General Superintendent - Industrial Services in Richmond, VA at Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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Job Description

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.

Job Title: General Superintendent

Reports to: Industrial Pipe Trade Manager


Responsible for the day-to-day activities of crews on assigned mechanical projects.  Provides guidance and direction to crews in budgeting and scheduling.  Ensures job quality and customer satisfaction is maintained at every project stage. Strong relationship building skills with clients, customers, and vendors to cultivate a positive work environment. In addition to supervisory responsibility, this position is that of a working superintendent, responsible for directly performing a wide range of skilled construction tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervises field crew, subcontractor and craft activities, including determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities equipment, mechanical and plumbing sources, scheduling and documentation
  • Coordinates work of different crafts, company departments, and/or other contractors
  • Acts as liaison with engineering, estimating, and project teams, to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications, and scheduling is being met
  • Coordinates with other departments (i.e., Quality Control and Engineering) to ensure all required materials and equipment, inspections, and support craft activities
  • Resolves problems in a variety of construction issues, including productivity monitoring, craft compliance with project safety program requirements; documenting and implementing corrective action
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes


  • 4 -7 years previous experience as a General Foreman or Construction Mechanical General Superintendent and/or equivalent combination of vocational training and experience
  • Prior experience supervising large teams
  • Previous knowledge of man hour reports, job cost reports, workforce planning and estimating
  • Advanced understanding of construction cost control, forecasting and setting goals
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work across varied disciplines
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, clients and colleagues
  • OSHA 30 and CPR
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, reading, interpreting and working to:
    • Design drawings (isometric and orthographic), design guides, specifications
    • Support Drawings and specifications
    • Contract documents and site coordination of subcontractors
  • Must be able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail, and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policy and procedures
  • Must be available, and have the means to report to multiple job sites as assigned, to include working varying schedules that may require extended hours (evenings, weekends and holidays) and require client-specific safety standards

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold, and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • This role routinely uses construction equipment such as heavy machinery, hand and power tools
  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • 10 years’ experience in a heavy mechanical construction environment
  • Prior military experience 
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent


Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.  

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.