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Aerotek Commercial Superintendent in JOHNSTON, Iowa

We have partnered with a Design-Build Architecture firm in the Des Moines metro who is looking to add a Superintendent to their team. Projects will include commercial/retail, education, healthcare, civic, and some industrial/manufacturing.


  • Wears tool belt for small jobs and skilled needs that a entry level carpenter could not do.

  • Follows job site safety procedures

  • Plan weekly tasks for carpenter team

  • Be primary point of contact on jobsite for clients and Project Manager

  • Work with and speak to subcontractors, vendors and authorities with Jurisdiction

  • Complete daily field reports and time cards

  • Superintendents plan for 1 month at a time, for 10-50 people

Work independently doing:

  • Light demolition

  • Concrete forming, pouring and finishing

  • Rough Carpentry: door frames and hardware, millwork, countertops, drywall, painting, ACT and flooring

  • Maintain a clean job site

  • Read commercial blueprints

"Wearing tool belt" examples include:

  • 1000 sq foot pour - once per 6 months. Side walk may need 2 squares poured.

  • Demolitions are 1-2 week duration taking out metal studs, cabinets, ceiling tile

  • Carpentry - do drywall and framing less than 5 days long

  • Doing the same thing has the people they are overseeing

  • Plans for own duties 1 week ahead plus work for 3-4 other people

Work Environment:

  • Projects include: higher education, retail renovations, religious facilities, office spaces, healthcare

  • 10-15 employees in office

  • Oversee 2-3 crew members and 3-4 subcontractors

  • Scope of projects are usually 8 weeks, $250,000. Some projects up to $5 million.

  • No traveling - projects within 1.5 hours of Des Moines

  • Monday-Friday, 6:00/7:00am - 4:00/5:00pm


oversee, general contractor, construction manager, management, manager, doors, frames, lead, reports, Ground up, Commercial construction, Construction, Construction supervision

Top Skills Details:





  • 5+ years commercial construction superintendent experience

  • 1+ year managing 2 people and/or 3+ subcontractors

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, experience with Sage preferred

  • Comfortable with the working aspect of the role

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.