Jun 18, 2024

Assistant Superintendent

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA

Job Description


D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries.  Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for a Assistant Superintendent. The right candidate will assists the Superintendent with the management of the community job site as it relates to home construction while providing excellent customer service.  This includes but is not limited to assisting in scheduling and supervising job site subcontractors, maintaining quality standards, cost management, homeowner walk-throughs, inspections, community maintenance and upkeep, and enforcing safety standards.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspect each home daily to assure the quality of workmanship, ensure all work is in accordance with plans and specifications, determine the status as it compares to the production schedule

  • Schedule and walk all inspections with inspectors

  • Walk each completed home before the homeowner walk-through and closing sign-off to ensure the home is complete, clean, and meets standards of quality.  Note outstanding homeowner walk-through items and schedule repairs

  • Conduct homeowner orientation and any additional walks ensuring homeowner satisfaction

  • Aid Superintendent to ensure subcontractors are managed and continually evaluated on quality, safety, scheduling and cost control measures

  • Enforce the site safety program and ensure subcontractor compliance with company standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations

  • Enforce DR Horton cleanliness standards – Ensure communities and jobsites are free of trash & waste materials.

  • Assist Superintendent in managing construction materials to help prevent damage, waste, & theft

  • Support the construction schedule and ensure the highest quality product is delivered on time and within budget
  • Provide a superior level of customer service during all phases of construction
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with subcontractors and homeowners

  • Develop knowledge in building codes, construction materials, methodologies, terminology and construction scheduling

  • In absence of Superintendent, ensure all schedules, policies, and guidelines are maintained

  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

  • Ability to work overtime
  • Ability to work additional hours as necessary to meet business needs



Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Six months to 2 years of related experience

  • Must have valid driver’s license and be willing to drive among construction sites in daytime and nighttime

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Commitment to customer satisfaction

  • Ability to read plans and other construction documents

  • Require minimum supervision and ability to create a systematic approach in carrying out assignments

  • Ability to converse with customers, all levels of management and personnel

  • Ability to utilize DRH Construction applications on a smart phone, tablet, or laptop

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications

  • Proficiency with MS Office and email

  • Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to a full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; climb, balance and stoop, crouch or crawl; walk up and down stairs; climb ladders and scaffolding; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision

  • Regular exposure to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places and risk of electrical shock

  • The noise level is generally loud


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college preferred

  • Ability to work effectively in high pressure situations


Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:


  • Medical, Vision and Dental

  • 401(K)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Flex Spending Accounts

  • Life Insurance

  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays


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: Construction 

Primary Location

: Tennessee-Chattanooga 


: Home Builder 


: Full-time 

Job Posting

: Jun 17, 2024, 5:00:00 AM 



Job Requirements

D.R. Horton, Inc

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