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Superintendent in New Orleans, LA at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 6/27/2022

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

Schedule, coordinate and supervise craft employee activities. May involve supervising one or more trade groups.

Key Relationships:


  • Project Manager, Contracts Manager
  • Shop Manager/Dispatch, Mechanics, Technicians, Laborers, Equipment Operators, Administrative Staff


  • Industry Associations, Customers

Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Plan and supervise Assistant Superintendent and/or craft activities; includes determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities equipment, temporary power sources, work schedule and documenting actual hours worked
  • Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments, or other contractors/site requirements
  • Maintain liaison with estimating and planning teams to ensure work complies with specifications, and schedule
  • Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) as required
  • Assist Labor Relations and Talent Acquisition in maintaining communications with unions, resolving jurisdictional disputes, requisitioning required manpower, etc., as necessary
  • Monitor craft compliance with project safety program requirements; document and ensure corrective measures are implemented
  • Maintain liaison with other departments to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, etc., support craft activities and project schedule
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction
  • Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person


  • 75%

Job Requirements

  • Four year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience
  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervise large groups essential
  • Minimum of eight years supervisory experience in similar construction technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures required
  • Lift & move 45lbs or more
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Willing to work in weather conditions that may be adverse (hot/cold/rain)
  • Class A CDL a plus
  • Demolition experience a plus
  • Heavy equipment experience a plus
  • Computer/Office Machines – Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook
  • English – proficient in business writing and verbal communication
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require use of motor vehicle
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


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