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Posted on: March 17, 2021
Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Website Site Work Specialists

Excavation, Utility, and Site Construction Contractor

Superintendent Job Description

 Job Summary:

At Site Work Specialists, a superintendent supervises and directs activities of the crews and coordinates subcontractors. They also keep operations efficient and within specified deadlines and budgets. The superintendent is responsible for the overall quality of a project. The position’s skill set is always increasing by working with an exceptional team that prides itself on doing some of the finest and most challenging projects in this region.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Duties and Responsibilities:

Safety on your project is your responsibility
Know what is needed for safety on-site
Attend and conduct safety meetings, maintain safe job site practices and the use of safety equipment, and ensure the crews follow safe work practices
Responsible for the layout of a project
Knowledgeable in the layout and operation of theodolite and transit
Supervise operation and maintenance of all machines and equipment on the job
Direct activity of workers
Know your project including, but not limited to: Know your plans and specifications
Know and follow your schedule
Know your job cost and discuss with the Project Manager
Know your material, equipment and workforce needs ahead of time and communicate those needs to your Project Manager with a two-week schedule – Plan ahead!
Pre-task planning to ensure the task is done efficiently and safely
Have the right crew for the task at hand. Schedule crews’ duties and assign responsibilities
Attend project pre-construction and progress meetings. Conduct coordination meetings with subcontractors.
Communicate with, coordinate, and direct supervisory personnel and subcontractors on various phases of the work
Communicate with Project Manager, Owners, Architects, Engineers, and Inspectors to resolve and coordinate construction.
Inspect work in progress to ensure accuracy, quality and that work conforms to the plans and specifications
Complete paperwork correctly and turn it in on time – Daily Logs, Weekly Safety Sheets, Time Cards, Walk Arounds, and Two-week Schedules
Perform training as needed in all areas of the project
Teach inexperienced employees how to perform tasks more efficiently and safely
Ensure that appropriate materials and equipment are on-site for the construction when needed
Review submittals and shop drawings to ensure that the materials and equipment received are correct
Advise Project Manager of job progress through daily logs and meet regularly with your Project Manager as needed
Complete the job

Timely completion of punch lists
Warranty Issues
As-Built Drawings
Sell the Job
Do not use or operate any equipment or tools that you have not been trained to operate properly
Be dependable to your team: You work as a team and progress as a team

Required Skills/Abilities:

Willingness to learn and master new tasks, duties, and responsibilities
Pay attention to job details to provide an acceptable uniform product
Identify and communicate any job site hazards
Safely and correctly operate all manual and power tools
Keep all tools in good, clean, and operating order
Demonstrate and promote safety and proper housekeeping on all job sites
Display a positive attitude towards the company, fellow employees, and customers
Be ready to help with any task, even if it is below your skill level
Take direction and accomplish duties outlined by your supervisor and ask questions when you do not understand the task
Be responsible for working unsupervised for periods of time and complete work as directed
Ability to instruct and direct laborers and other construction helpers in a positive and encouraging manner

Other Requirements:

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and random employee pool drug/alcohol testing
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must arrive on time to job site fit for duty for required shift and have personal protective equipment (PPE) and necessary tools with you.
Attend all safety meetings and maintain safe job site practices following company policy
Wear and maintain PPE as directed by supervisor and safety team, including but not limited to hard hats, safety glasses, and high visibility vests
Willingness to travel out-of-town
Maintain acceptable personal hygiene
Dress appropriately for winter working conditions

Required Tools:

Must have required tools listed below within 30 days of hire and bring them with you to the job site as needed:

Claw Hammer
25′ Tape (tenths and inches)
Utility Knife
Tool Belt
2 lb. Sledge Hammer
Torpedo Level
2′ & 4′ Level
String Line
Torque Wrench
Grease Gun
Wire Reel
3/8″ Drill
Pipe Cutter (2″)
100′ Tape
5/16″ Nut Driver
18″ & 24″ Pipe Wrench
Skill Saw
15″ Adjustable Wrench
½ Impact Drill
12″ Crescent Wrench
Bolt Cutter
Tin Snips
Leather Work Boots
Standard Open-End Wrenches (up to 1 ¼”)
Hand Broom
Smart Level
½ Drive Socket Set and ratchet set (up to 1 ¼”)
Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds periodically throughout the work shift
Must be physically able to work a minimum of 8 hours a day
Must be able to stand and kneel for long periods, work on your knees, lift heavy materials, and work outdoors in high heat and cold weather conditions


This document describes the position currently available. It is not an employment contract. Our company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Site Work Specialists provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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