Allan Myers

  • Superintendent - Paving

    Job Locations US-PA-West Chester
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/24/2019 3:51 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Responsible for safe, profitable and efficient operations on all assigned projects. Completes projects within budget and schedule approved by the owner or representative. Conducts all work in accordance with Allan Myers policies, procedures and programs.

    Allan Myers Core Values

    • Communicates models and continuously reinforces AM culture and leadership practices with direct reports, including AM Values, Safety, Delay Free Production, Ethics Policy and the Collaborative Way.


    Technical:  Means/Methods

    • Gains complete understanding of plan details and specifications of the project assigned including estimate, man-hour budget and production rates; communicates plan details to the Project Team.
    • Develops a master plan of operation, coordinates the plan with the Project Manager prior to starting work and effectively communicates the plan to appropriate personnel.
    • Participates in the preparation and communication of construction execution plan, progress schedules and projection of labor and equipment requirements.
    • May participate in the pre-construction and post-construction meeting with the owner or the owner representative and/or appropriate government regulatory agencies.
    • Manages suppliers and subcontractors in conjunction with the Project Manager to ensure safety, profit, scheduling and customer satisfaction.
    • Develops delay free work operations.
    • Plans and organizes work to maximize potential crew productivity by employing delay free production; maximizes equipment utilization levels by ensuring availability and operator effectiveness. Coordinates with operations on the project needs for equipment and labor.


    Technical:  Delay Free Production/Quality

    • Responsible for day-to-day quality control of both company-performed and subcontractor work. Identifies and corrects non-conforming work in an efficient and competent manner.
    • Ensures that all work performed and products/materials used meet the AI standard of workmanship and comply with contractual standards and specifications.


    • Implements and monitors the AI Safety Program including the coordination of project activities to ensure compliance with all government regulatory guidelines and agencies. Directly responsible for subcontractor compliance with the AI Safety Program.


    Pre-Bid Phase

    • Assists estimating in the bidding process.

    Pre-Construction Phase

    • Assists the Project Manager in the pre-construction planning process. Reviews the project specifications for potential hazards.

    Construction Phase 

    • Reviews safety issues discussed at pre-construction meeting with Field Manager. Promotes and enforces corporate safety program with field personnel and subcontractors and reviews safety plans for scheduled work. Communicates safety expectations with Field Managers, including documentation, safety violations, accidents and preventative measures.



    • Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel to specific responsibilities.
    • Monitors, directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
    • Coordinates and collaborates with other Superintendents and the customer to implement successful project plans.
    • Supervises, maintains communication and mentors/coaches Field Managers. Assists Field Managers in the management process of crews. May involve Field Managers in developmental activities such as the in-house pre-construction planning process and development of the project schedule.
    • Encourages and promotes teamwork, motivation, people development, the Collaborative Way and retention within Project Team.
    • Communicates, follows and enforces Human Resources, Equipment/Dispatch and Project Management Foundation Manual policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates AI Leadership qualities. Is Proactive, Accountable, Discerning, Innovative, Collaborative, Integrity Based, Successful and Balanced. Is an Influencer, Continual Learner, Teacher/Coach and Agent of Change.


    Administrative:  Contract/Scheduling/Budget

    • Builds project in accordance with all plans and specifications; ensures compliance with all building codes and local ordinances. May require permit verification and documents inspections in accordance with company and regulatory guidelines.
    • Understands and is fully knowledgeable of project contract documents, plans, specifications, subcontracts, purchase orders, shop drawings and all other documents related to the project.
    • Inspects job site and documents for any preexisting conditions. Ensures and verifies accurate layout.
    • Maintains professional relationships with owner, engineer and other members of the construction team.
    • Ensures appropriate parties are informed of major changes in the construction plan or reallocation of resources.
    • Identifies, measures and reports work changes as they pertain to the contract document to Project Manager. Participates in pricing any changed or additional work.
    • Works with Project Managers and other company representatives to develop job schedule that is consistent with company’s responsibilities and commitments.
    • Reviews schedule during project to ensure deadlines are met; notifies appropriate parties of all delays or potential delays and completes necessary documentation.
    • Preplans and communicates project activities using short interval schedules as required. Attends pre-construction and construction meetings as necessary. Constantly verifies material and resource delivery requirements and ensures adequate flow as to not impede work progress.
    • Identifies potential and actual work delays and develops/implements recovery plan; delivers project on schedule.
    • Interprets and monitors crew cost reports and crew cost factors; reviews job costs with Project Manager and Field Managers; may attend monthly job cost meetings.
    • Administers timely and accurate paperwork/documentation for project activities to include change orders, T & M, purchase orders and payroll.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: 

    Supervises Field Managers, including Surveyors. Directs the activities of subcontractors and other suppliers. May supervise Field Engineers.


    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required (equivalent work experience will be considered)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred (continuing education in construction highly desirable)
    • Minimum 6 years of construction experience with at least 2 years of construction supervisory experience required
    • Experience in multiple trade disciplines preferred
    • OSHA 30 hour certification required (those not having this credential must certify or be enrolled in a certification course within 6 months of hire/promotion)
    • Valid driver’s license required


    Technical: change order management, delay free production, labor and equipment reporting, operations means and methods, planning and scheduling, preconstruction planning, quality control/assurance, safety policies and procedures, safe work procedures.

    Business: relationship management.

    Leadership/Management: accountability, change management, coaching/mentoring, corporate policies, decision making, leadership, people development, progress reporting, supervisory, training/teaching.

    Personal Attributes/Skills: business ethics/integrity, conflict resolution, diversity, influence/persuasion, listening skills, negotiating, oral communications, problem solving, time management, written communications.



    Regularly requires the ability to sit, use hands/fingers, reach, talk or hear. Frequently requires the ability to stand, walk, taste or smell. Occasionally requires the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. Occasionally requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Requires the following specific types of vision: close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



    Exposure to the following environmental conditions: moving mechanical parts, high/precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, work with explosives and vibration. Subject to loud noise levels due to equipment operation.



    Position requires extensive travel to and from field sites to monitor status of projects.



    Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction company and materials provider in the Mid-Atlantic with seven regional offices and 15 asphalt and aggregate plants. With a workforce of more than 2,000 hard working men and women, and our own extensive fleet of vehicles and equipment, there is no job that we can not tackle. The markets we serve include: design-build, site development, transportation, water and asphalt and aggregate production. With more than 75 years of history under our belt, we are constantly growing and pushing ourselves to take on new challenges that are bigger and bolder. We are a team of hard-working men and women as strong as the structures we build. With Myers on your helmet, you'll be part of an elite team, bonded by their determination, committed to building the face of tomorrow, today.


    Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce (Minority/Female/ Protected Veterans/Disabled).



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