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Commercial Construction Superintendent

Allison and Alexander
Kansas City, MO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $80,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, dental,
Job Description

Well established General Contracting Firm of over 60 years is looking for that unique commercial construction project superintendent who is looking to join an experienced team to enhance their belief in timely project completion utilizing traditional principles and values in all business relationships. This is a full-time permanent position located in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Responsible for day-to-day field activities to ensure that the project requirements and overall scheduled completion date is met
  • Creating short-interval look-ahead project schedules that make sure that upcoming events are communicated, tracked and are being proactively attended to

Critical Thinking Skills

  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Problem solving ability that involves a bias to work within established systems and the agility to work outside of the system when necessary to get timely results
  • Has a natural curiosity of technical, physical and spatial matters

Action Oriented

  • Is goal oriented and can react quickly to challenging circumstances to achieve the desired end results
  • Is proactive, plans well and addresses problems promptly
  • Is committed to doing quality work the first time with little or no need for re-work
  • Works to meet or exceed schedules and is driven to bring closure to avoid long punch lists

Results Oriented

  • Has a propensity toward action and an impatience towards those that lack focus and/or the ability to get results
  • Anticipates and identifies project issues and risks, proactively communicates those along with presenting solutions to project team for resolution
  • Is deadline driven, punctual and respects other peoples' time

Leadership and Interpersonal Skills

  • Is assertive, exhibits credibility in all business dealings involving clients, subcontractors and co-workers (understands win-win negotiating)
  • Is an effective communicator, active-listener, recognizes diverse perspectives and is capable of facilitating synergy and collaboration
  • Has the ability to confront difficult situations and manages them to a successful conclusion.
  • Is organized and produces documentation that can be easily understood by a third party.
  • Maintains thorough understanding of project documents including subcontractors “scopes of work”.

Background Skills

  • Above average knowledge of construction principals and procedures.
  • Ability to advise and direct at a field level.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to coordinate work with project stakeholders in a professional and courteous manner.

Other Requirements

  • Good written and speaking skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good negotiating skills.
  • 10-hour minimum OSHA certification.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals with diverse educational, cultural and geographic backgrounds.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • All applicants will be subject to a criminal background screening as a condition of an employment offer.


  • Commensurate with applicants experience, skills and abilities.



Allison and Alexander

Why Work Here?
Potential for advancement in responsibility and compensation.


3403 NW Vivion Rd.

Kansas City, MO



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