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Grading Project Superintendent - $110,000 - 150,000 Annually

Company: OpSource Staffing
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Grading Superintendent needed in Columbia, SC!

$110,000 - 150,000 per year

Full Benefits // Company Vehicle and/or mileage


The superintendent for the grading division directs all field personnel on a given project and takes responsibility for all safety and production goals for the project.


To guide all field activities on projects while adhering to all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations, while meeting all safety, quality and schedule goals.

Build a team atmosphere to allow all foreman and operators to thrive and succeed.

Manage several foreman / lead men on separate projects and provide them with the tools, equipment and technical support they need.

Manage several projects in varying locations throughout the Southeast.

Attend meetings with the client.

Attend pre-con meetings.

Work with Project Engineer to ensure materials are submitted, approved and delivered on time.

Work with Project Engineer to ensure layout is correct and performed ahead of time.

Schedule equipment delivery.

Schedule meetings with engineers and owners.

Maintain all erosion control inspections and ensure compliance.

Communicate scope, details and schedule with the foremen.

Random on-site safety inspections.

Management production requirements as set forth in the project schedules.

Assist in training new hires and existing personnel.

Assist in recruiting and screening new employees.

Assist in safety meetings.

Communicate project billing information to the office for timely invoicing.

Communicate project time sheets to the office for payroll.

Maintain a project file of fuel sheets, load count sheets, hourly work, change order requests, and all applicable materials lists.

Schedule and order necessary construction materials.

Maintain MSHA compliance on projects.

Check the on-site MSHA binder for compliance.

Ensure foremen / lead men have all MSHA paperwork, organized and up to date.

Random inspections of vehicles, equipment and projects.

Attend all required MSHA training.

Maintain all expense reports credit card receipts, coded correctly and turned in weekly.

Maintain a professional appearance at all times.

Maintain company vehicle Sub Activities.

Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures when needed.

Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.

Participate in routine maintenance when needed.

Practice workplace safety.

Maintain inventory.

Complete daily fuel, load count and hour logs.

General daily preventative equipment maintenance.

Maintain current tool inventory in maintenance trailer / truck.

Maintain fuel tank level and inventory, communicate to management for deliveries.

Install and maintain silt fence.

Maintain all erosion control devices and report deficiencies.

Guide and lead the crew in all daily activities.

Perform minor emergency repairs on equipment as needed.


Equipment operation and maintenance.

Equipment safety.

MSHA regulations.

OSHA regulations.

Site specific hazards and conditions.

General site preparation techniques and procedures.

Knowledge of operation of front-end loaders, dozers, graders, compactors, and other pieces of heavy equipment.

Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage.

Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques.

Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.

Knowledge of equipment cleaning standards and procedures.

Ability to operate all types of equipment according to the manufacturer's recommendations.

Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner.

Client service and public interaction.

Team building.

Analytical and problem-solving.

Decision making.

Effective verbal and listening communications.

Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Ability to read and write to record pickups and maintain daily records.

Stress management.

Time management.

Honest and trustworthy.




Demonstrate sound work ethics.

Deal with the public in a positive, courteous and respectful manner.


The superintendent position is a physically strenuous and mentally demanding job.

He/she will be lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects, from time to time.

Will have to work in all weather and must be prepared for both extreme heat and cold.

Must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way.

Keywords: OpSource Staffing, Columbia , Grading Project Superintendent - $110,000 - 150,000 Annually, Other , Lexington, South Carolina

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