Superintendent - Highways - Houston

  • Location:

    Houston, Texas

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$80000 - US$100000 per annum + bonus, truck, medical insurance, 401k

  • Contact:

    Rob Payne

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    April 2020

Superintendent - Highways - Houston


- Heavy highway (bridge substructures, bridge deck replacement, superstructures, highway retaining walls, highway drainage structures, post tensioned concrete for heavy civil projects)


- Plan and organize field staff

- Organize and manage materials, equipment and subcontractors

- Implement project objectives, schedules, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries or corporate policy

- Reinforce compliance of field safety regulations by all field personnel

- Manage change orders and value engineering issues on projects

- Liaise with client and Architects / Engineer contacts to facilitate construction activities

- Monitor & control construction through direction of on-site superintendent to ensure project is completed on schedule within budget

- Assist with labor negotiations & strategy meetings

- Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses)

- Prepare & update monthly P3 scheduling for all jobs

- Monthly tracking of profit & loss on all jobs

- Weekly tracking of labor performance on all jobs

Required Skills:

- Minimum 10 years experience working as a heavy highways superintendent

- Minimum 15 years experience with understanding of all phases of heavy civil construction

- BS or AS degree in civil engineering or construction management

- Ability to read blueprints & specs for heavy civil projects

- Outstanding interpersonal/human relations skills

- Outstanding verbal, written communication & presentation skills

- Ideally experienced in using P3

- Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Company information:

- 170 employees, $40m turnover, HQ in Houston, ENR Top 20, established over 50 years locally


$80,000-$100,000 (average market salary in Houston for this positin is $88,712), medical insurance, 401k, company truck, PTO

How to apply:

Please contact Rob Payne, Lead Civil Construction Recruiter in Houston (contact details attached to this posting)

Oscar Associates Limited (US) is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.