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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry. 

 

Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking a Civil Superintendent in Dallas, TX to work on the DART Silverline Commuter Rail Design/Build.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the civil construction effort (both our own craft & subcontractors) to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule. Includes interfacing with Owner representatives and subcontractors.
  • Scope may include: grading, wall excavation/backfill, roadways, parking lots, railroad grade crossings, drainage, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control)
  • Supervise craft employees and/or other subcontractors as required by the contract.
  • Ensure craft employees and subcontractors are working safely; promote the Project Safety Culture. Safety is our #1 Priority.
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions, which may include small tools, consumables, permanent materials, etc.
  • Assist Project Construction Manager with owned/rented equipment needs & utilization
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required.
  • Assist project management in developing and implementing project procedures, working documents, standards, etc.
  • Ensure all onsite personnel comply with project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules, environmental compliance, etc. Document all violations, notify project management, recommend/implement corrective actions as required.
  • Responsible for knowing the budget and production rates and striving to meet/beat them.
  • Assume responsibility for productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials & equipment, and contractual performance of the project.
  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor’s direction.

 

Qualifications:

  • Construction Management/Civil Engineering degree preferred, but not required
  • Minimum 10 years in heavy civil construction management and/or craft supervision experience in similar facility construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of civil construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, cost control schedules and safety required.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills essential
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle. 
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times.  This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces and vegetation including but not limited to rocks, inclines, beams, mud, wet, ice on a consistent basis.
  • Must be able to be aware of surroundings and follow verbal commands while being exposed to moderately loud noises on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to adapt to various temperature extremes including but not limited to heat, cold, moisture and wind.
  • Must be able to operate hand controls and drive various construction equipment on the job.
  • Able to carry various equipment and tools across uneven surfaces.
  • Able to grasp or squeeze various equipment and tools
  • Able to ascend/descend stairs
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Able to tolerate static kneeling, bending, and squatting posture
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet.)
  • Available to work a 40 hour work week subject to overtime, on call and alternate shifts that may include weeknights, weekends and holidays.
  • Able to work in a safety sensitive work environment.

 

Safety:

  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

 

Benefits:

  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, click the Apply button below.

 

It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.