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Shirley Contracting Company Superintendent in Richmond, Virginia

Shirley prides itself on attracting, developing and retaining the best employees in the industry.  We hire ambitious and dedicated professionals to fill positions at all levels of our organization.

Shirley Contracting Company, LLC is looking for a Superintendent to work on various projects in the Richmond/Hampton Roads area.

Qualifications :

  • 5+ years of experience with a large scale heavy civil contractor or equivalent industry experience

  • In depth knowledge of the construction process including scheduling, contract administration, equipment and manpower

  • Ability to lead field operations with effective decision making and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities

  • Understanding of construction equipment, including safe operating practices and maintenance

  • In-depth understanding of local, state and federal construction regulations

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must pass pre-employment physical/drug screening


  • Schedule, supervise and monitor construction to meet or exceed the project schedule and budget

  • Encourages and/or participates in staff training and development

  • Collaborate with clients, Project Managers, other construction management to determine budget and timeline

  • Develop a project schedule, sequence of work, and monitory daily productivity

  • Have a working knowledge of owner contracts, subcontracts, and purchase orders

  • Supervise field work force to assure safety, production and budget requirements are met

  • Coordinate materials and equipment delivery to ensure long-lead and critical-path items are on-site

  • Maintain a daily log for the job site's operations, reporting to management as necessary

  • Assure punch list is completed in a timely manner

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Shirley Contracting (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Shirley Contracting promotes a drug-free workplace.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act ( (FMLA); Equal Employment Opportunity ( (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act ( (EPPA).

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full time basis in order to be considered.

Based in Lorton, Virginia, Shirley Contracting Company is a leading provider of comprehensive transportation and heavy civil construction services in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Since 1974, Shirley has played a large role in the development of highway and roadway infrastructure in the Virginia, Maryland, and DC Metro area.

Shirley is a subsidiary of Clark Construction Group.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application or in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department by telephone at 703-550-8100 or e-mail: .