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Wastewater Superintendent

Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC, Dallas TX, Orlando, Mid-Atlantic, FL

The Superintendent role must manage and lead the project’s lean activities within their area of responsibility.   This includes, but is not limited to, Last Planner, Waste Walks, Nothing Touches the Ground, and Zero Punchlist.  Mentor others on the project to effectively and consistently use Lean tools.

The project superintendent role will provide direct supervision to field operations on small to mid-sized projects.  The project superintendent may be one of several superintendents on a larger project. 

Key Responsibilities:

Safety and Health

o   Enforce the site-specific safety plan, compliance with company safety policies, OSHA and other safety regulations, ensuring all onsite activities are carried out in strict accordance with all safety policies and regulations.

o   Correct any safety violations immediately, ensure OSHA inspections are conducted properly and in accordance with company policies.

Equipment and Materials

o   Coordinate equipment use with subcontractors and company crews.

o   Ensure equipment is maintained and review weekly equipment timesheets before entry.

o   Create and execute the equipment usage plan for the project.   Collaborate with superintendents and project managers on other projects to share or transfer equipment, materials and supplies. 

Employee Development and Relations

o   Mentor and coach direct reports, including conducting annual performance reviews with administrative direct reports.  Set developmental goals and monitor progress with direct reports.

o   Resolve disputes between coworkers when they impact performance.

o   Collaborate with other Superintendents and Project Managers to share or transfer employees between projects.


o   Sequence the schedule of activities and identify people and equipment resources to create the project schedule.

o   Identify and mitigate threats to the project’s schedule goals.  Assess and report actual progress of scheduled activities and ensure subcontractors meet schedule goals.

o   Communicate schedule updates, manage project milestones and ensure the project schedule is met.


o   Create a site logistics plan, including working hours, protection of existing facilities, temporary facilities, material delivery, material storage, vehicle access, clean-up and maintenance, stormwater pollution prevention, dust and noise control, and parking.

o   Coordinate construction activities, shutdowns, testing, and inspections with the architect or engineer.

Subcontractors, Vendors, and Owner Contracts

o   Coordinate subcontractors' work on site; plan and conduct subcontractor coordination meetings.

o   Ensure all required compliance documentation from Subcontractors or Vendors, such as a signed subcontract, safety agreement, bonds, insurance certificates, lien waivers, etc., is on file prior to the start of field activities. 

o   Document any units needed to process a T&M ticket, unit price work, or potential contract change.

o   Review the project's contract, design drawings and specifications; assess and report field conditions that may lead to a change in the scope of any of the project's owner's contract.

Job Budget and Cost

o   Understand and manage project budget.

o   Assign costs to the correct job-cost structure and track units completed.

o   Review unpaid subcontractor and vendor invoices to ensure proper payment; cost-code subcontractor and vendor invoices.

Project Start-up and Closeout

o   Participate in project turnover meetings and implement the project start-up plan.

o   Create and implement a project close-out plan.


o   Inspect work for compliance with plans and specifications, RFIs, approved submittals, as well as building codes, permits, local ordinances, and other regulatory requirements.

o   Manage punch-list completion.

Core Competencies

·        Business Acumen

·        Planning and Organizing

·        Selecting Talent

·        Resolving Conflict

·        Coaching and Developing Others

·        Facilitating Change

·        Driving for Results

Minimum Job Requirements:

·         5 years’ experience successfully supervising employees and subcontractors on a construction site.  Ability to supervise the field activities of an entire project with little oversight.


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