McGough is a respected partner that brings six generations of experience to high profile, unique and complex construction projects. We take great pride in our people and their extraordinary expertise in planning, development, construction and facility management. McGough employee tenure reflects the commitment and pride we share in our work.  Ask anyone who knows us - the caliber of our people sets us apart. We are seeking experienced Industrial Water/Wastewater Superintendents for our Infrastructure market specifically to deliver water and wastewater treatment projects.


The Industrial Water/Wastewater Superintendent is responsible for planning and oversight of all aspects of an assigned project.  This includes the pre-planning for all stages of the project (from pre to post construction).  The Industrial Superintendent works diligently to meet all goals set for the specific project and manage all field operational duties.



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 5-8 years of water/wastewater construction-related experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, innovative and forward thinking.
  • Computer literate.
  • Demonstrated experience initiating and driving continuous improvement.
  • Current OSHA 30 certification.
  • History of working successfully alone or in a team dynamic.


  • Two or four-year degree in construction related field.
  • 5-8 years of field-related experience.

Office and Travel:

Must be willing to travel regularly and accept out of town assignments ranging from weeks to months or years at a time.

Superintendent Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all Pre-Construction related tasks including building crisis management plan, site logistics plan, site specific rules and regulations, and safety plan.
  • Manage and oversee all McGough field staff, subcontractors and suppliers engaged in assigned projects.  This includes conducting daily huddles, job site coordination and delivery of materials.
  • Manage and implement the project schedule as designed and adjust as necessary.  Work closely with Project Management team to ensure schedule remains updated.
  • Work with Project Management team as needed throughout project including selecting subcontractors, writing RFIs (requests for information), developing and tracking procurement of materials, tools and equipment.
  • Work with Quality Control team to ensure project-specific requirements are met.
  • Ensure all on-site documentation including drawings, logs, inspection books are updated and current.
  • Ensure alignment of budget set for the project including labor, materials and equipment.  Work with Project Management team to address issues as they arise.
  • Work closely with Project Management team to ensure all project closeout tasks are completed.  This includes punch list execution, commissioning, final inspections, owner training, etc.
  • Provide intentional leadership for project team in the areas of Lean methodologies being employed onsite, standard work and Pull-Plan sessions.
  • Drive a safe environment by leading activities including job safety meetings and orientations.  Ensure all OSHA and other required rules and regulations are met.
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with clients, design team and subcontractors.
  • Support and follow standard work.
  • Participate and support implementation of Lean and continuous improvement culture.
  • Foster strong partnerships with fellow McGough employees

Industrial Expertise Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Industrial installation activities related to pipe/duct/tank field installation, pressure vessels, towers and tanks, heat exchangers, rotating and material handling equipment to ensure that work is done in accordance with Contract requirements, specific Manufacturer’s instructions and Project procedures.
  • Develops and/or reviews scopes of work and scheduling documents for projects in accordance with requirements and specifications.
  • Oversee on site execution of large-scale Industrial projects or outages.
  • Tracks and monitors projects using available tools and resources to include creating and maintaining baseline schedules, manhour forecasts, completion trackers and performing critical path analyses to identify stop gaps and project challenges.
  • Quantity verification and tracking or reporting.
  • Perform quality and completion inspections of work completed.
  • Assist in change order reviews and scope validation.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position requires performance of duties outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.  Exposure to dirt, dust, and other materials is routine and may require the use of protective clothing and respirators.  Jobs require an employee to frequently work on high structures such as ladders and scaffolds. Employee needs to be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; talk or hear; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit and frequently climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.




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