Senior Project Superintendent

Novi, MI

Oliver / Hatcher Construction is a full-service construction management and general contracting firm experienced in all types of projects including industrial, office, healthcare, renovation / re-development, commercial and retail projects.

Why Work for Oliver / Hatcher?
This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and who wants to be involved in exciting construction projects around Michigan.

Essential Duties:


  • Actively manage and maintain safety on-site including, but not limited to toolbox talks, safety checklists and continuous observation for safe work practices in compliance with all OSHA regulations and corporate Safety Manual
  • On-site field supervision
  • Monitor and enforce quality workmanship
  • Direct, coordinate, and facilitate meetings for owners, subcontractors, architects and local authorities
  • Develop site logistics plans for entire project to maximize productivity and minimize impacts to building occupants
  • Run weekly subcontractor coordination meetings
  • Secure municipal inspections as necessary during entire construction process and for final Certificate of Occupancy
  • Coordinate material storage on-site with trailers and equipment
  • Determine initial job set-up requirements
  • Maintain an organized and clean site
  • Develop and maintain on-site Subcontractor, Owner and Municipal relations
  • Oversee creation and completion of punchlist process
  • Insure subcontractors are working per construction documents
  • Schedule and facilitate owner training and commissioning of equipment

Planning, Document Control and Cost Management

  • Anticipate, plan and coordinate all site activities
  • Maintain overall project schedule using Microsoft Project in coordination with Project Manager
  • Scheduling of all trade and material deliveries
  • Develop and maintain weekly Three Week Look-Ahead schedules
  • Maintain as-built drawings, photos and documentation
  • Document key or pertinent conversations and phone calls
  • Maintain on-site document control including project binders, shop drawings, construction drawings and any other relevant construction documentation
  • Complete detailed Daily Reports
  • Keep project drawings current; continuous review of drawings and details
  • Become familiar with all contract provisions
  • Manage the cost of all General Conditions items
  • Ability to interpret subcontractor questions and compose correspondence (RFI’s) to architects and engineers
  • Manage submittals and RFI process in coordination with Project Manager
  • Document subcontractor requests for additional work and inform Project Manager


  • Communicate daily with Project Manager
  • Miscellaneous general labor on an as-needed basis
  • Involvement with implementation of existing ISO 9001 program
  • Willingness to travel preferred


  • Minimum 7 years commercial / industrial construction experience
  • College degree in related field is a plus
  • Must have multiple project experience in excess of $5 Million
  • Strong sitework background, computer and scheduling skills required
  • Utilize current technology – tablet / iPad and construction related applications – i.e. PlanGrid

Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time and the starting salary is competitive, depending on skills and experience. The Company offers a comprehensive benefit package (health, dental, vision, disability), discretionary bonus program, 401k, paid time off and ongoing career development and training.

The Recruitment Process
The Recruiting process is designed to ensure the right fit for both the Company and the candidate. The process will include a mixture of phone and in-person interviews and candidate assessments.

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