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Structures Superintendent - Santa Clarita, CA

Company: OHL USA
Location: Santa Clarita
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Built with Purpose - Delivered with Pride.

OHL North America (OHL NA) merges global expertise and a 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver North America's most complex and challenging infrastructure and vertical construction projects. The company has more than 2,000 engineering and construction professionals from coast to coast and specializes in heavy civil construction and modernization of critical infrastructure projects, including highways, bridges, rail and mass transit systems, tunnels, and water resources. Through its vertical construction affiliate, OHL provides construction management and pre-construction services to build and renovate healthcare, educational, and assisted living facilities in addition to many other important cultural, institutional, and commercial spaces.

OHL NA is the North American division of international construction company, Obrascn Huarte Lain, S.A. (OHL Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The company's U.S. operations are headquartered in New York City with regional office locations in California, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. In 2020, OHL NA won $1.3 billion in new contract awards and was ranked #15 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors.

OHL USA, Inc., OHL NA's affiliate in the Western region, is a top performer of heavy civil transportation and environmental projects that keep the Golden State operating safely and efficiently. One of the most prominent among its solid portfolio is the $1.4 billion I-405 Improvement project, which features the fast-tracked design and construction of 16 miles of two new roadway lanes that run north and south within the confines of Orange County, California.

Extraordinary construction projects demand exceptional talent. OHL NA brings together the construction industry's best and brightest who thrive in a collaborative work environment and who relish challenge and opportunity. We are currently seeking a Structures Superintendent in Santa Clarita, CA.


  • Responsible for day-to-day supervision of field labor for complex water storage and water transmission construction project.
  • Plan and coordinate all subcontractors work and personnel, determining whether subcontractors are providing sufficient workforce and hours of work to achieve performance commitments
  • Provides ongoing field information and field reviews as required by project management.
  • Coordinates training and compliance measures to ensure project procedures are followed.
  • Provides senior experience and knowledge in highway walls & bridges self-perform construction to the team and field operations.
  • Develops cost savings solutions for concrete construction, large pipeline, excavation and grading, and other trade issues and scopes of work.
  • Identifies and secures necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget and/or schedule.
  • Follows and ensures conformance with policies and procedures, including safety policies.
  • Lead, direct, coordinate all day to day self-perform work scopes.
  • Develop and maintain site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager.
  • Conduct quality inspections.
  • Coordinate site testing and inspection efforts.
  • Monitor costs, including labor time and material
  • Communicate and enforce OHL Safety and Health Management Program
  • Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through personal actions and mentoring others
  • Manage schedules, including preparation of detailed short-term schedules and ensuring all activities take place on or ahead of scheduled dates
  • Prepare and submit Superintendent's Daily Reports
  • Attend and participate in project meetings, including subcontractor meetings
  • Maintain, recruit and help increase quality of skilled labor force employees for the project and future projects
  • Effectively communicate with project staff, company safety personnel, and overall company operations personnel regarding project status, details and needs.


  • Heavy Civil Construction background with 10+ years experience
  • Experience will all aspects of construction including highway bridge building and walls.
  • $20-$30 Million + Heavy/Civil Construction project as Project Superintendent required per contract.
  • Must be safety oriented - 30-hour OSHA certificates are required.
  • Familiarity with terms and conditions of Project Contracts, Subcontracts, and Purchase Orders
  • Strong ability to read drawings and specifications
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic - willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to function as a team builder/player.
  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office Suite
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) training a plus, however QSP or QSD certifications are not required.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.

OHL NA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class.

OHL USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("OHL") shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHL or an employee of OHL, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHL property. OHL will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHL will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHL Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHL to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHL USA Inc.'s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHL HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHL and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHL.

Keywords: OHL USA, Santa Clarita , Structures Superintendent - Santa Clarita, CA, Other , Santa Clarita, California

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