The role of superintendent in construction and other works contracts is to issue directions to the contractor, act as contract administrator, act as an impartial assessor of the quality of the work and assess claims made under the contract. The superintendent is often retained by and may be an employee of the client, but has a duty to act fairly when certifying work and arbitrating any disputes between the parties.

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