At CD Barnes Construction our most valued resource remains our people. Our team of construction professionals have an average tenure of 15 years with our company. Our team consists of various positions including: business development professionals, estimators, project managers, site managers, project engineers, and office professionals.

Although we may not have any immediate openings we are always eager and willing to accept resumes from talented and qualified candidates for positions as they become available. If you are interested in employment, please send us your resume today.

CD Barnes Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Resumes can be dropped off, mailed, or emailed to:

CD Barnes Construction
3437 Eastern Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508


About the Company

Using the most modern technology available today, CD Barnes Construction is the contractor behind many state-of-the-art facilities throughout Michigan and the Midwest region. In the Education, Healthcare, Retail, Industrial, Office and Multi-Residential industries, CD Barnes has been keeping Michigan strong—one building at a time. Though buildings are created with brick and mortar, our projects are not just about building materials, but about long-term and ongoing relationships with our clients; some of which date back to our founding in 1954.

Job Title

Commercial Construction for Retail, Full Time, On-Site Superintendent
Must be willing to travel and work nights.

Job Objective

The Superintendent provides overall on-site coordination, directive, and oversight of assigned projects.


  • Be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Understand the operation of smart phones, computers, and tablets
  • Have knowledge of construction (means and methods)
  • Possess understanding of subcontracts, agreements, purchase orders, and other agreements relative to a project
  • Able to read, review and interpret project specifications and drawings
  • Possess understanding of building components and systems



  • Establish site logistics plan for field office, trailer yard, dumpster, etc.
  • Complete daily reports
  • Report productivity measurements if required
  • Conduct job/task planning analysis and schedule personnel, equipment, and materials
  • Daily monitoring of the performance by subcontractors and notification to the subcontractor and Project Manager
  • Conduct trade foreman meetings to review schedule and coordination issues
  • Maintenance of As Built Documentation
  • Maintain an organized construction site and job office
  • Conduct on-site progress meetings (set meeting agenda and look-ahead schedules)
  • Monitor and analyze performance of subcontractors work against published schedules



  • Manage field operations and document in daily safety inspections and take actions as required to ensure job safety and security
  • Possess strong knowledge of safety guidelines and regulations
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings with trades foreman



  • Identify potential errors regarding project drawings and specifications
  • Inspect and ensure that quality of all work conforms to industry standards and contract documents
  • Ensure that inspections with independent inspectors, and government officials, including subcontractor inspections, are performed as required
  • Conduct a punch list walk thru with each subcontractor



  • Ability to work well with others to resolve jobsite issues
  • Ability to build positive relationships with owners, design professionals, internal personnel, and subcontractors
  • Provide direct supervision and leadership on job sites
  • Attend owner/architect progress meetings and participate as required
  • Conduct trade foreman meetings to review schedule and coordination issues
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and subcontractors
  • Clear concise communication skills both written and verbal



  • High school diploma or GED
  • 4-year degree in construction related field preferred, but not required
  • 5 years of experience in retail construction-related management capacity
  • 30 Hour MIOSHA Construction certification or willingness to obtain certification
  • Certified in CPR/First Aid or willingness to obtain certification