Job Opportunity

Assistant Superintendent

01.23.19 | Location: Central Virginia

For over two decades, Hourigan has established itself as the “go-to” firm when it comes to managing complex projects and delivering them to the highest standards. Our portfolio is filled with many success stories, but we’re most proud of the strong relationships we have built and continue to grow. Our relationship-centered approach starts with our employees.  We are looking for people who embody our values of fairness, integrity, and trust.  We want self-starters who take ownership in their work and value building and maintaining relationships every step along the way.  We take pride in our desire to become better every day, providing our employees with opportunities to develop both personally and professionally.

We have an opening for a motivated individual with a thirst to learn to join our team as an Assistant Superintendent.  This position will support the work of the Superintendent through supervisory assistance to all Hourigan on-site employees, full time quality control monitoring and direct assistance to all on-site Subcontractors.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists other superintendents in the management of all field activities for construction jobs of various size and complexity.  May be independently responsible for small jobs of normal complexity.
  • Helps to ensures the proper performance of all subcontractors in both quality and timeliness of their work.
  • Perform and coordinate all duties in conjunction with the duties of the Project Superintendent.
  • Acquire working knowledge of all project specific plans and specifications.
  • Identify and assist in resolution of all on-site project specific issues in conjunction with the Project Superintendent.
  • Perform the required construction layout responsibilities
  • Supervise Hourigan on-site employees as designated by the Project Superintendent.
  • Prepare quantity and type of materials, equipment and tools required for Hourigan performed work for ordering by the Project Superintendent.
  • Monitor all on-site construction activities for progress, quality, safety and coordination with other trades.
  • Enforce all required Hourigan on-site Quality Control procedures.
  • Enforce all required Hourigan on-site Safety procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field position or 2-5 years of progressive construction related experience.
  • Fosters a strong desire to learn, welcomes a new challenge, and values the need to collaborate with all team members.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with construction management software required.  Experience with CMiC and Bluebeam preferred.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of commercial construction means and methods, application of LEED certifications, and a thorough understanding of industry practices.
  • Exhibits Hourigan’s commitment to excellence through meeting and exceeding both internal and external customer expectations and displaying only the utmost integrity.
  • Some periodic travel may be required.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to:  medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability, 401k employer match, and paid time off.

The summary of essential duties and responsibilities listed above is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at our discretion.

Hourigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or family status, amnesty or protected military or veterans’ status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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