Building Construction Superintendent


Guided by the agency's mission "To reduce recidivism among those we touch," the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is looking for a dedicated security-minded correction professional to assume the responsibilities of a Building Construction Superintendent.


Supervises & inspects construction, alteration & maintenance of public buildings (e.g. Plans projects, budgets funds, provides technical guidance during construction & monitors project progress; oversees building construction & repairs, carpentry & related plumbing work & performs final project check; oversees proper installation of insulation, electrical work, laying of brick, pouring of concrete, installation of gutters & painting & repairing of walls & provides proper work materials) & ensures compliance with approved contract documents, requirements of plans & specifications &/or state codes & timely project completeness.

Minimum Qualifications

24 mos. trg. or 24 mos. exp. in building construction & operation & maintenance procedures (e.g., wiring, plumbing, carpentry, heating); 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in supervisory principles/techniques; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in personnel management (e.g., production & operations, managerial applications, human resources, organization behavior, analysis & design of operating systems); 3 courses or 9 mos. exp. in civil engineering (e.g., principles of hydraulics, structural engineering principles, construction materials, control of quality in construction systems); 3 courses or 9 mos. exp. in budgeting; 3 mos. trg. or 3 mos. exp. in operation of construction tools & equipment (e.g., electrical testing equipment, pumps, air handlers). If assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of Revised Code, applicants must also have commercial driver's license.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.

Major Worker Characteristics

Knowledge of personnel management (e.g., production & operations, managerial applications, human resources, organizational behavior, analysis & design of operating systems); supervisory principles/techniques; employee training & development; agency, state &/or federal rules, regulations, codes &/or procedures governing public building construction, alteration & maintenance*; civil engineering (e.g., principles of hydraulics structural engineering principles, construction project administrations, construction materials); budgeting. Skill in building construction, operation & maintenance procedures (e.g., electric wiring, plumbing, carpentry, heating, painting); operation of construction equipment & tools (e.g., electrical testing equipment, pumps, air handlers). Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; write instructions & specifications concerning proper uses of machinery; cooperate with co-workers on group projects, establish friendly atmosphere as supervisor of work unit; interpret variety of materials or instructions (e.g., building plans, blueprints, cost breakdowns); prepare meaningful, concise & accurate reports; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things.

(*)Developed after employment.

Supplemental Information

Unless required by legislation or union contract, candidates can expect to be paid the minimum salary (Step 1) associated with this position.

You may check the status of your application online by signing into your profile. Jobs to which you have applied will be listed. The application status is shown to the right of the position title and application submission details.


The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is prohibited from hiring:


  • Individuals who have engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other confinement facility; have been civilly or administratively adjudicated, or convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, implied threats of force, or if the victim did not or was unable to consent;


  • Individuals convicted of soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism, terrorism, or money laundering to support terrorism;


  • Individuals who have been convicted of or pled guilty to a felony where a direct correlation exists between the position and prior criminal behavior. (example: individuals convicted of a felony involving fraud, deceit, or theft from holding a position that has substantial management or control over the property of a state agency.)

**Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to the email address provided on your application.**

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply on-line. Paper applications WILL NOT be accepted. *DO NOT submit your application to the institution. Tiffany Stout
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
614-877-4345 ext. 3321
To view instructions for submitting an online application, please click on the following link: Application Guide (Download PDF reader)

You may be required to demonstrate how you meet minimum qualifications.

Attachments to your application are not accepted for this posting and you will no longer be able to paste your resume` in the application. Please be sure to provide detail in the job duty section of the application.

The final applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to an appointment to test for illegal drug use. The State will decline to extend a final offer of employment to any applicant with a verified positive test result. Also, an applicant with a positive test result will not be considered for any position with the State of Ohio for a period of one year. NOT APPLICABLE TO CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES.

The Department of Rehabilitation & Correction is a tobacco-free workplace. 

Company Name:
State of Ohio
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Orient, Ohio
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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