Position Summary

Branch Civil is searching for a highly skilled, team-oriented Superintendent to join our well-established, growing company.  Jointly responsible with the Project Manager for the overall success of the project.  Responsible for meeting schedule, controlling costs, and managing manpower and equipment on assigned project.  Provides continuous hands-on field supervision of all construction operations, including subcontractors and other construction related personnel; directing them in the planning, scheduling, and execution of work on time, within budget, and with high standards of workmanship.  Attains or exceeds profit goals and promotes workplace safety while meeting or exceeding owner’s expectations.  Promotes a positive company image.  This position reports directly to the Field Operations Manager.


  • Builds project in accordance with all plans and specifications
  • In concert with the Project Manager, develops a Grand Plan/Schedule of operation and effectively communicates to all employees
  • Effectively utilizes resources, i.e. people, equipment, and materials
  • Supervises subcontractors (if applicable) to ensure quality and schedule requirements 
  • Preplans and communicates project activities.  Plans ahead.
  • Prior to construction, reviews with Project Manager and submits comments on detail budget, time restraints, cost codes, and purchase control
  • Reviews cost status report for accuracy and integrity.  Investigates and takes corrective action in areas of indicated or potential overruns.  Maintains or improves margin through well-planned and improved operations.
  • Establishes a level of quality by which all completed work is measured. 
  • Responsible for day-to-day quality control of both company-performed / subcontractor work and ensures that work conforms to Contract requirements and company standards.  Identifies and corrects non-conforming work expeditiously and competently. 

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Is in direct charge of safety and accident/incident control for the project.  Understands, communicates and enforces safety policy on project at all times. Models safety conscious behavior for other employees to emulate.
  • Effectively motivates employees to achieve desired results
  • Establishes positive relationships with owners, owner’s reps, architects, and engineers


Required Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Working knowledge of standards, specifications, codes, regulations and laws
  • Knowledge of construction techniques
  • 8+ years highway/site construction experience
  • 3 – 5 years in a supervisory position
  • Managed highway/site projects up to $50MM.
  • DOT experience required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • NCDOT/VDOT experience


Decision Making/Judgment
Managing Conflict
Managing Resources
Managing Risk
Work Environment/Safety


Extensive trave within the region.

Supervisory Responsibility

Directly supervises three to eight employees and consultants involved in each project. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which will typically involve 40+ hours a week. Due to the nature of the job, the employee must be available on-call early/late hours to deal with delays, bad weather and emergencies at the job site.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond