Orion Marine Group has an immediate opening for a Field Superintendent, in Tampa, FL. This position is accountable for providing marine project leadership and direction to Orion Marine Construction, Inc. The incumbent reports to the Project Manager and direct field activities through the General Foremen and/or Foremen who report to this position. Typically, this individual will work closely with the Project Manager, Project Superintendent, General Foremen, Barge Foremen, Project (Field) Engineer, Safety Manager and skilled or semi-skilled craft workers on the job site.

Specific Responsibilities:
Works closely with the Project Manager to plan and execute marine construction projects and ensure their successful completion.

Coordinates project objectives and plans with General Foremen and/or Foremen, and subcontractors as may be required, prior to actual construction.

Works with members of the project team to secure the equipment necessary for the project to be completed.

Attends pre-construction meetings to monitor the project status and obtain a grasp of the job scope and time schedule.

Reviews the job schedule and cost breakdown and meets with the Project Manager to gain a complete understanding of potential challenges and problems prior to beginning the job.

Maintains good working relationship with the Project Manager seeking his/her assistance in the scheduling of materials, equipment and subcontractors.

Sets up the job office and equipment trailers, if required, and sees that permits, labor notices, safety rules, HR policies, and EEOC materials are posted in a conspicuous place.

Works with the Human Resources Representative to identify and recruit qualified applicants for all craft openings that are required to adequately staff the project.

Communicates with the General Superintendent or Project Manager daily to update him/her on project status.

Maintains inventory control over tools and equipment making sure that movable tools are returned to the tool room and all other equipment adequately stored.

Works with the General Foremen and/or Foremen to ensure that safety barricades and signs are in the proper place, as may be required by the job.

Troubleshoots and problem solves as required on construction issues and problems that arise.

Ensures that all change orders are properly executed as directed by the Project Manager or Project Superintendent.

Meets regularly with General Foremen and/or Foremen to make certain that construction project deadlines are being met and that project work is completed on time.

Inspects the project work for quality of workmanship to ensure that Company standards and government regulations are met.

Attends the weekly Project Manager meetings to discuss job progress and any problems that are currently being encountered.

Monitors project work expenditures versus projected costs for materials and supplies that are purchased and that project expenditures are under budget.

Coordinates maintenance of heavy equipment on the project and supervises effective utilization.

Performs periodic inspections of the jobsites to ensure that standardized construction procedures are followed.

Meets regularly with the Safety Director to ensure that all safety equipment and first aid items are present at the jobsite in case of emergency.

Meets with and assists inspectors or auditors on their scheduled or unscheduled visits to the jobsite.

Works with General Foremen and/or Foremen to ensure that employees comply with Orion Marine Group Policies & Procedures and as well as EEOC and other regulatory guidelines.

Holds all employees at the jobsite accountable for complying with Orion Marine Group Safety / Operational Policies and mandated regulatory guidelines and demonstrating safe work practices at the jobsite.

Sees to it that good housekeeping practices are observed and maintained and that any potential safety hazard is corrected.

Ensures that the project site is secured after work hours each and that appropriate security measures are in place.

Ensures that new employees receive safety training and, as required, job specific training prior to beginning their field assignments.

Updates the Project Manager regularly on estimated percent completion on each phase of the project.

Works closely with the Project Superintendent, Barge Foreman, Crane Operators, Welders, and other skilled and semi-skilled craft workers to complete current projects in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

Participates in Safety and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.

Must be qualified and physically able to drive regular passenger vehicles to visit work locations and job sites.

All employees, current and former, must maintain confidentiality by not disclosing to others any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information belonging to the Company.

Responsible and accountable for incumbent’s own personal safety.

Responsible and accountable for the safety of all co-workers and any others incumbent comes in contact with.

Authorized and obligated to stop work on any task or series of tasks whenever an unsafe condition or situation is anticipated or is observed.

Complies with all applicable laws, regulations and Company policies and procedures, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.

Reports any and all violations of applicable laws, regulations or Company policies and procedures promptly, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.

Position Requirements:
A minimum of ten (8) years marine construction piling and concrete experience on work barges or jobsites or equivalent experience in a marine construction supervisory capacity is required. Incumbents must be well-versed in receiving and handling of equipment used for marine operations. In addition, incumbents must have knowledge of the integration of various crafts to successfully perform their work. Craft knowledge should include pile driving, crane operations, welding, carpentry, sandblasting, pipefitting and related areas. Incumbents should also possess previous supervisory experience and be certified in First Aid and CPR.

The incumbent must also 1) be well organized to effectively oversee all aspects of the project, 2) be able to hold Foreman and their crews accountable for safe work practices and work performance excellence, 3) have the foresight to avoid potential problems before they arise, 4) have a conscientious attitude towards controlling job costs and adhering to project schedules, 5) be able to influence and motivate Foreman and their work crews, and 6) possess excellent communication skills.

The Company expects and requires incumbent and each of its other employees to observe and fulfill the above and all other safety responsibilities and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.


The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.

The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. This includes hard hat, safety glasses, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, personal flotation devices, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done.

The incumbent must possess the ability to remain calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident and as directed by the Safety Representative or other management personnel. Must be capable of evacuating the work area in a timely manner should an emergency situation arise.

In addition, the General Superintendent must also be capable of:

Walking, stepping, climbing or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, and normally involves physically getting onto and off of work barges, boats, vessels, or dock facilities of varying heights and access parameters

Adapting to extreme temperature changes

Adapting to outdoor conditions and prolonged exposure

Compensation & Benefits:
An excellent compensation and benefits package is offered. Benefit plans include:

Medical, including Prescription Drugs



Life and AD&D Insurance

Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Employee Assistance Plan

401(k) Retirement Plan

Paid Time Off for Vacation, Sick, Holidays, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave

Pre-Tax Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Career Growth & Development

Candidate Response:
Qualified applicants should apply through the company career page: www.orionmarinegroup.com/careers

Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), age, national origin, genetic information, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by law.