Construction Superintendent

Cumberland City, TN - Posted Sep. 11, 2018

Trans Ash, is a rapidly growing privately held Cincinnati based civil land construction & environmental company. We are seeking to add an experienced construction superintendent to our team to work on civil land construction projects with our valued customers in the utility industry.This position will be based out of Cumberland City, Tennessee.

Trans Ash offers an excellent team culture and professional growth opportunities. We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, paid vacation, 401K, and bonus. Our travel benefits include paid living expenses, hotel and per diem depending on your home location.

The General Superintendent plans, directs and coordinates all field activities pertaining to the civil construction project. These activities include, but are not limited to, coal combustion residual excavation and removal, dredging, concrete and earthwork, piping, utilities and liners. Working closely with project management, the General Superintendent provides leadership to a team of skilled craftsmen to effectively manage the work while championing safety, fiscal responsibility, productivity, and quality.

Essential Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manages the day to day operations of the site.
  • Ensures compliance with Trans Ash and the Customer policies and procedures.
  • Assess the project status, establishes priorities and allocates tasks daily.
  • Accurately records and tracks time and quantities completed daily.
  • Manages the hiring, training, attendance and performance of the crew.
  • Ensures employee safety and good morale by consistent application of all HR, safety and environmental policies.
  • Mentors with crew members to enhance understanding and teach new skills.
  • Directs the work of multiple superintendents and the crews on the project.
  • Investigates all matters upon discovery and handles all minor disciplinary matters.
  • Provides leadership for the project ensuring construction specifications are being met.
  • Effectively investigate and resolve any work or project disputes as they may arise.
  • Maintains positive relationships and communications with customers, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Manages and coordinates the work of multiple crews, including sub-contractors, as necessary.
  • Identify and solve constructability issues as they arise.
  • Maximize crew efficiency through effective application of logic and project scheduling.
  • Manages a diverse range of civil construction tasks to ensure the project schedule is upheld.
  • Works with Project Controls to help build schedules and provide logical activity sequencing.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Minimum of 10 years of civil construction experience and
  • Minimum of a high school diploma is required
  • A 4-year college degree in civil engineering, construction or related field highly desirable.
  • Formal training or education in civil construction is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Understanding of basic project contract payment structures.
  • Extensive field knowledge including construction equipment operation.
  • Proven track record on construction projects possessing diverse civil tasks.
  • Understanding of project scheduling and logic.
  • Understanding of bid estimates and budgets.
  • Understanding of advanced project scheduling and logic.
  • Thorough understanding of all construction documents.  IE. Contracts, submittals, RFI’s, specs, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of cost and budgets.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Possesses the skills to see the big picture to ensure the project schedule is upheld.
  • Possesses conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent people skills and demonstrated the ability to interact and relate to customers.
  • Possesses the skills to promote harmony in any work environment.
  • Proven ability to manage more than one project on a site at one time.
  • Forward thinking and self-directed.

Qualified candidates should submit their resumes to or via this ad.



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Trans Ash Inc. USA

617 Shepherd Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Phone: 513.733.4770

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