawmut prohibits discrimination against any staff member or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, disability, creed, citizenship status, or any other legally protected characteristic.




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