Berke for construction.
The construction industry is booming. In fact, it’s hard for builders, contractors, and construction companies to support the demand. In order to keep up, you need the right employees.
We have 15 years of experience working with homebuilders, commercial construction companies, contractors, and developers. Over that time we developed an understanding of the qualities that influence success in each role, and we can help you identify the candidates that will become great employees.
Construction Superintendent Hiring Profile
A construction superintendent is responsible for taking a project from planning to completion. He or she oversees the operations on the site and handles scheduling, supervision and ensuring safety and compliance.
Details on what makes a great Superintendent are in the hiring profile. Berke hiring profiles define high, medium and low impact traits. The high impact traits contribute the most to hiring success. For the job of Superintendent, spatial visualization, assertiveness, logical problem solving, and adaptability are the high impact traits. Information about why those traits are important is below.
Spatial Visualization – High
Able to visualize structures and complex systems. Can think about problems in which there are multiple variables that are changing. Able to understand, estimate, and understand the impact of manipulating variables of distance or measurement.
Adaptability – Low (toward Independent)
Makes leadership decisions even when they may not be popular. They will not make concessions on issues they consider important just to satisfy others.
Logical Problem Solving – High
Ability to solve complex problems logically. Able to pull difficult issues apart to deal with the components one by one.
Assertiveness – High (toward Aggressive)
Able to take control and project authority so that others will listen. Determined, persistent, and direct.
Read a full sample report and interview guide for the Construction Superintendent role.
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