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Landscapes Unlimited LLC Golf Course Construction Superintendent in Boston, Massachusetts

Landscapes Unlimited is seeking an individual to work as a Superintendent. Potential to work anywhere in the US!! Get ready to enjoy some unique travel opportunities! The Superintendent will be responsible for the daily operations including but not limited to delegation and supervision of crews in task completion and quality control; provides supervision through direct responsibility for one or more construction or irrigation operations. The Landscapes Unlimited associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you. You're more than welcome.

Location of the project is TBD, must be willing to travel

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans project start up and mobilization of crews according to schedule.

  • Manages work crews to ensure assigned tasks are executed safely, on time and in accordance with Company quality standards.

  • Coordinates the scheduling and phases of construction and irrigation installation for the project; inspects all phases of construction and irrigation installation to ensure Company quality standards are met.

  • Collaborates with the Project Manager, General Superintendent, or other superintendents to coordinate all phases of the project; plans work assignments and resources for actual and future needs.

  • Collaborates with the Project Manager to ensure the project is completed in a safe manner and in accordance with budget, schedule, design, and specification requirements; clarifies any discrepancies in the design plan or specifications with the Project Manager.

  • Ensures jobsite equipment and property (owned and rented) is properly operated and maintained; communicates equipment or property damage as well as service or repair needs according to Company guidelines.

  • Reviews and continuously monitors and updates the project schedule as necessary.

  • Manages and ensures completion of all on-site administrative duties, i.e., purchase orders, time sheets, expense reports, daily report, as-builts, time and material, hiring, performance standards and the like.

  • Coordinates all project work and services with sub-contractors and vendors; manages and coordinates all sub-contractor work to ensure scope of work is completed per project requirements; collaborates with Project Manager to resolve any issues with sub-contractors or vendors.

  • Provides and or coordinates all on-the-job training to assistants, foremen, operators, and general staff based on identified project needs or skill gaps; completes required training including new employee and safety orientation sessions.

  • Manages all aspects of employee logistics including short and or long-term lodging, relevant travel expenses and reimbursements, and travel to the jobsite on arrival (as needed).

  • Manages all aspects of the project specific safety program according to company guidelines; acts as the onsite safety officer and serves as the competent person for when required by specific construction activities.

  • Manages relationships with architects, owners, suppliers, and subcontractors to ensure successful project completion; informs the Project Manager immediately of any disputes with Owners, Architects, Sub-contractors or employees; collaborates with appropriate individuals to bring positive resolution.

  • Manages inventory and cost control to ensure profitability of project; assists in completion of billings, change orders, and time and materials forms.

  • Collaborates with all company departments to ensure required materials, equipment and administrative functions support the project schedule.

  • Ensures job site compliance according to federal, state and local government regulations.

  • Completes punch list items for close out as determined; coordinates de-mobilization of project site including construction yard tear-down, inspection and shipping of equipment, completion of administrative close-out, and owner/client communication.

  • Ensures all project as-builts are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Performs work in a safe manner and in compliance with all Company safety standards and the directions of supervisors.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the work and success of the project and the Company by being solution-oriented, having positive interactions with all members of the team, and meeting quality, production and safety expectations set by the supervisor or Superintendent.

  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

  • Directly supervises crew(s) of 20 -30

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Knowledge of golf course and or sportsfield construction tasks and execution sequence.

  • Knowledge and ability to read, understand, and apply principles of project safety, budget, schedule, and design and specification requirements in managing the project.

  • Knowledge and ability to plan and assign work assignments for multiple crews, monitor progress to ensure quality standards are met; schedules are followed, and to eliminate waste and rework.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform and or supervise staking/layout, finishing, greens, tees & bunkers, equipment operation, drainage installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge and ability to train project staff on staking/layout, finishing, greens, tees & bunkers, equipment operation, drainage installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform and train project staff on equipment maintenance procedures: daily inspections, greasing of parts, preventative maintenance and safe operating procedures.

  • Knowledge and ability to complete and process all administrative paperwork: Superintendents daily log, as-builts, new hire paperwork, time sheets, expense reports, purchase orders, purchasing card statements, and change orders.

  • Knowledge and ability to use the following computer software programs; MS Outlook, MS Project, and MS Excel.

  • High level of interpersonal communication skills with strong customer orientation.

  • Self-discipline on time management, organization and prioritization of tasks and projects; ability to complete work in an accurate and thorough manner.

  • Ability to identify problems, analyze them, and bring positive resolution.

  • Ability to understand and perform verbal and or written direction from the Project Manager or other leadership staff to complete project to specifications.

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply math i.e. percentages and square footage as it is used in the construction industry.

  • Must maintain a professional appearance consistent with the position; represents the company in a professional manner at all times with employees, owners, architects, subcontractors, and the general public.

  • Ability and willingness to follow all Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Safety Manual.

  • Demonstrates a sense of ownership in the work and commitment to the success of the project and the Company.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with fellow employees and supervisors and respect the rights of others.

  • Ability and willingness to work in outdoor elements: hot & cold temperatures, rain, mud, dust, noise, sun, thick underbrush, etc.

  • Ability to manipulate and move individual tools and equipment; walk entire job site.

  • Ability and willingness to work average 55 hour work weeks; willingness to travel for undetermined intervals.

    Education and Experience

  • Two to three years’ experience in golf course construction or golf course maintenance field.

  • One to three years experience in a supervisory or leadership position in golf course, turf or construction management.

  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, turf or construction management; equivalent experience may be substituted for education.

  • Experience operating rubber tire equipment such as tractors, loaders and trucks in golf course or sportsfield construction, or earthwork construction operations such as land development.

  • Requires a valid driver’s license and insurability under the company’s motor vehicle insurance policy.


  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • 401(k)

    Landscapes Unlimited is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/E-Verify employer. All employment decisions at Landscapes Unlimited are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other class or status protected by federal, state or local law.