Location : Grand Rapids, MI
Do you want to help make a difference in building America’s infrastructure?

Since 1953, Miller Pipeline has been a leader in building and maintaining America’s infrastructure as a premier underground pipeline construction and repair contractor. Our workforce is made up of highly trained and skilled employees totaling over 3,500 with office locations in 20 states. While continually investing in gas infrastructure programs, Miller Pipeline’s revenues have continued to grow year over year. Do you want to learn more about what we do?  Click Who We Are or Frequently Asked Questions.

Thinking about joining our team and building a career here? There is no better time than now!

At Miller Pipeline you will gain:
  • Growth opportunities for career advancement (Grow Here at Miller Pipeline);
  • Competitive wages and industry-leading benefits;
  • A team-oriented atmosphere centered around our core values of Safety, Quality, Commitment, and Reputation (Our Core Values);
  • On-the-job work and safety training;
  • Employee recognition programs, Employee Care Fund, and more (also see Annual Company Picnics).

Take a look at our field work by watching the Day In The Life video.


We are searching for a qualified Superintendent in the Grand Rapids area to lead construction operations from start to finish, and to maintain a productive and positive teamwork environment.


Main Responsibilities:
  • Focus on the safety and quality of the crew and worksite.
    • Perform regular safety and quality audits.
    • Discuss safety on a daily basis with crew and help lead safety meetings
    • Lead and coach daily huddles.
    • Investigate accidents, assist with root-cause analysis and corrective actions.
    • Maintain regular interaction with safety, quality and compliance directors and managers.
    • Improve safety, quality and productivity by encouraging continuous improvement of processes through elimination of waste.
  • Build and develop positive customer relationships. Maintain knowledge of customer policies and requirements. Attend weekly customer meetings and serve as liaison/point-of-contact for all customer concerns. Develop and maintain business relationships including attending customer progress meetings and pre-bid meetings, when appropriate.
  • Supervise the daily operations in accordance with job specifications and customer requirements while continually monitoring site for changing safety conditions and related issues.
  • Monitor progress of crew to ensure satisfactory job completion, keeping construction progress in line with overall project schedule and cost estimate.
  • Serve as single point of contact with customers, inspectors, subcontractors and vendors performing work in the field.
  • Investigate large potential projects. Submit bids on smaller projects.
  • Monitor contracts to compare actual progress to targets. Reconcile necessary gaps with foremen.
  • Monitor financial performance and report to General Manager weekly.
  • Mentor, train and teach foremen, especially in customer contracts and handling customer complaints.
  • Study drawings and specifications to plan starting and completion times along with staffing requirements.
    • Coordinate with regional fleet supervisors to ensure tools, equipment and materials are delivered on time. Schedule support services such as welders, trucks, drill crews, etc.
    • Communicate personnel needs to the HR department.
  • Advise foremen in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specifications and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays and respond to emergencies.
  • Secure work site at the end of each shift to ensure public safety and the safety of equipment and materials.
  • Build and maintain team unity.
  • Manage and develop labor and employee relations.
  • Interview and hire new crew members.
  • Infrequent meetings outside of Grand Rapids area with other Great Lakes Region superintendents and support staff.


Required Qualifications:
  • Lead the tone and set the example for the Company’s four core values: safety, quality, commitment and reputation.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current driver’s license with good driving record.
  • Current DOT physical or ability to obtain one.
  • 10+ years in underground pipeline industry. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with the public, customers, co-workers, and supervisors. Develop trust of the team members and customers.
  • Effective financial management – payables, receivables, etc.
  • Handle conflict in a constructive manner.
  • Outstanding communication among crews, customers, and management teams
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)


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