Do you have a knack for leadership? Do you like being out in the field of a construction jobsite- directing, organizing, and planning day-to day work? If this sounds like your type of job, Gunter might have the right job for you. Gunter Construction is aggressively seeking a Heavy/Civil Field Superintendent with grit. If you’re a pro-active, strategic thinker that drives complicated projects forward in an organized, controlled manner, we may have the perfect role for you to reach your professional goals. We are hunting a self-sufficient problem solver and visionary to exceed performance parameters relentlessly in this Field Superintendent role.

Job Type:
Full Time
$70,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year
3 Years Experience

Job Description


  • 401k Match
  • Profit Share Program
  • PTO
  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

Life at Gunter

Our team members can expect loyalty, fair treatment, and individual consideration from all management levels. Team Gunter understands the value of a healthy work-life balance. One way we achieve this is by building projects with local people, this ensures they are "always home for dinner".

As a team, our people are quicker to come to the point, frank and more open in conversations. We face many difficult problems that need to be solved and decisions made in a timely manner. Team members can rely on each other because our people are courteous and considerate but have a different drive and an unusual air of urgency about them.

Duties Include

  • Coordination of daily on-site operations including construction processes, procedures, forecasting, project planning and sequencing
  • Manages all aspects of costs related to projects including budgeting (ie. production, material purchasing, subcontractors)
  • Oversees project schedule to ensure deadlines are met
  • Manages productivity and performance of their jobsite to meet on-time and in budget job completion.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by conducting onsite construction safety meetings


  • Civil /Heavy Highway Construction knowledge
  • Accurately read and interpret plans and specifications of each job
  • Ability to set priorities, forecast upcoming work and appropriately allocate resources
  • Creating a climate of accountability with everyone on the team.
  • Setting and communicating the highest of expectations of performance.
  • Promote the highest level of professionalism and ethics
  • Possess thorough knowledge of concrete installation
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn


  • Recognize unsafe acts or operations and do not let them continue
  • Ensure all workers, subcontractors and jobsite personnel are wearing the proper PPE
  • Assist with holding weekly safety meetings
  • Understand Company safety rules and regulations
  • Understand Project specific safety concerns
  • Proper use and care of company property (tools, equipment, vehicles)


  • Knowledge of ADA standards
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel, Microsoft Project skills a plus.
  • Familiarity with KCMO, MoDOT and KDOT paperwork a plus.
  • Spanish & English communication skills a plus.

Reliable transportation required.

Compensation commensurate upon experience

Passing of Background and drug test required

Spanish & English communication skills a plus.

Gunter Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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