Construction Superintendent

Washington - Washington

25 Jan 2023

Washington - Washington



Protecnium is an international consulting firm specialising in engineering and technician services. We are currently recruiting candidates to join our team to fill a position as Construction Superintendent for a large project in Washington DC.

Main responsibilities:

  • Oversee field personnel, daily/weekly schedules, and construction operations.
  • Supervise and schedule grading, drainage, paving, structures, and other miscellaneous construction crews and subcontractors on a daily basis.
  • Provide leadership and direction to construction personnel.
  • Manage field operations as well as coordinate work with other company Superintendents and subcontractors.
  • Take an active role in emphasizing safety, quality and production, leading by example.
  • Assist Engineers with quantities and productions.
  • Coordinate equipment and crews and other job related activities to maximize efficiency.
  • Attend status meetings to discuss progress.
  • Perform additional assignments as needed.Ç
  • Ensure that ALL resources assigned are maintained, protected, secured and used at optimum efficiency.
  • Protection and enhancement of public relations, company image, and company worth.
  • Understand project budgets and productions to manage personnel and equipment efficiently.
  • Have a working knowledge of all required plans and specifications.
  • Develop Foreman through mentoring.
  • Assist with survey and field layout.

Requirements and skills:

  • Experience of 5-7 years as a Superintendent in heavy civil construction projects (infrastructure, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, etc).
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work in high production environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Working understanding of types of equipment necessary for production.
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines.
  • Must have experience with Federal requirements.
  • Familiar with DDOT/DDOE standards.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent team building skills is a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and quickly adaptable to changing conditions across all spectrums.
  • Demonstrated and verifiable ability to manage, supervise, schedule, and delegate on large and complicated projects.


  • Working for an international company currently expanding.
  • Job contract in the US.
  • Salary and other benefits accordingly.

Note: The description and conditions hereby indicated are intended to describe the general nature of the job developed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibility, duties and overall competence required by the personnel. In addition, they do not establish a job contract and they are subject to modifications as required by the employer.