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Construction Superintendent

Holt Texas Ltd Austin, TX
  • Posted: February 15, 2020
  • Full-Time

The Construction Superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of solar installation projects nationwide. Responsibilities also include scheduling projects, material shipments, surveys, and other types of daily scheduling. Supervises all solar installation activities and ensuring the safety and compliance of solar projects as assigned by the General Manager.

The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company's mission and core business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources; 3) Participate in ongoing self-development.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops, evaluates, and influences effective and consistent productivity and teamwork to ensure the delivery of Legendary Customer Service (LCS)
  • Performs daily Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) to ensure compliance with Issued for Construction drawings and ensuring any defects are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Manages construction to project schedule to ensure on-time delivery and completion
  • Ensures all regulations are met and required permits are acquired to include coordinating with Utilities and other Permitting agencies
  • Proactively identifies the elements of proposed project designs and construction requirements which could lead to disputes, claims, increased cost, or could adversely impact the image of the organization
  • Provides professional oversite in order to ensure the completion in a timely manner and within budget
  • Monitors, evaluates and reports the ongoing status of construction projects operationally and financially
  • Communicates effectively with both internal departments and external subcontractors and suppliers when revisions and/or addendums are required  
  • Evaluates and approves all payment applications and invoices related to construction capital projects, ensuring budget compliance
  • Manages the field operations management including the execution of subcontracts and component procedures
  • Selects vendor, contractor, and/or subcontractor that provides exemplary, professional service in the most cost-efficient manner
  • Oversees the subcontractors assigned to specific tasks and provides feedback and direction as needed
  • Exercises professional judgment in the selection of subcontractors to complete construction projects while managing the needs of the company and maintaining productive relationships
  • Maintains consistent and accurate records of activities throughout projects to include final reviews of projects post-completion
  • Works safely at all times and adheres to all applicable safety policies; complies with all company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Requires regular and punctual employee attendance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge in solar and construction industry
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Computer and related software knowledge and/or experience and the ability to learn/use new computer programs to include MS Office products including MS Project
  • Excellent verbal, written, communication, and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with both internal and external customers

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills

  • Time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to handle a complex workload

  • Ability to identify complex problems and to review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

  • Consulting and influencing abilities

  • Ability to prepare reports, budgets, and maintain records

  • Ability to coordinate with other staff, departments, officials, agencies, organizations, and the public

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in site construction management in commercial and utility-scale solar PV field including direct experience in managing projects in excess of 1Megawatt and all aspects of Solar Projects including Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field, preferred
  • NABCEP Installer, NFPA 70e, and OSHA 30 Certification preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Up to 80% travel, to include overnight and up to one-week durations

Physical Requirements:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform job duties and responsibilities

  • This position involves extended periods in a stationary position, standing, and walking; additionally, occasionally kneeling, crouching, and stooping

  • This role frequently communicates with others, must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations

  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina

  • Occasionally moves materials or equipment weighing up to 25 lbs.

  • Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work

  • Ascend/descend with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climb up and down a ladder

Work Environment:

  • This job is generally performed in a professional office environment, in environmentally controlled conditions and outdoor conditions on jobsite
  • Works outdoors and may be exposed to weather extremes conditions that include inclement weather, heat, cold, and humidity
  • Frequently works at a fast pace with unscheduled interruptions


Please note that the above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbents so classified. All incumbents may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.






Holt Texas Ltd


Austin, TX

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