The purpose of this position is to oversee and direct the performance of all field construction activities for assigned craft areas in conformance with plans, specifications, schedules, and cost estimates. This requires a working knowledge and background of assigned work, the ability to appreciate and resolve complex situations with assistance, and see actions as a series of steps. Initially involving the direction of craftsmen in multiple crafts, the role gains a proficiency to direct other line supervision as necessary in their roles to meet or exceed all project objectives. This position requires the ability to coordinate and direct construction craftsmen in numerous crafts within the assigned area of responsibility. This position is typically responsible for numerous crafts, multiple areas, and/or large numbers of craftsmen; and may include coordination of other contractors/subcontractors.
Plan and direct the work activities of all involved crafts for assigned construction crafts in alignment with available engineering deliverables, tools, construction equipment, and materials
Approve or authorize the coordination of craft personnel, material, and equipment needed to meet schedules
Directly support project and construction management with planning and utilization of proper means and methods for all construction activities
Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action
Must have previous experience with excavation and grading.
Typically direct subordinate Craft Superintendents, and other craft supervision positions such as General Foremen and Foremen; depending on job size and complexity; this position is the first to begin directing construction activities composed of crews involving multiple crafts
Typically serve as lead person to coordinate all activities within their assigned scope in an active construction work area
Coordinate and implement indirect activities, internal and external, required to support a productive construction execution; including functional staff support, support craft activities, and any other resource necessary to assure a safe and quality execution
Generally responsible to assure all work undertaken is within approved scope boundaries and is in full compliance with all pertinent requirements