Scaffolding Superintendent

Dec 03 2018
Job Description
Scaffolding Superintendent (Honolulu, HI)


Essential job Duties &Responsibilities:
  • Supervises the daily activity of the scaffolding team as directed by the Production Manager.
  • Ensures operational plans are aligned with business objectives.  
  • Coordinates scaffolding use and need among customers to maximize utility and minimize scaffolding and team idle time. 
  • Estimates and proposes scaffolding support for customers. 
  • Ensures proper containment shielding used to reduce/eliminate environmental damage.
  • Provides oversight of all scaffolding activity. 
  • Visits work sites, customer main offices as required to estimate needs, develops proposals, makes presentations, supervises erecting, and dismantling of scaffolding, etc. 
Working Conditions/Job Environment:
This position requires working outside in the elements with the following characteristics:
  • A requirement for initial certification and recertification (every five years) is verification from a licensed physician or physician assistant that the applicant is physically fit and free of debilitating illness and injury that could inhibit the individual from effectively performing the duties of a Scaffolding Superintendent. Among the criteria that the licensed physician or physician assistant will assess are (but not limited to):
  • Work in extreme temperature (heat and cold) for extended periods exceeding one hour.
  • Safely move about on slippery, sloping, uneven and unstable surfaces.
  • Safely enter, move about within and egress cargo tanks, cargo holds and other confined spaces that may involve maneuvering over 6 ft (1.8 m) ship framing; climbing up and down 30 ft (9.1 m) vertical ladders and 80ft (24.3 m) stairways.
  • Safely move between spaces and into/out of compartments on marine vessels that can involve stepping over a door threshold or coaming of 24 inches (61 cm) in height; moving through restricted openings or man holes of 24 inches by 24 inches (61 cm X 61 cm), crouching (lowering height by bending knees); kneeling (placing knees on ground); and stooping (lowering height by bending at the waist).
  • Manipulate mechanical devices using manual and digital dexterity, and strength to open and close watertight doors that may weigh up to 55 pounds (25 kg).
  • Perform visual inspections and surveys that can involve the use of hand tools such as spanners, valve wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Supervises
  • Responsible for the managing, mentoring and review of performance on a regular basis

Education/Training Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a ship repair/industrial environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with planning/estimating scaffolding needs in a shipyard or heavy industry setting.
  • Proven record of leadership and safety.
  • Knowledge of the marine industry and NAVSEA Standards
  • Proficient with Word and Excel
  • Must be flexible in work hours
  • Knowledge of managing Federal Contracts
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills, good attitude, and exceptional work ethic
  • Work requires establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain DBIDS and TWIC card
  • Valid State of Hawaii drivers’ license in good standing, class 3 or higher


Department: Production
This is a management position
This is a full time position