Careers - Foreman/Superintendent

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise assigned crew members to ensure tasks are safely and productively completed in a timely manner with a high quality finished product.
  • Prioritize, schedule and communicate plans and tasks to crew members.
  • Provide liaison between field engineering and crafts to ensure construction complies with drawings and specifications.
  • Assist in planning work schedule, determining manpower levels, material quantities, trucking and equipment requirements, and traffic control needs.
  • Monitor work performance and productivity of crew members to ensure project rules, procedures, safety requirements, etc. are maintained.
  • Complete employee time cards to accurately reflect hours worked.
  • Advise superintendents and/or project management of potential problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc. assist in circumventing/resolving such problems as required.
  • Maintain positive relationship with other departments as required, to support construction schedule.
  • Promote positive public relations and image.
  • Ensure safe working environment.
  • Exercise proper care, maintenance and operation of company equipment.
  • Frequently work more than 40 hours per week and non-traditional hours including, night shift, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Knowledge of:

  • Safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, project plans, specifications, special provisions and phases needed to complete project.
  • Equipment and tools needed for the project.
  • Materials required for the project.
  • Haul time to the job in order to efficiently plan trucking requirements.
  • Communication hand signals.

Ability to:

  • Learn, follow, and enforce Robertson Contractors, Inc. company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate operations
  • Plan ahead.
  • Supervise and evaluate performance of crew members. Create construction plans to minimize traffic disruptions and maximize safety.
  • Cross train crew members on all aspects of tasks related to particular construction discipline. Work with indirect supervision.


  • Valid driver’s license for the state in which you reside with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for drivers.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must successfully complete OSHA required Flagger’s Training Course.
  • Must be CPR and first aid trained
  • Must obtain and maintain all mandatory training.


  • Minimum 5 years of construction experience. FOREMAN
  • Minimum 10 years of construction experience. SUPERINTENDENT
  • Previous construction supervisory experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to walk and work on uneven terrain
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in a field environment with exposure to dust, inclement weather conditions, extreme heat and cold.
  • Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.

The specific statement shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.