• Steel America Project Superintendent

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(11/6/2019 2:47 PM)
  • Overview

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

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Project Superintendent.

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


    Responsible for keeping budget, schedule, and quality for the project assigned, on schedule
    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 Operations 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 estimates 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


    Minimum 5 years of marine ship repair supervisory experience with a broad range of knowledge in alterations, repair and upgrades of shipboard systems that include mechanical, electrical, pipe and structural welding/fitting
    Must have experience in managing large shipboard projects within a shipyard environment, managing subcontractors, estimating and planning work packages, and supervising a crew of multiple trades personnel
    Must be familiar with NAVSEA Standard Item requirements
    Must have a valid current driver's license
    Microsoft experience is a plus
    Travel is required
    Must be able to pass a criminal background check and US Citizenship* due to working at specific locations
    Must be able to obtain a DBIDS badge

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.

    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K
    • 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.

    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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