Construction Superintendent Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Superintendent?

Construction Superintendent in San Francisco:
Think smart. Listen. Follow thru. Communicate. Deligate.

Construction Superintendent in Harrisburg:
"Construction Superintendent."
Don't be afraid to go for the job. The worst they can say is no. If you don't have all the credentials they are looking for, they may still call you because you have a great work history. You might be who they are looking for. Again, the worst that'll happen is they'll say, no. Learn to accept failure because it only makes you that much better.

Construction Superintendent in Seattle:
Study, be fair and honest, be respectful of all level of employees and subcontractors.

Construction Superintendent in Florida:
"Stressful."
Pros: Every job is different hours.
Cons: Long hours.

Construction Superintendent in Denver:
"Awsome place to work."
Pros: Seeing the work finished.
Cons: Nothing bad really.

Construction Superintendent in San Diego:
Pros: Scheduling other trades to be able to push the schedule.
Cons: Sitting around doing nothing and not being able to go home even when there is no work to do. Or being able to do work from home but needing to go in to work instead to do an hours worth of work and stare at the wall the rest of the time.

Construction Superintendent in Raleigh-Durham:
"Knowledge and communication."
People and communication skills are a big part of your job. Clients these days are highly educated knowing that, you need to have a good knowledge of the construction process.