Superintendent (Project) - Kensington

Location: Juneau, Alaska
Date Posted: 10-09-2017
Job Title:
Superintendent (Project)
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Non exempt
Projects & Operations
Project Site (Remote)
Reports to:
Project Manager
Temporary, Full Time
First/Mid Level Officials and Managers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Normal work schedules are 12 hour days, six days a week. Days and hours vary based on project schedules, locations and workload.  Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings.
Approved by:   President                                                        Revised: 09/29/2017
EEO Statement:
Alaska Aggregate Products LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Responsible for construction and/or maintenance production on construction (often remote) project sites, including the logistics of employees, equipment and resources.
Essential Functions:
  • Confer with the General Foreman, Manager, owners and respective contractor to discuss and resolve field procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems respective to the project/job.
  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet company goals and project/contract deadlines.
  • Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.
  • Inspect and review project to monitor compliance with environmental and safety and other related regulations.
  • Interpret specifications and explain plans and appropriate construction methods to workers.
  • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses, as required by the project and/or assigned by the Manager.
  • Direct and supervise project workers in coordination with the General Foreman.
  • Safely operate equipment on project site.
  • Ensure maintenance of equipment on project site.
  • Maintain record keeping, to include load counts, equipment hours and production.
  • Oversee work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that project specifications are met.
Other Tasks:
  • Assist in diagnosing equipment failures to ensure safety, cost efficiency and production.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
  • Assist Project Manager, as requested.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervise the activities of the General Foreman. Supervise the operators and cook(s) in the absence of the Foreman.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum:  Five years supervisory experience, working within the construction industry. Must possess NSTC, a valid commercial driver license (CDL), HAZ/Com Certificate and First Aid/CPR.
Preferred: Five or more years experience as a Superintendent on remote construction projects.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the practical application of construction engineering and technology.
  • Knowledge of management principles involved in planning, resource allocation and
   production methods and the ability to apply in overseeing remote construction project activities.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use construction equipment, machines, tools, methods
   and materials.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations, policies, procedures, and strategies to ensure
   environment and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret technical plans, specifications, blueprints and
   drawings and apply design techniques, tools, and principles involved for production.
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment used for heavy civil construction.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply first aid.
  • Ability to see and record written data and information.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to effectively provide guidance and supervision (through, in conjunction with, or
   in the absence of the Foreman) to remote project employees.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing.
  • Ability to work long days/hours and in adverse artic weather conditions.
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant


Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Occasionally
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasionally
Climbing Frequent (Onto equipment) Hearing Occasionally
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X        Is exposed to weather to & from each piece of equipment that he/she walks to service.
2. Extreme Cold X  0 to –50 degrees, Arctic weather outside.
3. Extreme Heat X Exposed to hot diesel engines and hoses while lubricating equipment.
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Occasional Normal Equipment Vibration
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X Exposed to engine components and drive train/track.
9. Electric Shock X Generator sets.
10. High, Exposed Places X Crawling onto top of equipment to service it.
11. Radiant Energy NP  
12. Explosives X Diesel fuel exposure.
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X Petroleum distillates.
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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