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Colas Construction, Inc.
Portland Office

Superintendent - Full-Time

Colas Construction, Inc.
Portland Office

Company Overview 

For over 18 years, Colas has served and excelled in various segments of the contracting world which include: mixed use, affordable housing, tenant improvements, education and commercial retail.  We conduct the highest levels of professionalism and integrity by way of our relationships with our affiliated suppliers, subcontractors, professional associates and respected clientele. We are a valued construction company through our visible and publicized construction projects. We excel as a positive, prominent, and progressive company in the Portland Metropolitan area.  We inspire individuals and communities through exceptional construction, community involvement, hiring of a qualified, diverse workforce.  We promote sustainability, while maintaining a family executive structure that reflects a positive and progressive company.

Job Description 

Colas Construction is looking for a Project Superintendent


  • Develop site specific safety plans, attend and participate in the Safety Training Program and enforce safety procedures
  • Develop owner and architect’s support by delivering the highest quality product
  • Prepare and maintain responsibility for CPM job schedule
  • Recruit, organize, train, direct and coordinate field construction team including subcontractor's direct hire work
  • Assure work quality - set standards for quality control. Order materials and tools and plan supply allotment to avoid “crisis” buying
  • Prepare necessary reports (e.g. time sheets, work orders, daily reports and invoice approval)
  • Document and complete all punch lists in a timely manner
  • Review all drawings, specifications and subcontractor submittals
  • Chair or attend pre-job conference and regular subcontractor meetings
  • Perform start-up testing and turnover to owner
  • Document final close-out and owner's acceptance 


Engineering, Construction Management or Architectural degree, or equivalent experience (4 years as Assistant Superintendent)

Extensive field construction experience at supervisory level • Current Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) Certification, or achievement of STS Certification within six months of hire, maintenance of active certification status • Working knowledge of all crafts (ability to read and understand specifications for all trades), and prior experience as foreman or journeyman in at least one trade, or project engineer • Knowledge of OSHA laws • Knowledge of job scheduling, planning, expediting and cost control • Ability in problem-solving

About Colas: 

Colas has created a strong reputation as a GC through our integrity regarding our projects, our commitment to our clients and our passion towards building a better tomorrow for our end users. As a family-owned quality contractor, we reinforce our employees from the ground up by providing top of the line preparation, empowering them with the training to achieve vigorous professional growth, and establishing an exciting and invigorating workplace. As rapidly expanding company, we hire the best people and personalities to ensure Colas grows in a healthy and sustainable manner.

At Colas, we recognize that our employees are the center of our company, and we seek to find individuals who align with our mission regarding our work. In doing so, we are pleased to offer an extensive benefits package to support our employees both individually and collectively  

Our Benefits Include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401(k) Plan with Matching Contributions
  • Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Leave

Colas is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Minority, Women, Disability, and Veteran Employer.

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