Date: Jun 27, 2024

Location: St Louis, MO, US San Jose, CA, US Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 18046

Benefits Offering
RailWorks is committed to helping our employees live better lives.  We offer comprehensive benefits packages to eligible employees, including competitive pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with company match, and additional performance incentives.


Pay Range: $110000 - $172000 / year


Position Summary
The Superintendent oversees and manages all phases of construction projects including coordinating workers, materials, and equipment, supervising sub-contractors and staff, ensuring that specifications are being followed, and that work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
•    Develops plans and schedules for completion of construction projections
•    Reviews drawings and designs to ensure that specifications are being met
•    Performs in-depth review of all contract documents to become familiar with all details, notes, and requirements
•    Supervises the activities of craft workers and ensures all trade contractors are conforming to project specifications and building codes
•    Monitors and adheres to established budgetary guidelines for job, and ensures that cost control measures are being followed
•    Monitors quality standards of all jobs, including contractor performance, and ensures that all quality assurance and company standards are being met  
•    Monitors job schedules and coordinates contractors’ work and suppliers’ deliveries, and equipment needs
•    Ensures that inspections are scheduled as appropriate
•    Manages administration of construction contracts and obtains required permits and licenses
•    Provides technical assistance regarding construction methods and equipment
•    Tracks and controls schedules and associated costs to achieve completion of project on time and within budget
•    Provides guidance in resolving construction problems encountered
•    Investigates alternative work methods and materials which will either improve efficiency and/or the quality of the work performed
•    Monitors job safety and safety training; enforces safety programs and OSHA Standards 
•    Prepares and manages project closeout requirements
•    Acts as liaison among owners, inspectors, staff, and subcontractors
•    Assists with preparation of written reports and/or updates (internal and external) for management, client, and project team, to ensure a clear understanding of project status
•    Administers financial tracking systems to monitor project costs and estimates

Required Skills and Qualifications
•    A minimum of 7 to 10 years of OCS construction and management experience including a thorough knowledge of construction industry practices, methods, processes, and standards and their impact on project activities
•    Demonstrates a working knowledge of basic project controls (cost, schedule, change management, etc.), material management, contract management, subcontract management, safety, and quality
•    Ability to read, interpret, and comprehend drawings and specifications
•    Exhibits strong management skills and can motivate employees
•    Track record of successfully executing projects on schedule and within budget
•    Effective verbal and written communication skills
•    Strong client relations, influencing skills and organizational skills
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
•    Frequently works outdoors at construction sites and occasionally works indoors
•    Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches while negotiating work areas under construction
•    Sits, reads, writes, and uses a keyboard
•    May be exposed to harsh weather conditions including very hot and very cold weather
•    May be exposed to loud noise

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned. 

RailWorks is North America’s leading track and transit system experts for over 100 years and with 45 offices across the U.S. and Canada.  We take on challenging projects every day and our success rely on a collaborative and open-minded work environment that encourages teamwork, positivity, and ingenuity.  We are committed to creating a culture of trust, respect, and acceptance.  RailWorks also offers opportunities to grow your career, develop your skills and pursue success. 

Nearest Major Market: St Louis