Project Superintendent

Thomastown, MS posted on March 1

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Provide overall on-site management on construction project site.


Overall knowledge and experience in site work construction such as earthmoving, dewatering, underground utility construction, road and parking lot construction & surveying. Willingness to travel out of town or state.

Education and Experience:

Four year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience. Minimum of eight years construction management and/or craft supervision experience in similar facility construction. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations engineering, cost control schedules and safety required. Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills essential.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, AE representatives, other contractors, etc.

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction of onsite administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.).

  • Supervise craft employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract.

  • May authorize and/or approve all project personnel transactions, purchase requisitions, field design change requests, etc.

  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required.

  • Assist project management in developing and implementing project procedures, working documents, standards, etc.

  • Ensure all onsite personnel comply with project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules, etc. Document all violations, notify project management, and recommend/implement corrective actions as required.

  • Assume responsibility for productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project.

  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor’s direction.

Safety Considerations:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use talk or hear and taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift/carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/carry up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Employee is required to wear personal protective equipment to include (but not limited to) hard hat, work boots, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection and similar. Employee must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and must be approved prior to driving company owned or leased vehicles.

May work 12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week in extreme hot and cold environments. Wears all required personal protective equipment on daily basis. May be exposed to poisonous snakes, insects and similar. May be required to work on variable terrain in performance of duties. May be required to operate motor vehicle. Routinely lifts/carries up to 25 pounds unassisted on daily basis.


Job ID 2017-1556

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US - MS

Posted Date 2/28/2017

Category Construction