Schedule, coordinate and supervise subcontractors’ and contractors’ field co-workers, which may involve supervising one or more trades (i.e. laborers, carpenters, etc.). May coordinate several foremen in the case of a large-scale self-performance. Reports to Project Manager. The Superintendent is key to productivity and thus profitability. They must be a leader and have high levels of energy and initiative. They must be able to deal with a variety of personalities. The Superintendent must be a problem solver who can effectively communicate solutions to foremen and tradespeople.