Superintendent - Civil Construction

Plant Barry - Bucks, AL - Posted Aug. 23, 2019

Trans Ash was founded in 1960 as a division of a heavy construction company. Over 50 years of ash management experience has made us the power generation industry’s leading CCR contractor. By providing superior service and support, Trans Ash maximizes its utility customer’s financial performance. Our extensive CCR management experience provides creative, cost effective, and environmentally acceptable alternatives to conventional CCR management.

Trans Ash is an active member of the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA) and serves on the board of the Midwest Coal Ash Association (MCAA).

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation package includes a competitive salary commensurate with experience, company vehicle, medical insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, STD, LTD, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401K. Paid living expenses, room, and per diem are also included where applicable (depending on employee’s home location).

Job Description:

The Superintendent will report to an Operations Manager and will oversee duties involving all construction, including ash excavation and removal, dredging, installation of concrete structures, earthwork, piping, utilities, and liner. This position will manage skilled craftsmen on exciting and challenging construction projects and work closely with project management while championing safety, fiscal responsibility, productivity, and quality. Travel will be required of the individual in this role.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the schedule by regularly reviewing milestones and providing consistent solutions to a wide variety of challenges and multiple, simultaneous projects. Communicate and collaborate with management for schedule changes
  • Review work schedules, provide solutions for potential time delays, and implement strategies to meet milestones on time.
  • Provide oversight to the work planning process including upcoming machinery needs, personnel requirements, material needs, and work in progress updates.
  • Monitor work production and budget continuously while providing solutions to keep costs down and construction activities moving in the right direction.
  • Work with an experienced team to share solutions, express concerns, monitor resources, and achieve goals.
  • Interact with outside consultants, customers, and subcontractors by sharing new and relevant information in an effective, professional manner.
  • Enforce company standards related to work ethics, safety, quality, and other company policies within the work group.
  • Supervise, manage, and direct the hiring, training, development, appraisal, and work assignments of personnel.
  • Understand and ensure that contractual requirements including local, state, and federal regulations are followed.
  • Monitor and communicate equipment utilization and upcoming needs. Order material and tools as needed.
  • Provide insight to Project Managers for schedule changes and resource allocation.
  • Plan and organize crew member activities.
  • Be a respected leader by being fair, honest, reliable, and hard-working.
  • Read and understand prints and construction documents related to the project.
  • Exhibit excellent customer relations skills and a “can-do” attitude.
  • Move throughout a construction jobsite which includes minor obstacles including climbing ladders and inclines, operating a truck, lifting to 50 pounds.
  • Work outdoors with exposure to changing weather conditions such as rain, sun, snow, and wind.


  • Ensure a safe working environment and uphold a rich safety culture by implementing Trans Ash high safety standards. Support Trans Ash goal of Zero Recordable Safety incidents.
  • Manage and execute winning projects, varying in size and value.
  • Provide expert insight and solutions to unique problems and challenges related to construction activities and cost control.


  • 5-7 years of experience in heavy civil construction, coal ash removal and landfill construction in a Superintendent role.
  • Ability to communicate in English via verbal and written communications using proper grammar and spelling.
  • This position requires the ability to clearly and effectively communicate via E-mail, presentations, and reports.
  • Moderate level of computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and internet search engines.
  • Prefer experience with HCSS heavy job.
  • Mathematical proficiency as it relates to basic accounting, geometry, algebra, and mathematics.

Must pass a background check, driver’s license check, and drug test. No exceptions.


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Trans Ash Inc. USA

617 Shepherd Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Phone: 513.733.4770

Trans-Ash Canada Ltd.

C/O Sheerness Power Station
Hanna, Alberta Canada TOJ-1P0
Phone: 403.854.2488