Responsible for managing the day to day field operations to
ensure the standards of the contract are met in a cost-effective,
safe and efficient manner.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures completion of condition assessment of pavements, signs,
guardrails, bridges, vegetation, tunnels, and other contract
requirements. Determines best approach (self-performance or
subcontract) for bringing assets into contract compliance
considering cost, timeliness, and efficiency. Sources and qualifies
new subcontractors. Monitors operational and financial performance,
conducts operational and financial analysis, and prepares
performance information and recommendations for incorporation into
the periodic reports to management. Serves as technical advisor to
work crews. Works with Project Engineer to schedule work to be
performed. Inspects in-process and completed work to ensure
compliance with contract requirements. Acts as a communication link
between the Project Manager and operations personnel. Ensures
direct reports are actively supervising, scheduling, and evaluating
personnel. Coach direct reports on management techniques. Obtains,
inspects, and controls fleet (maintenance, fuel cards, etc.).
Manage, monitor, and control project assets and materials.
Responsible for proper work reporting, timesheets, budgeting, and
other systems. Prepares reports and correspondence as necessary.
Ensures data in the MMIS is accurate.
Quality System Responsibilities:
Assists the Project Manager in the development of work plan
procedures; Provides coordination of technical guidance on
regulatory and code compliance to QC/Inspection personnel based in
incumbent’s area of expertise Reviews and approves Material
Requisitions (MR) and Purchase Orders (PO) for materials and
equipment, when applicable Reviews Subcontractor’s inspection
program and inspection reports, as applicable
Seeks to continually improve workplace safety by attending and
conducting workplace inspections, toolbox talks, hazard
assessments, etc. Stops unsafe work practices and works with site
staff to eliminate/mitigate hazards before continuing. Coordinates
safety committee meetings and activities including schedule,
agenda, minutes, investigations, etc.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The Superintendent holds overall responsibility for operations
and maintenance of the project. Verifies work, interprets the
contract, and gives direction on schedules and subcontractor work.
The Superintendent works in collaboration with the Project Engineer
to coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of a
services plan consistent with the identified needs of the client
and the contract.
The Superintendent is expected to have 3-5 years of skilled
trade/engineering experience including knowledge of roadway,
structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards,
and specifications; Working knowledge of state and federal safety,
environment, and EEO/DBE guidelines and regulations; Working skill
in operating computer equipment, software programs, and field
inspection equipment; Ability to provide technical supervision and
leadership to other staff; Read and interpret roadway, bridge, and
structure plans and contract specifications Maintain detailed
records; Communicate effectively with agency and contractor
personnel and the general public. Be an ambassador in implementing
policies and procedures. Ability to obtain Advanced DOT
Certification Operation of heavy equipment as needed
Education and Experience
10 years of skilled trade/engineering experience Valid Driver’s
license with good driving record (Required)
Work Conditions/Physical Demands
The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of
time and occasionally stand and/or walk for short periods of time.
Use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms. Vision abilities
include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Must practice safe work methods to remain accident and injury free
must have the ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and
non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Office and Field Environment in heat and cold Minimal travel
required 24/7 Operations-Occasional holidays, nights, weekends are
Reaching, bending, squatting, walking Must be able to lift a
minimum of 50 pounds. Work over and around water Working from
heights Working in tight spaces