Chickasaw Nation Industries

  • Construction Superintendent

    Job Locations US-OK-Tishomingo
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  • Overview

    The Construction Superintendent provides start to finish direction and supervision of assigned Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge design and construction projects and promotes high standards of workmanship performed by subcontractors.  This position serves as a source of information and guidance to the subcontracted workforce while ensuring the timely and quality completion of all assigned projects.



    Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


    Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


    Becomes thoroughly familiar with the plans, specifications, daily correspondence, shop drawings and all documents related to building projects.  Works with Project Manager to prepare project schedules.


    Supervises and inspects the work of subcontractors.  Oversees subcontracted workforce to ensure safe, efficient, economical and timely completion of work.  Instructs subcontractors in job direction and company policies.  Ensures construction conforms to contract requirements.  Emphasizes high quality standards that promote customer satisfaction. 


    Responsible for worksite adherence to all safety standards.  Understands and enforces company safety policies and procedures.  Organizes safety meetings with employees and supervisors.  Practices, instructs and enforces all OSHA safety requirements / guidelines. 


    Conducts meetings with subordinates, subcontractors and others, as appropriate, to share information and to coordinate / direct work.


    Develops Activity Hazard Analysis and/or Job Hazard Analysis for submittal on task orders.


    Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.


    Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 


    Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



    Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or a related field of study and a minimum of five (5) years’ directly attributable experience with federal or commercial construction projects, or high school diploma / General Education Degree (GED) and a minimum of ten (10) years relevant construction superintendent related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.



    USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certification or PMP Certification preferred



    Working knowledge of construction project management with an acceptable degree of estimating knowledge

    Demonstrated knowledge in industrial safety and OSHA regulations with ability to develop and implement viable safety plans / measures

    Skilled in facilitating teamwork and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals

    Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner

    Ability to read and comprehend blueprints

    Solid customer service skills with ability to develop professional relationships

    Excellent organizational skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines

    Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

    Strong decision-making and problem solving skills

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

    Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings

    Willing and able to travel according to project site needs concurrently

    Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment


    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 




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