Job: Grading Superintendent

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Job Description

Position Summary

The Grading Superintendent is responsible for providing direct in-field supervision of a crew working on Grading phases of construction. The Grading Superintendent is responsible for maintaining and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas of work under his/her direction and control. Additionally, the Grading Superintendent serves as the front-line Safety Officer for the site/project, and is directly responsible for the Safety of his/her crew. In this role the Grading Superintendent will direct the crew in grading/earthwork operations.


Job Functions

  • Oversee the work and ensure it runs according to project plan
  • Responsible for complete safety on jobsite.
  • Track and record all quantities
  • Control change orders
  • Verify ordered materials
  • Complete daily timesheets, daily diary, and quality check per phase in addition to a weekly safety meeting report.
  • Build and apply a job progression plan
  • Operate motor vehicles and equipment necessary for completion of projects
  • Understand soils and compaction, schedule testing beyond the 1st day
  • Confirm and perform layout/Grading, compare survey to plans and survey to estimated grades
  • Assess job priorities and assign employees to appropriate job tasks
  • Make sure company rules are followed by crew
  • Make sure employees have tools and equipment needed for job in order to ensure safety and production
  • Ensure all equipment is safe and ready for operation at all times
  • Comply with all OSHA policies
  • Report ALL accidents, damages and violations.