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Superintendent - NSWC

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Superintendent – NSWC provides start to finish direction and supervision of assigned Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Indian Head building projects and promotes high standards of workmanship performed by subcontractors. This position serves as a source of information and guidance to the subcontracted workforce while ensuring the timely and quality completion of all assigned projects. 


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Becomes thoroughly familiar with the plans, specifications, daily correspondence, shop drawings and all documents related to building projects. Works with the Project Manager to prepare project schedules.

Supervises and inspects the work of subcontractors. Oversees subcontracted workforce to ensure safe, efficient, economical and timely completion of work. Instructs subcontractors in job direction and company policies. 

Ensures construction conforms to contract requirements. Emphasizes high quality standards that promote customer satisfaction. 

Responsible for worksite adherence to all safety standards. Understands and enforces company safety policies and procedures. Organizes safety meetings with employees and supervisors. Practices, instructs and enforces all OSHA safety requirements / guidelines. 

Conducts meetings with subordinates, subcontractors and others, as appropriate, to share information and to coordinate / direct work.

Develops Activity Hazard Analysis and/or Job Hazard Analysis for submittal on task orders.

Travels to remote job locations, as needed.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or a related field of study and a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant construction experience with at least five (5) of those years’ as a superintendent project management and supervisory management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be familiar with the requirements of EM 385-1-1 and have experience in the areas of hazard identification and safety compliance, Accident Prevention Plans (APP), Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA), as well as Production and CQC reports.


USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors Certification or PMP Certification is preferred but not required


Working knowledge of construction project management with an acceptable degree of estimating knowledge

Demonstrated knowledge in industrial safety and OSHA regulations with ability to develop and implement viable safety plans / measures

Must be capable of interpreting a critical path schedule and construction drawings

Skilled in facilitating teamwork and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals

Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner

Ability to read and comprehend blueprints

Solid customer service skills with ability to develop professional relationships

Excellent organizational skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines

Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

Strong decision-making and problem solving skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

Ability to work both independently and lead a team

Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings

Willing and able to travel according to project site needs concurrently


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Must be able to talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May be required to lift, push or pull 50 pounds or more using cart or hand truck. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May work near moving or mechanical parts. May have exposure to chemicals, fumes, warehouse environment or adverse weather conditions. May be required to use safety and personal protective equipment.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!