Project Superintendent

(posted Sep 12, 2022)

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County (RCKC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT.


  • Responds to questions from contractors, developers, engineers, road commission staff, and the general public regarding road commission policies and specifications.  Serves as an advisor to other department staff on matters related to road design, building, and maintenance
  • Responds to requests for information from property owners, surveyors, developers, contractors, and department staff that require a search of records and files such as the location of rights-of-way, property boundaries, government section corners and utility locations.
  • Reviews plans and specifications for construction projects. Prepares bid documents and specifications for contracted work. Maintains project files, updating them as work progresses, and prepares pay estimates. Inspects construction projects in progress and upon completion.
  • Performs fieldwork as a construction inspector inspecting asphalt and concrete paving, storm sewer construction, and, as a surveyor, inspects construction layout, drainage correction projects, and the gathering of field information using survey equipment.
  • Oversees construction projects such as culvert replacement, bridges, storm sewer systems, and road repair projects.
  • Administers construction projects using contractor payment software to document projects and to develop payment invoices to contractor.


  •  Hourly $36.52 - $43.83 (Non-Exempt)


  • Health and dental insurance that starts on your first day
  • Pension – 100% paid by RCKC
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance


Winter schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM with potential for overtime.

Summer schedule: Monday through Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM with potential for overtime (subject to change). Hours may vary and subject to call 24 hours a day for emergency and/or weather conditions.


Education: Possession of an associate degree in a Civil/Construction engineering related field or two (2) to five (5) years of experience in public works or construction, or any equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Experience: Minimum of two years of design, survey, traffic, road construction, road maintenance or project inspection experience.

Other Requirements: Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook. Strong organizational, planning, customer service, and communication skills. Possession of a valid drivers license. Successful completion of Soil and Erosion and Stormwater training courses. Qualified as a certified Michigan Department of Transportation inspector.

Please send resume for Project Superintendent to or USPS to the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County. 3801 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49001. Candidates requiring confidentiality should so indicate. Please no phone call position inquiries. Resumes will be accepted for position until filled.

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