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Project Superintendent - Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  394065

Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


We are seeking an experienced Asphalt Project Superintendent to supervise and coordinate activities of subcontractors on project sites within the Asphalt Construction Tampa region, while working closely with Project Managers to establish and maintain project plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensure compliance with our Safety Practices & Procedures. Enforce company safety rules by conducting daily safety meetings to identify and mitigate any risks for each shift.

  • Hold daily T-5’s to identify/mitigate risks for each task for that shift.

  • Identify and document any near misses throughout the shift. Hold additional T-5’s throughout the shift if applicable.

  • Report all incidents immediately to Operations Manager.

  • Verify special condition signs (Uneven Lane and Grooved Pavement) prior to paving and verify for compliance.

  • Never compromise safety to meet a production goal.

  • Hold Safety talks with subcontractors.


Quality Control

Ensure that the crew is following all QC requirements that relate to our work in the field. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Know the specifications/QC requirements for projects we are working on, making sure internal and external crews follow those requirements.

  • Coordinate QC testing when required for subcontractors.

  • Coordinating and verifying that QC technicians are meeting the QC requirements for cores, cross slopes density, etc.



  • Work closely with the Project Managers to establish and maintain a project plan to determine time frame, budget, staffing requirements, etc.

  • Coordinate with subcontractors for both long term and short term needs.

  • Obtain a copy of the plans and budget prior to starting work.

  • Communicate any special equipment needs prior to mobilizing.

  • Communicate roles and expectations to internal/external crews.

  • Ensure all prep activities are completed prior to paving crews arrival, or if not completed, make sure these areas are communicated to Project Manager.

  • Obtain lane closure restrictions and Damage Recovery amounts.

  • Communicate any unforeseen conditions or additional work to Project Manager.

  • Provide daily feedback regarding the overall project to Project Manager.

  • Order Materials.

  • 50% of work expected to be at night.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily according to Preferred Materials Inc. guidelines and standards. 



  • 10+ years of construction industry experience with 5 years in a Foreman or Superintendent role.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.


Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.

  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.

  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.

  • Regular and timely attendance is required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills and attributes.
  • Understand MOT plans and project phasing.

  • Experience in general survey (i.e. grade/lane lines layout, checking x-slopes).

  • Proficient in operating equipment (i.e.- Loader, trackhoe, roller and grader (be capable of grading to (+,-) 1-2” from final grade).

  • CDL preferred (not required).

  • Ability to read project plans.

  • Ability to keep time and material records.

  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently.

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to conduct basic mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to use a computer and software programs.

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to use basic tools.


Physical Requirements

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.

  • Requires the following motions:  stretching, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, kneeling. 

  • Walking, standing, kneeling, squatting occupy most of the work day. 

  • Requires frequent lifting of 25 pounds to 50 pounds. 

  • May use tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, hammer, saw file/rasp, drift pins, pry bar, sledge hammer, hoist, jack, grinder, cutting torch, pneumatic wrenches and hammer, impact tools, gauges and measuring devices. 

  • May be exposed to extremes of hot, cold and wet weather. 

  • Requires ability to legally and safely operate company vehicle.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jun 8, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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