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Dowbuilt High-End Residential Superintendent in Boston, Massachusetts

We’re hiring Superintendents in New England to lead one-of-a-kind, high-end residential projects. Dowbuilt superintendents are positive, humble, solution-oriented individuals who are passionate about great design and unique building challenges. This position offers an opportunity to lead teams that are dedicated to the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship.


As superintendent, you’ll be the on-site construction manager, in charge of building one-of-a-kind architecture. You’ll be responsible for:

  • Ensuring work is performed safely, in accordance with plans and specifications, and in compliance with local building codes

  • Daily constructability problem-solving

  • Onsite quality control throughout project lifecycle

  • Partnering with the project manager to develop and manage the project schedule in MS Project; contributing to estimate creation in preconstruction phase

  • Maintaining plans, specifications, as-builts, and other necessary documentation

  • Managing subcontractors and all related elements (i.e., scheduling, evaluating work performed, safety compliance, submittal review, shop drawings, RFIs)

  • Managing entire field crew and maximizing supplier relationships, keeping communication open and professional

  • Daily walk-throughs and job log of all required information (i.e., personnel, owner visits, inspectors, architects, hazard identification and abatement, weather, near misses)

  • Professionally representing Dowbuilt with clients, architects, owner’s reps, project managers, subcontractors, management, field staff, and neighbors/HOA representatives

  • Coordinating material deliveries, handling, storage, and placement (with foreman support)

  • Training and directing field crew and conducting performance evaluations

  • Maintaining job site security (i.e., ensure safety of all people, tools, and materials)


    To be successful as a Dowbuilt superintendent, you’ll need:

  • 15 years of superintendent experience, 5 years high-end, custom residential

  • Experience working through design details and constructability challenges directly with architects and designers to achieve design intent

  • Degree in Construction Management or related field OR equivalent professional experience

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings and specifications

  • Journeyman-level carpentry skills

  • Excellent communication, team-building and mentoring skills

  • Deep technical building knowledge and experience with both traditional and new materials and methods

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Project

  • Experience with Sage 300 CRE is a plus, but not required

  • The ability and desire to travel for projects in New England as needs arise. Travel costs will be reimbursed by the company

  • U.S. work authorization


    We are a fun, easygoing bunch of professionals who take a lot of pride in the work we do. We acknowledge the contributions and talents of our team members by providing benefits that support you at work and in life:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with skills and experience

  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, and $50,000 in basic life insurance for full-time employees (30% coverage for dependents), first of the month following DOH

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer profit sharing contribution

  • Company-paid short-term disability policy for all full-time employees effective 1/1/2023

  • 7 paid holidays each year, no waiting period

  • Paid Time-Off (PTO) Salaried/Exempt employees accrue 2.31 hours per week, or 120 hours per year, with one additional day of service per year until reaching a max accrual of 160 hours

  • Mentorship and career development opportunities

  • Tool Purchase and tool Loan Programs

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Opportunities to build for Dowbuilt in other regions, if desired

    The compensation range for this position is: $115,000 - $150,000 annually DOE


    Dowbuilt is a construction company founded in 1980, and today our talented teams can be found from coast to coast. We excel at cutting-edge, innovative, never-been-done-before residential projects and home service—all of which require precision and impeccable attention to detail. We work with top architects, and our builds are regularly featured in publications such as Architectural Digest and Architectural Record.

    The Dowbuilt culture is one of care—care for our employees, clients, and the talented craftspeople we partner with—resulting in care for the incredible designs we bring to life.


    We’re committed to investing in our team members’ ongoing professional development, and as a leader with Dowbuilt, you play a big part in ensuring that your team has equal opportunity to play to their strengths, fill gaps in knowledge and grow professionally.

    Effective career development requires two-way, open communication between employee and manager. This means expectation setting happens on both sides, along with support, mentorship, and goal setting at regular intervals. Find out how you can take your own career to the next level and inspire the next generation of talent with Dowbuilt.

    Dowbuilt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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