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Superintendent- Cherokee, NC (ID# 15514)

Cherokee Nation Construction Services (CNCS) offers highly skilled, professional, technical and administrative support teams for government and commercial clients.  CNCS helps manage construction projects through effective engineering, scheduling, safety and financial management controls. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNCS is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

Cherokee Nation Construction Services is seeking a Construction Superintendent for a short term project that includes the installation of automated equipment and a fire suppression system in Cherokee, N.C.

  •  The primary responsibility of the candidate shall be to ensure that projects are run safely, profitably, and on schedule, with specific Duties and Responsibilities including the following:
  •  Oversee entire construction process from mobilization through close out. Interpret plans and specifications for assigned projects.
  •  Arrive at meetings on time and prepared to participate, including pre-construction and post-construction meetings.
  •  Coordinate with the Project Manager during submittals phase to schedule subcontractors, equipment, and materials deliveries to maintain project schedule and budget.
  •  Permit supervision; including scheduling inspections and meeting with inspectors on site.
  •  Interact positively and collaboratively with the Owner and Architect. ? Daily field management of the performance of subcontractors to project specifications.
  •  Maintain a clean and safe job site, including regular site reviews and safety meetings.
  •  Implementation and enforcement of Site Specific Safety Plans. ? Proactively solve problems prior to adverse impact to project. ? Daily field reports.
  •  Project close-out (punch list, occupancy, and final acceptance).
  •  Performs other job related duties as assigned.


  •  The Superintendent will schedule the necessary trades performing the installations, provide quality control of the material and workmanship and ensure a safe, clean workplace. He or she will also have the authority to stop work if quality or safety is lacking.


  •  At least 5+ years of experience with storage and retrieval unit installation
  •  Projects must have been in the $100K+ range.
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or equivalent work experience.
  •  High School diploma or equivalent.


  •  Strong understanding of construction methods, scheduling, drawings and blueprint reading.
  •  Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills.
  •  Demonstrated leadership ability is essential.
  •  OSHA 30 Certification.
  •  Basic computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel.
  •  Must be able to pass a background check and drug test.
  •  Must be able to handle typical physical responsibilities of a Commercial Superintendent.
  •  When necessary, operate equipment or other job related tasks in times of shortage and/or when project deadlines are in jeopardy.


  •  The work area is mainly an office support environment and may be occupied during construction/installation. Office personnel’s safety and welfare are a primary concern. Loud noises and dust must be avoided.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.