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Batten and Shaw

Traveling Healthcare Construction Superintendent

Field Operations – Nashville, Tennessee
Department Field Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


 Traveling Healthcare Superintendent

Do you have a passion for construction? Do you enjoy managing projects and have exceptional relationship management skills?

Do you have a positive “can-do” attitude?

Are you looking for a challenging career where you can showcase your talent for managing and completing projects in a timely and efficient manner?

If you answered YES, we would love to have you become a respected member of our team at Batten|Shaw.

About Batten and Shaw


Since our formation in 1988, Batten|Shaw has enjoyed the opportunity to serve customers in Middle Tennessee and grow our project portfolio from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Our proven experience in commercial construction, our reputation for outstanding workmanship, and our commitment to providing clients with an enjoyable building experience have afforded us the opportunity to partner with companies that set a very high bar for the outcome of projects. Batten|Shaw’s long-standing reputation for excellence has been born out of our attention to detail, strong customer relationships, and unique ability to work in occupied facilities. Often these facilities are operating expensive equipment that must remain fully functional throughout the construction process. We provide a full-service construction offering for complex multi-phased projects, renovations and expansions and new from the ground-up construction.

The Traveling Healthcare Superintendent maintains overall project responsibility with regard to workmanship, quality, schedule, and safety.  Oversees the safe execution of daily construction activities at the job site.  Supervises and coordinates various subcontractors and individual trades to ensure contract compliance.  Serves as the onsite representative of Batten|Shaw, Inc. and maintains open and active communication with subcontractors, owners, facility, and Batten|Shaw team.  

The Ideal Candidate

Candidates must be well versed in construction methodologies and procedures and be able to motivate a team of professionals to achieve outstanding results. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and have exceptional organizational and communications skills. Candidates will have a proven track record of building strong long-term relationships. The capacity to drive forward in a fast-paced environment with high priority initiatives while managing a daily workload is a must.

Position Responsibilities


Responsible for managing site safety program to include weekly job site safety meetings, job site safety checklists, daily observation of safe work practices, and adherence to OSHA guidelines.

Develops and maintains required documentation including but not limited to life safety plan, emergency action plan, contact information sheet, and infection control plan.

Holds initial safety orientation training with every subcontractor prior to their starting work on-site.


Reads and studies construction documents such as specifications, contracts, shop drawings and blueprints to determine construction requirements and develops plan procedures for execution.

 <!--[endif]-->Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of project tasks.  Seeks subcontractor and owner input to build an effective schedule. 

Develops schedule and phasing in conjunction with Project Manager. 

Manages an effective near term schedule, including a four-week look ahead, and overall job schedule.

Mobilizes and demobilizes to and from the job site.


Oversees the daily construction activities at job sites, including scheduling of subcontractors, requisition, and delivery of equipment and materials, and progress of the project in order to deliver high-quality results on time and within budget. 

Manages all activities according to written policies and procedures, safety rules, infection control procedures, applicable building codes, and state and federal requirements. 

Strives for minimal punch list issues needing to be resolved.

Directs all company field staff including third party carpenters/laborers.

Holds regular meetings with subcontractors/foremen ensuring compliance with infection control, quality, project schedules, and safety requirements.

Actively participates in subcontractor interviews

Manages preconstruction and pre-installation meetings with subcontractors

Manages mock-ups according to job site requirements

Supervises 80% and 100% punch list inspections

In conjunction with the project manager oversees commissioning activities at the job site

Coordinates and manages geotechnical and structural testing inspections as well as local and state agency inspections


Works closely with the Project Manager to maintain an open line of communication and provides updates on items that impact schedule and budget

Builds and maintains successful owner relationships by seeking to understand the owner’s point of view and needs. 

Manages effective daily relationships and meetings with facility staff, construction manager(s), DPO, subcontractors, architects, and engineers.

Effectively participates in OAC meetings and reports necessary action steps and activities to Project Manager and other responsible parties

Completes all accounting and operations required documentation, recording information related to personnel, production, and job site activity in accordance with company policy

Maintains a strong degree of professionalism in all aspects of oral and written communication

 Education and Experience:


  • 7+ years’ experience as a Superintendent on commercial construction projects
  • Healthcare construction experience
  • Demonstrated experience with new construction and renovation projects
  • Minimum of OSHA 30 training 
  • Active First Aid and CPR certification·        
  • Understanding of ICRA infection control requirements



Batten and Shaw is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. 



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    Nashville, Tennessee
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    Field Operations
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