Apr 27, 2023


  • Apache

Job Description

Position Title: Superintendent 

Position Reports To: Project Manager

Location: Des Moines, Iowa - Long Term, Local Opportunity 

Position Summary 

A Superintendent is responsible for all facets of a project (where the Project Manager is not assigned full-time to the site). In such, directing any General Foremen and/or Foremen in the safe execution of the site-specific scope of work items outlined in the contract documents. A Superintendent is also responsible for work assignments of all General Foremen they supervise within their craft(s). Monitor work progress to assure timely completion to meet schedules and budgets.   

Essential Functions 

  • Read prints, specifications, and both written and verbal instructions as required to perform duties and responsibilities as listed below.   

  • Ensure that all Apache personnel are working in a safe manner and environment.

  • Verify the fulfillment of all requirements outlined in the Apache Safety Manual, site-specific requirements, and customer-specific requirements.  

  • In conjunction with assigned Apache personnel, initiate and manage the daily tailgate safety meeting and JHA.  

  • Ensure that General Foremen and Foremen understand the scope of work and bring to their attention any potential problems and issues. Communication with the Project Manager should continue daily.  

  • Ensure that all Apache and customer specifications, guidelines, and programs are being followed and documented as required.  

  • Ensure that work is being performed efficiently regarding manpower, equipment, tools, and consumables.  

  • Complete all general site paperwork including timesheets, T&M sheets, and purchase orders.  

  • Responsible for onsite customer relations.  

  • Attend job walks and bid meetings as requested by Apache management and provide the documentation necessary to provide pricing information.  

  • Other duties as assigned.  


Education & Experience 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the industrial construction trades.  

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of craft(s) utilized on projects they oversee.  


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Ability to multi-task, managing multiple projects and competing priorities.   

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a matrix environment.   

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work well with all levels of management and staff.  

  • Strong leadership and motivational skills. 

  • Ability to interact with clients effectively.  


Work Conditions/Physical Demands 

  • Heavy lifting will often be required to perform tasks.   

  • Must be able to kneel, squat, and climb.

  • Must be able to perform required duties for extended periods inside confined spaces, often with breathing equipment required.   

  • Must be able to tolerate extreme weather conditions for extended periods.  

  • Ability to travel

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