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AZCO Civil Superintendent - AZCO (Field) in Appleton, Wisconsin


The Civil Superintendent is responsible for field operations on the assigned project(s) in order to achieve safe, timely and profitable completion of each project. Plans, organizes, and supervises specific portions of construction work for an assigned area of a construction project. Responsible for the construction scheduling of the civil related activities of the subcontractors to confirm the completion of contractual construction activities. Maintains continuity of job progress and maximizes efficiencies related to the assigned area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the oversight of the following project work activities: Earth work, site grading, flatwork (asphalt and concrete), surveying and site layout, concrete installation, deep foundations, drilled piers, understanding compaction requirements, and coordinating with underground utilities (mechanical and electrical).

  • Responsible for overall supervision of construction effort, which includes: safety, productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, material management, safety and quality, scheduling, engineering, and contractual performance of the project.

  • Responsible for subcontractor contractual compliance on designated civil construction related activities.

  • Build effective client and subcontractor relationships. Interface with client representatives, A/E representatives, and other contractors.

  • Collaborate with project management to develop and implement project procedures, working documents, and standards.

  • Authorize purchase requisitions, field design change requests, etc., under supervision of Construction Manager and Project Manager.

  • Responsible for overall project safety. Reviews and audits site specific safety documentation, including Pre-Task Analysis (PTAs) and Task Safety Observations (TSOs) on a regular basis.

  • Complete daily field reports and take daily pictures to document construction progress.

  • Assess future work activities and identify any concerns with work plans by utilizing subcontractors 3-week look ahead report.

  • Develop a marked-up and as-built set of drawings to produce the record set documents, and answer RFIs with assistance from Assistant Project Manager or Field Engineer.

  • Direct and manage subcontractor as necessary to comply with the established project schedule, and track and verify progress on an installed quantity and work hour basis.

  • Verify material deliveries meet specifications and are being stored properly and required preventative maintenance and/or temporary heating is being performed by the subcontractor (this potentially is coordinated with the Materials Manager).

  • Coordinate with the Quality Supervisor to verify all welders on site are qualified to weld on the project.

  • Witness all equipment setting and alignment.

  • Walk down all systems prior to, during, and post hydrostatic testing to verify compliance with drawings and specifications and signing off on completed system testing and restoration.

  • Develop punch lists of items out of compliance or not completed.

  • Verify the most current drawing revisions are being used in the field.

  • Understand and execute the project scope and any changes that develop. Ensure field change orders are executed.

  • Oversee craft supervision and project staffing as required.

  • Provide oversight of project site material and tool management.

  • Responsible for the daily field construction of an individual project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the company.

  • Supervises and directs the daily efforts of the physical construction of the project through daily coordination of all field activities, subcontractor direction, and code/specification compliance.

  • Read, interpret, and understand isometric drawings, structural drawings, and P&ID's.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises 5-50 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school Diploma or GED. Minimum 10 years construction management experience or craft supervision experience on Civil projects.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a strong working knowledge of MS Office programs.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, and a strong safety background.

  • Must be able to meet company’s driving requirements.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem-solving situations, uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management – Coordinates projects communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.

Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Oral Communication – Responds well to questions; participates in meetings.

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively.

Teamwork – Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.

Change Management – Communicates changes effectively.

Delegation – Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.

Leadership – Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others.

Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, and facilitating and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); fosters quality focus in others.

Quality Management – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability.

Cost Consciousness – Contributes to profits and revenue.

Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; includes appropriate people in decision making process; makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative –Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation – Meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative if 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 essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk to hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The 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.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including extreme heat and extreme cold temperatures. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and fumes of airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.


Job Construction Services

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 100 % of the Time

Req ID: 224403