Requisition ID: 99379
Job Level: Senior Level
Department: Construction Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit's Eastern District. You will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers. You with be responsible for the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specification, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the work, either directly or through General Foreman or Foreman. You will also work to maintain positive working relationships with clients, architect/engineer, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff.
Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.
Kiewit's Eastern District specializes in challenging heavy civil construction projects throughout the Northeast, including the metropolitan areas of New York, Chicago, Boston, and Washington DC. We are leaders in bridge, transit, foundation, tunnel, and water/wastewater construction while specializing in cast-in-place concrete, structural steel erection, earthwork, pile driving, and caissons. Kiewit's Eastern District also has a large amount of work in the energy/power sector in various northeast locations. With our experienced and dedicated employees, extensive resources and in-depth market knowledge, the Eastern District can handle projects of any size.
This position will be based in the New York and or New Jersey area. We ask that candidates are flexible working on projects in New York and New Jersey. Candidates must also be open to spending some time in our district office in Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Mentor and help to grow Jr. Superintendents
Review and approve the balance of Foremen, journeymen and laborer's composite labor rates
Manage contract administration (subcontractor/field management meeting for communication)
Develop a program to maintain good client relations involving staff on site
Initiate and attend supplementary and regular meeting with client for problem resolution and planning
Oversee and approve the monthly job cost updates and quarterly cash flow projections
Review, approve and negotiate change orders
Develop and implement a plan for project completion and turnover
Maintain daily diary for record keeping purposes
Ensure that all performance evaluations and completed in a timely fashion for direct reports
Recommend, where appropriate, organizational, policy and procedural or staff changes
Review and approve or reject promotions up to General Foremen.
8+ years' construction experience with 3+ years being in a Superintendent/Leadership capacity (preferably working on infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, dams, water/wastewater treatment plants etc.)
Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to quickly learn and understand various processes regarding Kiewit's policies, procedures and software programs.
Ability to identify and resolve any problems that may arise.
Excellent organizational, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong experience in Leadership, safety, negotiations, planning, and contract administration.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.