Position Description

Construction Superintendent - FEBR
Location Overseas
Employment Status proposal - regular full-time
Clearance Required Secret
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Olgoonik is a strong family of professional contracting companies established to create benefits for our Alaska Native shareholders and fueled by the belief that to do so our operations must remain of the highest quality, our employees qualified and principled, and our commitment to safety and every client’s mission unconditional.

From our roots in Alaska’s Arctic to our operations in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, our experienced and dependable workforce consistently delivers results through a sharp combination of innovation and practicality.

Construction Superintendent - FEBR

Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability


This position is contingent upon award of the contract.

Supervises daily construction work performed at the site. Construction Superintendents report directly to the assigned On-Site Project Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise and coordinate activities of numerous minor construction projects.
  • Perform supervisory and management functions reporting to On-Site Project Manager.
  • May also engage in the same construction trades work as the workers being supervised.
  • Supervise crews to obtain top quality workmanship, efficiency, employee satisfaction, morale, communication, commitment, teamwork, and pride.
  • Reviews and verifies crew time sheets and submits to Payroll on specified days.
  • Recognizes and communicates any priority projects or problems, such as employee or job costing issues and complaints from the client.
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed, bring problems to the attention of the On-Site Project Manager, Construction Manager, Safety Department, or HR Manager.
  • Coordinate subcontract work onsite for all trades assigned to the project.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Coordinates, directs, and leads workers engaged in construction activities.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of 5 and preferred up to 10 years of related skill, knowledge or experience is needed.
  • Must include related on-the-job training and experience in construction practices. Experience with Forced Entry. Blast Rated Door and Windows, TSS Products, Anti-Ram Gates and Barriers a plus.
  • Experience and training must include methods, techniques, equipment, and hands-on experience in a supervisory position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of administration and management.
  • Must be able to plan, allocate resources, manage production, and coordinate people and equipment. Strong coordination, time management, active listening, oral and written expression and comprehension, critical thinking, and reasoning skills are required.
  • Must have the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong—to recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment when carrying out duties and to maintain good working relationships with the public and fellow employees.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and apply information obtained from blueprints, surveys, and job specifications.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to positively interact with colleagues and client is necessary.
  • Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team.
  • Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be able to obtain a forklift license and skid steer license

Security Clearance:

SECRET Level Required

  • Must have a current US Government SECRET Personnel Security Clearance or be able to successfully complete a U.S. government administered Investigation.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must also be able to maintain a US Government SECRET clearance.

COVID-19 Vaccination Required:

Olgoonik is subject to the Executive Order (EO) 14042 requiring COVID vaccinations for federal contractors. Beginning Dec. 8, 2021, all Olgoonik employees, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID -19 vaccination before the start date to be considered for this position. Proof of vaccination is required before the start date. For more information please click the below link:https://www.olgoonik.com/employee-resources-for-covid-19-vaccine-requirement/

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 the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate vehicles and office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 lbs. The job requires the ability to perform task on all areas and aspects of a construction project. Must be able to climb ladders for heights up to 60 feet and crawl for distances of 50 feet.


International Travel Required

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including snow, rain, sleet, extreme winds, or ice storms. May be exposed to extreme temperatures, hot and cold, as part of environmental factors. Work may be performed near moving mechanical parts and/or vibration. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles or electrical shock hazards

Additional Details:

  • Subsidiary: Olgoonik Federal, LLC
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Requisition Nbr: 2013116

Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Olgoonik is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  As an Alaska Native Corporation, Olgoonik provides hiring preference to Olgoonik shareholders, descendants, and their spouses to the extent allowed by law. 

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