Buzz Oates

Assistant Superintendent

Company Overview

Buzz Oates is one of the largest privately held commercial real estate investment management companies in the country, geographically focused in California’s Central Valley. With comprehensive expertise in the industrial and office markets. Buzz Oates Construction is the construction services provider to the Buzz Oates 23 Million SF Office & Industrial Portfolio. Collectively Buzz Oates Construction has built over 75 million SF of space in seven decades and continues to build with the highest standard of workmanship.



An Assistant Superintendent with Buzz Oates Construction, Inc. is an important member of our company family, individual project teams, and a future leader of our highly skilled and dedicated group of subcontractors. Assist the superintendent in coordinating all site construction activities.

REPORTS TO: Project Manager/Superintendent


  • A general understanding of commercial and industrial construction methods and a strong desire to learn and grow in areas not yet very experienced in. This is a learning position to learn all aspects of the Superintendent duties
  • Assist superintendent in coordinating all site construction activities, supervises in-house skilled, unskilled labor and subcontractors
  • Work on multiple projects at any given time in various geographical locations
  • Assists with monitoring of quality control and workmanship assuring conformance with project plans and specifications
  • Request, be present for, and coordinate subcontractor participation in all necessary inspections throughout the project
  • Demonstrates a commitment to safety at all times, and demands the same from everyone on the jobsite at all times
  • Prepares, schedules and supervises completion of final project punchlist
  • Maintains positive and professional relationships with co-workers, subcontractors, suppliers, inspectors, customers at all times
  • Excellent communication with Project Manager/Project Engineer on design/constructability issues, RFI’s, field plan revisions (red-lines)
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational skills and attention to detail in all activities
  • Must be able to work overtime, nights, weekends and generally be very flexible and accommodating with hours willing to work
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions.
  • This job description is subject to change at any time.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Occasional manual labor to include; lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs., bending, stooping, squatting, climbing ladders, standing for 8 or more hours per day. Ability to operate heavy equipment (including climbing on and off), small power tools and basic hand tools. Ability to be exposed to excessive noise and work out of doors in high and low temperatures with exposure to direct sun for 8 or more hours per day.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; constantly operating a computer and other office equipment, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Ability to sit in front of and work at a computer for a good portion of the day; remaining in a stationary position 50% of the time. Ability to stand, squat, lift when filing documents in large drawers or cabinets. The employee is occasionally required to move around the office building, drive to buildings and walk the site.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, and a minimum of two years commercial/industrial/TI/ground-up construction experience in a skilled labor and/or general labor role.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in engineering or construction management preferred but not a requirement.
  • Clean driving record.
  • BOC, Inc. has a zero tolerance policy on substance abuse, and applicants will be required to pass a drug screening test.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of the following programs:

  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Spreadsheets (MS Excel)
  • Construction Scheduling (MS Project/Primavera/Suretrak)
  • Procore
  • Timberline general fluency in how to work from a windows laptop
  • iPad & Smartphone with various programs and applications


Buzz Oates offers a great work culture with an open space work environment in downtown Sacramento, at 555 Capitol Mall. We offer a full benefit package: health, dental, vision, EAP, LTD, parking, as well as a matching 401K program and education reimbursement.


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