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Construction/Structural Steel Superintendent

Powell Construction Company West ,WV
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Construction/Structural Steel Superintendent


Primary Purpose: 

Oversees all phases of a construction project from initial planning to completion. Oversees all labor, subcontractors, and construction equipment for company projects. Supervise/manage all company self-performed work, such as structural steel and piping.


Typical Duties:

Handle Human Resource Functions

Interviews and select workers for the site. Responsible for communicating site rules regarding safety procedures to new hires and enforcing those rules. Approve time for workers for payroll. Prepare work schedule and must approve time off requested by workers. Answer questions for employees regarding benefits and pay.


Supervise Construction Activities

Ability to Supervise a crew up to 30 employees. On larger sites, supervise foremen, who in turn supervise the workers. On smaller sites, the superintendent may be the manager who instructs the workers directly. Assigning teams to specific jobs, providing training for new hires or directing workers on the order of tasks to be performed. Inspect work performed by employees, other contractors and sub-contractors.

Track the inventory of supplies and materials to guard against loss and to ensure that vital materials are ordered and delivered to meet schedule. Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders as needed for area of supervision.  Understands, and has working knowledge of methods of lifting equipment utilizing selections of cables, ropes, pulleys, winches, blocks and sheaves, according to weight and size of load to be moved.  May supervise workers engaged in erecting trusses, joists, metal decking, material handling systems (conveyors), bins and hoppers, precast concrete structural sections and architectural panels.


Coordinate Activities

Coordinate the activities of a variety of tradespeople, professionals and laborers. Work closely with the engineer who designed the project. Plan work schedules so that conflicts do not occur. May study schedules and estimate worker-hour requirements for completion of job.  Analyzes and resolves work problems.  Maintain time records.  May make cost estimates for contracts. 



MSHA &/or OSHA training. Experience on MSHA sites are preferred but not required. Should be able to: Visualize objects in three dimensions from drawings; work under stress and pressure; attain set standards of accuracy; evaluate information based on measurable standards; and see details in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings.  Physically, must be able to: Keep good balance and have no fear of heights; see well (either naturally or with correction); coordinate the use of eyes, hands, and feet; maintain physical strength and stamina; use arms, hands, and legs fully; push, pull and frequently lift and carry objects weighing 50 to 60 pounds or more; and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and climb.  Completion of apprenticeship program and/or appropriate journeyman experience required.


Why you should apply: 

Powell Construction Company is known by our customers as the design build contractor they can trust to get the job done right. We have made our mark in the industry by meeting aggressive scheduling while providing a high-quality product. We strive to recognize and reward the individual contributions by our employees & offer a competitive compensation package which currently includes the benefits below:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance. We also offer an IRA retirement plan, along with paid vacation.

Company Description
Commercial Steel Erection Company

Powell Construction Company

Why Work Here?

Powell Construction Company values their employees and provides competitive benefits.

Commercial Steel Erection Company


Johnson City
West, WV