San Juan Construction Project Superintendent (Fuel Tank) Marshall Islands in Denver, Colorado

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.

Overseas position located on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.


Project Manager


Provide onsite management for individual projects or task orders. Provide direct supervision of Project Foremen, Lead men, Tradesmen, and Laborers. Establish and maintain a good working relationship with the Project Manager, other Superintendents and management personnel to accomplish the work on time and on or under budget. Perform all work in a safe and professional manner. Establish and maintain good working relationships and communications with customers, suppliers, subcontractors, co-workers, and management.


  • Project Planning

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the entire scope of work including plans, specifications, logistics, materials, equipment, submittal requirements and other requirements. Review and approve labor and material budget.

  • Attend handoff meeting.

  • Execute work plan as adopted.

  • Arrange for procurement of miscellaneous tools and materials for the project.

  • Apply established cost coding structure and other cost control measures as required.

  • Assist in schedule development and maintenance. Prepare and maintain 3 week schedule for all activities on the jobsite.

  • Schedule regular meetings of personnel required to gather input for 3 week schedule and discuss project progress. Attend management meetings as required to report progress and discuss challenges.

  • Assure labor productivity with assistance of the Project Manager. Prepare productivity reports as necessary to track project progress.

  • Plan and execute a timely and orderly mobilization of all site support infrastructure and equipment.

  • Resource Management

Human Resources

  • Provide daily supervision of the direct labor work force.

  • 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.

  • Manage, evaluate, and discipline subordinate employees.

  • Establish levels of performance.

  • Review, code, and approve timesheets for all direct labor on the project and submit to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner on a weekly basis as required.

  • Record employee attendance and take disciplinary action as required.

  • Assure that all employees have appropriate safety training and personal protective equipment.

  • Schedule manpower to allow for vacations, holidays, personal time, and other employee requirements.

  • Identify and pursue new employee resources and refer to Project Manager.


  • Inspect, operate and maintain all tools and equipment provided for the project.

  • Work with other management employees to identify available tools and equipment that will be needed for the project.

  • Where necessary, arrange for the rental or purchase of additional equipment to perform the work. Justify equipment purchase versus manpower savings where appropriate for purchase of new equipment.

  • Assure that all tools and equipment are returned to the appropriate locations at the earliest time possible after use on the jobsite.

  • Identify security requirements and implement security procedures adequate to assure protection of materials, tools, and equipment from theft or abuse.

  • Establish and maintain sanitary facilities.

  • Project Administration

  • Arrange for purchase of miscellaneous material and tools as required.

  • Prepare and submit payroll information as required.

  • Work closely with office management personnel to achieve maintenance of required records and information.

  • Acquire and maintain a thorough knowledge of all activities being supervised including means and methods of installation, preparation, application, and maintenance requirements for all systems, devices, and equipment.

  • Actively promote and aid in the support of San Juan Construction policies and procedures. Work to improve existing policies and procedures where applicable.

  • Maintain file of approved submittals. Assure all work is in conformance with their requirements.

  • Review all approved submittals and shop drawings.

  • Apply established cost control procedures for all purchases and labor accounting.

  • Prepare schedule turn around documents and other schedule update information required.

  • Review and adhere to project schedule.

  • Prepare daily reports with notations of all notable jobsite activity.

  • Schedule subcontractors and consultants and coordinate the work they perform for maximum productivity.

  • Maintain project photos of all phases and features of work.

  • Maintain entire jobsite in neat and orderly manner. Assure good housekeeping practices are employed in all areas.

  • Review all approved change orders. Assure no work is performed outside of the contract unless an authorized change has been received and documented.

  • Review change order notices and provide quantity takeoff information and other cost and schedule information required to prepare a change order proposal.

  • Identify and solve challenges that arise at the lowest possible level.

  • Review project safety plan. Assure appropriate safety equipment is available and maintain required jobsite safety records for inspection as required.

  • Where applicable, perform Quality Control Inspection duties including reporting requirements.

  • Assist in preparation of monthly pay requests as required.

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with government personnel, safety representatives, and other management personnel.

  • Evaluate employee and supplier performance on each delivery order.

  • Project Close-Out

  • Maintain all close-out data required by the contract including as-built drawings, operation and maintenance manuals, reports and other required documentation. Assure all punch list items are addressed and required action is taken and approved.

  • Plan and execute timely and orderly site demobilization.

  • Participate in Post Job Review.

Position Requirements


Educational and experience preferences include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years superintendent experience in similar construction technology, methods, equipment, tools and work procedures.

  • Fuel Tank experience needed.

  • Extensive experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Advanced understanding of construction scheduling, cost control and ability to control and supervise large groups essential.

  • Workers should be able to: Rate information using personal judgment of standards that can be measured or checked; Work within precise limits or standard of accuracy; Perform a variety of duties which may change often; Use reason and logic; Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately; See detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings; and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects.


Physically, workers must be able to: Work easily and skillfully with hands; Climb and maintain balance on scaffold, ladder and/or scissors lift. See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors; Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools; Bend, kneel, crouch, crawl and work in small places; and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Per contract requirements on Kwajalein, worker must be able to pass a DOT Physical. Additionally, worker must be cleared by a physician to perform the above noted essential job functions with or without an accommodation on the remote island of Kwajalein where limited medical facilities are available.


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

The above document is a job description, which covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day.

This job description does not: (1) alter any employee's at-will employment relationship with San Juan Construction, Inc.; (2) give rise to contractual rights; or (3) give rise to an enforceable commitment. San Juan Construction, Inc. reserves the right to alter or amend this job description at any time and without prior notice to its employees.

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.