Manatt's Inc Asphalt Superintendent - Newton in Newton, Iowa

Company Info

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started more than 60 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 700 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Job Description

Our Newton Asphalt Division has an opening for the 2018 construction season for an Asphalt Superintendent. Responsibilities include supervising, managing and coordinating the efforts of the foreman and field labor force on a day-to-day basis. This individual will directly supervise 3 or more crews on multiple projects and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include working with project managers and inspectors to planning, assigning, and direction work, overseeing quality of workmanship, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems, interviewing, hiring, and training employees, upholding the company’s safety policies and additional duties as assigned. Daily paperwork is required to ensure time cards and job quantities are correct.


  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction, construction methods, interpretation of plans and specifications

  • Ability to read plans, excellent problem solving skills, and strong mechanical aptitude.

  • Effective communication, time management and leadership skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to work long hours, nights and weekends when necessary

  • CDL license preferred but not required

  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Wellness Program

  • Flex Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Per Diem, per Company policy