Site Supervisor

Organization Summary

As a national leader in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining high-performing buildings, McKinstry provides a single point of accountability across the entire building lifecycle, from new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse, energy retrofits, and advanced renewable energy systems. We get up every day to transform the built environment for the betterment of our clients and our communities.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Job type

The pay range for this position is $84,060, - $136,400 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Base pay information is based on market location.


Monday - Friday

Primary Duties

We are looking for a Site Superintendent to be a part of our growing Energy division in Minnesota. The Superintendent will ensure project success through on-site management of subcontractors and maintenance of client relationships.

You're great at:

Project Management

  • Act as onsite face for McKinstry.
  • Develops and updates project schedules.
  • Approve daily work tickets.
  • Review submittals.
  • Responsible for jobsite set up and tear down logistics.
  • Receive and track equipment.
  • Scheduling and coordination of subcontractors and vendors.
  • Assist in writing and reviewing scopes of work.
  • Assist Project Manager with bid procurement.
  • Manage and close out punch list activities in a timely manner.
  • Regularly communicate, formally and informally, company goals, policies, plans and priorities to field personnel.
  • Develop and maintain logs and reports as required for project execution.
  • Maintain daily logs of work performed by McKinstry and subcontractors onsite.
  • Develop RFIs as required to document changes to the scope of work.
  • Hold meetings and develop minutes as required for proper project execution.
  • Coordinates work with other trades or contractors onsite.


  • Oversees field personnel who may include union and non-union workers.
  • Ensure client concerns are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Act as conduit of communication regarding progress and logistics between client and subcontractors.
  • Resolve subcontractor disputes.
  • Schedule and deliver training to facility personnel when turning over building.
  • Prepare, log, file and distribute Superintendent daily reports.
  • Act as steward of McKinstry culture.


  • Upholds and communicates McKinstry safety standards.
  • Coordinates with Safety team to create and communicate site safety plan.
  • Ensures safety compliance of subcontractors and all on-site personnel.
  • Hosts and documents Weekly Safety meetings; review the job specific safety plan from each sub and make sure the unsafe work has a preplan agenda prior to starting.
  • Logs and files safety reports.
  • Prepares and distributes safety incident reports for internal purposes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What we would like to see from you:  

  • OSHA 30 certification required or must be obtained within 6 months of assuming position.
  • Working knowledge of scheduling software: Microsoft Project, Primavera and/or Suretrak required.
  • Knowledge of construction management, commercial building process, and OSHA standards required.
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
  • Four (4) years of leadership of trades and job sites preferred.
  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture or Facilities Management or equivalent work experience preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel regionally. 
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

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