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Heavy Civil Superintendent

Company: Atkinson Construction
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Having the best talent is one of the keys to our success. Hiring the best ensures we will continue to be one of the nation's leading heavy civil contractors. Ideal candidates possess drive, determination, and an innovative spirit. They share the values that have helped us grow as a company. And they do not just get the job done, they do it well and do it safely.

The Superintendent oversees all field operations on a project to ensure that self-performed and subcontracted trade work is in compliance with contract documents and the project schedule. Superintendents also implement and enforce safety and quality control policies among Atkinson employees and subcontractors.



  • Champion safety culture. Conduct regular safety inspections to assure all working conditions and work habits are in compliance with company, contract, and government standards. Take remedial action when required.

  • Supervise the timely and cost-effective installation of the contracted work of either 1) the total project, or, due to size, scale and complexity, 2) a particular scope(s), subcontractor(s), or other portion(s) of the project.

  • Provide on-the-job training opportunities for Assistant Superintendents and Project/Office Engineers. Encourages and/or participates in staff training and development.

  • Develop a plan for sequence of work. Develop project schedule. Plan and organize project work to assure all work is in place in accordance with contract documents.

  • Have working knowledge of owner contract, subcontracts, and purchase orders.

  • Know the scheduled delivery dates for all critical path material and equipment.

  • Know submittal schedule.

  • Update project schedule monthly and in accordance with contract documents.

  • Control field costs for Atkinson and subcontract work. Supervise field workforce to assure all work is put in place in the most cost-efficient manner.

  • Schedule and monitor field productivity.

  • Have good working knowledge of equipment.

  • Implement the company‚Äôs safety policies and procedures and corporate QC policies and programs.

  • Assist in resolution of scope conflicts.

  • Participate in the project management functions.

  • Assure punch list is completed in a timely manner.

  • Participate in marketing proposals and presentations.


  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or a related discipline preferred.

  • 6+ years of experience with a large scale heavy civil contractor or equivalent industry experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment, manpower.

  • Experience with a large scale heavy civil contractor or equivalent industry experience with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead field operations.

  • In-depth knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment, manpower, etc.

  • Caltrans experience preferred.

  • Working knowledge of applicable regulations (i.e., OSHA).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Atkinson Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Clark Construction promotes a drug-free workplace.

For more information on Equal Opportunity, you may visit this link.

Keywords: Atkinson Construction, San Luis Obispo , Heavy Civil Superintendent, Other , San Luis Obispo, California

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