Construction Superintendent Interview Questions

"As a construction superintendent, you must be able to multi-task between managing your workers, coordinating activities, and monitoring budgets. During an interview, expect to talk about your previous projects and answer technical questions regarding your knowledge in construction. As the responsibilities are demanding, the ideal candidate is willing to give more time than their shift, including nights and weekends. Be sure to show that you are willing to dedicate yourself fully to meet deadlines and have the years of experience to take on project management."

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Construction Superintendent was asked...February 19, 2016

If I'm familiar with their type of construction.

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Yes. Explained that I had abundant experience with it.

Schumacher Homes

What experience do you have with walking an untouched lot (i.e. still wooded, hasn't been cleared for building yet)?

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Told him my experience with previous custom builders where we walked lots and what to look for (i.e. high side vs low side for garage, septic locations, etc.) Less

Toll Brothers

Why do you want to work for us?

8 Answers

Please reply me

Ask them what can I do to help the situation

How would you handle an upset customer?

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Rausch Coleman Homes

Why should Rausch Coleman Homes hire you?

3 Answers

Because i would be a great asset the company.

Minority/ Female/ Disabled / Combat Veteran

Can be a Great asset for company

HITT Contracting

how much experience do you have working on high end projects?

2 Answers

I have 5+ years working on high end projects in this area.

I’ve been an intricate part of multiple projects in the $20 million range.

Taylor Morrison

Why do you feel you fit in with our company.

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I am really impressed with the workers environment. Also the constant growth and exspation the company does on an very consistent incline. I would most definitely stop up with one of the most productive team that will work as a team. Remember Safty First.. Less

I value giving the homeowner a great home, and enjoy seeing a project from start to finish. Less

A. Harold & Associates

What was my desired salary

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I left it open for discussion

I stated plainly what I was aiming to be paid.

Turner Construction

How do you treat generation z people

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Like I treat everyone else.

the same way you treat the old timers. don’t give us special treatment. push and teach us to do better and do things the right way. Less

DPR Construction

How do you see yourself fitting at DPR?

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Great as long as there are goals and challenges



Safety training

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Told them I had substantial OSHA training and certifications


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