San Juan Construction General Superintendent (Montrose, CO) in Norfolk, Virginia

San Juan Construction, Inc., an employee owed company, is recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years’ experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.

San Juan Construction, Inc.‘s success depends in large measure on the talents of our employees both in the field and in the Montrose, Colorado, office. We have many employees who have been part of the San Juan Construction family for more than 10 years. We believe the loyalty and commitment of our employees stems from our organization's core values and the benefits derived from being a part of San Juan Construction's world-class team. We offer an excellent working environment, highly competitive wages, and excellent benefits.

Job Title

General Superintendent (FLSA - EXEMPT)


Position is assigned to Corporate Office in Montrose, Colorado with frequent travel to site locations required.


Operations Manager


Provide support to onsite Project Superintendents and Foremen for purposes of developing operational plans, schedules, and cost controls to ensure high quality, safe and timely execution of work to meet or exceed customer expectations. Oversees and assists with all trade and labor hire, training, transfer and layoff. The General Superintendent is responsible for and will be held accountable for the timely completion of the project and ensuring that the project is constructed in strict accordance with plans, specifications, codes and budgets.


  • Oversees, manages and facilitates all project phases from planning through final construction including manpower loading, logistic and schedules during pre-construction, early project activities and warranty with Project Managers and Project Superintendents.

  • Oversees, identifies, and manages self-perform performance by all employees, providing any support and assistance as necessary including training.

  • Communicates with Corporate HR Department regarding project staffing needs and assists in staffing process to include reviewing resumes and interviewing and selecting candidates.

  • Coordinates with Project Managers, Superintendents and Foremen to resolve unsatisfactory employee performance and behavior issues.

  • Maintains exceptional knowledge of general construction with a good understanding of heavy civil, marine, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.

  • Provides guidance in implementation of Company Quality Assurance/Quality Control program.

  • Identifies inefficient and deficient work and provides prompt and effective resolution.

  • Provides direction and resolves problems between subcontractors, vendors, customers and employees.

  • Coordinates with subcontractors and vendors to ensure timely and accurate schedule delivery.

  • Provides, reviews and manages schedules and budgets to ensure that projects are completed within planned cost and time with support from office cost controllers and schedulers.

  • Identifies and manages change order and claims.

  • Enforces and promotes company safety program and monitors jobsite general health and safety.

  • Provides exceptional customer service.

  • Manages and supervises cargo loading & unloading operations for bulk materials such as cement, aggregates, fill & equipment, etc. to a chartered tug and barge or vessel.

  • May perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or related technical field

  • Minimum of ten years of experience as a superintendent or construction manager on $50M to $150M federal construction projects.

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite, Primavera, SharePoint, etc.

  • Familiar with Winest or other estimating software.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must be able to secure and maintain a Passport and clear an extensive background check to gain approval for access to US Government military bases on Kwajalein Atoll, Diego Garcia and other project locations.


Physically, workers must be able to: Work easily and skillfully with hands; Climb and maintain balance on scaffold, ladder and/or scissors lift. See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors; Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools; Bend, kneel, crouch, crawl and work in small places; and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Per contract requirements on site locations worker must be able to pass a physical exam. Additionally, worker must be cleared by a physician to perform the above noted essential job functions with or without an accommodation on the remote island of Kwajalein, Diego Garcia and other site locations where limited medical facilities may exist. Must be able to travel frequently for extended periods of time both overseas and domestically.


Qualified applicants should apply through our website at

International Health Plan, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life and AD&D insurance, 401(k), ESOP

San Juan Construction, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, applicants and/or employees who inquiry about, discuss or disclose their compensation or compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other protected status established by law. San Juan Construction complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company conducts business. This EEO policy applies to all decisions including, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and to all other terms and conditions of employment.