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Traylor Bros., Inc. Superintendent in New York, New York


Ballard Marine Construction is a specialty marine and underwater contractor based in Washougal, WA, with regional offices and projects throughout North America.

Why join Ballard? It’s simple. You get to work on amazing technical projects with likeminded team members. The Ballard culture is second to none, and because of that we are incredibly protective and particular about who we invite onto the team. We have a unique culture of true excellence; we hold each other accountable from our newest interns and engineers to our most senior leaders. You will always go to work knowing that everyone you are working with cares as much as you do and is working hard to reach common goals. You will get out of it what you put into it. Ballard is an amazing place to work and if what we’ve said resonates with you, you just might be right for us!

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Superintendent is r esponsible for coordinating all site construction activities and supervising all subcontract personnel, from project start through final acceptance by client. They will resolve construction issues, interface with the Project Manager, oversee project field team members, including subcontractors and vendors, and administer all activities related to work planning and project scheduling. Directly responsible for timeliness and quality of the work and implementation and monitoring of corporate safety policy.

Ideal Candidate:

Core Attributes:

· Grit and Resiliency - We dig deep to figure out how to make things happen no matter how impossible it seems. We never give up. We take on challenges that nobody else can or will.

· Comradery and Inspirational - We are a hard-working team of likeminded individuals working toward a common goal. We regularly celebrate wins and like to have fun whether at work or at play. We come together each day looking for ways to instill life and energy into the world around us.

· Driven and Competitive - We love competition. We love to win and love to learn when we lose. Not getting the job done is not an option. We are obsessed with doing our best and we do what it takes to win.

· Trustworthy and Respectful - We are passionate about honesty, authenticity, and transparency. No lies. No drama. No politics. We value constructive conflict and ensure that even in conflict we treat others with respect.

· Ownership and Accountability - When something goes wrong, we first “look in the mirror” before we “look out the window”. We ask, “what could I have done differently?” and then we share lessons learned. Regularly challenging ourselves and those around us to be better is a way of life. “Me first” belongs here.


· Bachelor’s Degree Construction Management, Construction Engineering Management, Civil or Mechanical Engineering, or related field experience

· Education requirement can be waived with applicable experience in Heavy Civil Construction, in the superintendent role

· Valid drivers license


· 2+ years’ experience in heavy civil construction as a Project or General Superintendent


· Strong analytical and decision-making skills

· Ability to work in and adapt to a fast-paced work environment

· Active listening skills

· Proven ability to lead and mentor team members

· Effective written and verbal communication skills

· Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

· Advanced knowledge of construction scheduling, cost control, and ability to control and supervise large teams

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently as well as in team environments, often under tight deadline situations, in a dynamic fast paced work environment


· Lead and manage all on-site work planning activities.

· Leads Ballard’s safety culture on all the projects.

· Develop and maintain strong relationships with Ballard’s clients, internal and external.

· Responsible for overseeing the work of field engineers, project engineers, general foreman and junior superintendents.

· Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within prescribed budget.

· Overall management and coordination of all construction activities on project site. Direct and coordinates activities of project personnel, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within budget.

· Change order recognition and management.

· Review and oversight of daily reporting requirements ensuring through, and quality reports are submitted.

· Work with project team on the project cost forecasting.

· Direct and coordinates activities of project personnel, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors to ensure project progresses safely, on schedule and within budget.

· Work with and be part of the estimating departments during project procurement phases.

· Perform Quality Control duties as required.

· Local travel required. Local travel is defined as any travel required to complete projects within the region where you are working.

· Occasional National travel required, national trips will typically be for 2-5-day durations, occurring up to 6 times per year.

Physical Demands / Working Environment:

· Prolonged periods sitting at a desk working on a computer.

· Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at a time.

· Ability to remain outdoors for long periods of time in various seasons and conditions.

· Climb ladders, work at heights, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, ride or work from a barge, pier, vessel, etc.

· Ability to sit, stand, kneel, squat, push, pull, etc. for varying amounts of time.

Salary Range:

· $90K-$120K

· Pay is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Ballard offers a comprehensive benefits package and provides a culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, PTO, 401K Plan with employer match, paid holidays, and so much more!!

EEO Statement:

Ballard Marine Construction, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status. A reasonable accommodation will be considered for qualified individuals with a disability if it does not create an undue hardship for the Company, consistent with the ADA as amended.

Job Type: Exempt

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