Superintendent - Miami, Florida

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.

NCI is currently looking for a Superintendent  in the Miami, Florida area.  A superintendent’s role is to effectively monitor, direct, and coordinate the field operations. This position will work together with all project managers and engineers to form an effective management team for our clients. 

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Uses Nichols Contracting, Inc.’s Performance Values as tools to carry out all job responsibilities.
  • Initiates, attends, coordinates or conducts meetings and activities with assigned employees/work crews to meet project objectives and work schedules.
  • Works with supervisors, trade contractors and suppliers to manage schedules, project progress, shop drawing requirements, and material deliveries to ensure attainment of project objectives, schedule completion and timely deliveries.
  • Guides and assists employees in identifying, analyzing and resolving existing or anticipated obstacles in a manner to meet task/project schedules.
  • Works with field manager in personnel alignment and scheduling to facilitate weekly action plans.
  • Reviews and interprets blueprints/shop drawings and other project documents to formulate accurate management approach.
  • Cultivates working relationships with managers, supervisors, fellow workers and customers that encourage a cooperative environment.
  • Clearly understands scope of work/responsibilities of other trades at work site.
  • Makes routine inspections of assigned projects. Makes routine weekly inspections of projects to verify project scope and specifications, company standards, and compliance are within local and National Electric Code.
  • Knowledge of building construction: concrete, masonry, metal and stick construction.
  • Accurately documents project work situations in a timely manner, both written and verbal, to ensure protection of Company through proper documentation (i.e. possible liens and or claims).
  • Ability to visualize completed work prior to installation.
  • Understands and follows state, and local codes. 
  • Ability to modify behavior style and management to effectively manage tasks requiring change in work plans or schedule.
  • Understanding and enforcement of O.S.H.A. requirements.
  • Set by example acceptable work practices that will be emulated by fellow employees.
  • Reports to Human Resources department any illegal activities occurring on work site.
  • Report accidents or incidents to the Human Resources in a timely manner as outlined per Company policy manual.
  • Inspects subcontractor performance to conform to contract agreements and schedules.
  • Conducts project closings, updates punch lists, and creates information for record drawings.
  • Cultivates new business relationships and maintains existing relationships with clients through monthly public relations activities, and membership in professional trade-related organizations, associations and other community groups, to identify new contracts and gain consideration in construction negotiations.
** $5,000 Sign-On Bonus **

The ideal candidate should have strong customer service and communication skills with a minimum of 7 plus years of experience in the construction industry or related field. 

Desired Skills and Competencies:

  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks and changing priorities
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • Ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet critical deadlines
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) experience is required
  • Attend Continual Education that support current and future positions

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 the essential functions. 

  • Ability to independently ascend and descend stairs. 
  • Ability to independently reach, twist and bend. 
  • Ability to independently remain stationery for extended periods of time; and 
  • 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 **