Loading...
Share this Job

SIMON | Bridge Superintendent-Western NE/North Platte, NE

Date: May 26, 2021

Country: North Platte, Nebraska, US, 69101

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon

 

Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.  What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. 

Summary:

The Bridge Superintendent, in conjunction with the Project Manager, coordinates and supervises the construction process from the conceptual stage through to final construction, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. Typically has one or more foreman and/or lead persons as direct reports.


This is an excellent role for experienced construction professionals-we will also consider entry-level candidates willing to take on a new challenge and develop in the role with an assigned mentor. This is a mobile position; candidates may live anywhere as long as they are willing to travel and work away from home for extended periods as required for project completion. 

Responsibilities:

•    Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safe practices as part of Simon’s safety culture; review safe work plans/HASP with crew prior to job commencement
•    Ensure underground utility locates are completed and valid, and sites are safe for employees prior to performing work 
•    Work with project managers, and oversee organization and coordination crews, subcontractors, resources, and equipment, to ensure projects remain on time and on budget
•    Allocate resources to achieve project safety, schedule, cost, scope and quality objectives
•    Provide direction to foreman responsible for coordinating daily activities of assigned crew and equipment pertaining to scope of work, including holding individuals accountable
•    Read and interpret project plans and specifications
•    Review and adhere to construction schedules, ensuring milestones and completion dates are met
•    Engage in open communication with Project Managers, Operations Managers and Construction Managers, and report any issues which could affect project plan, schedule or budget
•    Attend internal and external pre-construction meetings and project site meetings as required
•    Oversee coordination of materials (concrete, asphalt, aggregates, underground utilities material) and ensure on-time delivery of materials to job sites
•    Oversee and promote employee training (including performance evaluations), mentoring, and development; assist foreman in addressing performance concerns as needed
•    Perform administrative tasks, including but not limited to e-mail correspondence, timecard entry, handling documents and electronic files, etc.
•    Ensure equipment maintenance inspections are completed to maintain equipment in safe operating condition
•    Complete and submit paperwork, reporting, and perform other administrative tasks related to project completion and/or employee supervision in a timely manner
•    Safely operate company vehicles and equipment
•    Assist with other job duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications, Education, Skills, and Experience:

 

Highly qualified candidates will have:
•    Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in road, bridge, concrete construction, asphalt paving and/or related area
•    Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a foreman-level or similar supervisory role
•    Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and industry requirements
•    Bachelors degree in construction management or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Ability to take on challenges, adapt to changing conditions, and manage multiple priorities without direct supervision
•    Computer and/or mobile device experience, including use of MS Office, Android and iOS applications
•    Valid Drivers’ License and ability to maintain a clean driving history

 

Qualified entry-level candidates will have:
•    2-5 years of experience in road, bridge, concrete construction, asphalt paving and/or related area
•    1-2 years of experience in a foreman-level or similar supervisory role
•    General knowledge of construction methods, materials, and industry requirements
•    Ability to take on challenges, adapt to changing conditions, and manage multiple priorities with some direct supervision and guidance from management
•    Computer and/or mobile device experience, including use of MS Office, Android and iOS applications
•    Valid Drivers’ License and ability to maintain a clean driving history

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: 
•    Use of required personal protective equipment (PPE)
•    Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to feel, handle, and manipulate objects
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
•    Standing/working on feet for long periods (8 hours or more), and walking across uneven terrain
•    Frequently work in close proximity to heavy equipment and machinery
•    Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all-weather conditions
•    Some exposure to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
•    Frequent travel, including overnight stays away from home may be required

Workplace Values Requirements:

•    Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
•    Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies 
•    Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
•    Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
•    Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
 

 

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (SIMON) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  


Nearest Major Market: North Platte