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Zachry Construction Corporation General Superintendent (Heavy Civil) in San Antonio, Texas

Job Summary

The General Superintendent is responsible for meeting production goals by effectively managing multiple foremen, subcontractors, equipment, and maintaining safety standards. Coordinates and supervises work activities for all craft disciplines on a large heavy construction project. This position will start out in the San Antonio office and will be assigned an upcoming project in the Central/South Texas region.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for an entire department or major segment of a construction project.

  • Delegates the implementation of policies and practices through subordinate supervisory and management levels. Some budgetary responsibility.

  • Manage and direct multiple foreman, equipment, and subcontractors to meet production goals and ensure operation is safe.

  • Create plans and reports that which will be used to update schedules. Create work plans and create 2-week schedule look-aheads.

  • Set and meet production goals. Communicate plan, safety, and schedule at weekly meetings.

  • Know plans and specifications well enough to teach and train others.

  • Operation/method analysis; always look for more efficient and safer ways to perform tasks.

  • Calculate materials/quantities for ordering purposes. Have knowledge of load charts and rigging. Be able to identify changes in scope.

  • Build and maintain effective relations with owners, clients, managers, and other employees.

  • Understand daily cost / monthly cost reports and projections. Review daily reports and daily diaries.

  • Effectively manage crew, equipment, and other resources.

  • Report injuries and damages. Take steps to limit vandalism and injuries.

  • Ensure Zachry Construction Corporation (ZCC) policies are followed. SWPP & EPA compliance.

  • Have knowledge of working around existing utilities/utility locates. Understand foreman's responsibilities.

  • Recruits interviews and hires qualified applicants for available positions.

  • Involved in all other personnel actions such as promotions, disciplinary and terminations.

  • Drive a company pick-up truck or similar vehicle to work sites, offices, and other locations as required to perform job duties.

  • Ensure good housekeeping for the work area, truck, and trailer.

  • Miscellaneous other duties as required.

    This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required .

    Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years’ current heavy highway, road and/or bridge construction experience preferred

  • Experience with medium to large highway road and bridge project experience ($10M+) is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline is preferred

  • Experience with Mobile Timecard a plus

  • Experience with managing heavy civil foreman and crews

  • Experience with JV partners, supplier/sub-contractors, clients and owners

  • Ability to Plan and perform highly complex operations with the ability and authority to make decisions autonomously

  • Must be capable, licensed, and approved to drive a company pick-up truck or similar vehicle to work sites, offices, and other locations as required to perform job duties

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; detail-oriented

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Excel and Word

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation and experience in the construction industry. Fully understanding that Zachry’s employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

    Zachry offers an industry-leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

  • 401k

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • and many more

    Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.