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Ref No.: 18-00498
Location: Hyattsville, Maryland
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/21/2018
Underground Utilities

We currently have an opening for a Superintendent with a civil construction client in the DC Metro area that specializes in unground infrastructure projects. We are looking for someone that has a strong background in underground gas utilities.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Ensure optimal use of all resources, specifically the crew and equipment, often across multiple projects and foreman, to meet or exceed productivity goals.
  • Draw from experience and strong technical ability to supervise, manage and produce efficient quality work.
  • Simultaneously maintain the big picture perspective, working with PM's to make necessary labor and resource adjustments to meet schedules and budgets.
  • Prioritize your time, ensuring physical presence (be on jobs) as needed.
  • Responsible for safety on jobs.
  • Stage and set up jobs based upon resources and budget.
  • Responsible for QA & QC for specs, prints and built as designed. Recognize and effectively communicate how actions in the field impact the productivity of project; escalate issues when necessary to overcome obstacles and keep plans on target
  • Provide fair and consistent coaching of foremen.
  • Manage the foremen and field crews on projects.
  • Lead by example; discipline where and when required. Provide proper and proactive discipline and documentation of foreman, employees and drivers.
  • Develop foremen to their highest and best use and with consistency in standards and training.
  • Identify and mentor crew leaders with high potential for growth.
  • Take responsibility for your own professional development, communicating with your manager to plan and implement your annual professional development goals and schedule.
  • Hiring and train crews, communicating with Human Resources and sourcing candidates from word of mouth in the field, etc.
  • Use strong and effective communication skills to communicate at many levels, for day to day responsibilities, problem-solving, estimating, planning, change orders and execution of work.

  • Minimum of eight (4) years supervisory experience in similar construction technology
  • Construction scheduling, cost control, and ability to control and supervise large groups
  • A solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma methodology desired

If you are interested in applying for this position please email Earl at

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