General Superintendent (TBM Portal Structures)

  • Job Reference: 425339844-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Dragados
  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As part of the Hampton Roads Connector Partners (HRCP) Joint Venture, Dragados, VINCI and Flatiron have been selected to construct the new Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project in Virginia. As the General Superintendent - Portal Structures, you will oversee all construction activities within that portion of the project.

Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The project scope across a 9-mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45' diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America. The project is expected to continue to the end of 2025.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises multiple types of project work on one or more assigned locations. Supports superintendents, field engineering, and estimating to ensure project compliance with contract drawings and specifications.
  • Plans work methods, materials, equipment needs and work schedule for assigned project work. Reviews daily work schedule with direct reports and updates monthly schedule from project feedback.
  • Reviews and understands the project specifications to support job set up activities at all assigned locations. Works with work crews, field engineers and local utility companies to identify hazardous areas on job site.
  • Provides technical input to identify and resolve project risks including construction methods, work plan and material requirements, safety and schedule activities. Documents daily activities and meeting notes using Company approved document methods.
  • Performs additional assignments per management's direction.
  • Presents production work plan during initial project meeting to ensure all project crews and leaders are in alignment.
  • Coordinates with internal and external teams to ensure that project work is equipped with appropriate equipment and material quantities to complete production within assigned budget and schedule.
  • Forecasts the work schedule to identify possible issues and provides technical or scheduling recommendations to mitigate production issues.
  • Coordinates with internal and external departments to ensure all mandated inspections are completed within requested timeframes.
  • Supports and promotes strict adherence to safety and process controls regarding operating equipment, worksite safety and documentation requirements.
  • Supervises sub-contractor production and workforce regarding assigned project work. Recommends work schedule or work method adjustments regarding sub-contractor activities, as needed.
  • Coordinates project close out activities in line with Company standards and Owner checklist requirements.
  • Maintains knowledge of Company values and strategic plan.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years' heavy civil construction experience required.
  • Minimum 8 years Superintendent experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years General Superintendent experience required.
  • Previous experience with underground construction highly preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree a plus.
  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills required.
  • Strong leadership capability with internal drive to mentor and grow internal talent.
  • Proven ability to handle complex construction projects using strong organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proven ability to manage difficult schedules and project demands while maintaining strict adherence to project safety program.
  • Developed expertise in a specialized construction type.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction site equipment operation and maintenance requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction site safety protocols and proven ability to enforce project safety programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of local union or prevailing wage rules.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret standards and contract specific plans and specifications.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics, and fundamentals geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)