Superintendent (Poulsbo, WA)

Are you motivated by the challenge of directing complex construction projects and leading union crew members to overcome a project successfully?   

J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan) is looking for a Superintendent.  As a Superintendent you will be responsible for performing, planning, monitoring, and supervising on-site construction activities, maintaining liaison with Division Manager, Project Manager and client regarding project progress and changes.

Superintendent Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in hands-on construction activities, demonstrating expertise and serving as an example for the team.
  • Lead mentor, and manage a team of construction professionals, fostering a collaborative and efficient work environment.
  • Provide on-site leadership for all phases of construction projects, ensuring adherence to scheduled, budgets and safety standards.
  • Properly schedules the work of the crews, equipment, and subcontractors to achieve maximum production and quality in the most efficient manner.
  • Performs on-site safety meetings and directs work to coincide with all safety requirements.
  • Resolve issues and adjust to ever changing environments.
  • Provide regular project updates, including progress reports, milestone achievements, and potential challenges to management.
  • Coordinates, plans, and assists with client requests to ensure overall client satisfaction.
  • Maintains schedules of job sites and assists with hiring for jobsite needs.
  • Ability to travel 100% of the time to assigned project sites.

Superintendent Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the concrete, marine construction and/or environmental industry
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in supervision and construction related management.
  • Willingness to work 12+ hours/day, nights and weekends depending on project schedules.
  • Must have excellent field operations experience and be familiar with standard construction practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter, highly organized, and creative.
  • Superior time management and organizational capabilities, including the ability to accurately benchmark project length and deliver on deadlines.


  • WA Pay Range: from $65 to $75 per hour (based upon union)
  • Benefits will be determined by the union.

Who is Brennan?

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) is a 100-year-old, family-owned company that specializes in water-based environmental remediation and marine construction headquartered in La Crosse, WI that offers our employees growth, challenging work, empowerment, and meaningful work. Brennan is known for tackling complex maritime projects, providing unique solutions through teamwork and collaboration, and maintaining a family-orientated culture.

Why choose us?

  • We are a company voted by our employees as a certified Great Place to Work®, for the seventh year in a row recognized by Fortune magazine as a Best Workplace in Construction.
  • Our culture sets us apart. We strive to make our company the best possible place to work. We work hard to continue to build a culture in which every individual is important and the key to our success.
  • Our focus on safety and quality is unmatched in the industry, and our ability to innovate has enabled us to succeed.
  • We are a family-focused company and are determined to provide a rewarding career that offers above-average compensation.
  • We offer an industry-leading benefits package. We are proud to offer our employees and their families group health, dental and vision insurance plans, 401(K) program with generous matching, annual bonus eligibility and profit-sharing program.

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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