Superintendent - NC

Kiewit Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition ID: 146541

Job Level: Mid Level

Home District/Group: Southeast District

Department: Construction Operations

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Superintendent you will play a significant part in the success for Kiewit. 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.

District Overview

Kiewit's Southeast District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include building bridges, airports, mass transit systems, canals, dams, pump stations or tunnels. Although most of our work is regionally based in the southeast region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the east coast. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


  • 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 offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that's among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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.

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