NBC Universal Project Superintendent – Universal Creative in Orlando, Florida

Project Superintendent – Universal Creative

Job ID: 501298



Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

JOB SUMMARY : The Project Superintendent is responsible for the daily management of the overall project site including all coordination activates between the various Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Architects and Engineers and their Sub-Consultants, Show / Ride Vendors and the various Park Operating Departments (Operations, Security, Food, Merchandise, etc). This includes pre-planning and execution to ensure the Contractor is providing adequate resources to the tasks to meet Cost, Safety, Quality, and Schedule. Responsible for ensuring that the work being installed by the Contractors is per the drawings and specifications, using sound construction practices and good quality workmanship. This includes but is not limited to ensuring the latest drawings, specifications and Universal’s environmental, occupational health and safety procedures are being followed and that the facilities being built are dimensionally accurate. Demand quality from all contractors, subcontractors and vendors while meeting cost and schedule requirements.


  • Responsible for the overall smooth operation of the job site including cleanliness, order, coordination, efficiency and productivity

  • Continually find solutions to conflicts in structural / architectural / mechanical / electrical drawings and specifications by conferring with the Consultants. Coordinate these solutions with the various sub-trades. Identify contract document conflicts and recommend solutions to the Project Engineer and Project Manager.

  • Enforce quality control, and monitor the contractor and subcontractor’s schedules. Ensure construction work complies with all engineering standards, codes, specifications and design documents.

  • Coordinate inspections with consultants and authorities as required.

  • Schedule coordinate and lead job site safety meetings.

  • Maintain record documents daily, weekly, and monthly reports; of contractor, consultant, and owner actives, including significant project events and milestones.

  • Provide information and interpretation of plans, detail sheets and specifications for contractors and subcontractors.

  • Report accurate quantities of on site labor by trade; accurately monitor material to insure quantities that the contractor has on site is sufficient to complete the Project in the field.

  • Duties include being able to check layout work competently, accurately and efficiently.

SCOPE: Daily on-site supervision of the Facility Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Show / Ride vendor interfaces. Manage the daily, weekly, or monthly field inspections w/ the authority having jurisdiction.


  • Educational and experience requirements include a two year education beyond high school or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience and a minimum of five to ten years construction site supervision and layout experience.

  • Full working knowledge of surveying techniques, equipment standards and procedures is necessary.

  • Must have the ability to read blueprints and develop as-builts.

  • Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate with others a must. Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to represent the company and project team in a professional manner to the Contractor, Architect, related project staff and the community.

  • Computer skills are required as well as previous experience with Microsoft Office and Meridian Prolog software. Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.

EDUCATION: Associate’s degree in Construction, Engineering, or Architecture or equivalent years of experience.

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience as a project superintendent with a theme park company. Minimum experience as a project superintendent: 10-15 years; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Parks & Resorts via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Parks & Resorts HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Parks & Resorts. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Parks & Resorts as a result of the referral or through other means.


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