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POSITION TITLE:           Site Superintendent, Construction for custom and luxury homes, estates, boutique restaurants and wineries.
REPORTING TO:             Partner
LOCATION:                       Napa, CA (the office is in Napa, and all construction projects are in Napa and Sonoma counties)
OUR CLIENT:                   Grassi & Associates, Inc.


At Grassi & Associates, we have been privileged to work with world-class architects and the most discerning of clients. Each of our projects has been a story unto itself, because there is no formula for what we do. We approach every project with open minds, and this approach to building custom homes, estates, and select commercial projects keeps us engaged and innovative. We provide exceptional personal service to our clients.

We are craftsmen and builders, who are also artists, shunning the formulaic in favor of the innovative. We have an eye and a passion for fine work, and we have the skills to bring it to bear. We are interpreters and eternal optimists, taking an architect’s vision and a client’s dream and giving it a physical reality. We are relentless in our desire to take on new challenges, and we are hungry to learn more about the art we have chosen: building.

Our team at Grassi & Associates has been building custom homes, estates, and select commercial projects in the Napa and Sonoma valleys for over two decades. We believe that the building process should be as custom as the home we are entrusted to build. We have an enviable list of clients, from financial moguls, politicians, world famous vintners, entertainers and brand name company CEO’s.
Grassi & Associates seeks an experienced, Site Superintendent to join our team and continue the legacy of building well crafted, luxury residences throughout the beautiful wine country in the North Bay area. We are seeking a Site Superintendent who is interested in, and committed to becoming a long-term member of the team, as the company grows.

This is a salaried, full time position with benefits.

The position is posted here:

The Site Superintendent will oversee the construction project on site, 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:
  • Work with the team to deliver the project on time and budget.
  • Plan layout and sequence of activities and schedule. Manage and layout all subcontractors’ work.
  • Review contract documents for planning purposes and to determine appropriate construction methods and construction sequencing.
  • Manage sub-contractors, vendors/suppliers, architects and change orders.
  • Oversee projects to maintain compliance with company policies, 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, daily logs, RFI’s and Change Order requests.
  • Develop and maintain positive, communicative relationship with the clients throughout the projects.
  • Be aware of and inquire about additional client work, and/or referrals.

We realize that every interested candidate might not have all of the desired experience, but here is what we are looking for in terms of experience and skills… the more you have, the better!

  • Seven to ten years minimum experience in general construction, with emphasis on high end residential or boutique projects preferred. At least two years of Site Superintendent experience.
  • Strong ability to manage and layout all subcontractors’ work.
  • Excellent hands-on construction skills with complex projects. Strong carpentry skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of construction related technologies, quality assurance and quality control.
  • Knowledge of construction software is a plus; Grassi uses MS Project.
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents, schedules, and cost reports.
  • History of completing projects within budget and schedule.
  • Solid experience in construction “best practices.”
  • Experience managing custom construction projects in the million dollar plus range.
  • Physical ability required to lift/handle materials.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions in all seasons.

  • 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.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Process oriented. Methodical.
  • 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 salary, discretionary bonus potential, medical/dental/vision benefits. Vacation (two weeks per year), holidays, 401k, vehicle and expenses.
Opportunity to work where you live; all of our projects are in the Napa and Sonoma county areas.
Opportunity to work at a thriving, profitable company with a unique roster of construction projects. Work with world-class architects and designers.
Relocation: we will consider someone who wishes to relocate, and we will offer some relocation assistance.
We are seeking a Project Manager who wants to be a permanent member of the team, ultimately enjoying the long-term benefits of the profitability of the company.

Please email your resume and cover letter with Grassi in the subject line.
Qualified resumes with cover letter will receive notification of receipt.
Although we prefer local candidates, if you are already planning to move to the Napa/Sonoma area, we would like to hear from you.
Please not send your resume to the client directly.

Lisa K. Locke
Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services
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