• Structural Superintendent- Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(2/13/2019 4:33 PM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Structural Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Structural Superintendent.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    • Responsible for budget, schedule, and quality for the project assigned.
    • Responsible to establish the contract baseline and for maintaining that baseline for the life of the project
    • Establish budgets and approve schedules for the project
    • Determine the scope of the work package, evaluates the ability of the Production Department to support the work package, and recommends modification of the work package
    • Approve all time charges and material expenditures, unless he specifically delegates some of those duties to his assigned Supervisors
    • Work closely with his assigned Shipyard Supervisors and ensure that they understand their areas of responsibility and that they spend 75-80% of their time on the “deckplates”
    • Physical progress is accomplished each week and that cost projections for reviewed for any corrective action required
    • Review and redistribute the “estimate” in order to establish craft budgets
    • Approve all subcontracts and requests for temporary labor
    • Verify that all subcontract purchase order values are kept current and that increases and decreases are processed quickly so that job cost can be determined
    • Compare labor expenditures against the spending plan and report any variation and explain them
    • Approve all requests for material and rental equipment
    • Provide feedback to the estimators all work items that are more then 10% over or under budget
    • Overall responsibility for schedule adherence
    • Represent the company in discussions with the customer regarding schedule and support the contract group in developing support for “schedule impact” on change orders when warranted
    • Assist in developing and implementing any recovery schedule
    • The primary point of contact with the customer
    • Responsible for collection of physical progress each week for their jobs
    • Work closely with the representatives from various classification societies and governing agencies
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator


    • Minimum of 5 years Structural Superintendent experience running projects or structural work.

    • Responsible for budget, schedule and quality for assigned projects.
    • Responsible to establish the contract baseline.
    • Determine the scope of the work package, evaluates the ability of the production department to support the work package and recommends modifications as needed.
    • Approve all subcontracts and requests for temporary labor.
    • Act as primary point of contact with the customer.
    • Experience with pricing work to varied contract requirements such as Military Sealift Command, Commercial business, and the US Navy.
    • Experience with the NAVSEA Standard Items.
    • Ability to plan a multi-trade, multi-task project.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Incumbent must be Rapid Gate and TWIC eligible.
    • Be willing and able to travel to support projects.
    • Comment to safety without compromise.
    • Administer every aspect of ship repair projects including purchasing, planning and scheduling, production oversight, contractual modifications, final bill settling, and invoicing




    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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