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Aerotek Commercial Superintendent in Des Moines, Iowa

Aerotek has partnered with a General Contractor in the Des Moines area who is looking to add a Commercial Superintendent to their team.


  • Manages and coordinates field personnel on a daily basis, and delegates all roles and responsibilities.

  • Manages a large crew.

  • Coordinates and manages the work of subcontractors, and has a proven track record in doing so.

  • Understands labor and material reports and able to accurately analyze the available money and labor for specific work activities and their associated cost codes.

  • Understands cost codes and is capable of cost coding the weekly payroll.

  • Looks at the big project picture while making decisions and judgments regarding the specific work. Can see how construction work affects the subcontractors on the projects and makes judgments that reflect what is best for the project.

  • Demonstrates the ability to provide alternatives and encourages creativity amongst fellow workers.

  • Proves consistently the ability to manage money on assigned projects.

  • Possess a strong knowledge of Yard and/or Vendor Rental procedures, material transfers, equipment usages, maintenance of equipment, cost implications, etc.

  • Creates & Maintains detailed 6-week project schedule in Excel format (Requirement: Excel Training Course Completed and/or Proven Ability to Establish/Maintain Schedule).

  • Understands process for creating and help establish Meeting Agenda/Minutes for Foreman Meetings (Project Management Software Competency).

  • Able to read/understand/implement Bid Packages for projects after job is awarded.

  • Performs 1st Installation Verifications and possesses knowledge of how to build project from multiple trade standpoint.

  • Able to review, mark-up, and approve/process submittals/shop drawings (Project Management Software Competency).

  • Able to coordinate and manage multiple subcontractors/trades.

  • Understands how to build in an efficient/effective manner.

  • Completes Daily Reports on a daily basis (Project Management Software Competency).

Projects include healthcare, commercial/office/retail, industrial/warehouses, private education

Work Environment:

  • No traveling - projects located within an hour radius of Des Moines metro area

  • 128 total staff including office and field employees

  • Will sit on site 100% of the time (trailer)

  • Dress code in the office is suit/tie/jacket and in the field is jeans/polo

  • Monday-Friday, 7:00am-5:00pm


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Top Skills Details:





  • Bachelor's Degree (Engineering or Construction Management preferred)

  • 5+ years construction experience related to the projects (healthcare, commercial/office/retail, industrial/warehouses, private education)

  • 3+ years working in a computer program: Excel, Timberline, Primavera, etc.

  • Has completed projects $3-20+ million in scope successfully

Experience Level:

Expert 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.