Construction Supervisor in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary:

The position will be responsible for managing and executing various Projects of the Company. Candidates will be responsible for civil works including oversight and management of the Contractors’ activities

The Construction Supervisor will ensure subcontractor compliance with the planning, and project control systems consistent with the requirements of the Company's project policies. The position is also ultimately responsible for insuring that the subcontractor executes the work in accordance with the quality standards and requirements specified for the project.

During site execution phases, the position will have an equal ROTA partner working a 3wk on / 3wk off rotation. This schedule is subject to modifications due to work conditions and personnel availability. The Construction Supervisor is responsible for this shared arrangement working efficiently including smooth transition/turnover and without major shifts in direction between the two equally responsible parties.

The Civil Construction Supervisor shall play an active role in the safety culture on the project, making safety a natural part of all work performed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Participation in the implementation and execution of the overall site program, ensuring that the work is performed safely, without environmental impact, and addresses the health and well-being of all personnel at site.

* Manages and administers a designated portion of the civil subcontractor work and participates in the development of the RFP, contracting strategy, and contractor selection.

* Controls change/scope creep, ensuring that all scope changes are quickly and properly documented, communicated to engineering and the client, and that change orders are approved prior to the performance of the work.

* Assists subcontractor in pre-construction planning and procurement activities.

* Ensures subcontractor compliance with the Company's project controls reporting system. Reviews and makes recommendations for items that constitute an increase or decrease in schedule or cost, deviation notices and change orders, as required.

* Provides input for the development of project schedules in cooperation with the construction engineers.

* Assesses project requirements, monitors work and ensures that subcontractor’s quality plan is in compliance with the approved Company quality plan.

* Establishes and maintains communications to ensure the accurate and timely flow of information to and from site in accordance with the project procedures.

* Advises Construction Managers regarding developments or issues that could affect safety, quality, schedule, costs, client relations and public relations.

* Remains alert to means and methods by which the operations of the project team may be improved.

* Assists in preparation of weekly and monthly status reports to keep the client and project management informed of construction progress and the status of costs and schedule as related to the budgets and previous forecasts.

* Provides interface coordination with Construction/Project Manager to support subcontractor logistics needs.

* Ensures that subcontractor has provided sufficient temporary facilities.

* Assists the Contract Administrator in the overall administration of labor relations policies.

* Other responsibilities as directed by the Contract/Project Manager.

Job Requirements:


* HND or BSc. in Civil or Construction Engineering;

* At least 5 years in Heavy Civil Construction Management Experience;

* A Certificate Course in Project Management or any other Management Course, while not a must is an added advantage;

* Un-wavering support of HSE and quality philosophies and programs at site.


* Good interpersonal and communication skills.

* Good organization skills and capability of technical writing.

* Must be willing to work what hours it takes to complete the work in a timely and efficient manner.

* Implements, manages, and maintains an effective labor relations program to ensure that work proceeds without disruption.

* Remains knowledgeable of safety policies and procedures as well as performs assigned duties in a safe manner and, while supervising others, has responsibility for their safety and ensures that they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits.

* Develops and coordinates a constructability review program during the construction phase of the project

* Participates in business development activities and promotes a professional and business-like relationship with the client

* Develops an understanding of all aspects of the technical package and contract

* Controls contract cost and minimizes change order costs.
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