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Job Description

Superintendent opportunity with Traylor Bros., Inc!

Traylor is committed to creating careers, not just jobs. We understand that experience in the field is important far beyond the job site—that it translates to a greater understanding of what it takes to successfully build a project. We are looking for highly motivated Foremen, Field or Project engineers who are interested in taking on a superintendent role on our HART-Airport Guideway and Stations Design Build in Honolulu.

Position Summary:

The primary objective of this role is to utilize field experience to direct activities of craft personnel concerned with construction of bridges by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

  The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in the following key areas:

Experience as a field engineer, project engineer or foremen

Experience with Concrete and formwork

Experience working on large scale heavy civil projects

Experience in reading work plans

Required Skills

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Studies specifications to plan procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times and staffing requirements for each phase of construction

Procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, safety training and orientation of new employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

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

Manages Foremen who supervise craft field employees. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this group. May also directly supervise non-supervisory employees

Assume additional responsibilities as directed by division and corporate management. Travel as required to attend, but not limited to, meetings, site visits, training, etc. Ability to relocate as needed

Skills and Abilities:

The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.

The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

Demonstrate the ability and behavior necessary to lead others in accomplishing individual and team goals

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems

Look for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Determining the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job

Ability to work well in a non-structured environment

Work as part of a team; ability to lead others

Required Experience


Bachelor’s degree in construction or engineering-related field preferred

Minimum of 5 years’ experience working on large-scale heavy civil projects or combination of education and minimum of 8 years’ heavy civil construction experience

Traylor offers best in class benefits not limited to:

Very competitive pay


Area of Living Allowance

Optimal health, vision and dental care insurance programs with very low premiums

Company bonus programs


Personal development opportunities

401K with up to 7.5% Matching

Tuition Reimbursement

Family-like company culture

Opportunities to participate in local or world-wide community based events

Traylor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Position Type


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