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Parsons Corporation Construction Superintendent in Beacon, New York

Construction Superintendent


Beacon, New York, United States

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We are looking for an experienced Field construction superintendent, toperform construction oversight, andResident Engineering Services on a 72 mile long, 100 year old Aqueduct supplying water to New York City. The 17’ diameter tunnel is a combination of cut-and-cover, grade tunnel, and pipe siphons through valleys. The work will involve work outside of the Aqueduct for 9 months per year and inside the aqueduct during a 10 week shutdown period every fall.

Plans, organizes, and supervises specific portions of construction work for an assigned area of a construction project. Schedules major construction tasks, engages the services of local subcontractors (including the authorization of overtime and the approval of payment). Coordinates the activities of craft supervisors, foremen, and subcontractors. Ensures continuity of job progress and maximizes efficiencies related to the assigned area. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client and the subcontractors. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.


Makes recommendations and participates in the planning of construction operations. Make decisions on manpower requirements and the type and size of equipment to be used.

Plans the sequence and number of construction activities to be placed in progress in the operational program.

Supervises the daily activities of craft supervisors, foremen, and subcontractors. This includes supervising, directing, and designating work assignments.

Maintains surveillance of labor performance, manpower allocation, and effective use of tools and equipment. Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.

Monitors subcontractor operations including enforcement of all contractual obligations. Initiates and obtains acceptance of appropriate back charges to subcontractors.

Understands and applies the company labor relations policies.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience), as well as 10+ years of experience in field construction is required. Experience in the construction of large civil/structural and/or industrial projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is preferred.

Minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership type of role at a field site.


Requires a comprehensive knowledge of construction-related processes, as well as a working knowledge of industry practices. Proven leadership capability is required.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.