• Concrete Superintendent

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Additional Work Location
    US-LA-St James
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking a Concrete Superintendent to directly assist Concrete Manager with planning and supervise craft activities - includes determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment needs, temporary power sources, work schedule and productivity. Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments, or other contractors. Maintain liaison with engineering, estimating, and planning to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications, and schedule. Assist in resolving construction problem (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) Monitor and enforce craft compliance with project safety program requirements. Maintain liaison with other departments (i.e., Material Control, Purchasing, Quality Control, Engineering) to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, support craft activities and project schedule. Ensure that the Wood Safety Program is adhered to at the site by all personnel.


    On assigned project(s) plans, organizes and controls company resources and provides leadership, clear direction, and good example to assigned company personnel and craft personnel to achieve customer satisfaction and attainment of schedule, cost, and profit objectives while adhering to safety and quality requirements and company policies. Responsible for planning, coordinating and controlling the day-to-day field operations for the assigned crafts and subcontractors to achieve the scheduled progress of the work in the assigned areas.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Interprets client plans and specifications; becomes familiar with project and local labor agreements
    • Reviews and becomes familiar with the schedule of the work; Plans and tracks work to ensure efficient use of resources
    • Communicates any deviations and accounts for them properly
    • Becomes familiar with the site safety plan and project safety requirements; Ensures all activities are done safely
    • Reviews and becomes familiar with the site quality plan and project quality requirements
    • Becomes familiar with the agreements of the Pre Job Mark-Up Conference and the agreed craft jurisdictions of the work and respects the established jurisdictions between the building and construction trades
    • Ensures that assigned personnel do not make changes or alterations to the work without proper written instruction
    • Manages and controls rental equipment use, and ensures proper care of the company tools and equipment
    • Ensures through field presence and observation that the work is being completed in accord with plans and specifications; documents all daily activity

    Essential Job Functions Under Certain Circumstances

    • Advises management of any issues that arise (regarding employee relations, safety and quality)
    • Manages tool and equipment budgets as needed
    • Supervises and administers subcontract labor as needed
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings
    • Strong leadership and team building skills
    • Planning and organizational skills
    • Communication skills; listens and gets clarification
    • Leads by example; takes responsibility for own actions; exhibits confidence in self and others
    • Delegates work assignments by matching the responsibilities and capabilities to the personnel; effectively follows-up and provides support
    • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
    • Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethics
    • Follows through on commitments; willing to do what it takes to meet company objectives

    Education and Experience Requirements

    High School diploma required, college credit and workshop completion in engineering, construction or business topics is desirable. Field construction supervisory experience within the crafts assigned responsibility is essential. A Minimum of 5 years experience as a Superintendent is required. Overall, a minimum of 8 years experience working with the assigned craft in the process and/or utility/ power construction industry. In rare cases, significant experience (10-15 years) in technical supervision can substitute for the educational requirement.   Knowledge and familiarity with the methods, practices, crafts, tools, equipment, codes, documents, drawings, specifications, requirements, functions and control systems of the construction business. May supervise projects larger than Superintendent 2.


    Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit and stand in the office and move about the work area. In addition, it may require close vision work and travel away from home,   sometimes for extended periods. The position requires the ability to walk about a construction site or operating plant or power station and the ability   to climb stairs or ladders and walk on elevated plant platforms. The position requires the ability to wear and use personal protective equipment while in the work area of the jobsite including hard hat, fall protection harness, respirator, safety glasses/goggles, escape breathing device, noise protection, fire-retardant coveralls, protective work boots and gloves.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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