VETERANS: Project Superintendent

Syracuse. NY [NJ]
Syracuse, New York

Last Day to Apply: April 25, 2023

Barrett Paving, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit


Do you see yourself leading a successful construction team?


Barrett Paving Materials Inc., a leader in heavy highway construction since 1854 and a Colas company since 1979, has an opening for an experienced upbeat Project (Construction) Superintendent for Central New York. Our operating market includes Central and Southern parts of New York. The qualified candidate will be experienced in NYSDOT work. The Superintendent will forecast the number of employees, materials, and equipment needed to efficiently perform assigned project(s) while being aligned with all safety standards.


The successful candidate will supervise multiple areas of the ongoing projects to ensure that they are completed within budget, on time, and following all safety precautions. Candidate must have experience with NYSDOT and large project operations management.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure specifications within the project proposal and plans are followed.
  • Meet with the client representative (customer) in order to confirm quantities daily.
  • Review job schedules and cost breakdowns, resolving any potential issues with the PM prior to work progression.
  • Work closely with the Project Manager (PM) so that all contractual obligations are being met.
  • Keep progress schedule current, review schedule status and job costs at a minimum of once a week.
  • With the assistance of the PM ensure that all change orders and force accounts are properly completed and documented.
  • Attend pre-construction and construction meetings, any issues or concerns relating to the project will be documented and shared with the PM.
  • Coordinates with the Safety team and HR to ensure all company and government safety regulations are being met.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professional ethics.
  • Coordinates with Project Engineers and Lead to ensure the progression of projects in a timely manner while being heavily involved with day-to-day allocation of resources.
  • Delegate tasks to be completed by Lead and regulates the completion of successful day-to-day operations.
  • Resolves issues that arise throughout the projects.
  • Communicates with subcontractors and other employees to ensure the procurement of supplies and materials as needed.
  • Verifies accurate inventory of materials and equipment.


  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related and 5-7 years of proven ability OR 10 years of proven ability in management of large projects and NYSDOT experience.


  • Ability to read and understand construction documents and blueprints
  • Effectively communicate with subcontractors, employees and management
  • Advanced ability to interpret and review construction plans and drawings
  • Must comply with company's drug and alcohol testing requirements
  • Proven track record with working safely

Physical Requirements

  • Wears and maintains PPE as required by company safety guidelines
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear)
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods of time
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