Superintendent - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
Kraus-Anderson offers an opportunity to make an immediate impact with an industry leader! Company

Job Description


Posted: Friday, 2/23/2024

Kraus-Anderson offers an opportunity to make an immediate impact with an industry leader!

Core Purpose: Building enduring relationships and strong communities

Core Values:

  • Integrity – Do the right thing…always be respectful, honest and fair
  • Commitment – Take ownership, work hard, and keep promises
  • Teamwork – Collaborate to foster trust and success for all
  • Value People – Support each other in a safe, positive environment where people are recognized and appreciated for their contributions

Our Company

For more than a century, Kraus-Anderson has been transforming the American landscape.

Founded in 1897 and privately owned and managed by the Engelsma family for more than 70 years, KA is consistently ranked by Engineering News Record among the top 50 general contractors in the United States. Our base of operations in Minnesota is supplemented with regional offices, extending our capabilities coast to coast.

We take a highly collaborative approach to our work. We work closely with owners, architects and the entire planning team well before ground is broken; providing cost analyses, scheduling information, and value engineering services to ensure that our client can make informed decisions leading to a timely finish of the highest quality and the best value.


This position will be responsible for overseeing all phases of small or medium construction projects, while keeping the project on schedule, under budget, and in accordance with all safety and quality protocols.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees the daily construction activities at a work site
  • Ability to run small project autonomously; may run some medium jobs
  • Drive cost-effective project management techniques and strategies in the field
  • Keep the project on schedule and deal with problems as the arise
  • Basic project interview skills
  • Keep the job site safe and free of accidents
  • Authority to hire and fire internal employees as well as subcontractors
  • Initiate and manage RFI’s, change orders and other documents
  • Give direction and manage subcontractors and internal employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • 5 – 10+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • GC or CMA experience preferred
  • Developing verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Works to communicate with Project Manager, Project Assistant, and General Superintendent
  • Basic computer/tablet proficiency
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Ability to maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Ability to recognize and reward people for their achievements


  • Valid Driver's License, ability to maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record, and ability to adhere to the KA Motor Vehicle Policy.
  • Travel 25-75%; depending on job

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequently sits, stands and talks.
  • Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds.
  • Vision abilities require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must work and climb on a jobsite to review or inspect work progress.
  • Ability to maneuver on ladders and scaffolding, walk through sand or mud, climb on and around vehicles and construction equipment.

Kraus-Anderson At A Glance

Kraus-Anderson offers an opportunity to make an immediate impact with an industry leader! Company For more than a century, Kraus-Anderson has been shaping the American landscape. Founded in 1897 and privately owned and managed by the Engelsma family for over 75 years, Kraus-Anderson provides innovative, collaborative services to clients coast to coast, including commercial real estate development and management, construction, and risk management. We’re people building buildings, businesses, and relationships. Why KA? We offer a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment where employees are positioned to make a positive impact on our business, our communities, and their own future. We believe in building leaders. KA offers a wide range of enrichment and professional growth opportunities through KA University and community service opportunities through our KA Has Heart Volunteer Program. KA offers full time employees (30+ hours) a significant Total Rewards package including: Medical insurance Plan Options Health Savings Accounts (HSA) Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) Wellness Program KA University Training and Development Fitness Center, KA corporate headquarters, Minneapolis 401(k) Plan Company sponsored Short Term and Long Term Disability Company sponsored Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Time Off including vacation, sick and holiday pay Workplace Flexibility Paid Parental Leave Paid Military Leave for Active Reserve Duty Part time/Transition Options Free Parking Along with our employer sponsored plans, we also offer an array of Voluntary Benefits and other perks. Make A Positive Impact
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