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Client Open Positions: Metric Construction Corp.   Superintendent

Our client, Metric Construction Corporation, has established itself as a leader in the construction industry for thirty years. Headquartered in Boston, Metric provides construction management services throughout New England and the Eastern United States. Metric specializes in several market sectors, building and renovating multi-unit and luxury homes, assisted-living facilities, academic institutions, retail centers, restaurants, hotels, spas, and commercial and office buildings. They are currently hiring an experienced Superintendent with experience managing projects in the $30M+ range for projects in and around Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.  Metric provides an apartment, company truck to use on the island, and ferry reimbursement for Superintendents on the Martha's Vineyard job sites who reside on the Cape or other parts of MA.

Metric Construction Corporation, based in Boston, MA, is currently seeking a Construction Superintendent. Metric specializes in several market sectors, building and renovating multi-unit and luxury homes, assisted-living facilities, academic institutions, retail centers, restaurants, hotels, spas, and commercial and office buildings. The ideal Superintendent candidate should be a strong leader with a proven track record in completing similar projects on time, with a strong focus on maintaining a safe work environment and high quality standards.  Metric offers a very competitive salary, auto allowance, and an outstanding benefits package including full health insurance coverage.

The Superintendent has ultimate responsibility for the day-to-day onsite management of projects including:

  • Development and adherence to the project schedule

  • Maintaining the site-specific quality control plan

  • Development and maintenance of the site-specific safety plan

  • Development and maintenance of the site logistics plan

  • Preside over weekly subcontractor meetings designed to coordinate the work.

  • Generation of daily construction reports - Procore experience a plus

  • Generate weekly SWPPP inspections reports

  • Serve as liaison with the community in the areas where the project is being performed

  • Maintaining client relations with architects, owners, subcontractors, etc.

  • Spearheading site coordination amongst trades and acting as the site leader

  • Proactively resolve issues as they arise and/or pulling in appropriate parties to make effective resolution decisions.

  • Maintain effective lines of communication with Project Management team at all times

  • Schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in critical path to ensure timely completion.

  • Perform quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed.

  • Communicate with project team regarding ASI’s, RFI’s, and Material Submittals.

  • Ensure that subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work.

  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions where appropriate.

  • Identify and address subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.

  • Identify conflicts in construction documents and communicate them to project team for resolution.

  • Ensure subcontractors have corrected all deficiencies identified by project team.

  • Identify and handle any issues of non-compliance with subcontractors relating to quality of work or scheduling.

  • Ensure that the job site is always kept in a clean and organized manner.

  • Ensure timely completion of punch list with subcontractors.

  • Supervise and mentor Assistant Superintendents assigned to projects


The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Experience with use of computers, mobile devices, and other technology

  • Exceptional communication skills: can verbally and in written format relay necessary information to all parties involved. 

  • Possess a high sense of urgency: proactively solving problems and addressing conflicts.

  • Ability to read and understand all construction documents

  • Endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures

  • Exceptional Interpersonal Skills: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale to achieve group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Strong Planning and Organization Skills: prioritizes and plans work activities to effectively meet schedules; plans for additional resources and resource constraints when needed; Can organize or schedule other people and their tasks; develops and communicates realistic action plans; effectively monitor and implement action plan; employs effective ways to manage changes, delays, or unexpected events

  • Demonstrates Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; can handle high pressure situations; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments. Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time and prepared.

  • High Focus on Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve efficiency and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance. Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

  • High Focus on Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions to management staff; understands and uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Demonstrates Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; is available for urgent communication from direct reports, management, and job site personnel; Keeps commitments; Commits to working the hours necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Self-motivated - Undertakes self-development activities to improve knowledge.


  • MA Unrestricted Construction Supervisors License (CSL) is required for the Superintendent position.

  • OSHA 30 Hour Certification will be required within the first week of employment and is provided by the employer if candidate does not already have this certification.

  • OSHA 10 required

  • At least one year of Procore experience, Procore Certification Preferred


This employer is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested in the position? 

Contact us at or call us at 866-276-8981.  Please ask to speak with

Cori DiDonato.  All resumes and candidate information will be kept confidential.

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