Superintendent - Civil Construction

Tennessee and Kentucky Region - Posted Nov. 9, 2018

Trans Ash, a growing Cincinnati based civil construction & environmental company, has an open Superintendent position for the management of civil construction and landfill construction projects for the power industry. This position will initially be based in northern central Tennessee and will likely be placed on projects in Kentucky or Tennessee.

Compensation and Benefits

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

Role and Responsibilities

  • This position reports to the Regional Operations Manager and supervises lower level Superintendents, Foremen, and craft personnel.
  • Works closely with the Project Manager to schedule and manage resources and budget
  • Provide solutions and strategies to keep the project on or ahead of schedule and recover from potential delays.
  • Ensures compliance with Trans Ash and the Customer policies and procedures.
  • Assesses the project status, establishes priorities and allocates tasks daily.
  • Ensures accurate time and quantities are reported to the project’s Project Management team.
  • Continuously monitors production quantities and budgets.
  • Manages the hiring, training, attendance and performance of the crew.
  • Ensures employee safety and positive morale by consistent application of all HR, safety and environmental policies.
  • Provides leadership for the project, ensuring construction specifications are being met.
  • Effectively investigates and resolves any work or project disputes as they may arise.
  • Maintains positive relationships and communications with customers, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Identifies and solves constructability issues as they arise.
  • Maximizes 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, provide logical activity sequencing, and make schedule changes.


The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of experience managing multiple on-site projects.Must have a High School diploma.Must have formal training, education, or experience in Civil Construction (ie: earth moving, utilities, piping, liner, installation of concrete structures, heavy equipment operation, trucking, reading blueprints, grade checking, and completing detailed paperwork).Must be able to read and understand all project documents including construction drawings, specifications, contracts, RFIs, and submittals.Must have a thorough understanding of cost codes, budgets, and scheduling logic.Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.Average ability using Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.OSHA 30-hour training is a plus.Experience using HCSS Heavy Job is a plus.



Job Type: Full-time





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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