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Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST)

Company: Maine Drilling & Blasting Inc.
Location: Portland
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Do you have experience in the construction industry, military, or are you graduating from college with a degree in Construction or Engineering? Are you a motivated leader looking to develop a career with a stable, growing, majority employee owned company? If you answered YES to these questions, then we want to meet you!Come work with the best! At Maine Drilling & Blasting we work with the unity of family and the determination of business owners. We provide a unique and generous array of benefits including two retirement plans, an Employer-contributed Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company matched 401(k). In addition to health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, we also offer training and development opportunities. The sky is the limit, come rock your career at MD&B! Our core values of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, and Responsibility provide a firm cultural foundation as we relate to customers and each other as we Make it Happen!

Salary/Exempt: $59,800 plus vehicle and fuel allowance! Target incentives up to an additional $200 per week as you achieve deliverable milestones!

We are considering candidates in the following locations:

Auburn, NH
Portland, ME
Gardiner, ME
Responsibilities Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST)

The Construction Superintendent Trainee Program (CST) is an internal Leadership Development program aimed at building and developing a broad range of skills, knowledge, and experiences necessary tomove intocareer paths towardfuture manager, supervisory, and leadership positionsfor the Company's ongoing and future success.

Individuals in this Program will provide in-the-field support specific to large projects or quarry accounts and work in support of operations personnel, project management and customer contacts relative to the project. This position will assist the project manager with all aspects of supervising and managing project labor, means, methods and schedules to assure the project maintains budgeted operating results.
Provides hands-on field support towards the daily activities of large construction or quarry projects
Must actively learn the following key project activities: Blasting, must understand all aspects of construction and or quarry blasting.
Drilling, must understand all aspects of drill operation, utilization and maintenance
Safety, must understand all elements of safety relative to D & B activities
Materials and Supply,must understand all procurement and logistics relative to D&B activities
Perform QC efforts to support project profitability budgets and standards
Project Supervision, will assist and support the Project Manager

Essential Development Plan Responsibility

Division Manager and Trainee together will create a customized developmental plan to help Trainee progress with essential skill sets needed for operational advancement towards positions such as Blasting Supervisor, Blasting Superintendent, Project Superintendent and possibly Divisional Manager.
A quarterly progress report will be required of the trainee that covers learnings and progress made supporting the accomplishment of the developmental plan.
It is expected that during the off-season or as time permits that additional departmental training may be considered that could provide additional business knowledge.
4 year college degree in construction management or civil engineering preferred, however, other college disciplines may be considered
1-2 years prior construction experience desired
Excellent communication skills with a high level of diplomacy
Strong leadership traits with the ability to grow and develop into a solid supervisor and manager.

Job Requirements

Must be able to travel to distant projects and work within a multi state area.
Must be able to perform manual labor necessary to learn the D & B industry from the ground up to include laboring, drilling, blasting etc.
Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and on rough terrain.

Essential Skills and Traits Required
High attention to details
Highly competitive
Excellent PR skills with ability to win others over
Excellent team skills
Fundamental leadership skills with the desire to learn and develop
Positive can do attitude

Maine Drilling & Blasting is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We will not discriminate against applicants with regard to any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and physical or mental disability.

Keywords: Maine Drilling & Blasting Inc., Portland , Construction Superintendent Trainee (CST), Professions , Portland, Maine

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