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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Superintendent in Billings, Montana


Superintendent Job Description: Oversee all types of craft workers onsite on a fast paced construction project. Primary duties will include leading construction crews and perform construction, rehabilitating highways, installing culverts, excavation activities, traffic control, and coordinating with miscellaneous subcontractors. This includes but is not limited to, clearing, grubbing, pavement planning, excavation, aggregate installation, asphalt, culvert installation, guardrail, signs, geotextile, swppp, traffic control, and striping.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reading plans and specifications, subcontractor contracts, shop drawings, submittals, and project schedules without supervision.

  • Coordinate with owners rep, project managers, foreman, craft labor, and subcontractors to solve field problems.

  • Use and understand survey equipment to establish and maintain vertical and horizontal control throughout construction.

  • Understand and participate as an active member of health and safety program.

  • Insure project and activities are completed in accordance with project specifications and plans.

  • Able to manage both labor and equipment resources to ensure projects stay on schedule and under budget.

  • Respectfully and effectively communicate with owner representatives, inspectors, architects, engineers and subcontractors.

  • Supervise and perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.

  • Conduct safety meetings and perform JHAs when needed.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Required onsite presence during construction activities.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


Required Skills

  • Must have comprehensive working knowledge of heavy civil construction with 10 + years of experience.

  • Must be able to manage a jobsite with multiple employees and specialty trade subcontractors.

  • Must be able to interpret specifications in blueprints, sketches, or plans to prepare project layout and determine necessary resources required.

  • Must be able to plan resources and lead teams with both laborers and operators to complete projects in accordance with plans and specifications.

  • Must have basic knowledge of related construction activities, i.e., surveying, cut/fill, excavation, borrow, aggregates, culvert installation, signs, striping, etc.

  • Ability to operate basic construction equipment, such as forklifts and loaders.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.

  • Not been terminated within the past 6 months of employment with UIC or its family of companies.

  • Work well with in a team setting

  • Must be able to have good motion of range for body and limbs

  • Be able to reach in all directions

  • Handle and manipulate objects and material

Required Experience:

  • Min 10-15 years of Lead/General Foreman Experience in Heavy Highway Construction Projects.

  • Must have comprehensive working knowledge of Heavy Highway Construction.

  • Must possess and maintain current drivers license.

  • Must have a punctual work history.

  • Must have a high school diploma or Equivalent

  • First Aid Certification

  • OSHA-10 Certification This is a seasonal position, typically starting in April and ending in October Salary ranges from $115,000 to $145,000 depending on experience


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

ID 2022-2988

Category Construction

Position Type Full-Time

Travel Requirement N/A