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Shaw Lundquist Associates Construction Superintendent in Las Vegas, Nevada

Construction Superintendent

The Company

Shaw-Lundquist Associates, Inc. (SLA) was founded in 1974 and provides construction services as a general contractor, construction manager and design/builder serving a variety of clients in the retail, entertainment, multi-unit, educational, commercial, governmental, institutional and industrial markets. The company currently has 2 offices in Minnesota and Nevada. We are seeking candidates for future positions of Construction Superintendent for projects in the Las Vegas, Nevada and surrounding areas.

The company’s core target is to be a nationally recognized Asian-American owned enterprise with a national footprint and $300 million in revenue by March 2022.

The core focus of the company is to Build Better Lives through client-focused solutions for complex construction projects. Building Better Lives looks beyond the physical building and looks at the creation and use of the building and how it will provide better lives through learning, living, and working for everyone. Client focused solutions for complex construction projects compel us to learn and understand the owner’s goals and drives us to ensure a successful project for the client.

Improving Lives by Building with Integrity and PRIDE is our commitment statement to ourselves, which commits us to the core purpose and values of SLA


Integrity – Do I do the right thing even when no one is watching or looking?

Professionalism – Do I work and represent myself and SLA in a manner that I am proud of?

Respect – Do I respect others and have I earned their respect?

Ingenuity – Do I seek to improve the current situation?

Determination – Do I do my best and demonstrate a commitment to get the job done?

Excellence – Do I have completely satisfied clients and colleagues?

Primary Function

Support leadership, management and direction for assigned Shaw-Lundquist Associates construction project(s). Maintain project information, financials, documents, drawings & specifications and schedule as directed while working as a project team member. Coordinate and communicate with Subcontractors, Architects, Engineers and the Owner as directed by the Superintendent and/or Project Manager. Interact and report as needed to management the status of your responsibilities for the project. Lead and practice the SLA mission statement and core principles.

Position Authority/Guidelines

You are expected to work with independence using your experience, initiative, and sound judgment to accomplish work responsibilities and duties. Communication with the entire team is critical. You are requested to continue your professional development, especially your knowledge of construction, through ongoing training and education. This includes keeping abreast of changes in procedures, laws and regulations relating to work responsibilities and the construction industry.


Personal Management

  • Reliable with a professional appearance; absences are rare, never affecting individual and group job performance.

  • Organized and disciplined with a strong focus on time management; assumes responsibility for decisions and fulfilling job assignments.

  • Committed to SLA’s central values, confidently making and standing by decisions using ingenuity and resourcefulness regularly going above and beyond minimal expectations.

  • Displays a stewardship mentality towards SLA.

  • Learn and integrates new technology to streamline daily job responsibilities.

Professional Interactions

  • Works within SLA procedural framework demonstrating optimal reliance representing the company in a professional manner, creating and maintaining constructive and long lasting relationships with vendors, owners, consultants, contractors and subcontractors.

  • Takes initiative to make decisions in the best interest of the company.

  • Shares innovative ideas regarding SLA’s internal processes.

  • Complies with and enforces standard policies and procedures.


  • Leads by example, consistently acknowledging and appreciating team contribution while motivating team members to a consistent level of excellence.

  • Confronts, mitigates and diffuses conflict between team members in a timely manner.

  • Utilizes each team member to his or her fullest potential.

  • Creates a synergistic environment by sharing information, strategy and resources among team members.

  • Communicates in all relationships with clear and tactful written, auditory and verbal skills.


Document Control

  • Compiles and tracks daily reports for SLA and subcontractors.

  • Reviews and understands approved submission documents with the Project Manager/Engineer.

  • Maintains accurate As-built drawings with assistance from Project Manager/Engineer.

  • Reviews drawings and specifications and contractor’s As-built drawings for accuracy.

  • Work with Project Manager/Engineer to manage all materials used on the job site.

  • Coordinates with subcontractors and inspectors to ensure all non-compliance report issues are resolved immediately as well as completes all paperwork associated with them.

  • Writes and issues safety notices to contractors in violation of the SLA’s safety policy as well as verifies that they are corrected in a timely manner.

  • Maintain orderly job documentation system in the field.

Field Management

  • Directs an orderly process for handling issues and information requests generated through the construction process.

  • Ensures project goals are achieved economically and efficiently.

  • Monitors, controls and updates project schedule.

  • Serves as the Champion and in charge of all Field Quality Control and has contingency plan if needed to ensure a zero punch list.

  • Work meets and exceeds expectation of owners/designers while adhering to the budget.

  • Coordinates and reviews subcontractor work.

  • Minimizes extraneous work directives and excess field work orders by developing a complete understanding of the subcontractor’s scope of work.

  • Shows no tolerance for unsafe practices and attitudes, monitors project safety and enforce company and OSHA rules and regulations.

  • Works with project manager to maintain a potential change order log.

  • Perform timely completion of punch list and project closeout.



  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.

  • Holds and/or attends regular status meetings with project team, subcontractors, etc.

  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the projects.

  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.


Internal Operations

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.

  • Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by SLA.

  • Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.

  • Be computer proficient and utilize online tracking programs, daily logs, schedules, time sheets etc.


Minimum of 5 years experience and be well rounded in some of these categories, commercial, retail, hospitality and multi-family wood frame construction. Supervised previous projects in excess of $5 million.