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SUPERINTENDENT

 

Primary Purpose:           

Supervises and coordinates the activities of workers in one or more occupations.

 

Typical Duties:                

Studies plans and specifications, studies production schedules, interprets equipment and labor requirements, reviews purchase orders and subcontract agreements.  Must be adept in the activities of the workers supervising.  Plans and organizes job, coordinates job with engineer, owner, subcontractors/suppliers, property owners, general public, utility companies, state highway departments.  Calls buried cable location service.  Responsible for cost/coding of daily field reports, including equipment reports, excavations reports, weekly time sheets.   Performs equipment maintenance as required.  Responsible for turning in all jobsite packing slips to Monroe office completely coded.   Helps keep project manager informed of project progress verbally and with written progress reports turned in weekly.

 

Provides leadership and supervision to employees working with him.  Responsible for the hiring, training, and motivating of employees working with him.  Must be able to handle all communications on the jobsite and uphold the quality of the construction.  Is knowledgeable about OSHA and Hazard Waste Requirements.  Provides guidance and enforces jobsite safety.   

Interprets company policies to employees.  Assigns duties to employees.  Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.  Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.  Analyzes and resolves work problems.  

 

Requirements:                 

Workers should be able to:  Work within standards of accuracy; rate information using standards which can be measured or checked; compare and see differences in size, shape, and form lines, figures, and objects; look at flat drawings or pictures and understand how they would look as solid objects; have valid drivers license; and follow oral and written directions, plans, and blueprints.  Physically, workers must be able to:  see well; coordinate the movements of eyes, hands, and fingers; use hands, arms, and fingers fully; climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding; stoop; kneel; crouch; crawl; work at heights; lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds; climb up and down ladders; stand or walk for long periods; bend; crawl in and out of manholes, pipes, culverts; climb in and out of vehicle; sit for long periods; coordinate the use of hands, feet, and eyes; load and unload heavy equipment on truck and/or trailer; maintain body balance; and use legs fully.​