Maine Drilling & Blasting

Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST)

US-NH-Auburn
# of Openings
12
Category
Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST)

Overview

Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST)

 

The Construction Superintendent Trainee Program (CST) is an internal Leadership Development program aimed at building and developing a broad range of skills, knowledge, and experiences necessary to move into career paths toward future manager, supervisory, and leadership positions for the Company's ongoing and future success.

 

Individuals in this Program will provide in-the-field support specific to large projects or quarry accounts and work in support of operations personnel, project management and customer contacts relative to the project. This position will assist the project manager with all aspects of supervising and managing project labor, means, methods and schedules to assure the project maintains budgeted operating results. The Company is looking to hire 12 new candidates by May 2017 to enter into this unique program.

Responsibilities

  • Provides hands-on field support towards the daily activities of large construction or quarry projects
  • Must actively learn the following key project activities:
    • Blasting, must understand all aspects of construction and or quarry blasting.
    • Drilling, must understand all aspects of drill operation, utilization and maintenance
    • Safety, must understand all elements of safety relative to D & B activities
    • Materials and Supply,must understand all procurement and logistics relative to D&B activities
    • Perform QC efforts to support project profitability budgets and standards
    • Project Supervision, will assist and support the Project Manager

Essential Development Plan Responsibility

 

  • Division Manager and Trainee together will create a customized developmental plan to help Trainee progress with essential skill sets needed for operational advancement towards positions such as Blasting Supervisor, Blasting Superintendent, Project Superintendent and possibly Divisional Manager.
  • A quarterly progress report will be required of the trainee that covers learnings and progress made supporting the accomplishment of the developmental plan.
  • It is expected that during the off-season or as time permits that additional departmental training may be considered that could provide additional business knowledge.

Qualifications

 

  • 4 year college degree in construction management or civil engineering preferred, however, other college disciplines may be considered
  • 1-2 years prior construction experience desired
  • Excellent communication skills with a high level of diplomacy
  • Strong leadership traits with the ability to grow and develop into a solid supervisor and manager.

 

 Job Requirements

 

  • Must be able to travel to distant projects and work within a multi state area.
  • Must be able to perform manual labor necessary to learn the D & B industry from the ground up to include laboring, drilling, blasting etc.
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and on rough terrain.

 

 

Essential Skills and Traits Required

  • High attention to details
  • Highly competitive
  • Excellent PR skills with ability to win others over
  • Excellent team skills
  • Fundamental leadership skills with the desire to learn and develop
  • Positive can do attitude

 

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