POSITION TITLE:           Superstar Site Superintendent, Construction-two positions. Additional openings for a Foreman and an Entry Level Superintendent
REPORTING TO:             President
LOCATION:                 San Rafael office. Most work is in San Francisco and the employee will report directly to the job site.
OUR CLIENT:                   Plath and Company, General Contractors

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Website: www.plathco.com

Plath & Company General Contractors has been building, renovating and preserving iconic San Francisco Bay Area homes and commercial buildings since 1976. A LEED Platinum Builder and industry leader in historic preservation and restoration, we’re experts in all aspects of construction, and fluent in modern, traditional and sustainable designs.  Plath & Company is proud to be a LEED Platinum Builder. 2015 is on plan to be the company’s best year ever.

We are a profitable and growing company, with a strong backlog of projects, and we are hiring!

Plath has a solid client reputation and a strong record of profit and of treating employees well. The company did not lay off one superintendent during the recent recession. The company has a culture of excellence; mentoring employees to provide professional growth and development is a longstanding tradition. We commit to the success of our employees.

Plath & Company seeks to fill two Site Superintendent positions. (We are also hiring a Foreman and an Assistant Project Manager.)
Please feel free to forward this description to anyone you feel might be interested in the positions.
Additionally, the description is listed online: http://lockeandkey.com/jobs/JobOpenings/job_opening_134.php

These are permanent, full time salaried positions, with benefits.


The Site Superintendent will oversee the construction project on a daily basis. S/he will assist with the supervision of all onsite work, supervise/coordinate with all trade labor and subcontractors, and interface with the owner, architect, engineers, local officials, technicians and others.

Additional responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage and layout all subcontractors’ work.
  • Review contract documents to determine appropriate construction methods and construction sequencing.
  • Oversee projects to maintain compliance with construction safety codes and other regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare daily logs for construction activities and daily project reports.
  • Coordinate with project team and building trades for the preparation and processing of project documentation, including, but not limited to submittals, RFI’s and Change Order requests.
  • Compliance with company policies.

  • Seven to ten years minimum experience in general construction, with emphasis on high end residential projects preferred.
  • Strong ability to manage and layout all subcontractors’ work.
  • Excellent hands-on construction skills within commercial construction. Strong carpentry skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of construction related technologies, quality assurance, quality control and auditing.
  • Knowledge of construction software is a plus; Plath uses Timberline.
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents, schedules, and cost reports.
  • History of completing projects within budget and schedule.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and working with a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Professional at all times. Nice, friendly demeanor. Even temperament. Rational.
  • Interested in continuous improvement, both in teaching/mentoring others and being mentored.
  • Interest in professional career growth.
  • Methodical.
  • Process oriented.
  • Physical ability required for frequent lifting or handling of materials
  • Ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds and walk a project site.
  • Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions and on job sites throughout the San Francisco bay area in all seasons.
  • Ability to effectively work with a team to achieve project goals.

All education is beneficial. Preference given to candidates with construction related education and/or formal training.

Competitive compensation, health benefits, 401k, transportation allowance, vacation and bonus program.

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter with
Plath Superintendent” in the subject line. Feel free to include a project list/portfolio.
Please do not contact Plath directly.
Local candidates preferred. Resumes with a valid email address and a cover letter will receive a notification of receipt.
Thank you!
Lisa K. Locke
Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services
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