Sep 03, 2020

Project Superintendent

  • Gallagher Asphalt Corporation
  • Thornton, IL, USA
Seasonal Construction

Job Description

Gallagher Asphalt is seeking a Project Superintendent for our construction department.  The qualified leader is a self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills, experience in road construction, outside the box, innovative thinking and can-do attitude.  As the Project Superintendent you will be responsible for the quality of construction, compliance and accurate reporting of multiple projects.  This is a full-time, seasonal position based out of our Thornton office.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Construction or related field, or at least 5 years’ equivalent experience in heavy road construction, traffic control and leadership.

Gallagher Asphalt D.R.I.V.E.’s toward excellence by following their values of Dedication, Relationships, Integrity, Vision and Excellence. 


Civil & Structural Engineering,   General-Other: Engineering,   Project Management,   Site Superintendent  


IL,   IN  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote Outlook
  • Slack (Collaboration Software)
  • XBE (Construction Software)
  • B2W/Track (Construction Estimating Software)
  • Laserfiche (Digital Record Keeping software)
  • Spectrum (Accounting Software)

Technical Skills:

  • Planning and scheduling
  • Ability to forecast and plan up to a month in advance
  • Knowledge of equipment used to complete all phases of a heavy highway job
  • Construction math skills to estimate quantities for jobs
  • Safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, MSHA) First Aid

Personal Skills:

  • Strong, clear communication skills utilizing various means
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Ability to quickly adjust and adapt to changing situations
  • Ability to manage employees effectively
  • Extremely organized, able to coordinate many functions quickly
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of confidentiality
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Conflict management skills
  • Ethical decision making
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of integrity and establish a proactive   approach to Values Based Leadership

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