Construction Field Supervisor

Reports to:  Construction Manager

Basic Function:      

The primary responsibilities of the supervisor are to coordinate all construction jobs.  These responsibilities will include planning, organizing and controlling resources on a job to maximize productivity with the end goal; meeting or beating the projects budget.  Along with these responsibilities the supervisor will assist when necessary on projects and also assure quality and proper training of Crew Leaders and Helpers.  Consistently demonstrates proficiency in all essential duties.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attends and contributes to pre-construction meetings.
  • Attends on site coordination meetings with customer and salesman.
  • Aids in the education and enforcement of company policies and procedure on the job site.
  • Motivates employees to set aggressive/achievable production goals.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, plans, sketches or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of assemble and installation of assigned projects.
  • Selects materials based on information provided by salesman or as indicated on drawings or other written instruction, or as indicated by standard industry practices to complete the task at hand.
  • Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines in work area to determine actual locations of system components as described in drawings.
  • Operates tools and equipment necessary to safely and efficiently complete assigned tasks.
  • Solve field technical problems.

Planning Activities:

  • Works with crews to set goals for personal production based on schedule and budget requirements.
  • Conducts daily  huddles to review current and short-term production goals and solicits ideas and suggestions to improve output. Also reviews particular safety events for the project.
  • Periodically analyzes work to be accomplished to assure that all information, tools and materials required are present prior to beginning work. 

Safety Activities:

  • Understands, complies and enforces company safety policies.
  • Understands, complies and enforces OSHA safety requirements.
  • Conducts daily morning huddles to review safety issues.
  • Participates in and trains subordinates in the use of daily “safety observations”.
  • Participates in other safety programs provided by employer.
  • Considers work to be performed to identify potential safety hazards and either eliminates the hazard or reports the problem to the Project Manager for resolution prior to beginning work.
  • Insures the use of the proper safety equipment at all times by all employees under his direction.
  • Reports accidents or injuries to personnel office immediately.  Aids in the investigation of accidents.

Administrative Activities:

  • Reviews the Time Sheet Analysis Report with project manager on a weekly basis.
  • Provides proper documents as required by company policies and procedures or as requested by Project Manager or other departments (ie: vehicle maintenance sheets, absence request forms, employee review forms, etc.)
  • Monitors the crew leaders for productivity of each member.  Reports immediately any unacceptable behavior or work habits of subordinates or subcontractors.  This includes any violation of company policy, applicable safety standard, local, state or federal law.
  • Trains crew members thru quality and safety inspections.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or experience:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Educational courses in the petroleum equipment industry.  This education must include:  specific knowledge of applicable building codes, OSHA safety standards, local, state and federal law as it applies to the industry as well as basic fueling equipment design concepts.  Knowledge of PEI and API recommended practices for petroleum equipment industry.
  • Language skills:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak and be understood by customers, co-workers, subordinates and supervisors.  Ability to use language to direct and motivate subordinates.
  • Mathematical skills:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to use simple geometry to solve problems involving circumference, surface area and volume.
  • Reasoning Ability: 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Ability to create dimensional drawings to communicate ideas or specific requirements (ie: as builts)
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
  • Drivers license (current, unrestricted, and free of moving violations) , Licenses for the installation and removal of underground storage tanks in the state of Texas.  Certificates of instruction for tools and equipment normally operated.  OSHA 40hr HAZWOPER certification (current).
  • Other skills and abilities:
  • Familiarity with installation methods, materials and standard of the petroleum equipment industry.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.  The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works near moving parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Employee Required Tools:

  • Tape measure
  • Screwdrivers/hand tools
  • Level
  • Level instrument
  • Wrench set
  • Socket set
  • Square
  • Drill

Key Results:

  • Meets  job budgets 100% of time
  • Conducts safety huddles and observations 100% of time
  • Prepares and uses a crew schedule
  • Promotes safety at all Petroleum Solutions, Inc. activities