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This is a Full-time position in Seattle, WA posted March 7, 2021.

The superintendent role requires a positive, humble, solution-oriented individual who is passionate about great design and unique building challenges. Successful candidates will show an aptitude for leadership, precise communication and a willingness to go above and beyond, ensuring that the design intent and project goals are met.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure work performed is in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Maintain onsite quality control throughout project life-cycle
  • Work with project manager to develop and deliver project on schedule and on budget
  • Manage onsite subcontractors and all related elements (ie. scheduling, evaluating work performed, safety compliance, submittal review, shop drawings, RFIs)
  • Manage onsite employees, labor, subcontractors for build
  • Maximize supplier relationships
  • Conduct daily walk-throughs and maintain job log of all required information (ie. personnel, owner visits, inspectors, architects, hazard identification and abatement, weather, near misses)
  • Meet with clients, architects, project managers, subcontractors, management and field staff regularly keeping communication open and professional
  • Maintain plans, specifications, as-builts, and other necessary documentation
  • Ensure code compliance
  • Coordinate material deliveries, handling, storage, and placement (with foreman support)
  • Train and direct foreman, laborers, carpenters, and other workers; conduct performance evaluations
  • Be a positive advocate for safety in action and attitude; reinforce awareness to reduce the risk of injury or citations
  • Ensure correct safety documentation is maintained in case an appeal is necessary
  • Maintain job site security (ie. ensure safety of all people, tools, and materials)
  • Be an active participant in company growth, community engagement, cultivating milestones in keeping with company strategic objectives

Qualifications And Skills

  • 15 years of superintendent experience, 5 years high-end, custom residential
  • Experience working through design details and construct-ability challenges directly with architects and designers to achieve design intent
  • Construction Management degree, or relevant education plus experience
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and specifications
  • Journeyman-level carpentry skills
  • Excellent communication, team-building and mentoring skills
  • Ingenuity based on technical knowledge and experience with both traditional and new materials
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Project
  • Experience with Sage 300 CRE is a plus, but not required


  • Competitive pay commensurate with skills and experience
  • Full benefit package
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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