General Superintendent - Heavy Highway

  • Location
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Construction

General Superintendent
Heavy Highway Construction
State College, PA

Adecco direct-hire group currently has a permanent position for a General Superintendent located in State College, PA. This position will work primarily in heavy highway construction and bridge building & repair. There may also be other assignments related to the oil/gas industry. You will be responsible for overseeing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring each active project has the required materials, equipment and manpower needed to bring the projects to completion. Your knowledge of highway construction, civil engineering and construction principles will be critical to your success.

As the General Superintendent, you will be responsible for the following:

Coordination with Project managers, Estimators and Field management to include project scheduling, change order pricing, job cost review, billing/collections and project close-out
Work hands-on when needed to complete projects
Management of financial aspects including fee payment, rental equipment and other expenses
Plan, organize and staff key field positions with cooperation from Project Superintendent and Field associates
Assist with recruitment, training, hiring and termination of staff at various levels
Maintain effective communication internally and externally with staff, suppliers, vendors, subcontractors, engineers and owners


Minimum of a High School Diploma / GED. Higher education in Construction Management, Engineering or related preferred
Minimum of 5 years leadership experience in a civil construction setting
Strong knowledge of heavy highway construction processes & procedures
Excellent communications skills
Strong ability to multi-task while working on multiple projects simultaneously
Strong scheduling, costing, estimating and training skills
Able to travel within the Tri-State area

This is a full-time, permanent position that offers an excellent employment package. Salary range is in the $90-120K range and includes company truck (or vehicle reimbursement), fully paid benefits, retirement plan and paid vacation. Our client works year-round and typically does not lay-off people during slower seasons (they work in multiple verticals).


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