Mechanical/Piping Traveling Superintendent- Industrial/Manufacturing


Nashville, TN, US, 37210 North Charleston, SC, US, 29405 Langley, VA, US Norfolk, VA, US, 23324 Jackson, TN, US Houston, TX, US, 77057 Elgin, TX, US, 78621 Mountain Home, ID, US Raleigh, NC, US, 27607 Virginia Beach, VA, US, 23450 Tucson, AZ, US Hampton, VA, US, 23661 Atlanta, GA, US, 30339 Watertown, NY, US, 13602 Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73104 Dallas, TX, US, 75254 Wichita, KS, US Auburn, GA, US Hillsboro, OR, US, 97124 Temple, TX, US Tempe, AZ, US, 85281 Savannah, GA, US, 31401 Boise, ID, US Willston, ND, US, 58801 Minot, ND, US, 58701 Miami, FL, US Omaha, NE, US, 68118 Arlington, TX, US Jacksonville, FL, US Louisville, KY, US, 40299 Tulsa, OK, US St. Louis, MO, US, 63101 Longview, WA, US Charlotte, NC, US, 28203 Rolla, MO, US Iowa City, IA, US, 52317 Cleveland, OH, US Indianapolis, IN, US, 46260 Lincoln, NE, US Fort Leonard Wood, MO, US Washington, DC, US, 20001 Springfield, MO, US, 65810 Reston, VA, US, 20190 Dickinson, ND, US, 58601 Tampa, FL, US, 33609 Kansas City, MO, US, 64106 Des Moines, IA, US, 50389 Orlando, FL, US Austin, TX, US, 78704 San Antonio, TX, US, 78229 Fort Walton Beach, FL, US Laramie, WY, US Duluth, GA, US Amherst, OH, US Las Vegas, NV, US Minneapolis, MN, US, 55401 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US Waco, TX, US Beaverton, OR, US, 97008 Texarkana, TX, US Malta, NY, US Panama City, FL, US

Best people + right culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s strategy for success. By hiring the best people we can find, giving them interesting and challenging work, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 95+ years.
JE Dunn believes in providing the best tools for employees to get the job done right. Lean operation processes. Digital document collaboration. LEED-certified, occupant-focused environments. We make sure our workforce is prepared for the job, and we expect the best. Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.


***This position is part of our National Industrial/Manufacturing Group. This persons first assignment will be outside of Nashville, TN, but after that would require extensive travel throughout the United States.***

Role Summary

The Superintendent 2 will help plan, manage and execute on all aspects of assigned projects with some complexity. This position will be responsible for managing material and equipment, assisting with people management, ensuring documentation is complete and meeting project goals to achieve timely and profitable completion of each project. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy and Decision Making: Makes decisions within defined limits of authority and consults supervisor on other decisions.
  • Career Path: Superintendent 3.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Leads all aspects of the company’s safety culture and creates awareness by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through individual actions and mentoring others. Investigates safety incidents and retrains staff and needed.
  • Provides management of subcontractors and organization of the overall job and workflow.
  • Manages and oversees company staff, subcontractors, suppliers and programs such as Safety, Quality and EEOC for a small project or a major portion of a larger project. 
  • Develops work plans for subcontractors and self-performed work.
  • Coordinates and manages the care, custody and control of the project site.
  • Leads various meetings including daily standup and weekly trade meetings.
  • Attends, manages and participates in appropriate progress and/or project OAC meetings.
  • Creates, manages, changes and implements the project’s schedule as needed, in conjunction with the Project Manager.
  • May be responsible for tracking and monitoring project budget and costs by using the project management system’s cost reports and data from the project manager.
  • Communicates key project information to owners, design team, governing authorities, subcontractors, suppliers and other departments.
  • Follows the project filing and documentation organization system as dictated for the project. Updates drawings, logs, diaries and inspection notebooks.
  • Approves and/or records unit cost information for weekly reports and completes daily reports, logs and tracking reports.
  • Evaluates progress on self-perform work and make adjustments as needed.
  • Manages material and equipment needs for the project.
  • Supports the MOC (Material and Other Costs) and DLSC (Dunn Logistics Service Center) procurement and approval processes.
  • Assists in the selection of the formwork, tools and equipment necessary to complete self-perform operations.
  • Manages timecard approval process to ensure reporting of accurate hours and proper cost codes.
  • Ensures quality compliance through use of specifications, setting quality standards, in–house QA/QC and outside resources.
  • Supports the project closeouts by supervising pre-punch activities and coordinating activities with the owner, architect and governing authorities.
  • Gains understanding of the project pursuit process and methodology.
  • Participates with the field operations leadership and the project team to put together a project pre plan; implements, monitors and adjusts as needed throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Partners with field leadership to establish field staffing for their assigned project.
  • Partners with project management to identify schedule and costs associated with project changes.
  • Participates in the negotiation process with the owner and architect to gain agreement for project changes.
  • Participates with the project team in preparation and presentation for all project review meetings, including the monthly review process and other key project meetings.
  • Participates in the project buy out meetings with subcontractors and vendors.
  • Understands and applies the terms and conditions of the owner and subcontractor contracts for the project.
  • Responsible for identifying and recruiting top talent.
  • Leads, supports and promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion within JE Dunn.  Understands JE Dunn’s policy of non-discrimination and ensures positive, proactive implementation throughout the organization.

Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core

Superintendent 2

In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Manages fairly complex stand-alone projects from start to finish.
  • Assumes responsibility for management, scheduling, production, safety and quality on their project or their portion of the project.
  • Identifies, understands and actively manages project risks.
  • Utilizes awareness, experience and knowledge to identify problems and recommends solutions for review and implementation by the team. 
  • Manages deliverables provided by a variety of internal resources and functions such as IPS, logistics, etc.
  • Participates with project team in project pursuits. 
  • Participates in the negotiation process with the owner and architect to gain agreement for project changes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Intermediate).
  • Ability to apply fundamentals of the means and methods of construction management to projects.
  • Knowledge of project processes and how each supports the successful completion of a project.
  • Ability to build relationships with team members that transcend a project.
  • Proficiency in project management and accounting software (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in required JE Dunn construction technology (Intermediate).
  • Proficiency in scheduling software (Intermediate).
  • Ability to apply Lean process and philosophy (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of specific trades and scopes of work (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of self-perform and labor productivity (Intermediate).
  • Ability to manage budgets, maximize profitability and generate future work through building relationships (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of organizational structure and available resources.
  • Knowledge of layout skill (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of crane flagging and rigging (Intermediate).
  • Ability to understand document changes and impact to the project schedule.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field (Preferred).


  • 5+ years construction experience.
  • 3+ years field supervision experience.
  • Experience with Lean principles (Preferred).

Working Environment

  • Valid and unrestricted drivers license required
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • May require periods of travel and/or relocation
  • May be exposed to extreme conditions (hot or cold)
  • Must be willing to work non-traditional hours to meet project needs
  • Frequent activity: Standing, Walking, Climbing, Bending, Reaching above Shoulder, Pushing, Pulling
  • Occasional activity: Sitting, Viewing Computer Screen


At JE Dunn, our approach to benefits means caring for the whole person, and it begins with a comprehensive benefits program that meets families' needs. We offer competitive and award-winning benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, 401(K) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan. As an employee, you will receive an abundance of resources dedicated to ensuring your success and future development.

Employee-focused culture
Whether it’s our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), company wellness program, or modern workspaces, we put the satisfaction of our employees at the forefront of everything we do.


Award-winning benefits package
JE Dunn’s employee benefits package ranks among the top of our peer group, meeting and exceeding standard expectations.


Professional training opportunities
Our dedicated Learning & Development team provides technical, professional development, and leadership programs to support employee growth across the company. Employees are empowered to own their development, working with their leader to set professional development goals, participate in program offerings & on the job training, and continuously share their learning experiences with others.


Community-driven workforce
Corporate and personal involvement in the communities in which we work is simply part of the job--JE Dunn as an organization is proud to donate over 10 percent of our pre-tax earnings to charities around the country each year.


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


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