Civil Superintendent, Sacramento CA

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a qualified Superintendent with a strong background in construction management, specifically in heavy equipment, earthwork, utilities, traffic control, paving, and signage. The ideal candidate will bring extensive experience overseeing construction projects, ensuring adherence to safety regulations, managing project timelines, and coordinating various aspects of the construction process.


  • Review and approve the balance of Foremen, journeymen and laborer’s composite labor rates
  • Manage contract administration (subcontractor/field management meeting for communication)
  • Develop a program to maintain good client relations involving staff on site
  • Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meeting with client for problem resolution and planning
  • Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections
  • Review, approve and negotiate change orders
  • Develop and implement a plan for project completion and turnover
  • Maintain daily diary for record keeping purposes
  • Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports
  • Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes
  • Review and approve or reject promotions up to General Foremen.


  • 5+ years’ work experience in the construction industry, with at least 3+ years in a supervisory role overseeing projects such as roads, bridges, dams, water/wastewater treatment plants etc
  • Previous knowledge/experience in heavy civil construction setting required
  • Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, union agreements and jurisdictional issues, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents
  • Experience with heavy equipment, earthwork, utilities, traffic control, paving and signage
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate craft performance
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must be willing to relocate temporarily for training or permanently on an as-needed basis
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, plans and specifications for railroad / transit construction and maintenance requirements
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time

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