Cookeville, TN, United States of America (Remote)

Job location: Tennessee – Memphis to Kingsport 

Travel: 100% - home weekly

Company Paid for Expenses: 

  • Per diem
  • Company Truck or Vehicle Allowance
  • Lodging booked by company.
  • Fuel card.

Salary: $95,000 to $125,000 + project bonuses (discretionary)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Life Insurance, AD&D, STLT Disability, Accident Insurance, PTO, holidays

Education / Certifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree on Construction Sciences, Mechanical or Civil Engineering preferred or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.

Required Experience: 

  • Previous superintendent, minimum 2 years.
  • WWTP construction experience or Heavy Civil/Wastewater Treatment projects


The Superintendent provides site management for all phases of the construction project including coordinating workers, material, and equipment as well as ensuring that specifications are being followed, work is proceeding on schedule and within budget, the project is completed with outstanding quality and that the project is a safe workplace. The morals, ethics and standards of the company and its employees are to be reflected.


Superintendent assumes a range of responsibilities while managing, coordinating and organizing activities including, but not limited to:

Project Organization / Pre-Construction

  • Understanding of the contract and scope of work, ensuring scope of work is clearly communicated.
  • Completing a detailed review of drawings and specifications. Developing and communicating a 3 week look-ahead schedule.
  • Conducting weekly progress review meetings with PM to review weekly schedule and updates accordingly.
  • Understanding entitlements and immediately notifying the Project Manager for changes and conditions.
  • Maintaining site files, supplies, equipment, and services.
  • Reviewing shop drawings.
  • Attending all project meetings.
  • Participating in developing a cost-effecting plan and schedule for completion of the project and following a logical patter for utilization of resources.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of the site office.

Construction Operation 

  • Coordinating the work of subcontractors working on various phases of the project.
  • Controlling and directing subcontractors.
  • Providing on-site supervision for all project personnel and phases of construction, reporting all complaints and grievances with employees to the HR manager immediately.
  • Reporting any challenges or issues to the Project Manager and/or General Superintendent in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining accurate as build drawings for underground utilities and plan changes as they occur.

Keeping a daily log of site activities on the project including but not limited to: 

  • All trades and number of personnel/trades, description of work, weather, and safety hazards or issues.
  • Expeditious completion of project deficiencies.

Managing all aspect of safety on site including: 

  • Enforcing on site safety in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act the latest regulations and MRI/MRCL Health and Safety Policy Manual.
  • Leading on-site safety meetings with toolbox talks.
  • Reporting all accidents and incidents promptly. Continually ensure any hazards are identified/controlled/eliminated and recorded and filed in a Safety Records Binder.

Relationship Management 

  • Maintaining a good working relationship with all subcontractors and ensures they are treated fairly.
  • Always maintaining professional conduct with owners, engineers, suppliers and the public.
  • Developing good working relationships with owners and consultants.
  • Reporting progress to owners and architects.
  • Making realistic commitments to the Project Manager/General Superintendent, trades, owners, and engineers.
  • Coaching and mentoring hourly employees.

Financial/Risk Management

  • Receiving, tracking and inspection of field purchases and materials, keeping daily records of labor, equipment, concrete, aggregates, rental and subcontracts.
  • Assisting with cost control, proper cost coding and managing project within budget.
  • Ensuring complete, accurate daily documentation of work, understanding of subcontractor scope of work to avoid any unnecessary change orders.
  • Identifying problems early and immediately notifying Project Manager/General Superintendent.
  • Full and immediate disclosure of any issues or problems is imperative.


  • Other related duties as assigned. Pursuing training and development opportunities, striving to continually build knowledge and take opportunities to share expertise with others.
  • Gaining an understanding of our vision, our history, culture and capabilities and perform your duties in that context.


Physical ability to navigate obstacles on a construction site such as: climbing permanent and temporary stairs, climbing ladders and negotiating work areas under construction, particularly narrow, uneven, and irregular surfaces. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, changing light conditions and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to visually identify dangers and hazardous conditions. Performing this job requires use of hands (to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls) ability to sit, talk, hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Regularly work on-site at the construction work site (walking the site up to 80% of the day) with exposure to moving mechanical parts, working at heights, working in confined spaces, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions (both hot and cold temperatures). Ability to communicate alarms or warnings clearly, concisely, loudly and quickly, as well as clearly hear alarms or warnings and take appropriate action. Ability to work in environments with moderate to very loud noise levels. Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather. Work may be performed in confined or restricted working environments. Travel may be required on a regular basis. Critical position with intense demands.


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