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Available Positions


Minimum Experience: 5 years

Education: 4-year engineering degree or equivalent commercial/industrial construction experience

registration: No requirement

Required Skills: Capability to lead $45M projects

Salary Range: Commensurate with skill level and experience

Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Core Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on the project assignment within the established boundaries for project pursuits for the Smoot Construction office in Indianapolis, Indiana. The superintendent will be supported by a team of construction experts. The Project Superintendent may or may not have direct reports and will collaborate the oversight of the project with project assigned team members. The Project Superintendent will report directly to the General Superintendent as well as Executive leadership.

When managing a job site, safety comes first, communication is key, and participation in all construction activities is required. The type of projects to look forward to with this role include higher education facilities, sporting venues, hospitality, correctional, industrial as well as joint venture related engagements.

A breakdown of day-to-day activities

  • Interface with client representatives, A/E representatives, trade contractors, subcontractors, material/equipment suppliers and external parties such as city inspectors, and OSHA
  • Work with the General Superintendent to maintain communications with unions, resolve jurisdictional disputes, and request manpower and equipment
  • Provide day-to-day support of on-site project team and resolve construction problems as necessary
  • Supervise and assume responsibility of craft employees and/or trade contractors and subcontractors for productivity of Smoot crafts (Smoot GC) and efficient use of materials and equipment
  • To meet project and profitability requirements, actively participate in schedule development, implementation, conformance management, and job cost and/or budget management
  • Participate in all Smoot performance evaluations, project personnel transactions, purchase requisitions, field design change requests, and RFIs and submittals
  • Assist project management in developing and implementing project procedures, working documents, and standards
  • Provide technical assistance as required
  • Ensure on-site personnel comply with project procedures, quality control, safety program requirements, and work rules
  • Document violations, notify project management, and recommend and/or implement corrective actions as required
  • Supervise Assistant Superintendent (s)
  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor’s direction

A strong candidate has the following skills and qualifications

  • 4-year higher educational degree or equivalent commercial/industrial construction experience
  • 1-5 years of construction management and/or craft supervision experience in commercial/industrial construction
  • Ability to control and supervise large teams
  • Knowledge of construction technology, equipment, and methods
  • Experience in craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations, engineering, cost control schedules and safety required
  • Exceptional communication, organizational, and supervisory skills
  • Strong handle on job costing, scheduling, quality control and safety requirements
  • Has the ability to create a safety culture that everyone follows


Smoot Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate in any way related to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran, or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

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