Assistant Superintendent

Nichols Contracting, Inc. (NCI) is a family-owned and operated Construction and Contracting business headquartered in Columbia, MD with offices in Venice, Royal Palm Beach, and Orange City, FL with a team of 150 employees. NCI is a full-service general contractor focused on providing premier services in all aspects of the construction process, from concept to completion. We manage a broad range of commercial construction projects, including new construction, tenant fit outs, and renovations. NCI services a diverse group of markets including federal, state, and local governments, as well as a variety of corporate and special industry organizations that require complex life safety and critical infrastructure needs.

The Assistant Superintendent will coordinate all functions of the job site while providing excellent customer service. Will work together with the project superintendent, project managers, and engineers to form an effective management team for our clients. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Uses Nichols Contracting, Inc.’s Performance Values as tools to carry out all job responsibilities
  • Coordinate and monitor the work of subcontractors, laborers, and other partners to ensure compliance with relevant laws, protection of the company from risk, and compliance with established budgets and deadlines with assistance from Superintendent
  • With Assistance from the Superintendent - Guides and assists employees in identifying, analyzing, and resolving existing or anticipated obstacles in a manner to meet task/project schedules
  • Identify the causes of cost variances and eliminate negative variances
  • Maintain high-quality control while implementing good construction safety practices with all on-site activity and perform safety meetings
  • Assist in conducting systematic quality control inspections and accurately documents project work situations in a timely manner, both written and verbal, to ensure the protection of the Company through proper documentation (i.e. possible liens and or claims)
  • Prepares daily logs, handles deliveries, and manages job site cleanliness and safety
  • Ability to Learn, Understand and follows state, and local codes
  • Understanding and enforcement of O.S.H.A. requirements
  • Report accidents, incidents or illegal activities occurring on the worksite to the Human Resources in a timely manner as outlined per the Company policy manual
  • With Assistance from the Superintendent, Inspects subcontractor performance to conform to contract agreements and schedules
  • Must be able to coordinate and supervise subcontractors and Nichols Manpower with the assistance of the Superintendent
  • Assist in conducting project closings, updates punch lists and creates information for record drawings
  • Maintain and keep inventory of all tools
  **$5,000 Sign-On Bonus**  

  • At least three years of experience as a Foreman or Field Engineer or construction related experience
  • Industrial and Government Construction experience is a plus
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills
  • Proficient with reading, understanding, and interpreting plans, specifications, drawings, contracts, and other documents. 
  • OSHA 30, First Aid, & CPR Certification
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges and to attend Continual Education Classes that supports current and future positions
  • Ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet critical deadlines
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) experience is required

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

  • Ability to independently ascend and descend stairs 
  • Ability to independently reach, twist, and bend
  • Ability to independently remain stationary for extended periods of time
  • Ability to independently lift up to 30 pounds when required by work assignment 

Benefits: 401k, Health Insurance, PTO, Employer Paid Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Holidays and much more

Salary: Competitive Salary plus performance based Bonus incentives

**$5,000 Sign-On Bonus**