Assistant Superintendent - Mission Critical

Field Operations Reno, Nevada


Headquartered in Salt Lake City and supported by 12 offices nationally, at Layton we're builders and we're family! Through delivering predictable outcomes, we've been inspiring confidence in our customers since 1953. We know that behind every project are the highly-skilled people making it happen every day, which makes investing in hiring, developing and retaining the brightest minds a top priority. We want the opportunity to help you achieve your career goals.

Joining Layton isn't just a new job, it's a career move that will provide lasting success for you and your family.


Under the guidance of the Site Superintendent and in partnership with the Project Manager, develops, manages, and completes a job plan for an assigned job.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review plans and specifications to have a comprehensive knowledge of job requirements.
  • Develop job plan, including schedule, access, manpower, building requirements, etc.
  • Procure tools, labor and some materials.
  • Interact with architects and owners to resolve job issues.
  • Meet with General Superintendent regularly for additional training and development.
  • Communicate construction issues and progress to supervisory personnel engaged in coordinating various phases of construction; craft personnel to update and gather input; subcontractors prior to mobilization to review scope of work and schedule and prior to each phase of work on schedule and phasing requirements; clients to update them on project's progress; and the General Superintendent for input and guidance.
  • Work with supervisors and labor representatives to resolve problems with the project work force.
  • Confer with supervisory and engineering personnel and/or inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and to improve construction methods.
  • Inspect work in progress to ensure that work conforms to specifications and construction schedules.
  • Manage the project based on progress reports, materials used and costs and adjust work schedules accordingly.
  • Work with Manager of Field Operations to move personnel from project to project to maximize resources.
  • Handle crew mixes and work assignments to manage labor costs.
  • Terminate craft personnel who are not performing according to policies, procedures, or job requirements.
  • Work with Project Manager in preparing the Project Management Plan.
  • May track and price extra work tickets, change requests and back charges to cover extra expenses.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Safety.
  • Demonstrate integrity; maintain professional standards of conduct and ethics; and follow company policies and procedures.
  • Participate actively in team environment and contributes to successful completion of team goals.
  • Accept accountability for both individual and team performance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in construction management or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Commercial Construction. 
  • A demonstrated knowledge of construction processes.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Knowledge of building codes and blueprints.
  • Knowledge of subcontractors' scopes of work and quality requirements.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Has strong problem solving skills, showing the ability to deal with a variety of variables given general construction and concrete placement principles with moderate structure and direction, and interprets a variety of complex instructions.
  • The ability to proactively manage personnel issues.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • The ability to process information quickly and follow through with a course of action.
  • Operates office equipment, such as computer, printer, fax, copier, and telephone.
  • Two to three year's prior field experience in commercial construction preferred.
  • Craft skills in concrete, or other building trades or equipment operation preferred.

Benefits: The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account, Healthcare Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, Life & AD&D Insurance, Long-term Disability Insurance, Short-term Disability Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance, Family Support, Pre-tax Paid Parking/Public Transportation, Paid time off, Time Away Benefits, Paid Holidays, Group Legal, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Identity Theft Protection, Group Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Assistance Program.

EEO Statement: Layton Construction an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This position is anticipated to be a traveling position. If you are not able to travel/relocate, please apply to a position that will best suit your needs.