Cronkhite Homes
  • Springfield, MO, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Residential Construction Superintendent at Cronkhite Homes

Who we are

Cronkhite Homes has roots in the Springfield area that trace back to 2013. Since
inception, we've successfully built over a hundred dream homes for our customers. It is our goal to maintain the highest standards, while exceeding client expectations on all levels. We honor commitments we make our clients and are known for meeting tough deadlines, while delivering nothing but the highest quality service and construction. At Cronkhite Homes, we pride ourselves in creating long-lasting, responsive client relationships, which allow us to meet and exceed project goals.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Residential Construction Superintendent to join our team! You will use your exceptional time and resource management skills to oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. As a proven leader and team builder you will oversee our projects from start to finish; and provide quality solution based management to our staff and clients alike.  You will need to bring both a well refined skill set and an energetic, "can do" philosophy to the table. Must be as adept with your computer as your tape measure, and ready to think outside the box to provide innovative solutions for our clients.  If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

Under the immediate supervision of the Construction Operations Manager or Director of Construction and the general direction of the Company President, manages the construction process for all assigned homes (or a specific community).


Responsibilities for our Residential Construction Superintendent are:

  • Supervises the day to day construction labor on assigned job sites. Labor is 100% done via subcontract. Also responsible for recruiting trade base and referring same to centralized purchasing department for contract finalization.
  • Performs miscellaneous "punch out" items in preparing house to close.
  • Communicate and project the proper attitude to all customers and employees through all forms of communication (writing, verbal, appearance).
  • Conducts lot inspection conferences with customers or sale staff for the houses assigned. Lot inspection requires grade setting, utility and house location within lot dimensions.
  • Is responsible for maintaining marketing and/or job or lot number signs on each job during construction.
  • Is responsible for ensuring safe work practices are evident on all jobs. Must insist upon compliance with Cronkhite Homes safety and health policies as stated in the Safety and Health Model Plan. Must understand and comply with all OSHA job site requirements.
  • Facilitate and negotiate company position with "hard to resolve" customer requests.
  • Where necessary, has the coordinated authority with the Purchasing Manager and the Construction Operations Manager to take disciplinary action reference trade contractor's failure to perform.
  • Attends and participates in weekly production team meetings. Most important agenda items are resource scheduling, field problem report processing and service work backlog.
  • Processes Variance Purchase Orders (VPOs) in a timely and accurate fashion as needed on each job.
  • Attend and participate in regular classroom training sessions
  • Responsible for timely completion of walk-throughs at various stages of construction process.
  • Responsible for care and maintenance of any assigned company equipment.
  • Completes pre-construction review of CAD prints, estimate detail, and schedule for each assigned house.
  • Processes Purchase Order (PO) approvals upon successful completion of each phase of construction. Prepares and approves Variance POs to ensure that non-budgeted, but needed, items and labor are available to complete the house on time and with acceptable levels of customer satisfaction and product quality.
  • Responsible for using the formal scheduling system and maintains all job schedules to their current status with proper activity sequencing.
  • Responsible for scheduling subcontractors and materials suppliers to ensure no "dead runs", just in time deliveries and to maintain Cronkhite Homes construction schedule from dig to closing.
  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation
  • Allocate resources for assigned projects
  • Supervise onsite personnel and subcontractors
  • Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials, and clients
  • Negotiate with contractors to receive reasonable change order costs
  • Maintain high standards of workmanship that adhere to original plans and specification

Prerequisites for our Residential Construction Superintendent are:

  • Preferred 2+ years previous experience in high production residential construction
  • Technical construction ability to manage construction resources and to diagnose and resolve field problems.
  • People skills to articulately and professionally handle conflict with customers, inspectors and subs.
  • Ability to train subs on construction techniques and field problem resolution.
  • Organization aptitude to manage the scheduling of all construction resources.
  • Willingness to work hard and long hours. Must possess physical capabilities to lift construction materials, handle small hand and power tools, and drywall & painting repair/touch-ups during punch out phase work.

Accountability Measurements:

  • Time of construction.
  • Variance percentage from direct cost budget.
  • Customer satisfaction.
  • Job site quality.
  • Job site safety rating


REPORTS TO: Constructions Operations Manager
WORKS WITH: CAD, Estimator/Purchasing, Warranty, Sales & Marketing Manager and office support staff. Works with homebuyers on daily basis
SUPERVISES: Trade contractors and temporary construction labor where applicable.
CLASS: Exempt

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