Location: Niskayuna, New York
Title: Demolition/Construction Site Supervisor
Schedule (FT/PT): Regular Full Time
Travel Required: Yes (75-100%)
Clearance: Ability to Obtain

North Wind Site Services is focused on providing engineering, program management, environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, environmental restoration, unexploded ordnance/military munitions response (MMRP), regulatory public involvement services, environmental compliance, logistics, and records and facility management.


Performs environmental remediation and construction project management responsibilities, which may include estimating, on medium sized project/s, multiple task orders, or on an assigned segment of a larger project, including coordination of design, procurement, and construction activities. When assigned to only a segment of a larger project, this role develops a complete understanding of the contract and with the superintendent or field team lead, all activities of the project to ensure that goals and/or objectives of projects are accomplished within the project time frame and budget.

North Wind recognizes our biggest asset is our employees. Our success is a direct result of the hard work, skills, expertise, and unique perspectives and talents that each of our employees bring to North Wind. We are looking for exceptionally talented, motivated, and dynamic individuals to join the North Wind team – not only to support our mission but be an integral part of our continued success.


  • Construction Superintendents complete organizational and project management responsibilities to effectively lead the construction team and ensure they have all the resources they need.
  • Manage a team of workers, including work schedules, project progress and resource allocation
  • Create cost estimates for labor, supplies, materials and other project costs
  • Participate in the development of work control documents including job hazard analysis
  • Collaborate with clients, Project Managers, other construction management to determine budget and timeline
  • Coordinate materials and equipment delivery with vendors and suppliers
  • Create schedules for workers and subcontractors
  • Maintain a daily log and other necessary documentation for the job site’s operations, reporting to management as necessary
  • Identify changes to management in the operation as necessary to best meet construction deadlines
  • Oversees daily operations at a construction site.
  • Leads daily morning meetings with the entire crew.
  • Trains, and manages field crews.
  • Orders necessary equipment, tools, and materials.
  • Ensures that the team adheres to all company policies and safety protocols.
  • Ensure that the project maintains the required schedule by organizing, planning, monitoring, and inspecting work.
  • Assist project manager with all required materials and ensure that materials and equipment are delivered to the site on time.
  • Assist project manager in defining subcontract scope of work and verifying that the subcontractor is on the project when required and progress in accordance with the schedule.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Assist with project estimates, bid packages, and schedule preparation and budgets.


  • The position roles and responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of construction budgeting best practices
  • Experience in the areas of hazard identification, safety compliance, and sustainability and OSHA 30-hour certification with Construction Health & Safety Technician certification desired
  • Construction Superintendent candidates should have 10 years of previous experience in the construction industry.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communications skills, verbal and written
  • Computer use and knowledge of MS Word /Excel /PowerPoint /Primavera -P6
  • Excellent communication abilities, including writing, speaking and active listening
  • Good planning skills, including design execution, resource allocation and contingencies
  • Understanding of construction equipment, including safe operating practices and signs of maintenance issues
  • In-depth understanding of local, state and federal laws, regulations, standards, codes, and guidance
  • Great problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective leadership abilities, like motivation, goal-setting and conflict management
  • Organizational skills, including time management, delegation, prioritization and multitasking
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to be able to communicate work requirements with various staff and subcontractors
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change
  • Knowledge of acceptable construction site practices including occupational safety and health regulations

Special Requirements:

  • Security requirements determined by the installation. Limited background check and fingerprinting required.
  • Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.


  • Department of Energy (DOE) experience is highly preferred.
  • An associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • A construction manager or superintendent certification.
  • Previous managerial experience on a construction team.


The position requires working at the construction job site for extended periods of time. The position may require working during weekends and extended hours in order to meet deadlines.

Handles the physical demands of the job, including standing, walking, and sitting for long periods, and lifting 50 pounds.


Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions or difficult terrain. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach and signal with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.

Candidates may be required to obtain and hold a Secret or Higher US Government Clearance.