Civil Superintendent

May 29 2021
Alpha Inc. |Kahului|Full Time
Job Description


  • Competitive Salary.
  • Relocation.
  • Company Paid, full family medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Free Family Life Insurance.
  • 401K Retirement and Matching Plan.
  • Flexible Spending Account.


Alpha Inc. is an emerging leader in Heavy Civil Construction, Water Well Drilling plus designing and building Microgrids with Solar Power and Battery Storage. Recognized as one of the fastest growing construction companies on the islands, Alpha Inc. uses cutting-edge technology in every stage of the construction cycle. The collaborative teams we have manages each phase of a project from initial proposal, requirement analysis, process engineering, development and deployment. Vested in the community, Alpha Inc. is doing it’s part to help Hawaii achieve its clean energy goals.


Alpha Inc. invests in its employees and their families, offering competitive benefits and securing the support needed to maintain physical, mental and financial well-being as careers develop. For more information on Alpha Inc. and career opportunities and to view employee benefits and wellness, please visit us at



The Superintendent oversees and runs all aspects of projects, from start to finish and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of projects safely, on time, and within budget. This position is responsible for building teams that are qualified, knowledgeable, and assigned according to skill set. This position is primarily based in-office with occasional site visits, and acts as the point of contact between Foremen and the Operations Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated self-starter who has proven leadership and management skills.


·      Work with project managers and foremen to plan, organize, and direct activities associated with projects.

·      Develop and produce work schedules in accordance with availability of employees, contractors and monitor the attendance of crew.

·      Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supplies, deliveries and personnel.

·      Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors.

·      Report project progress and statuses to supervisors, site engineers and officials regularly.

·      Enforce quality control and Company safety policies on all aspects of construction.

·      Emphasize the safe use of tools, machinery and equipment including training on safety gear, helmets, and procedures.

·      Confer with project managers to discuss such matters as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

·      Initiate periodic meetings and other forms of communication with project team members and customers to inform them with unresolved problems and provide solutions.

·      Develop and oversee quality standards on all sites.

·      Monitor and manage project budgets on all sites.

·      Review, approve and negotiate change orders.

·      Interview, hire, and train direct reports, plan, assign and direct work, appraise performance: reward and discipline employees, address complaints and resolve problems.

·      Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes.

·      Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on site quickly and amicably.

·      Report project progress and statuses to supervisors, site engineers and officials regularly.

·      Ensure that all performance evaluations are completed in a timely fashion for direct reports.

·      Read, understand and enforce company policies and procedures.

·      Perform other duties as assigned.




·      Miniumum 5 years of successful and progressive experience in heavy civil construction required.

·      Associates degree in construction management or related field preferred.

·      High school diploma or GED required.

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Suites - Word, Excel and MAC Suites required.

·      Proficiency in HCSS, or Adobe Acrobat preferred.

·      Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints and convey this information to others required.




·      Must have a valid unexpired driver’s license.

·      Must have a clean driving record.



  • Strategic Agility – Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Business Acumen – Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization; know the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
  • Process Management – Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Managing & Measuring Work – Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; provide consistent and constant progress feedback.
  • Negotiating – Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups; can settle differences with minimum noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships; can be both direct and forceful as well as diplomatic; gains trust quickly of other parties to the negotiations; has a good sense of timing.
  • Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
  • Communication – Communicates well both verbally and in writing in order to convey information effectively and efficiently, shares information and ideas with others and has good listening skills.
  • Leadership – Strong leadership and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence others and resolve client, project and technical issues.
  • Integrity/Ethics ​ Deals with others in a straightforward, respectful, ethical and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality and supports company values.
  • Drive for Result – Targets and achieves results in a consistent manner, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, pushes self and others for results, accepts accountability.
  • Functional/Technical Skills – Requires the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standards.
  • Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards and practices.