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Project Superintendent (Heavy Civil)

Haydon Main Office, 4640 E Cotton Gin Loop, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America Req #79
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Haydon is a family-owned business established in 1991 on a foundation of grit and long-lasting relationships. The company serves a wide scale of markets with its all-in-one construction solutions including:  Building (Commercial), Heavy Civil, Pre-Construction, Landscape and Building Information Modeling. Haydon’s unique full-service structure for all major scopes of work enables clients to receive detailed expertise during pre-construction, minimized schedule risk during construction and the best overall value on projects. With its full-service landscaping division, Earthscapes, and its H3D Solutions modeling and design subsidiaries, Haydon offers a full suite of premier modern construction solutions. Whether it’s the roads we drive on or the buildings we work, shop, learn, play and receive care in, Haydon is the one contractor that serves the entire spectrum of the construction industry – and it does so with heart. The company employs quality, passionate people, innovative technology, an open mind and a can-do attitude to construct projects that serve our entire community. For more information, please visit haydonbc.com.


The Project superintendent oversees all phases of a construction project from initial planning to completion.  Plans, directs, and coordinates, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction of the project to ensure it is completed on time and on budget. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages the distribution of crews and equipment between multiple projects ensuring efficient resource utilization
  • Oversees construction activities for assigned projects/region; ensuring work is completed safely, within schedule and budget, in a manner consistent with Company policies and procedures
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises activities of subordinate supervisory personnel on assigned projects
  • Reviews job quality to ensure customer specifications are being met and eliminate rework
  • Provides input to project manager for schedule updates, material variances, and changes to scope of work
  • Manages the distribution of crews and equipment between multiple projects ensuring efficient resource utilization
  • Promotes a safe working culture for all employees; works with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees at all times
  • Ensures pre-job inspections are completed
  • Acts in an ethical manner, portraying a positive Company image and promoting strong customer and employee relations
  • Assures progress reports are turned in on schedule
  • Reviews daily labor, production, equipment reports to be submitted to office
  • Interviews and hires personnel; makes decisions on disciplinary and termination actions
  • Ensures best care is taken so as not to damage or lose equipment; works in coordination with equipment manager to schedule repairs, maintenance, mobilization
  • Resolves problems/conflicts related to jobs and personnel issues; works closely with Human Resources


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

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Communications - Strong problem solving, risk management, organization, and communication skills.  Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Job Knowledge – Strong understanding of construction safety and OSHA requirements.  Strong understanding of construction methods, critical path method scheduling, and interpretation of plans and specifications.  Competent in required job skills and knowledge; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO/AAP policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.

QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in Construction Management preferred; 10+ years in a senior supervisory position in the heavy civil/heavy highway construction industry, with specialties in dirt, structures, and heavy highway construction. Equivalent experience and/or a combination of education and experience considered.  Knowledge of OSHA, owner standards, rules, safety, and quality standards.  Thorough understanding on how to read blueprints and specifications, estimating material needs and costs for jobs. 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Benefits at Haydon/Earthscapes:
Health Options

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Critical Illness, Hospital, Accident
  • Short-Term / Long-Term Disability
  • Infertility Treatment Coverage
Worklife Balance
Professional Development
Teamwork / Camaraderie 
Retirement Planning 


EEO Statement

Haydon Companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by appliable law.


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  • Haydon Main Office, 4640 E Cotton Gin Loop, Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America