Traveling Superintendent

At Petra General Contractors, we pride ourselves on living our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Safety while strategically adding team members with the same ideals and ethics.

Petra, Inc. is a recognized leader in Pre-Construction, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Concrete Services. We have over 29 years of industry experience and comprehensive market knowledge. We offer our construction expertise in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions.


Positions available at multiple locations including Washington, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Utah

Provide overall on-site administrative and technical management on the construction project site. Works directly with the Project Manager to ensure that jobs are completed on time and with the highest quality. Manages and maintains the Petra Safety program.


This position reports to the Senior Superintendent.


  • Be a leader and a positive role model as an ambassador to the community by living PETRA’s Culture and Petra’s Core Values. Further the advancement of OUR Vision and Mission Statements.
  • Supervise total construction effort to ensure the project is constructed following design, budget, and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, suppliers, local jurisdictions, and other contractors.
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, inspections, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction of onsite team members, etc.).
  • Supervise craft employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract.
  • Responsible for quality assurance and quality control of all work performed onsite, whether through self-observation/verification, delegation, or managed oversight.
  • May authorize and/or approve all onsite personnel assignments, purchase requisitions, rental equipment, temporary laborers, etc. to the extent allowed by PETRA Policy, Processes & Procedures
  • Provide technical assistance, interpretation of drawings, and recommended construction methods, as required.
  • Develop and implement project-specific procedures, working documents, standards, and schedules.
  • Ensure all onsite personnel comply with project procedures, safety program requirements, work rules, etc. Document all violations, notify project management, and recommend/implement corrective actions as required.
  • Assume responsibility for the productivity of trades, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the work scope.
  • Provide project documentation, daily reports, and pictures to record appropriate levels of progress.


Experience & Aptitudes

  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in general contracting construction management.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (equipment and methods) including but not limited to craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations, engineering, cost control schedules, and safety.
  • Must be competent in utilizing technology including but not limited to project management software (Procore, preferred), Bluebeam, MS Project, and MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Clear understanding of company mission and values.
  • Must apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance with a thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, and standards, and their impact on project activities.
  • Strong problem-solving, negotiating, and interpersonal skills.
  • Organized, reliable, punctual, and able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere while maintaining confidentiality.


Traveling Superintendent