Michels Corp Superintendent - Distribution Pipeline in Tri-Cities (Pasco, United States

Superintendent - Distribution Pipeline

Location: Tri-Cities (Pasco, Kennewick and Richland), WA

Division: Michels Pipeline Construction

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


This position will direct, coordinate and exercise functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration and completion of gas distribution projects, primarily performing gas distribution construction for Cascade Natural Gas.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Promote safety – assist with the implementation of all applicable HSE programs, policies and procedures.

  • Manage and assign Foreman to crews.

  • Observe performance of craftspeople and Foreman; evaluate and make recommendations for advancement.

  • Manage tools and equipment for efficiency and maximization of resources.

  • Coordinate activities of projects to ensure projects progress on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Coordinate with other managers to share resources to meet construction needs.

  • Report work in progress promptly and accurately; approve pay sheets and vendor invoices.

  • Prepares and/or review project reports for management, client, or others.

  • Confer with project personnel to resolve problems and escalate as appropriate.

  • Proactively build and sustain relationships with clients, vendors and sub-contractors.Ensure we are communicating at all times.

  • Coordinate project activities with government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

  • Meet municipal representatives to plan projects and obtain requirements.

  • Interpret contract and apply pay units. Negotiate payment terms with clients.

  • Attend construction and other project related meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a minimum of five years of gas distribution construction experience, with a proven track record of profitability. Prior experience working in Washington or Oregon is preferred. Applicants must be able to handle multiple projects at one time and manage tight deadlines. Qualified candidates must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management.