Construction Supervisor

San Jose Water Company | San Jose, California

Salary Range: pay range: $85,000 - $119,200
Open Date: 08/12/2015
Close Date:

Position Description

Founded in 1866, San Jose Water Company is an investor owned water company headquartered in Silicon Valley. With a service area of 140 square miles, it is one of the largest and most technically sophisticated urban water system in the United States. We serve over 1 million people with high quality, life sustaining water, with an emphasis on exceptional customer service.

We are actively seeking talented, driven and highly-productive applicants for the position of Construction Supervisor to join our dynamic team. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment along with a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

General Description:
Under the general direction of the Construction Manager, the Construction Supervisor supervises the inspection of contract construction work related to water pipelines, underground facilities, tanks, reservoirs, pump stations, buildings, and other capital improvements; performs other related work as required.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, directs, reviews and evaluates the work of staff and Contractors dealing with contract construction related primarily to water pipeline systems; inspects construction projects; confers with inspection and engineering personnel and with the contractor’s field representatives to ensure work and materials comply with plans and specifications, safety precautions, and proper establishment of grade and location; manages multiple projects simultaneously to insure all contractual requirements including permitting, construction, billing, customer outreach, and record drawing are performed per San Jose Water requirements; ensures that necessary documents are submitted before authorizing release of Company-furnished materials; reviews progress and cost estimates of contract projects; prepares monthly records of construction completed; maintains liaison with public agencies regarding conformance of construction to the pertinent ordinances and codes.

Job Requirements:
Knowledge of supervisory principles and techniques; thorough knowledge of methods materials, tools, and equipment used in the construction of steel, plastic, asbestos, cement and concrete pipeline and related appurtenances; applicable standards and specifications; knowledge of methods and significance of testing samples of concrete and other construction materials as they relate to construction work; basic surveying principles and practices; California Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Construction Safety Orders. Skill in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings, construction plans, specifications, and work orders. Ability to make mathematical calculations relating to construction. Good written and oral communication skills.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Education and Experience:
An associate or bachelor’s degree or equivalent and experience directing the work of subordinate employees engaged in construction and maintenance activities, operation of water treatment, transmission or distribution facilities and experience in water system inspection, field investigation, or construction of pipeline projects.

Position Qualifications

Job Requirements:
Knowledge of supervisory principles and techniques; thorough knowledge of methods materials, tools, and equipment used in the construction of steel, plastic, asbestos, cement and concrete pipeline and related appurtenances; applicable standards and specifications; knowledge of methods and significance of testing samples of concrete and other construction materials as they relate to construction work; basic surveying principles and practices; California Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Construction Safety Orders. Skill in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings, construction plans, specifications, and work orders. Ability to make mathematical calculations relating to construction. Good written and oral communication skills.

Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

Education and Experience:
An associate or bachelor’s degree or equivalent and experience directing the work of subordinate employees engaged in construction and maintenance activities, operation of water treatment, transmission or distribution facilities and experience in water system inspection, field investigation, or construction of pipeline projects.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are welcome to apply online at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=sjw&jobId=13774&lang=en_US&source=CC2 San Jose Water Company is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other classification protected by applicable State or Federal employment discrimination laws.
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