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Heavy & Highway Superintendent

Company: Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc.
Location: Perkasie
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc.H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Great Benefits offered!Location: US-PA-PerkasieJob ID: 2022-1670Category: ContractingJob Type: Regular Full-TimeOverviewBlooming Glen Contractors, a partner with the H&K Group, Inc., located in Blooming Glen, PA, is looking for a Superintendent to direct activities of workers concerned with construction of highways, pipelines, or other construction projects. The ideal candidate is an organized, energetic leader with experience in heavy civil construction projects. Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc. (BGC) is a family owned and operated heavy civil construction services and site contracting company based in Perkasie, Pennsylvania. BGC provides full-service site contracting and heavy civil construction services in the following core service areas: complete site and land development, demolition, transportation & structures, water & wastewater, design-build and value engineering and emergency response.Founded in 1971, BGC remains dedicated to providing our customers and clients with exceptional service and finished products of the highest quality.Why work for Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc.?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Company provided on-the-job transportation to meet job responsibilities ResponsibilitiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Performs all work according to OSHA and H&K Safety policies
    • Studies specifications to plan procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of paving project.
    • Assembles members of organization (supervisory, clerical, engineering, and other workers) at start of project.
    • Orders procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules.
    • Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.
    • Confers with supervisory personnel and labor representatives to resolve complaints and grievances within work force.
    • Confers with supervisory and engineering personnel and inspectors and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods.
    • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
    • Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports.
    • Directs workers concerned with major maintenance or reconditioning projects for existing installations.
    • Other duties as assigned QualificationsRequired Skills, Education, and ExperienceTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and work environment for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university OR one year of related experience and/or training
        • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
        • Ability to read blueprints and job-related documents.
          • Strong verbal and written communication skills
            • Read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations
            • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
            • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
            • Mathematical skills including probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
              • Ability to apply concepts to practical situations
              • Demonstrated leadership ability
              • Problem solving and business acumen
              • Basic computer skills including internet, email, and the use of digital cameras for work documentation
              • Driver's license and clean driving record
              • Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
              • Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience
                • Two years of related experience and/or training
                • Supervisory experience
                • OSHA or other relevant safety certificationsPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, climb, or balance, bend and stoop all day. The employee may/will operate any/all equipment (paving machine, roller, etc.); which requires climbing up/down, sitting, and requires use of hands, fingers & arms, legs to operate equipment such as start engines, shift gears, press pedals and turning of steering wheels. The employee's job also includes manually raking and shoveling of dirt, stone, and asphalt, which would equate to lifting/moving at most times a minimum of 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Extreme heat (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit at times) is conducive to this work environment, which is generated from the temperature of the asphalt/paving material and natural weather. Personal body hydration is essential. Each day the employee is exposed to all types of outside weather conditions including direct sun, heat, cold, rain, dampness, wind, etc. The employee is also exposed to moving mechanical machinery and parts, vibrations, fumes, airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment at times can be loud.Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K's strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Pre-employment Physical 100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!PI196643377

Keywords: Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc., Bethlehem , Heavy & Highway Superintendent, Other , Perkasie, Pennsylvania

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