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Civil Superintendent

Faber Construction
6951 Hannegan Road, Lynden, WA 98264
$95,000 - $125,000 a year - Full-time


6951 Hannegan Road, Lynden, WA 98264

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description


From new construction or remodel of commercial, industrial, institutional, hospitality, and residential buildings, Faber Construction is your fully integrated construction manager and general contractor - with a fully integrated Civil department. We have the experience to complete projects of any size or scope. Our skilled team will deliver excellent results while keeping communication with you throughout the process.

Faber Construction has a strong history of customer service and integrity and is here to serve you. We are a locally owned and operated family business and continue to strengthen local communities in Washington State. We pride ourselves on over 30 years of an impeccable reputation for quality, safety, scheduling, pricing, and service.

Our culture is based on serving our clients and to efficiently produce incredible results through great ideas and a very talented team.

We currently have a position available for a full-time Civil Superintendent at our corporate office located in Lynden, WA.

Position Summary:

A Civil Superintendent performs complex supervisory, administrative, and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising job sites.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow.
  • Communicate clear work instructions, both written and oral.
  • Assign duties and examine work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Study and standardize department policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Maintain harmony among workers and resolve grievances.
  • Prepare composite reports from individual reports of subordinates.
  • Adjust errors and complaints accordingly and calmly.
  • Prepare and document budget requests; administer budget in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment, and infrastructure on job sites.
  • Evaluate job needs and formulate short and long-range plans to meet needs in all areas of responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain a safety program that follows L&I requirements, manage subcontractor safety orientation, weekly walk throughs, and safety meetings.
  • File daily reports and document the site activity daily electronically and with pictures.
  • Create and maintain short- and long-term schedules. (3 week and job duration schedules)
  • Review subtrade list and provide e-mail short term schedules to subtrades. Ensure subtrades are contacted ahead of work to be performed and daily to maintain the schedule as needed.
  • Review schedule and plans for upcoming jurisdictional or design team inspections. Call for inspections in a timely manner so as not to impede job progress or scheduled activities.
  • Establish a quality control plan. Walk the job site to recognize defects. Document and report defects to the applicable parties as needed.
  • Fill out and submit Extra work Authorization forms daily and document as needed.
  • Maintain site Erosion Control. Establish an erosion control plan and follow all SWPP rules as needed.
  • Maintain Record Document plans and specifications. Produce As-built drawings as needed.
  • Review Staffing needs. Look at schedule and tasks to perform and plan for manpower needs as needed. (Coordinate with the Senior Superintendent)
  • Review Documentation such as RFI’s, CCD’s, ASI’s, and other job directives as needed. Plan, distribute, and execute direction given by the design team in cooperation with the Project Manager.
  • Weekly review the budget. See how labor and materials are tracking. Coordinate information with the Project manager.
  • Prepare for job meeting by having intimate knowledge of the plans and specifications, by being well versed in the current site activities, and complete understanding of the 3-week schedule.
  • Total involvement with training and development of field personnel as assigned.
  • Supervise employees on a day-to-day basis on specific projects.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma and bachelor’s degree in construction or engineering preferred
  • Proficient with Excel/MS Office, Adobe, Blue Beam, and MS Project

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a construction superintendent
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in scheduling, field supervision, quality control, and production of all phases of projects


  • Excellent communications and customer relations skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to travel/commute
  • Ability to read blueprints, reference truss calculations, specifications, and understand structural details
  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks, including lifting weights up to 75 lbs. Physical fitness, good manual dexterity, hand eye coordination, and balance are very important. Physically capable of performing all tasks for all aspects of construction projects.
  • Ability to work with related tools and equipment
  • Ability to understand instructions and work specifications
  • Work in various weather conditions including heat and cold
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously- organization, flexibility, and attention to detail is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $95,000.00 - $125,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 5 years

Ability to Commute:

  • Lynden, WA 98264 (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Lynden, WA 98264: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person