Senior Superintendent

Water Resources


Provides overall management of field operations to one or more projects, establishes field objectives and policies, safety, quality control and monitors construction and financial activities through administrative direction of Project Manager; as well as mentoring Project Superintendents and Superintendents.


                Manages the development of the project team

                Manages the project budget for all field activities and general conditions

                Evaluates and implements changes to the project schedule

                Communicates the schedule status and progress to the project team

                Plans and communicates all shutdowns and tie-ins

                Establishes credibility among owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment

                Leads regularly scheduled contractor and subcontractor coordination meetings

                Oversees day to day operations and recording of daily reports

                Communicates the overall project status to upper management

                Resolves jurisdictional disputes

                Manages the development of the project team

                Plans the work to ensure that each crew member under their supervision has all the materials, tools and equipment to complete the work

                Ensures crew’s safety planning is completed and followed

                Ensures crew’s quality planning is completed and followed

                Participates in routine schedule and coordination meetings with project staff for material, equipment, subcontractor and labor needs

                Maintains accurate timekeeping for crews under their responsibility

                Ensures accurate daily reports and critical information is documented and completed regularly and timely

                Coordinates and communicates engineering and layout needs with the other project team members

                Manages all field operations

                Creates and manages the cost–loaded project schedule

                Coordinates labor, equipment, subcontractors, drawings, and specifications

                Responsible for all labor and equipment costs, including input with the monthly projections

                Identifies, evaluates and mitigates project risk

                Understands the contract documents to foresee problems before they arise

                Communicates quality standards to each subcontractor and vendor

                Manages jobsite cleanliness

                Assists Project Manager in preparing monthly billings

                Assists in estimating change orders and future projects

                Understand and prepare EEO logs as required

                Manages the recruiting and evaluating of new talent

                Manages the size of field staff by increasing or decreasing the crew sizes as needed

                Communicates with other projects to share resources

                Assigns tasks and areas of responsibility to labor foreman and project superintendents

                Ensures that on-site construction equipment is maintained

                Receives materials and records the condition of shipments

                Ensures that progress is updated timely and correctly in the project schedule

                Creates and manages a 3 week look ahead schedule

                Tracks production units completed each week

                Manages punch-list completion and project closeout

This Job description is not all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time and this job description may be revised with or without notice.


                Position reports to:  Market Channel Leader

                Position is a mentor for: Project Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, Labor Foreman, Project

            Superintendent, Superintendent

                Position to work closely with: Project Manager, Senior Project Manager


                Able to communicate technical information, conveying ideas or concepts to recommend or suggest and/or develop solutions.

                Demands teamwork at all levels on the job.

                Is self-motivated and has a good work ethic.

                Is looked to as a role model.

                Professional Certifications preferred

                Member of a professional organization preferred, officer position preferred

                Lead and coordinate field labor recruitment

                Keep up with current technology (BIM, 3D Modelling, Pipe Detailing, Surveying etc.)


Project Size:       Effectively and efficiently manage the company’s largest projects, or

                                multiple projects concurrently.

Project Team:    Senior Project Manager, Project Manager, Senior Project Engineer, Project

                                Engineer, Project Superintendent, Superintendent


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


                2-year technical college or equivalent experience required, 4-year degree in related field preferred

                On-site experience required.

                Formal apprenticeship training, journeyman improvement classes or equivalent experience preferred

                10-15 years general construction experience preferred

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Ability to communicate and understand different complex requirements of various project types and to work with different personality types.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

Familiar with Microsoft Office, Outlook, AutoCad, Primavera/Oracle, Sage Timberline, Viewpoint and the use of a tablet and smart phone preferred.

Other Skills

Construction Knowledge- must have a thorough background and knowledge, skills and abilities (self-perform) to plan and direct day-to-day work in a high quality, professional & cost efficient manner.  Should be strong in areas of self-perform work including carpentry, concrete, sitework, mechanical systems, process equipment, process piping, and surveying. Contract plans and specification knowledge as well as knowledge of ADA requirements, building codes, Instrument and equipment knowledge helpful.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.  Motor Vehicle report required.

OSHA 30 hour required

Physical Demands:

Medium amount of physical exertion. Medium manual dexterity or physical manipulation. Medium level of physical stamina and endurance. Maintain regular and punctual attendance, work overtime as assigned, travel overnight as required, drive long distances, work in cold, hot, dusty, loud environments, and comply with all company policies and procedures including safety.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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