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.
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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 is expected to have 3-5 years of skilled trade / engineering experience including knowledge of roadway, structure, and bridge construction methods, materials, standards, and speficataions;
- 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
- Operations of heavy equipment as needed
Education and Experience
- 10 years 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 injure free must have the ability to recognize hazards inherent in routine and non-routine tasks and make adjustments to avoid loss, injury or accident.
- 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 required.
- 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
- Working in traffic