Balfour Beatty Bridge Construction Superintendent (Internal Opening) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Balfour Beatty has an internal job opening for a Bridge Construction Superintendent to join the Bridge Division team in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Bridge Construction Superintendent works on various Construction and repair on Concrete, Timber and Steel Structures.

Essential Functions

Field Superintendents play a vital role in managing field operations, which will include safety, directing the field employees and properly maintaining the necessary equipment and material resources necessary to complete work on schedule and within budget. This individual will have the ultimate responsibility to maintain safe, high quality work standards for all employees on his/her crew. In addition to management responsibilities, he/she must be self-starting, motivated and willing to provide labor effort as necessary to lead the crew employees by work example. Field Superintendents employed by Balfour Beatty are commonly involved in all tasks associated with crew management. The range of work is broad. It includes, but is not limited to, on-site instruction and training, accomplishment and leadership by example.

Concrete Work

Superintendent will assist in the construction and repair of various concrete structures. Work items will include, but not be limited to; all phases of concrete construction and restoration from operating a 90-pound jackhammer to final finish work upon cast-in-place concrete. Shotcrete, epoxy injection, cement grouting, bearing restoration, formwork installation, concrete placement, concrete testing, pile driving and other activities will also fall within the typical scope of work.

Timber Work

Superintendent will assist in the construction and repair of various timber structures. Work items will include, but not be limited to, all phases of timber construction and restoration. Work items include pile driving, drilling, inspecting, cutting, and replacing various timber members within a bridge structure.

Steel Work

Superintendent will assist in the construction and repair of various steel structures. Work items will include, but not be limited to, all phases of steel construction and restoration. Work items include pile driving, strengthening a structure to increase load capacity, bearing replacement, repair or replacement of corroded or damaged steel members, and minor lead paint removal.

Safety is the most important aspect of any job at Balfour Beatty. The Field Superintendent and the people of Balfour Beatty shall have a sincere emphasis upon working in a safe manner. Safety shall be strictly enforced and a condition of continued employment. Balfour Beatty realizes that a company is only as good as the people it employs and how these employees work safely and efficiently.

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Shovels, picks, chipping hammers, hydraulic tools, hydraulic jacks, hammers, jackhammers, winches, rebar benders, saws, drills, welders, torch, various other hand tools and heavy equipment such as cranes, boom-trucks, excavators, skid steers, forklifts, dozers, man-lifts, pile hammers, vibratory hammers, augers and many more.

Physical Demands

  • Lifting from the ground and carrying, pushing, pulling objects up to 100 lbs.

  • Working at great heights.

  • Repetitive climbing, stooping, kneeling, bending, and reaching overhead.

  • Use of hands with various tools; shoveling.

  • Climbing ladders 20 - 30 times a day.

  • Rivet removal with pneumatic impact buster.

  • Repetitive use of hands for fine motor manipulations.

  • Concrete demolition with a 90 lb. hammer.

  • Crawling in close quarters stripping concrete forms.

  • Cutting steel material with an oxygen acetylene torch.

  • Cutting material with an air-arc slice tool.

  • Sandblasting operations.

  • Working with various steel fabrication tools.

  • Welding knowledge.

  • Proper rigging knowledge and techniques.

Possible Environmental/Health Exposures

  • Cold and hot temperatures, wet and dry conditions, day or night time periods, dust, chemical vapors, lead fumes, and falls from heights.


  • Travel is of a continuous job-to-job nature and is a job requirement.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.