Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Superintendent, Roadway

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2019 5:07 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Field Supervison
  • Overview

    Ralph L Wadsworth Construction (RLW) is looking for a Superintendent who has roadway / dirt work experience, urban reconstruction experience. These are “Must Haves.” We are looking for someone with experience with large (e.g. 70 Million large) roadway work experience. The experience must include grading, sub grading, prepping long strips of roadway for construction, excavation, etc.


    Roadway Superintendent responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Read, understand, interpret, and enforce safety policies and practices.
    • Read and understand plans, specifications and local building codes.
    • Schedules and documents all required inspections, quality testing, or other compliance requirements.
    • Comply with and document environmental permits and inspections.
    • Completes daily reports such as units complete, safety reports, EEO meetings and weekly unit cost worksheets.
    • Read and understand global project schedules and generate two-week construction schedules weekly.
    • Schedule and order materials, inspections and manpower in order to meet project schedules and specifications.
    • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
    • Confers with and directs personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
    • Maintain a general knowledge of equipment used on the job including basic understanding of equipment limits and designed purposes.
    • Track delivery, use and completion of rentals on the job.
    • Complete regular performance reviews for employees under his/her direction in a complete and timely manner. Ensures the employee understands the review, signs the review form and is provided a copy for his/her records.
    • Confers with personnel to resolve complaints and grievances within work force.
    • Complete 20 hours per year of continued education relating to our field.
    • Attend monthly Superintendent meetings and participate actively.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Manages 0-6 subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 0-30 employees in the Forepersons, Operators/Drivers, Laborers, and other constructions workers as per the requirements of the projects. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. 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; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • A minimum of 10 years of roadway superintendent or Foreperson work experience leading heavy equipment crews (e.g. grader, trackhoe, backhoe, loader, crane, etc.)
    • A minimum of 10 years of work experience and understanding of all phases of roadway / highway construction.
    • A minimum of 10 years of reading blueprint and specs for roadway earth work projects.
    • Education – four or more years related experience and / or training; or a bachelor degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Be proficient and able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities of an Equipment Operator level III, specifically in grading and sub grading.


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