• Senior Superintendent

    Work Location
  • Overview

    We are looking for a builder, someone that is capable of building most any building put in front of them.  High visibility role as lead field superintendent that will direct and coach those that schedule, and supervise craft employee activities. 


    May involve leading the supervising team of one or more trade groups (electricians, boilermakers, carpenters, etc.) working in particular construction discipline (civil, structural, electrical).


    Must clearly develop and communicate job progress, future risks and mitigating measures to clients, team members, etc. 


    We want you to join our team.


    Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.

    “We build living monuments that transcend our time on earth” – John Rakolta Jr. CEO of Walbridge.


    What we offer: 

    • Career planning, development & growth
    • Outstanding training programs


    Why Walbridge:

    • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 100 years
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices




    • Plan and lead Superintendents (on larger projects) and/or craft activities includes determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities equipment, temporary power sources, work schedule and documenting actual hours worked. 
    • Coordinate assigned work with work of different crafts, company departments, or other contractors. 
    • Maintain liaison with engineering, estimating, and planning to ensure work complies with drawings, specifications, and schedule.
    • Assist in resolving construction problems (lack of productivity, work interfaces, etc.) as required.
    • Assist Labor Relations Department in maintaining communications with unions, resolving jurisdictional disputes, requisitioning required manpower, etc., as necessary and applicable to the labor approach for the projects assigned. 
    • Monitor craft compliance with project safety program requirements; document and ensure corrective measures are implemented. 
    • Maintain liaison with other departments (i.e., Material Control, Purchasing, Quality Control, Engineering) to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, etc., support craft activities and project schedule.


    • 4 year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience.
    • 15+ years supervisory experience leading large facility or industrial construction with at least 5 yrs on major projects.
    • Excellent communication skills and be able to communicate well with Owners and Architects.
    • Computer savvy and looking for growth with an excellent company.
    • Report out of the Kalamazoo office and needs to be available to work within 1 – 1.5 hours from Kalamazoo.
    • Advanced knowledge of the technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures required. 
    • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and demonstrated ability to control and supervise large groups.   

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment


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