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MDU Resources Group CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT in Sherwood, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Western Oregon Division


Location:Sherwood, OR

Hiring Manager:Matthew R Wilson

Closing Date:07/29/2022at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$0 - $0 /month

Job Summary:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with Estimators/Project Managers & Project Foremen to facilitate successful completion of all phases of construction projects from preconstruction to completion.

  • Coordinate team members, equipment needs, and materials requirements for construction projects and work closely with Project Managers to assure smooth operations.

  • Assures all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behavior observed.

  • Oversee the recruitment of new team members and help foremen with crew development. Also, must administer the continuous and multi-disciplinary training of all construction personnel.

  • Coordinates with team members and subcontractors to ensure all work is within project scope and specifications.

  • Coordinates with engineers, inspectors and clients/owner representatives to ensure safe and timely completion of project(s).

  • Must develop and maintain a resource-loaded master construction schedule identifying project assignment for key team members and equipment.

  • Coordinate with Estimators/Project Managers to accomplish project procurement.

  • Assist with the development of project(s) schedules and monitors production to assure timely, high quality, project completion.

  • Reviews daily cost reports and make adjustments to operations as needed.

  • Regularly conducts safety meetings and provide assistance to supervision in addressing areas and conditions requiring attention.

  • Responsible for the timely completion of a wide range of documents and forms.

  • Must become fluent with ODOT and Local Agency Specifications.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten plus years of related construction experience in highway/paving/construction and DOT projects.

  • Extensive knowledge of Grading/Excavation and paving construction operations and equipment.

  • Working knowledge of job cost accounting and estimating.

  • Strong leadership skills with high integrity.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong prioritization and organizations skills.

  • Must be customer driven in both private and public markets.

  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers.

  • Ability to work flexible shifts which include days, nights, weekends and overtime.

  • Basic computer skills required. Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid/Heavy Job, MS Project and MS Excel preferred.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal back ground check and drug screen.

  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!

At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. Below are examples of the many jobs within the military that are transferable to our position.

Air Force: Cost Analysis

Army: Engineer Officer; Acquisitions, Logistics & Technology

Navy: Construction Planner & Estimator Specialist

Marines: Combat Engineer; Facilities Engineering Officer

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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.