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Career Opportunities at Cranshaw

Cranshaw is a 100-person general contracting and construction management company founded in 1983.  We are located in Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts.  We have completed over $1 Billion dollars of commercial, multi-family, retail, senior housing, hospitality, industrial and medical work in the past 10 years alone.  Approximately 30-50% of our work comes from our parent company National Development and the remaining from other third party developers and institutional clients.  Our diversity of project types, ability to work in a diverse array of project types and building methods, and experience in urban as well as suburban locations provide Cranshaw with a stable and steady pipeline.


Our experience working hand in hand with our development and institutional partners provides us with a unique insight into the processes and goals of ownership.  Cranshaw’s expertise in pre-construction management and estimating also contribute to our growing success.  We were recently listed as the 9th largest general contractor in Massachusetts in the Boston Business Journal’s 2018 survey.




Cranshaw Construction is seeking a Senior Superintendent to join our team of 40 dedicated field operation professionals. Senior Superintendents manage a variety of construction projects including multifamily, commercial, industrial, retail, and hotel. Primary responsibilities include oversight of safety and temporary fire prevention measures, site coordination, on-site staff management, project scheduling and document/quality control. Preferred candidate will strive to exceed project construction goals, maintain a positive reputation, and proudly represent Cranshaw Construction’s professionalism and values.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee and manage site safety
  • Effectively manage on-site project staff, providing guidance and ensuring proper coordination and progress
  • Perform routine site walks, which may require walking up and down ramps, stairs, ladders and exterior slopes to ensure that work areas are staffed, safe and progressing
  • Oversee and maintain project schedule in coordination with Project Manager
  • Generate three-week forecasts and up to date base line schedules utilizing project-scheduling software
  • Chair weekly subcontractor meetings and provide look-ahead schedules, in addition to attending Owner/Architect meetings
  • Inspect all work to ensure that it meets plans, specifications and Cranshaw quality requirements.
  • Obtain or assist in obtaining building permits and execute the Certificate of Occupancy and closeout of permits at the completion of the project
  • Assist with and provide input on development of subcontractor scope and buy out
  • Ensure project documents (RFI’s, ASI’s, submittals, etc.) are up to date on a regular basis, and provide subcontractors with all current information
  • Coordinate with union delegates as required, as well as all municipal offices including police and fire departments
  • Schedule inspections, maintain project records, and complete paperwork submissions for occupancy permits and final project evaluations

Required Education and Experience:

  • Experienced in all phases of construction including abatement, demolition, soil management, civil, structural, MEP’s, exterior envelope, punchlist and closeout
  • Mass CSL
  • Boston ABC High rise (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 241
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)


  • Operates with integrity
  • Strong communication, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Do-what-it-takes attitude
  • Ability to work with owners, design team, and local AHJs
  • Motivated to mentor junior superintendents
  • Ability to manage multiple smaller projects at a single time
  • CMP/site logistic plan development

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Cranshaw Construction offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

  • Comprehensive and affordable health and dental plans
  • Life insurance and LTD
  • Employee wellness incentives
  • Company-matched 401K

We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

Cranshaw Construction is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer