San Juan Construction General Foreman (Marine Construction) in Denver, Colorado

General Foreman – Exempt (2 Openings)

San Juan Construction, Inc., recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years’ experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.

San Juan Construction, Inc.‘s success depends in large measure on the talents of our employees both in the field and in the Montrose, Colorado, office. We have a number of employees who have been part of the San Juan Construction family for more than 10 years. We believe the loyalty and commitment of our employees stems from our organization's core values and the benefits derived from being a part of San Juan Construction's world-class team. We offer an excellent working environment, highly competitive wages, and excellent benefits.


Project Superintendent


The foreman directs construction activities at the project site in accordance with pre-established schedules, budgets, plans, specifications, and procedures. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, planning work, determining techniques to be used, and supervising, training, appraising, and apportioning work among crew personnel. All work to be performed in a safe and professional manner.


  • Become familiar with the project peculiarities and offer practical advice pertaining to the various project schedules and budgets from the office or owner.

  • Assist Superintendent with organizing and scheduling subcontractors for timely project completion.

  • Continually review project progress, schedules, and requirements for completion

  • Recommend changes in methods, schedules, procedures, and improvements where practical on the project.

  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Superintendent to ensure proper coordination of responsibility for the project.

  • Ensure proper paper flow and information reporting from the field to the to the project office. Document delivery commitments, field dimensions, and any other necessary correspondence.

  • Advise supervisor of any personnel on the project site not performing according to procedures, policies, and schedules.

  • Advise Superintendent of any known back charges to Subcontractor.

  • Conduct meetings with crew to schedule and coordinate the activities to be accomplished during the week. Direct crew throughout the week to assure successful completion.

  • Appraise performance of crew personnel and make recommendations as to advancement, promotion, firing, or other changes in status.

  • Ensure that all company policies/programs including, but not limited to safety, Prohibited Harassment, Code of Ethics and EEO are fully enforced at all times on the project.

  • Assist Superintendent with timely job close-out and punch list completion

  • Ensure quality standards are maintained

  • Maintain neat and orderly job-site and personal appearance

  • Verify delivery of materials as to quantity, condition, and compliance with vendor delivery receipts. Alert Superintendent of delivery problems (damage, shortages, backorders, etc).

  • Assist with training subordinate employees as required for performance of tasks in the company interest.

  • Verify all field directives from owner through Superintendent before commencing changes in scope or original design of contract documents.

  • Provide on-site supervision needed to:

  • Clarify drawing dimensions and discrepancies

  • Coordinate interfacing of various trades to prevent obstruction or phasing problems.

  • Suggest installation methods

  • Provide quality standards and reject improper installations.

  • Alert proper authorities to potential design problems or unforeseen site interference

Perform related work as apparent or assigned by Superintendent

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, co-workers, and management.

Other duties as assigned.


Educational and experience requirements include:

  • 2-year technical training in construction or related field with a minimum of 2 years supervisory experience in similar construction technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures required.

  • Marine construction experience is required.

  • An equivalent combination of education, supervisory experience and related construction experience may be considered.

  • An understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervision of personnel is essential.

  • Must be able to physically: Stoop, bend, and crouch; use hands, arms, legs fully; see well (either naturally or with correction); and lift up to 50 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Willingness to work on a remote tropical island for a minimum of one year. Company paid housing, meals, and transportation. Compensation dependent on experience and qualifications. Must have a US passport, or the ability to obtain one.

Qualified applicants should apply through our website at

International Health Plan, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life and AD&D insurance, 401(k), ESOP

San Juan Construction, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, applicants and/or employees who inquiry about, discuss or disclose their compensation or compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other protected status established by law. San Juan Construction complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company conducts business. This EEO policy applies to all decisions including, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and to all other terms and conditions of employment.